New Church Summit

The event will be hosted virtually on Zoom and an updated schedule will be be posted soon. Please reserve these three dates and fully participate. In preparation, we encourage you to read Disruption: Repurposing the Church to Redeem the Community by Mark DeYmaz. This material will be the basis of the conversation. Mark is our main speaker. … Continue reading New Church Summit

Amie Vanderford, the pastor of The LabOratory Church, a new faith community that provides healing for those with mental illness in Indianapolis.

The LabOratory Church provides a safe space for health, healing, and hope in Indianapolis

Rev. Amie Vanderford has experienced trauma. She knows what it’s like to distrust others; how damaging isolation can be to recovery. That’s why she and her husband, Thaddeus Shelton, launched The LabOratory Church. This new Indianapolis church offers safe space for those with mental illness to worship, cultivate strong connections and seek healing. New Church Ministry spoke with Pastor … Continue reading The LabOratory Church provides a safe space for health, healing, and hope in Indianapolis