Volunteer Signups for Sharing Thanksgiving

St. Luke volunteers will serve on Tuesday, November 22 at Imani Baptist Church on Georgetown Street for the God’s Pantry community wide Thanksgiving Food Baskets. Sign up sheets are posted by the Life Center Welcome desk. Contact Karen Hinkle at kphinkle@twc.com.

Thanksgiving Meal for the Homeless

You can help feed the very needy a traditional holiday meal at Nathaniel Mission. All the local Methodist churches are providing food for a meal on November 22. St. Luke is providing cranberry sauce, dinner rolls, and fresh veggies for relish trays. The mission is also in need of some gently used kitchen towels. Please sign up on the wall at the Connection Center and bring your donations on November 20.  If you would like to decorate tables at 3:00, contact Denise Ockerman at 494-1482, or serve the meal at 5:00, contact Bonnie Lynch at 533-2313.

Upward Help Needed • We still need volunteers to be coaches, assistant coaches, referees, timekeepers, and other game day volunteers. These are NOT positions that require skilled knowledge of the game of basketball. Upward provides a book that teaches everything you need to know and do to be a volunteer. Please contact Ed Towle, etowle@stlukeumc.org

Wednesday.comm Meal and Classes • Our meal for Wednesday, November 9, is prepared and served by the Cornerstones Sunday School class. Proceeds will go to support our overseas missionaries. Meal: cheesy pasta casserole, mixed greens, rolls, and cupcakes. Meals are $5 per plate (sharing is allowed, max. $15 per family) and  will be served from 5:15 – 6:30 p.m.  

Help Prepare Shoebox Gifts at the Processing Center • November 27 • On Sunday November 27, following the 11:00 service, Earl Brady will be leading a group  to Charlotte, NC to assist in preparing shoeboxes at the processing center. We will depart St. Luke at 12:30 p.m. and return on Tuesday evening. Transportation will be provided. Two nights lodging and food costs are covered by the participant. To sign up or for additional information contact Earl Brady at 619-0160 or earlbrady13@gmail.com or Susan Stivers at 266-4852 or sfstivers@gmail.com

UK Wesley Foundation Fundraising Dinner • The annual fundraising dinner is scheduled for Friday, November 11 from 7-9:00 p.m. at Southern Hills. Tables are available for sponsorships and individual tickets are available. Contact Stephen Wells (stephenwells58@hotmail.com) or William Herndon (w.herndon@me.com) for more information.

If you enjoy working with children and want to make a difference in their lives, Come serve one or more Tuesdays per month for Kids Café (3:30-5:00 pm), our outreach program for children K-middle school.  Questions? Contact Sue Lord, 797-1586, suzannehlord@gmail.com

New Member Sunday • November 20

Sunday, November 20 will be Confirmation and New Member Sunday.   We will be welcoming the young people who have been experiencing confirmation this Fall into membership of the church as well as any adults who would like to join the church. If you would like to be included that Sunday, please let Pastor Mark know at mgirard@stlukeumc.org or call the church office.

The Mountain Mission Truck is Coming!

The Mountain Mission is in great need of men’s and children’s clothing (both summer and winter), hand soap for the restrooms, toilet paper, garbage bags (13 gallon and up), paper towels, mops, brooms, rubber bands, safety pins, coffee, creamer, and coffee cups. We also need lots of banana boxes! Please drop off donated items inside the stairwell storage space in the Connection Center (just past the Connection Center on the left) before November 21. Thank you so much for responding!

Hope, Faith, and Love in Action

The Sarah Circle of United Methodist Women will meet on Thursday,  November 10 at 10:30 a.m. in Room 4 off of the Fellowship Hall. The meetings are the second Thursday morning of each month. Join us anytime. Elaine Ketterer is the Chairwoman and can be reached at  859-309-1086 or 859-492-0776.

Too Busy Not to Pray Class                                           

You are invited to a four-week class on prayer using Bill Hybels’ book, Too Busy Not To Pray and accompanying video series on Sunday evenings 5:30-7:00, starting Sunday, November 13, facilitated by Chuck and Sue Lord. Childcare available upon request.

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