Sunday’s Visitation and the Commitment to Success

Sunday’s Visitation and the Commitment to Success

Bishop Michael Hanley will be with us this Sunday, December 9 for the Sacrament of Confirmation. At our service of worship, two individuals will be confirmed, four received into the Episcopal Church, and two will renew their Baptismal vows. This is a significant event...
The Once and Future Season

The Once and Future Season

It’s Advent (or will be this Sunday), and a responsible cleric would honor and embrace the unique graces of each season and would encourage her or his congregants to do the same. Somber clergy insist on keeping Advent, well…..Advent-y. Christmas doesn’t...
Ever Changing Thanks

Ever Changing Thanks

We are a long way from that first difficult year in 1621 when Edward Winslow called the handful of surviving members of the Plymouth Colony to a celebration of thanks to be shared with their Wampanoag neighbors. By the time of their gathering, a celebration of a...
Do you have 15 minutes to invest in our ministry?

Do you have 15 minutes to invest in our ministry?

This Sunday, November 18, is critical to St. Luke’s future life. At our 10:00 am service, we will ask you to present your pledge card indicating your commitment to the work of the parish for 2019. A great deal rides on your response to our appeal – the scope and...
Because we’ve received so much…

Because we’ve received so much…

We are just two weeks away from Consecration Sunday, the day when we will ask you to make a financial commitment to St. Luke’s for 2019. You may be asking yourself, “How much should we give?” First, our commitment to the ministry of our parish should be seen as part...
All Saints, All Souls, Olley Olley Oxen Free

All Saints, All Souls, Olley Olley Oxen Free

The end of October and beginning of November see a jumble of holidays which have as much cultural as religious observance. All Saints Day, November 1, was established early in the fifth century as a way to honor those who had died and were believed to be in Heaven. It...