Joshua Nelson Ordination to the Priesthood

We joyfully announce that the Reverend Joshua Nelson was ordained to the priesthood on Saturday June 24th at the Cathedral of St. James in South Bend. Father Joshua now begins his calling at St David’s as Priest-in-Charge. You can watch the entire ordination service at

Deacon Joshua Nelson Graduation

On May 12, Deacon Joshua Nelson, who will become St. David’s Priest-in-Charge on June 25, graduated from the University of the South School of Theology with a Masters of Divinity. Congratulations to Joshua – we look forward to sharing in his ministry at St. David’s!

St. David’s Choir Director Wins Vocal Award

St David’s is proud to share the news that Stephen Lancaster has been awarded The American Prize in Vocal Performance (men in art song and oratorio), 2016 The Friedrich and Virginia Schorr Memorial Award (professional division). Besides being our choir director and organist, Stephen is also Associate Professor of the Practice in voice at the … [Read more…]

Mission Trip to Honduras

The Diocese of Nothern Indiana’s Companeros en Cristo mission to our companion diocese of Honduras took place from July 15 – 25, 2016. St David’s parishioner Michael Marcks joined that mission and helped to keep us abreast of the progress. You can read his and other missioners’ posts on their daily blog at Companeros … [Read more…]

Backpacks for Mary Feeser School

One of St David’s continuing missions is to supply backpacks packed with school supplies for children at Mary Feeser School at the beginning of each school year. We began last year by providing 25 backpacks to children in need. This year we are doubling that amount and will be providing school supplies and backpacks for … [Read more…]

Watch Video of Bishop Sparks’ Consecration

The Rev. Dr. Douglas E. Sparks was consecrated as the eighth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana on June 25, 2016. The ceremony can be viewed on YouTube.  (