Light the Advent Wreath This Year

We still need a family or individual for the  8:30 service on December 18.  If you would like to be a part of this wonderful tradition, please contact Will Solomon or Pastor Mark.   Or sign up on the sheet in the Connection Center.   

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.

Christ Tree

Thank you for being such a generous congregation. We have selected names from the Swahili congregation, Lexington Refugee Ministry, our ESL program, and our Alms Fund referrals.  Gifts and gift cards must be brought to church and placed on the altar during services next Sunday, Dec. 18.  If you cannot be here, please bring your gifts to the church office during the week.  If you have your gift today, please contact an usher to secure it.

Extra Christmas Decorations?

St. Luke is joyfully accepting Christmas decorations for God’s Pantry recipients. Please consider donating new or gently-used items to brighten up others homes during the holidays. Donations can be left at the table outside the door of God’s Pantry.             

Ask for Socks for Christmas

Be sure to ask for new underwear and warm clothes for Christmas so you can share your gently used items with the needy individuals served by Nathaniel Mission.  Bag up your sweatshirts, boxers, and gloves and put them in the basket at the Connection Center.  Many will be blessed!

Women’s Bible Study  Christmas Brunch

Christmas Brunch for Women’s Bible Study will be 10:00 am on Wednesday, December 14 at 932 Belmere Drive. Bring a dish and meet our group or reconnect if you have been unable to attend.

Women’s Bible Study Beginning

All Women are invited to join in a nine week study of the book “1 Peter: A Living Hope in Christ“ by Jen Wilkin beginning January 11, 2017. We will meet in Room 126 from 10:00-12:00 on Wednesday mornings. Call 309-2082 to reserve your book for $10 and leave your name.

Christmas Worship • Next Sunday,  Dec. 18, come join us for “A Service of Lessons and Carols” as we celebrate Christ’s birth through scripture, congregational signing, and special music. Our two annual Christmas Eve Candlelight services will be at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 24, and take place in the Sanctuary. On Christmas morning we will have only one morning service in the Sanctuary at 10:00 a.m.

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