The September Newsletter

The September newsletter is now available in black-and-white print form in the Connection and Welcome Centers and in color digital form online at stlukeumc.org/newsletter.


Wednesday.comm Meal and Game Night

Our meal for Wednesday, September 4 is prepared and served by Cornerstones Sunday School Class. Proceeds will go towards the missionaries that St. Luke supports. Meal: chicken noodle casserole, green beans, salad, and brownies. There is a suggested donation of $5 per plate (plate sharing is allowed!) and the meal will be served from 5:15 – 6:30 p.m. Find out more about classes beginning September 11 at stlukeumc.org/wednesdays.


Ping Pong Tournament!

Our biannual Ping Pong Tournament is upon us!  Last year the reigning champion remained on top of his game and needs to be challenged again!  Sign up online at stlukeumc.org/pingpong or on the sheet in the Connection Center and come out to our Wednesday.comm opening event on September 4 from 5:15-6:30!


UMW to Host Headstart Speaker 

Ladies, please mark your calendars for the first UMW meeting of the season on September 3, the day after Labor Day. Our evening will feature an interesting speaker, Jessica Coffie, from our public schools’ Headstart program. The meeting begins at 6pm with light refreshments and we encourage you to bring a friend! Questions? Contact Janet Garrison 859-221-5424


Tailgating and Picnic in the Parking Lot on September 15

College football season is back!  The sounds, sights, smells, and the best part: tailgating. We don’t often think of it but the people of God started out as one great big tailgating party that roamed from place to place for a 40 year season. We are kicking off the new teaching series “Tailgating” with a Tailgating party of our own in the parking lot after the 11:00am service on September 15 .This will be fun for the whole family! Hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy, and inflatables! Be sure to show your support by wearing your team’s jersey or shirt!

Come Make a Joyful Noise! 

Handbell choirs rehearsals resume on Monday, September 9. The beginners choir (Joyful Noise Choir) is at 6:30 p.m. and the advanced choir (Jubilation Choir) is at 7:30 p.m.  This is open to anyone interested in praising the Lord with music! No prior experience or musical knowledge is necessary to join the Joyful Noise Choir. The Jubilation Choir is open to anyone with prior bell or instrument experience. For more information please contact Bethany Watt at wattviolin@gmail.com


Want to be blessed by helping a refugee learn English?

Our St. Luke ESL program will be resuming September 11 and we want your help! We meet Wednesdays from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm in room 127 and need volunteers in the classroom, in the nursery (there are always two workers), and driving the church van . Our students have come from various countries: Congo, Afghanistan, Iraq, Bhutan, Jordan, and Syria.  Questions? Call or text Marcie Barnett 859-806-7756 or Janet Garrison 859-221-5424.



Introduction to Christian Theology

Beginning September 1, Ken Collins will offer the course Introduction to Christian Theology for earnest Christians who are curious about their faith in the face of an increasingly complex world.  The course will not only offer challenging lectures, drawing from the resources of revelation and reason, but it will also welcome engaging and thoughtful participation. This will take place in The Trinity Room at 11:00am. 


Holiday Market 2019 

The United Methodist Women are hosting their Holiday Market on October 18 & 19 here at St. Luke. The vendor fee is $35, unless you are a member or regular attender of St. Luke and then the fee is only $30. The application can be found at www.stlukeumc.org/holidaymarket2019 Contact Kelly Claes at kegarrett@gmail.com for more information or any questions.

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