Volunteering with God’s Pantry
Volunteers are needed to serve as morning stockers or as afternoon volunteers to serve clients. Immediate needs include stockers for Friday mornings and service volunteers for Mondays and Thursdays and for the 4th and 5th Friday. If you are ready to volunteer, contact Kathy Gendreau at 859-229-7527 or email her at email@example.com. Any other questions? Contact Karen Hinkle at 859-421-1232 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attention Women of St. Luke!
Please come and bring a friend to our February 11 United Methodist Women unit meeting at 10:30am in the Fellowship Hall where we will hear from Anne Wood about Native Americans and the United Methodist Church. You are also invited to UMW’s District Spiritual Growth Retreat on February 13 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Wesley Village in Wilmore. Questions? Contact Janet Garrison 272-3226
Lead a Devotion during Upward
Volunteers are currently needed to lead half-time devotions during games on Saturdays during Upward, contact Corrie Hunter at email@example.com.
Walking for Warmth
You can help prevent homelessness here in Lexington. Bundle up and join Team St Luke on February 20 at Phoenix Park. Sign up at www.walkforwarmth.org and check out the history of our support for the Lexington Rescue Mission over the years at the Connection Center. If you are unable to walk on the 20th, consider sponsoring one of our “Team St. Luke” walkers.
Please Update Your Membership Information
Does our church database have your family membership record correct? Have you changed your phone number, email, or have you moved? Now is your chance to update your record for our annual Guide Book & Directory. Please let the church office know about changes to your record so that the information in the 2016 Guide Book and Directory is correct. Our number is 859-269-4687 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stephen Ministry is Christ caring for people through people. We are a Christian lay ministry giving confidential one-on-one compassionate care to persons experiencing a difficult time. Our Stephen Ministers are ready to offer care. If you need someone to listen and walk beside you or if you know someone who could benefit from having a Stephen Minister, contact Joanne Beidleman (278-3973) or Pastor Mark.
Ash Wednesday Service this Week
Ash Wednesday is the beginning of the Lenten Season, which is the six weeks of prayer and reflection leading up to Easter Sunday. Please join us for the Ash Wednesday Service of Ashes and Healing this Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Come join us for dinner starting at 5:15 and worship at 6:00. The Wednesday.comm meal will be from 5:15-6:00 but the adult and youth classes will not meet this week.
The February 2016 newsletter is now available in the Welcome Center and Connection Center lobbies as well as online at our website at StLukeUMC.org.