Wait for the Lord!

Sermon – March 17, 2019The Rev. Laurel Hart, Deacon Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! We are beginning the second week of the 40 day journey called Lent. This culminates the third week of April with a three-day...
Our New Rector!

Our New Rector!

I am so excited and grateful to serve St. Luke’s! I believe that together we can discover and nurture the gifts God gave us, both as individuals and as a community, to build up the Body of Christ in Gresham. My career path has been a winding one. Prior to coming to...
Runneth Over

Runneth Over

If I had to pick one symbol of Christmas at St. Luke’s for the year 2018, it would be this photo of our Mitten Tree. Abundant. Weightedwith generosity. Overflowing. Our blessings increase week by week in this parish – in the steady stream of people coming to visit and...
NEXT!

NEXT!

Next! The Bible is a narrative of people moving on. Whether it focuses on the movement of a people from slavery to the challenges of independence or a fledgling group of believers who move into a wider world with Resurrection at their backs, the hand of God is always...
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...