On-campus worship registration is now open for October 25 at 11:15 a.m.!
On-campus worship registration is now open for October 25 at 11:15 a.m.!
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Dear St. Lukers,
If you haven’t yet watched worship from this past Sunday, I invite you to do so. It was a beautiful service and Pastor Melissa and Ms. Lana, our Director of Children’s Ministries, pushed us to receive the Peace of Jesus and the gift of the Holy Spirit as well as to share it. They helped us understand the difference between peace keeping and peacemaking, inviting us to join daily in the Prayer of St. Francis which you can print by clicking here.
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace
Where there is hatred, let me sow love
Where there is injury, pardon
Where there is doubt, faith
Where there is despair, hope
Where there is darkness, light
And where there is sadness, joy
O Divine Master, grant that I may
Not so much seek to be consoled as to console
To be understood, as to understand
To be loved, as to love
For it is in giving that we receive
And it's in pardoning that we are pardoned
And it's in dying that we are born to Eternal Life
Amen
I have been praying this prayer daily with you and it’s pushing me in many ways. To sow seeds of peace seems like an old-fashioned discipline of a by-gone world. After all, this prayer, while attributed to St. Francis but not in his writings, was first published in 1912, but the world needs people to believe and pray this prayer today just as much as when it was first published. This prayer is the harder work of discipleship Jesus calls us to. Because he knew, he predicted, he understood how easy it would be for the disciples to find themselves divided in this world.
Which leads us to another prayer...
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Ministry Guide webpage
Click the image above to learn more about connecting to one of the classes or programs you can participate in online or listen to on the phone. If you need help connecting to one of the groups on the schedule, email Liz Vasquez or call 407.876.4991 ext. 216.
Worship with St. Luke's on Sundays at 9:30 a.m live on Facebook.
Register for on-campus worship at St. Luke's on Sundays at 11:15 a.m. Click here to register (registration opens Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. and remains open until the venue capacity is reached)Registration required, limited capacity.
Miss worship on Sunday? Click here to watch the full online worship video from October 18, because it's not St. Luke's without U!
St. Luke's in Review
St. Luke's celebrates october newsletter link
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St. Luke's Celebrates newsletter:

St. Luke's Celebrates: October Newsletter
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October is Pastor Appreciation Month! Help us celebrate our wonderful clergy team all month long by giving a gift in their honor to support the St. Luke's ministries you love through the Operating Budget by visiting st.lukes.org/give. Don't forget to write a special message in the "Notes" field to share your appreciation and thanks!

Community Resources

COVID updates webpage
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Click the button below to view a list of community resources:
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Looking Ahead at St. Luke's
Power of one webpage link
Join us LIVE on the Theater at St. Luke's Facebook page tonight (Thursday) at 7:30 p.m. for the next episode of "The Power of One." After the episode, make sure and stay for a community conversation featuring Rev. Jennifer Stiles Williams, and special guests Lisa Quinn (Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Psychotherapist at St. Luke's Community Counseling Center), Dennis Latta (military veteran), St. Luker Tom Hoback (military veteran), and Angelia Taylor (military veteran and Licensed Clinical Social Worker).
Tune in Thursdays in October for a new episode and interview as we continue to recognize the importance and The Power of One.
October Discover class Arena link
Register for "Discover St. Luke's"
Coping with caregiving Arena link
Register for Coping with Caregiving
Grow it forward webpage link
Adult study groups Arena page link
View All Adult Studies
Pumpkin hunts webpage link
Click the button below to participate in one of St. Luke's neighborhood pumpkin hunts and download the instructions and templates to have some fall fun.
Download Pumpkin Templates
Life Together event page link
A NEW Life Together group is now welcoming new friends on Zoom Mondays at 8:00 p.m. EST. Click the button below to get connected:
Join a Life Together Group
Society of St. Andrew food distribution webpage link
Volunteer with St. Luke's at the Community Hope Center in Kissimmee on Mondays from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. to help distribute food to neighbors experiencing wage reduction and job loss due to COVID-19. Contact Amy Winslow to volunteer, and learn more by clicking the button below:
Learn More about Monday Food Distribution
Circles webpage link
Learn More about Circles
Help bring culturally diverse and authors of color to the media centers at Maxey and Mollie Ray Elementary Schools!
Click the button below to learn more about this book drive for Educational IMPACT, and to order books that will ship directly to the Maxey or Mollie Ray Elementary School via Amazon:
Learn about the Book Drive
App webpage
Looking for a central place for convenient and secure access to worship, connect, and give? The St. Luke's app has you covered. Click the button below to learn more and to download the app TODAY!
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End hunger event webpage link
There is still time to register for the last online End Hunger workshop on October 29 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the nuts and bolts of starting community-based micro-farms and building a network of communities.
Click the button below for links to the recorded End Hunger virtual event (held on October 1), earlier workshop sessions, and to register:
Register for End Hunger Workshop
Opt-in for Texts webpage
Tuesday food distribution webpage link
Learn about the weekly free food distribution at St. Luke's for our neighbors in the arts community, and how to donate, by clicking the button below:
Learn Ways to Support Artists
Festival of the trees event page link
You can also shop fun, unique items at the NEW St. Luke's UMW Gift Shop, open weekly on Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. All proceeds benefit local and global missions and charities. Click here for location directions and more details.
Surviving the Holidays Arena registration webpage
Give to St. Luke's Ministries
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Thank you for your faithful stewardship and for sharing your gifts to support St. Luke's ministries and worship online. St. Luke's finance team is checking the mail at the church as well as the locked deposit box attached to Building C (by the office doors) frequently so you can feel confident that your offering is secure. You can continue to mail your contributions to the church (4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd. Orlando, FL 32819) or give online using our secure online giving platform QuickGive.
Click the button below to start giving online or call the finance office at 407.876.4991 ext. 227 to learn more about additional ways to give.
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Ministry Links
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