July Thanksgiving As a church that calls people into community and equips them for service in the world, this month St. Luke’s Council gives thanksgiving for several closely connected members who recently embarked on new chapters in their life. Over the past several weeks, St. Luke’s has wished Farewell and Godspeed to Scott and Kenneth
Typically St. Luke’s follows the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL), a three year schedule of Biblical texts used by many mainline protestant churches in worship in the United States and Canada. The RCL reflects the liturgical calendar and the season of the church year, like Lent or Advent or Easter. The readings go along with the
Together we will cover a (re)introduction to preaching, explore creative homiletics, and use some fun exercises to practice together.
This year, we’re excited to include some locally purchased flowers and wildflowers in to the mix of our Easter Flowers at St. Luke’s! We are asking for a $10.00 donation to contribute to the flowers for Easter. Please fill out this form to submit your order. You can either pay now by credit/debit OR pay later
…three ways the Bible Study will help you grow closer to God during Lent.
And in case you haven’t noticed, while this invitation to practice is theoretically “for kids,” you too adult are a bodily creature who is from earth and will return to the earth. So this is for you too.
For St. Luke’s to understand and dismantle institutional racism, it is important for us to critically review and apply an antiracist perspective to the ways in which we operate as a congregation and as a church.
✦ life is a gift from God, to be received with thanksgiving; ✦ the integrity of the life processes which God has created should be respected; both birth and death are part of these life processes; ✦ both living and dying should occur within a caring community; ✦ a Christian perspective mandates respect for each person; such respect includes giving due recognition to each person’s carefully considered preferences regarding treatment decisions; and ✦ hope and meaning in life are possible even in times of suffering and adversity, a truth powerfully proclaimed in the resurrection faith of the church.
The St. Luke’s Antiracism Ministry invites you to attend the next monthly meeting at St. Luke’s on February 16 from 12:15 PM to 1:45 PM. Subsequent meetings will be held on March 22nd, April 19th, and May 17th. For St. Luke’s to understand and dismantle institutional racism, it is important for us to critically review
I was scrolling through Facebook while heading home during the short train ride after church one Sunday last September. There were several posts of photos and comments regarding the gathering hymn for that morning. These posts were being liked and commented on pretty extensively and I thought, “Wow! That’s a first.” Later emails started arriving