Spring Forward

Daylight Savings Time begins this Sunday!  Don’t forget to “Spring Forward” by setting your manual clocks ahead one hour before heading to bed.


Do you have questions about God but hesitate to ask them?  

You are invited to the Sunday school class of Dr. Kenneth Collins, a professor at Asbury Seminary.  Dr. Collins is known around the world as the expert on John Wesley studies. We are blessed to have Ken and his wife, Marilyn, as members of our church family.

The class meets at 11 am every Sunday in the Trinity Room, room 116, located next to the gym.  Dr. Collins talks about the meaning and purpose of our lives as Christians, and allows plenty of time for discussion of those questions we hesitate to ask. Limited seating, so come early!


Blue Barrel Sunday

Next week is Blue Barrel Sunday. Each month we try to bring in a little extra for the food pantry on this day. Please take a Blue Barrel bag home with you and bring it back next week filled with both a variety of non-meat protein items (canned pork n’ beans, black eyed peas, chickpeas, pintos, cannelli, or great northern beans) and meat protein items  (canned tuna, chicken, salmon, beef stew, etc). You can return your bag of donations on Sunday, March 17th. If you can’t attend on the 17th, your food selections are welcome at any time.


New Women’s Bible Study

“Stepping Up: A Journey through the Psalms of Ascent” by Beth Moore will begin March 28th and will run through May 16.  We will meet on Thursdays from 10:00-12:00, with the exception of April 4, due to Spring Break. This class will be facilitated by Melissa VanCamp. For more information you may contact her by phone, 540-309-9191, or email, mevancamp@yahoo.com.


Play Checkers? Kids’ Cafe is looking for people to teach/play one-on-one checkers with 4th and 5th graders on Tuesday afternoons from 4:00-5:00. If you can serve one or more times a month, contact Sue Lord,  859-797-1586, suzannehlord@gmail.com.


Wednesday.comm Meal and Classes  • Our meal for Wednesday, March 13 is prepared and served by the Guatemala Mission Trip Team. All proceeds will go towards sending the team on their mission trip to Guatemala. Meal: pulled pork BBQ, coleslaw, baked beans, chips, and cookies. There is a suggested donation of $5 per plate (plate sharing is allowed!) and will be served from 5:15 – 6:30 p.m. Classes for children, youth, and adults will follow the meal. Find out more about classes at stlukeumc.org/wednesdays.


Mountain Mission Truck

The United Methodist Mountain Mission has 8 opportunity stores in Eastern Kentucky. With the help of supporters like you, they are able to provide gently used clothing and household items at a reasonable price. They are looking for new socks and underwear for men, women, and children, men’s and children’s summer clothes, Easter outfits, Easter items, pots and pans, men’s shoes, good used furniture, coffee, coffee cups, air fresheners, 33 gallon garbage bags, Pinesol, dust mops, toilet bowl cleaner, sugar, paper towels, toilet tissue. Please place your items in the stairwell by the Connection Center before Monday, March 18.


St. Luke Texts!
You can now opt in to receive important texts reminders from St. Luke! This is a free service and you don’t even have to download anything or create a password in order to participate. It lets you choose precisely which groups and ministries you want to get email and text messages from here at St. Luke.

Simply text the letters SLUMC to the SHORT 5-digit phone number 84576. After it texts you back, make sure you click that link and complete the process, choosing what updates you’d like from us.

We’ll also use this to send you important updates about church-wide special events coming up, inclement weather announcements, reminders of overall cancellations or schedule changes, and, if ever necessary, immediate church-wide safety and security notifications.

If you can’t complete this on your mobile phone, please go online to: flocknote.com/ StLukeUMC.

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