Get Involved in St. Luke's
Choir Rehearsals-The bell choir rehearses on Wednesday's at 6:30pm and the regular choir rehearses at 7:00 pm. there are always extra seats and bells for new members. :)
Speak with Tony Kroll for more information.
Nominations for Vestry- There is still time for nominations for Vestry members and delegates to the diocesan convention. Nomination packets can be found in Abbitt Hall and on the alter in the narthex. The packets have the diocesan canons which explain the duties and expectations of these position.
Parish Bible Studies- The Women's Bible Study begins an eight week study of the Gospel of John on Wednesday, January 22 at 11:00 am in the Youth room of the Christian Education Building. Study books are available in Abbitt Hall and cost $3.50 Checks should be made out to Patti Callahan. The Men's Bible Study and Breakfast continues to meet on Saturday mornings at 8:00 am as we continue our journey through the Bible.
Outreach Committee- All interested persons are invited to meet together for a lunch meeting at La Rueda on Monday, February 3 to plan outreach projects of our parish for this year. We will meet at the church at 12:00 and either walk over or ride together to the restaurant.
Liturgical Ministers Training- All current and those who wish to begin serving; Lay Readers, Lectors, Acolytes, subdeacons, and alter servers-Mark your calendars for the next training day. Saturday January 25 at 10:00 am. This is VERY IMPORTANT as we brush up on ministry responsibilities as well as prepare for a special visitor (President of the House of Deputies, Gay Jennings) in February.
Community Game Day
A group of local neighbors began meeting at St. Luke's on Mondays to enjoy table games and potluck snacks and light measl. Everyone is encouraged to join in the fun on Mondays at 1:00 pm in Abbitt Hall. This group is hosted by Gay Perry who owns The Firehouse Gallery.
During this time of transition, please rest assured that your pastoral needs will be cared for. If you are in need of a priest and/or Stephen Minister, please contact the parish office, then Larry Hathaway, our Senior Warden, with Br. David's assistance we will arrange for your needs to be take care of.
URGENT HELP NEEDED
Anyone who has a truck or van is needed to help pick up food donations from Walmart on Meadowbrook for Eastside Ministries once or 3 times a week. If you are able to help with this ministry which serves the people of our community, please see Mamie Cross for more information.
Eastside Ministries Needs:
The following are the continuing needs of the Eastside Ministries --
To learn more about Eastside Ministries, check out our Outreach page.
"They will know we are Christians by our love"
ADOPT A SPOT PROGRAM – Do you have some time to help maintain a flower bed or specific area of St. Lukes landscaping? Your help is needed. Please let Br. David know what area you would like to adopt, so we may find others for the remaining beds.
For more information on the Community Garden or other gardening/landscaping opportunities, contact Brother David in the parish office.
You are invited to pray the following prayer. It is a first step in fulfilling a hope – a hope that on the first Sunday we have access to buildings after our property is returned, every church in our Diocese will have, at least, two people at prayer. For more information, please talk with Mtr. Susan.
Br. David now collects the information and writes it up for The Evangel, the parish newsletter. Please help him by honoring the deadline of the 15th of each month for getting him the information. Please contact him here.
Loose Offering is dedicated to the Ministry Fund. This is used to assist both parishioners and neighbors who find themselves needing a helping hand during these rough financial days our nation is experiencing now. Loose Offering is taken up the 1st Sunday of each month.
Sunday School Teacher Needed
Great Hours! Once a month or less. Dynamic and promising young people to work with. If interested, contact Mamie Cross for more information at 817-439-2244.
St. Luke's is needing volunteers to help with one (or more) of the following areas (if interested, contact the church office)
Coffee Hour Hosts Needed
We are in need of individuals/couples/groups to host the coffee hour each week for a month. Please see Mamie Cross or Br. David for more details.
Memorials & Honorariums
Please keep in mind during the year that we have a calendar in the hallway of the main building for dedications for the sanctuary candle, flowers, bread & wine for each Sunday. A special way to remember those in our memory and those with whom we serve Christ and the Church each day.
For more information on these updates or other announcements, please contact Br. David at the parish office.