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flour, water, salt, yeast

WORSHIP IN AUGUST: FLOUR, WATER, SALT, YEAST Four simple ingredients, combined with care and experience, kneading and heat, create the staple food that is at the center of worship in August: BREAD. Since ancient times, human beings have related to the divine through this basic necessity of our diets. Manna rains down from heaven on the

June Thanksgiving

This June, the St. Luke’s
Council is deeply thankful to everyone who made online worship possible over the past year
(and three months). Our community is indebted to all of you who gave so generously: your time
in submitting community announcements, weekly lectionary readings, and prayers; your energy
in creatively adapting to holy times of the year and (two!) Lenten seasons and Easter Vigils.
Simply your presence, whether at worship “premiere” or any other time, contributed greatly to
our community…

Wishes for the Church

A Reflection on the Birthday Party for the Church by Children’s Minister Carmen Kingsley This spring, as I began to imagine possible intergenerational activities for the coming, warmer season, I heard about some churches who were planning Pentecost Birthday celebrations.  How fun!  After a couple of conversations with St. Luke’s council members and Pastor Hope,

Pride Month 2021 | Worship in June

Every week of the year, St. Luke’s celebrates our many and diverse identities of gender and sexuality, but the month of June offers a special opportunity to highlight the gifts of LGBTQIA+ people to the church and the world. Join us for worship in the month of June, where we’ll pay special attention to Queer Theology and Queer Biblical Interpretation…

May Thanksgivings:

Since August 2020, St. Luke’s has had the gift of ministering and learning alongside Seminarian Kelsey Johnson. Kelsey has served as a Ministry in Context student—leading worship, preaching, and carrying out a project “Communion in a Late-Stage Pandemic.” This May, St. Luke’s Council gives thanks for Kelsey’s ministry in our community, and especially for her brave commitment to lead