• Articles & Events

    • Beginning this spring, St. John’s Franklinton will host a twelve session discussion series that takes a theo-ethical look at key economic, environmental, and social justice topics relevant to inner city neighborhoods and the global community at large. This series is intended...
    • To Hull and Back Throughout our pilgrimage people would ask where all we planned to visit during our time in England. We’d happily answer, “Oxford, London, Nottingham and Hull.” “Hull?!” the questioning response came with faces that ranged from contorted disgust to sincere...
    • I stood outside in the vacant abandoned lot at the corner of Central Ave and West Broad, where St. John’s Franklinton hosts Street Church. As worship was about to begin a congregant doubled over in pain, and had trouble...
    • The study of physics has had an indelible effect on human affairs and philosophical thinking. The 20th century was no exception as physics experienced two revolutions: Einstein’s theory of relativity and the revolution in our understanding of atoms and...
    • Several of us traveled to England in February, 2016.  While we are each reflecting in our own words what this experience meant to us and how it might be integrated back into our lives and ministry, we wanted to...
    • In February, a group of us traveled to England to explore fresh expressions of church and learn from some of the innovative leaders and pioneers of the fresh expressions movement. We set out as pilgrims. We were not simply...
    • The Near East House, the newest Praxis intentional community, partnered in the Woodland Park neighborhood with St. Philip’s Columbus, is the proud recipient of a 2016 Young Adult United Thank Offering Grant to start a new community garden. The Woodland...
    • Conversations matter. Powerful conversations lead to wise action. The Art of Hosting is a 2.5 day experiential learning retreat for leaders, learners, facilitators and anyone in organizations and communities wanting to create more meaningful dialogue and step more fully...
    • Join us April 9th from 1-4 pm for an afternoon of conversation, reflection, and planning for the future. This is a gathering of our creative partners - so we look forward to deeper conversation and sharing about your communities,...
    • by Katharin Blodgett I grew up in a pretty diverse area in an Indianapolis suburb. But it wasn’t until I was 24 years old that I actually started grasping the truth, history, and scope of everything that had happened and was...