Wednesday.comm Meal and Closing Event • Our meal for Wednesday, May 2, is prepared and served by Allen Porter and friends. All proceeds will go to support UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief). Meal: hamburgers, hotdogs, potato salad, baked beans, and assorted desserts. Meals are $5 per plate (sharing is allowed, max. $15 per family) and will be served from 5:15 – 6:30 p.m.
Join the Worship Production Team
We are seeking a few volunteers to assist worship at St. Luke by running the projection or sound equipment during services once per month. You will receive training and your commitment would be 3-4 hours per month. If you feel called to be a part of the growing worship ministry, please email Mariann Reinke, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Calling All 2018 High School and College/University Graduates
St. Luke will recognize College/University and other Higher Education Graduates on May 6 and we will recognize high school graduates on May 20. We need the following information: the graduates name, high school or college of graduation, the graduates plans following graduation, a photo, and if you plan to attend the St. Luke Service on the date you are to be recognized. Please send these details to email@example.com no later than May 1 for college/university graduates and no later than May 15 for high school graduates. You may also sign up at the Connection Center.
Looking for Scouts! • We want to identify all the Scouts in the congregation to assist with two special services: the National Day of Prayer on Thursday evening, May 3rd and Memorial Weekend Sunday, May 27th. Please sign up in the Connection Center or email Mariann Reinke: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer at God’s Pantry • Do you have a few hours free on Monday afternoons? Our pantry has a vacancy for a volunteer to serve clients on Monday afternoons. Time commitment is 12:30 – 3 p.m. Pick your Monday. Contact Kathy Gendreau at email@example.com or Karen Hinkle at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Family Vacation Bible School is Coming
Family Vacation Bible school is just around the corner. This year it will be held June 19-21 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. This year we are asking that you register and attend as a family. Register online today at www.stlukeumc.org/vbs
Offering for KY United Methodist Homes for Children & Youth
The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children & Youth (KyUMH) offering is today. Every 5th Sunday, we support this ministry to children and youth with histories of abuse, neglect and/or family trauma. KyUMH brings hope and healing to over 150 youth and families throughout Kentucky each day though residential and community-based programs. Check out kyumh.org to read success stories and more about the ministry. You can donate online or make a donation in the offering plate today. Please designate that it is for the Methodist Homes. Thank you for your part in sustaining this ministry for 145 years!
United Methodist Women
The Esther Circle of United Methodist Women is meeting this Tuesday, May 1 at 6:00 pm in Fellowship Hall. Dr. Merrylyn Moran Smith and Christine from AARP will be our speakers. For more information call or text Kathy Silberman at 859-699-1582.
National Day of Prayer
Thursday, May 3 is the National Day of Prayer. The Aldersgate Chapel will be open all day for individual prayer and several United Methodist Churches in Lexington will hold a Prayer service that evening at St. Luke. The service will begin at 7:00 P.M. in the Sanctuary. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Now Hiring Youth Ministry Staff • St. Luke is seeking persons to direct the youth ministry. The successful applicants (at least two) should have a calling to work with youth from 6th grade through 12th grade, a passion to engage youth and their families in the ministries of the church, skill in working with and for more information and to apply, please go to www.stlukeumc.org and click on the “Now Hiring” graphic on the front page or contact Rev. Mark Girard at email@example.com. Applications will be received until position is filled but no later than May 4. Position will start on or before July 1.