I have some amazing news about the water project! As you know,  in November 2017, St. Luke UMC agreed to take on the Yakwalwas Water Project in our partner village of Yakalwas, Nicaragua at an estimated cost of $24,000. This is the same village we partnered with to build a school and we have taken a…

We will be holding our Lexington District Annual Mission Celebration on Saturday, September 23rd at St. Luke United Methodist Church.   We will be hosted by the United Methodist Women at St. Luke United Methodist Church in Lexington which is located at 2351 Alumni Drive.  This is our opportunity to celebrate all of the great ministries…

UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) is currently working with disaster coordinators and early response teams to provide relief to the many people whose lives have been impacted by hurricane/tropical storm Harvey. We will continue to update this page and UMCOR social media as we receive new information. Please note that 100% of your gift will…

Come join us for an evening that “Makes a Difference”! Wednesday, May 3, 5:15 – 6:30 p.m. Our Spring Wednesday.comm season will conclude on May 3 with a meal, fellowship, and tables for placing Missions donations.  Everyone is encouraged to attend, even if you’ve never made it to a Wednesday.comm meal or class before! COME…

by Joy McPherson The Webster’s dictionary defines a refugee as a person who flees from his home or country to seek refuge elsewhere, as in a time of war, political, or religious persecution, etc.  Have you ever thought about what a refugee goes through to finally feel safe? In the early 2000’s, while Larry and…

Nicaragua Misson Trip April 1- 9th, 2017 An opportunity to serve on a short-term mission trip to Nicaragua in 2017 You never really understand the beauty of a the river, the pain of poverty, or the joy of meeting people and serving in a different culture until you’ve made the journey to see, hear, and…

We are assembling cleaning buckets for UMCOR Hurricane Matthew relief efforts.  You can find a list of needed items below.Drop-off items in the Connection Center. Please drop-off only the items on the list.  Cash donations are also welcomed.  Please make out a check to St. Luke UMC and put “Hurricane Relief” in the memo line. Please return items…

by Mark Walz, Jr. As a United Methodist church, St. Luke’s mission is “to know, love, worship, and follow God and to make Him known to others.”  Our vision statement emphasizes the importance of  introducing “Jesus Christ in Every Life.”  We “value each person as having infinite worth” and “value excellence in all we do in…

Escuela Santa Lucas: Regalo de Dios by Mark Walz, Jr.   In January of 2015, Mark Walz, went on a trip to visit the remote villages of northern Nicaragua in the hilly tropical rainforest of the Bosawás Biosphere Reserve along the Bocay River. When we met with these people in these communities (which were only…

Jonathan and Kaitlyn Greene in Kenya  This past June we (Jonathan and Kaitlyn Greene) travelled to Kenya. After 16 hours in an airplane we arrived at our destination: Nairobi. After spending the day visiting “touristy” spots, we loaded up the safari vans and headed to Kasigau—the rural village we would be working at for the next…

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