Live Simply, Love Generously is the theme for this year’s stewardship campaign for 2019’s mission and ministry at St. Luke’s. Today we ask you to consider together what it means to live simply and to love generously. We hope you will prayerfully consider the positive impact of St. Luke’s and how you can use your time, talents and resources to support the worship and work of our community.
Compass Gathering ... If you are new to St. Luke’s and want to learn more about the church, join us Sunday, Oct. 21 at 10:15 a.m. in the Library. Compass Gathering is an informal time the third Sunday of the month for newcomers to meet people and find out more about the mission, programs, and ministry of St. Luke’s. Contact Mark Simmons (email@example.com | 404-873-7624) if you have questions.
Peace in Our Time ... Join us Sunday, Oct. 21 following the 11:15 a.m. for this monthly time to pray together for an end to gun violence and terrorism. We gather in the Memorial Garden.
Men’s Breakfast ... All St. Luke’s men - and their friends and colleagues - are invited for breakfast, fellowship and a program lead by our rector, The Rev. Dan Matthews. We begin with coffee at 7:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall. Breakfast ($5) is followed by a program from 8-8:30 a.m. Please RSVP online or by calling the reservation line at 404-873-7777.
Courtland Street Mission ... serves breakfast this Saturday, October 27. Join us beginning at 8 a.m. in Clyde’s Kitchen to serve and enjoy Bible Study with friends at Crossroads.
Daughters of the King (DOK) ... meets for its monthly gathering this Saturday, October 27 at 10:30 a.m. in the Wilmer Chapel. DOK is a spiritual sisterhood of women dedicated to prayer, service and evangelism.
EYC to Uncle Shuck’s … The youth group is heading to the haunted corn maze this Saturday, October 27 from 5:30-10:30 pm. If you plan to attend, please send Kristin an email (firstname.lastname@example.org). We also need parent volunteers to help with the driving. There is no cost for this trip but make sure to bring a few bucks for food at the maze. Meet at the church in the top parking lot at 5:30 p.m. sharp and be prepared for a hauntingly good time!!
Chorister Evensong Join us Sunday, Nov. 11 at 5 p.m. for an evensong sung by St. Luke’s children and youth, from age 4 to 18. We will be observing the Feast of All Faithful Departed and commemorating the 100th anniversary of the World War I armistice. The repertoire includes works by Dyson, Drennan, McKay and more.
Loaves and Fishes gathers next Sunday, October 28 at 6 p.m. at the home of Bee and Vic McNeil (1025 Rosewood Dr. NE | 404-876-2854). Loaves and Fishes is a social gathering for St Luke’s adults to be in community the last Sunday evening of each month. Bring a dish to share and your beverage of choice. Tea and soft drinks will be provided. For more information or to be added to our email list, contact Susan or Stan Reid (email@example.com |770-396-4041). We hope you can join us for all or any part of the evening.
SAVE THE DATE: Faith and Friendship Dinners ... This small-group program will offer faith-based discussion over pot luck meals in parishioners’ homes. Groups will meet weekly for six weeks, and the first series will run from January 21 to February 28. For more information (or to offer to host in your home), please contact Libby Ward (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Sue McAvoy(email@example.com).
FILL THE OUTREACH BASKETS
In October, we’re filling the baskets with Christmas stocking stuffers, such as small-size toiletries, socks, flashlights, decks of cards, dominoes - you get the idea - for Holy Comforter Church. Please place your donations in the Outreach baskets located in the Narthex and Reception Area.
The Rite of Holy Baptism will be celebrated on November 4. If you wish to have your child baptized, or are an adult prepared for baptism, please contact Michelle Jemmott at 404-873-7616 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for information to be in to the church is October 22.
Sojourner’s Dinner at Seasons 52
Join us for a “Seasons 52 experience” on Thursday, October 25 at 7 p.m. This fresh grill and wine bar offers a seasonally changing menu inspired by the appeal of a local farmer’s market. Located in Buckhead at 3050 Peachtree Road NW in Stratford Plaza. Valet parking. Reservation required by Thursday, October 18. You can reserve your spot Sundays at the Reception Desk or online from the Sign Up tab. Coordinators: Claire and Gordon May. A complete listing of Sojourners events is online: stlukesatlanta.org/sojourners.html
Vestry Nominating Committee
Recommendations for Vestry are sought by the Nominating Committee, which is charged with putting together a slate of four nominees. Phil Lamson is the committee chair. Members of the committee include: Ardith Barrow, Ann Cramer, Scott Inman and John Zintak. If you have a suggestion, please speak with Phil or any member of the committee.
Evensong for St. Luke’s Sunday