Dear St. Luke’s, “Now, Lord, you let your servant go in peace: your word has been fulfilled. My own eyes have seen the salvation which you have prepared in the sight of all people…” (Luke 2:31) The past year of our life together has been full of struggle and hope. Many of us suffered loss,
It has been such a blessing to be with you at St. Luke’s this year as your full-time Pastoral Intern. I have been at St. Luke’s for just over 4 months now and have already learned a lot about the divine and my own pastoral identity by getting to know all of you. One of
As a way to kick-off events related to talking about aging and end of life, let’s read and discuss the bestselling book: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande. Atul Gawande is a well-known surgeon and writer. What do people have to say about this book? “Riveting, honest, and humane, Being
The St. Luke’s Antiracism Ministry invites all who are interested to attend the next meeting at St. Luke’s on January 19th from 12:15 PM to 1:45 PM. On December 1st, the Ministry identified a need to develop a congregational mission statement to review from an antiracist perspective, a topic which we plan to revisit on
Hello! My name is Lora Salley. Some of you may know me already, as I have been a member at St. Luke’s for many years. However, I am writing to introduce myself in a new role, as a diaconal intern at St. Luke’s! I feel blessed to have discovered St. Luke’s shortly after Pastor Erik
During the season of Advent when we prepare for God to be born, we listen to the prophets of the past and present who offer us words of lament and hope. Fred Hampton is one example of these prophetic voices, and his words continue to have an urgent relevance for us today.
It’s poinsettia season at St. Luke’s. Fun fact: poinsettias are native to Mexico or maybe Egypt…. The price per plant is $10 payable upon ordering. Please fill out this form to submit your order. You can either pay now by credit/debit or pay later with a check or cash. Checks can be made out to
by Marit Johnson on behalf of the Generosity Network It seems strange that fall is already here. Summer work hours have ended; vacations are over; and school has started. As summer ends, St. Luke’s is looking forward to new seasons, including another season of Growing in Generosity. The Generosity Network is starting to plan for
Mark your calendars! Sunday, September 8th is our Fall Kickoff and “God’s work. Our hands.” Sunday, an ELCA-wide day of service. We will celebrate the beginning of another school year, install our new Pastoral Intern Elle Dowd, and participate in service together.
Sunday, August 11 is the beginning of a new chapter at St Luke’s. We will enter an intentional, long term process of discernment as we determine: How do we transform ourselves into an antiracist congregation? What does that look like? How do we get there? And why?