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The Neighborhood Connection at Gethsemane

The Neighborhood Connection at Gethsemane is a ministry that works to build relationships among our neighboring communities: Serenity Manor at Indianapolis, Charleston East Apartments, and the Funtastics. More information may be found on the ministry Facebook page.


Gethsemane participates in the community and is honored to partner with civic, social, and religious organizations.

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Gethsemane is also an active member of Irvington Community Advocacy Network (ICAN) which serves clients in the Irvington area with potential financial assistance, clothing, and/or referrals.

Kroger Community Rewards

If you shop at central Indiana Kroger locations with your Plus Card, you can help support Gethsemane by enrolling your Plus Card with the Kroger Community Rewards program.

A digital account is needed to participate in Kroger Community Rewards. If you already have a digital account, simply link your Shopper’s Card to your account so that all transactions apply toward the organization you choose. Detailed directions are provided below.

Go to and do the following:

  1. Click on the Link Your Shopper's Card/Get Started link at the bottom of the page.

  2. If you are already registered with Kroger, log in with your user name and password and go on to step (6). If you haven't registered yet, click on the Create an Account button below the log-in form.

  3. Complete the registration form with your contact information.

  4. You will then get a message to check your email inbox and click on the link within the body of the email.

  5. Click on My Account and use your email address and password.

  6. Click on the Community Rewards link on the left navigation menu.

  7. Update or confirm your information.

  8. Enter Gethsemane's NPO number (RL953), select Gethsemane Lutheran Church from list, and click on confirm.

  9. To verify you are enrolled correctly, you will see your organization’s name on the right side of your information page.

REMEMBER: For purchases to count toward Gethsemane, you must register your Kroger Plus card and have it scanned when you make your purchase.

Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Gethsemane every time you shop at Amazon, at no cost to you.

When you shop at, you'll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to Gethsemane.

If you are an Amazon Prime customer, you still enjoy the benefits of your membership at Amazon Smile.

NEW: Amazon Mobile App Supports AmazonSmile

Starting April 22, 2021, you can now make AmazonSmile-eligible purchases from Amazon's mobile app! Here is how to set it up:

  1. Open the Amazon app on your phone

  2. Select the main menu (=) & tap on "AmazonSmile" within the Settings or Programs & Features menu

  3. Select "Gethsemane Lutheran Church" (Location: Indianapolis, IN) as your charity

  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to activate AmazonSmile in the mobile app