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...
It’s the Most Dangerous Time of the Year

It’s the Most Dangerous Time of the Year

At least, it is for me. Last week, the first of many Christmas catalogues arrived in my mailbox, offering items sure to charm and delight everyone on my gift list. Fashions designed to draw compliments of friend and stranger alike, household geegaws guaranteed to...
Missions. Plural.

Missions. Plural.

Sunday’s sermon on the importance of identifying St. Luke’s next mission project elicited some lively response at coffee hour following our worship. A number of people approached your Wardens and Vestry with some exciting possibilities to explore: build up The Ark...
Why Bother?

Why Bother?

In recent weeks, I have invited members of the congregation to prayerfully consider being confirmed or received into the Episcopal Church when Bishop Hanley makes his Visitation on December 9 At its most basic, the Sacrament of Confirmation is the mature and...