The Rev. Ann Halisey's daughter, Kate is serving on a five month mission on the International Space Station. Please keep Kate in your daily prayers until she returns home safely. You can follow mission 48 at the NASA website: http://www.nasa.gov/home/index.html
The rector, wardens and vestry encourage everyone to mark their calendars and plan on attending these essential conversations. Nurturing the souls of the youngest among us is the work of the whole community.
Wednesday, August 17, 6pm: Listening for God at work at St. Luke’s: past, present, and future
Wednesday, August 31, 6pm: Listening to other communities and their experiences with children’s ministries
Wednesday, September 14, 6pm: Building a sustainable children’s ministry at St. Luke’s
RSVP to the church office if you need childcare and it will be provided.
Welcome Reception for Anne Clarke - Sunday August 14th, 9:00-9:45 a.m.
My name is Anne Clarke, and I’ve had the joy of meeting some of you over the past few months as I’ve been visiting St. Luke’s. I look forward to meeting all of you in the months to come as I serve as a deacon with you at St. Luke’s, beginning this August. I’ll be ordained on August 27 to the deaconate, so I will be learning along with you more about what it means to (in the words of the ordination service) “serve all people, particularly the poor, the weak, the sick, and the lonely,” in Woodland. My “day job” is being
In these troubling times filled with fear, violence, hatred, diviseness and evil, I am reminded that God freely offers us love and calls us to lives of peace and unity. I am thankful to be part of a God-centered community that is continually striving to choose love, build bridges and work towards reconciliation. I am also thankful that we have would like to each other to turn to for strength and support. Please continue to pray for peace, unity and reconciliation and know that Christ's way of love guide to the world God dream's for us to inhabit.