Young Adult Red’s Game

St. Luke’s young adult and college groups are going to watch the Red’s play baseball on May 16th.  The game starts at 6:40 PM in Cincinnati so we plan to meet around 4:40 at church to carpool up to the game.  If you haven’t been involved in the past with our group this is a great event to jump in and get to know everyone! If you are interested please contact John Duff at jduff@stlukeumc.org.


Retirement Celebration for Pastor Mark

On Friday, May 31 at 6 pm in the Life Center, we all will celebrate Pastor Mark Girard’s retirement from the ministry after 38 years of dedicated service! What an accomplishment and a well-deserved send-off for Mark, Karen, and his family. We want to take this opportunity to thank Mark for his years of dedicated service not only to St Luke UMC but also all the churches he has served so faithfully during this time in the Methodist tradition. The SPRC is planning a fried chicken, green beans (Mark’s favorite), and mac & cheese menu supplemented by side dishes, salads or desserts from those who will be able to attend. We are also planning some time to share our favorite stories and memories of Mark and his impact on our lives. What we are asking everyone to do even if you cannot attend this event is to write cards, notes, letters of appreciation, etc. and drop them off in Venus’s office or put in the SPRC mail box. Love gifts are also welcome and should be given to one of the staff or SPRC members.

In order to help us plan, please RSVP the number in your family that will be attending, please write mark your attendance on the sheet in the Connection Center or email mwalz@stlukeumc.org to let us know you will be there.


Please join the Awake At Aldersgate Sunday School Class at 8:30!  

Our next series of lessons will be from the book Twelve Ordinary Men – How The Master Shaped His Disciples For Greatness and What He Wants To Do With You by John MacArthur.  Join us to learn more about the twelve disciples at 8:30 on Sunday Mornings in Room 127.


Young Men’s Retreat

What does it mean to be a man of God in the midst of the current culture around us?  In an effort to help our young men answer this question, St. Luke presents a retreat for high school and college-age guys. Join us for a weekend getaway with God and fellow men of God on May 17-18 at the Turner’s Farm in Richmond, KY.  Mark your calendar now! To register email John Duff or Michael Mayeaux: jduff@stlukeumc.org, mmayeaux@stlukeumc.org


Family Vacation Bible school is just around the corner.

It will be held June 18-20 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Your family will experience faith, fun and fellowship like never before!  Games, crafts, science, stories, singing and Family Talk Time will help you grow closer to God and closer to each other! Snack supper will be included each night. We are asking that you register and attend as a family. Register online today at www.stlukeumc.org/vbs


Calling All 2019 High School Graduates

We want to take time in worship to recognize and honor our graduates. St. Luke will recognize high school graduates at the 9:30 and 11:00 services on on May 19 and at the 10:45 service on May 26. We need the following information: the graduate’s name, high school of graduation, degree (if applicable), parents’ names, the graduate’s plans following graduation, a photo, and which service you plan to attend on the date you are to be recognized (if you are able to do so). Please send these details to mwalz@stlukeumc.org no later than May 13.


BBQ to Go – Support International Missions!

Skip the drive through, surprise your family, treat a neighbor, delight your coworkers, and support your mission team travel to reach out to orphans and abandoned elderly in Guatemala.  You too can be a part of the mission effort. You can purchase a pound container of delicious secret recipe pulled pork BBQ on Sunday, May 19 for only $8! You can buy the BBQ to eat on Sunday freeze it for later, or to give it to a friend in need. Sales will be in the Connection Center between and after all services.


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