A grassroots, church-based organization is trying to stir up voter interest in the city’s plan for a new criminal justice complex and questioning the need to expand jail capacity.
This is far from the first time that heirs and beneficiaries of the Lilly family fortune have tangled over how it was managed.
Two growing Hamilton County communities looking to build their commercial tax base are taking steps to ensure land targeted for development doesn’t end up in the hands of organizations that don’t pay taxes.
The Lindberg Road Church of Christ in Anderson has filed for bankruptcy protection because of a failed plan to finance construction on its properties. The plan involved buying life insurance on elderly members, with the intent to sell the policies later on the secondary market.
The pope has transferred a Vatican official who openly sought to mend the Vatican's frayed fences with U.S. nuns, naming him archbishop of Indianapolis.
Charitable giving grew 4 percent nationally in 2011, but the increase was less than 1 percent after adjusting for inflation, according to a report released Tuesday by the Giving USA Foundation and The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.
New Christian Theological Seminary President Matthew Myer Boulton wants to create a more vibrant atmosphere at CTS, by attracting younger students who can live on campus full time and by drawing the general public for lectures, concerts and religious events on a regular basis.
Atlanta-based organization has $1.3 billion in assets.
The local church is joining Trinity Wall Street Church in New York in donating to reconstruction of the building destroyed in the January 2010 earthquake.
The group hopes to raise as much as $100,000 in conjunction with May 14 talk at Conseco Fieldhouse.
Too few of the city's revitalization projects are connected by attractive sidewalks, streets, gardens and plazas.
The $16.5 million worship auditorium that Northview Church in Carmel opened last month may be the last major church-related
project completed in central Indiana for years. Although many projects were finished before the recession, churches, which
usually pay for much of construction in cash, struggled to collect pledges.
United Way of Central Indiana will expand its program for improving church-based child care to its six-county region with
a $1 million economic stimulus grant from the Indiana Family and Social Service Administration’s Bureau of Child Care.
I enjoyed speaking to your reporter, Kathleen McLaughlin. However, her article ["Building on a prayer," in the May 25 issue] contains an error that requires correction. The statement that "Holy Trinity Greek Christian Orthodox Church proceeded with its northward migration from 40th and Pennsylvania streets to western Carmel even though it isn’t necessarily growing"—is not […]
Churches look for ways to pay off construction projects planned before recession took toll on collection plates
In Indianapolis and around the country, congregations that expanded before the recession are now taking drastic measures,
including budget cuts that have resulted in layoffs, salary reductions and giving less to charities.
Combined forcesâ??the gifts of time, treasure and inspiration from the athlete in concert with the programming, dedication and outreach of community leadersâ??can change the direction of young lives.