Church-Wide Study Begins Sunday!
St. Luke’s annual church-wide study begins today with an introductory sermon on grace. Our study this year is based on the new release by Jorge Acevedo and Wes Olds, A Grace-Full Life. This Wednesday and next Sunday, the chapter one class discussions will begin. The sermon series and book study will run through October. Contact John Duff at email@example.com or 269-4687 with questions on how to participate.
St. Luke College-Age Ministry • St. Luke University has officially taken off and is moving along in the Fall 2017 semester. We have already grown from last year and have had a great time getting to know new people! If you are a college student at St. Luke come out on Monday nights from 7:00-8:30 in room 114 and join us as we draw closer to God and one another.
On the Street, Seasons Are Changing • A team from St. Luke serves breakfast at Nathaniel Mission on the 4th Sunday of each month. We have been the only church that also distributes toiletries and clothing. There is an ongoing need for toiletries, especially deodorant, toothbrushes and toothpaste, and razors. With cooler weather, T-shirts can be layered under a long sleeved shirt. Recycled jeans, underwear, and socks are always needed. Thank you for your faithful support of our brothers and sisters who find themselves living on the edge. Please place donations in the basket at the Connection Center.
Be a Missionary an Hour a Month • Are you interested in putting your faith to work without a lot of travel or missing a night in your own bed? Check out the opportunity to explore helping the needy by serving a warm breakfast or distributing toiletries or clothing on the fourth Sunday of each month from 9:00 – 10:00 on Versailles Road. For more information, contact Denise Ockerman at 494-1482, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday.comm Meal and Classes • Our meal for Wednesday, October 4, is prepared and served by the Stephen Ministers. All proceeds will go to UMCOR. Meal: sausage patties, scrambled eggs, cooked apples, pancakes, biscuits and gravy. Meals are $5 per plate (sharing is allowed, max. $15 per family) and will be served from 5:15 – 6:30 p.m.
St. Luke Health Expo 2017 • Get Your Annual Flu Shot! • Wednesday, October 11th, 5:00-7:30 p.m. • October is the best month to get your flu shot, so reserve the date! The cost is for a shot is $25 with payment due at the time of the injection. There is no charge if you have Medicare or Medicaid and some insurance providers! Nurses from the Health Department will administer the flu vaccine. We must know if you have any children you want to have the shot, so we can give the appropriate dose! Please begin to sign up at the Connection Center. Other assessments such as blood pressure and glucose checks will be available on the 11th as well.
October is Pastor & Staff Appreciation Month • Although we appreciate our pastors and staff all year long, October is designated as pastor/staff appreciation month by the United Methodist Church. This month is the perfect time to show the staff the love, honor and encouragement they so deserve in special ways. Baskets will be placed in the Connection and Welcome Centers for you to leave cards, letters, notes of appreciation etc. Many of the staff members also love gift cards, chocolate, cookies and donuts!! Let’s be creative and show the staff how much we appreciate what they do for us all year long.
UMW Holiday Market • October 20 & 21 • The United Methodist Women will be holding a Holiday Market on Friday, Oct. 20 from 6:00 p.m.- 9:00p.m. and on Saturday, October 21 from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Come do some shopping, find unique gifts and helpful items, and support local artists, vendors, and crafters and support the United Methodist Women and your local entrepreneurs.
Pumpkinfest is October 21 •
The Children’s Ministry Leadership will hold our Pumpkinfest with games, activities, and tacos from 5-6:30pm in our front parking lot (inside the Life Center in the event of bad weather) followed by viewing “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” in the gym on a giant screen at 6:30! All are welcome! Contact our Director of Children’s Ministry, Susan, at email@example.com for more information.
United Methodist Women Esther Circle • The Esther Circle is meeting on Tuesday, October 3 at 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Come hear Casey Neeley from the Kentucky United Methodist Home for Children and Youth tell us how they are putting faith, hope and love in action in a new way in their new location! Bring a friend! Any questions? Call Kathy Silberman at 859-699-1582.
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