Daughters of the King: New Members

During our 10 AM service on July 9th, four new members joined the Hannah Chapter of the Order of the Daughters of the King at Holy Family Episcopal Church through a service of admission. They were joined by other Daughters from our chapter. The Order of the Daughters of the King® is an order for women who are communicants of the Episcopal Church, churches in communion with it, or churches in the historic episcopate but not in communion with it. Our membership currently includes women in the Anglican, Episcopal, Lutheran (ELCA) and Roman Catholic churches.

Father John Conners and Deacon Cathy Scott led the service which included the entire congregation. The Mission of the Order is the extension of Christ’s Kingdom through Prayer, Service, and Evangelism.

New members (from left to right): Susie Beard, Jennifer McGuire, Teresa Conroy-Roth, and Dee FInkbeiner
Following the service, a special hospitality was held in honor our newest Daughters. More information about the Daughters of the King can be found by clicking HERE or contacting the church office. admin@hfec.org

For His Sake…I am but one, but I am one.
I cannot do everything, but I can do something.
What I can do, I ought to do.
What I ought to do, by the grace of God I will do.
Lord, what will you have me do?

Newsletter: July 6, 2017

Holy Family newsletter: July 6, 2017

Newsletter: June 29, 2017

Holy Family newsletter: June 29, 2017

Youth Group Leadership Development

Six members of HFEC youth group and two invited guests gathered for a pizza dinner and leadership development activities Sunday night. The leadership activities were part of Mobile Team Challenge low ropes course.  Mobile Team Challenge was purchased for HFEC youth group to use for leadership development with the grant funds provided by Youth Mission Grant Initiative (YMGI).  The equipment will be used by the youth group for meetings, lock-ins, and mission trips, including the upcoming trip to Johnson City, Tennessee in July.  The eight youth participated in four different activities facilitated by youth leaders Marty Blake and Jolene Johnston.  The core focus of these activities is to develop our youth through mind, body, and spirit. For more information about Holy Family’s youth group activities, please contact Youth Director Marty Blake. mblake@hfec.org

Newsletter: June 22, 2017

Holy Family newsletter: June 22, 2017

Indy Pride 2017

Several parishes in the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis combined to march in the 2017 Pride parade and offer a welcome exhibit in the display area. A great time was had by all as many cheered the enthusiastic presence of the large group.. More photos from this year’s parade and festival can be seen by clicking HERE
Our new Bishop, the Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, was unable to attend the Pride Parade due to presiding at Confirmation in Anderson but shared a message of support for all those participating in the parade. Click HERE to play Bishop Jennifer’s video message.

The Episcopal Church welcomes all!

More information is available at www.holyfamilyfishers.org.


Hero Central VBS 2017

In early June, Holy Family welcomed children to this year’s Vacation Bible School program. Children discovered their strength in God through our “Hero Central” theme. Each day included a bible story, crafts, outdoor games, music, science activities, and a snack. We are grateful for the hard work and dedication of VBS leader Kristine Canter as well as our adults and youth leaders. More photos of our Hero Central VBS are available by clicking HERE. Please contact Children’s Ministry Director Jolene Johnston at jjohnston@hfec.org for more information about Children’s Ministry at Holy Family.

Newsletter: June 15, 2017

Holy Family newsletter: June 15, 2017

Newsletter: June 8, 2017

Holy Family newsletter: June 8, 2017

Pentecost 2017

On Saturday, June 3rd,  Holy Family held it’s annual Pentecost celebration. This year our prayer service was organized by our own Deacon Cathy Scott. Music was provided by the youth of Holy Family led by guitarist Connor Wilson.

The Pentecost prayer service was held in our outdoor chapel. It was a hot day – we certainly felt the heat of the Holy Spirit!

An unusual feature of this year’s service was the reading of a portion of Acts 2 in multiple languages. Readers, shown above, were Jolene Johnston (Polish), Dan Chillemi (Spanish), Ian Johnston (French), Bob Murray (Italian), and Kristine Canter (German.)

Following the prayer service we held our traditional “Tongues of Fire” pitch-in picnic with entree items grilled by members of our Brotherhood of St. Andrew chapter. Families enjoyed the beautiful weather, played frisbee, and kids jumped in the bounce house. It was an incredible day of food, fellowship, and the fire of the Holy Spirit. For more information about upcoming events at Holy Family, please contact our church office. admin@hfec.org