Celebrate milestones with your St. Luke's family.
Celebrate milestones with your St. Luke's family.
The monthly "St. Luke's Celebrates" newsletter helps St. Lukers connect to one another as we navigate life together. 
We wish a very Happy Birthday to all our St. Lukers! Click the button below to help us celebrate the next few months of birthdays. 
We appreciate the faithful commitment St. Lukers make to our church ministries. Click the button below to help us celebrate the next few months of church partnership anniversaries.
Long time St. Luker Jerry Buchanan passed away on January 4 peacefully at the age of 93. Jerry is the mother of Lynn Aust Moot. There was a small funeral service for invited family members and friends at St. Luke’s on Saturday, January 16. Jerry was known for her love of her church and community as well as her quick southern wit! To read more about Jerry, please visit the link below to read her full obituary.
Jerry Buchanan obituary
We mourn the death of St. Luker Ginger Vaughn who passed away on January 11. Ginger is the mother of Andrea Vaughn and grandmother to Lena. Ginger was a faithful volunteer and counted offering on Tuesdays for over 30 years. Please keep Andrea, Lena, and their extended family lifted up in prayer throughout the week. Please click the link below to read her full obituary. In this picture is Ginger with her granddaughter, Lena.
Ginger Vaughn obituary


Congratulations go out to Jean & Randy Bevan. They will be celebrating 47 years of marriage on March 2, 2021!
Grow It Forward Receives Grant for 4 New Farms
St. Luke’s was awarded a $42,000 grant from No Kid Hungry to expand the Grow It Forward network adding 4 more farms in 2021. Grow Orlando will lead the initiative as Grow It Forward expands to faith campuses located in Food Priority Areas west of Orlando. The network’s vision and mission is to eradicate food disparity by building economic and food sovereignty through a self-sustaining micro-farm network, utilizing available land through faith and community partners. To see what else is Growing on, click the link below!
Grow It Forward
Drive It Forward
Saturday, January 30 was the first quarterly oil change day on St. Luke’s campus. We had a dozen volunteer mechanics do oil changes, top off fluids and do minor systems checks for 17 families on this gorgeous Saturday morning. One of the main barriers to stability is transportation and regular maintenance is a great start. Restoring Hope and Circles families as well as congregation members who lost their jobs due to COVID were invited to participate in our pilot program. Our next free oil change day will be Saturday, April 24. To volunteer, donate, or for more information, contact Amy Winslow.
Books That Celebrate ALL!

Mollie Ray and Maxey Elementary School are featuring books written by black and brown authors in the media center. These books were generously donated by St. Luke’s congregation members. This book collection was requested by Principal Davis Wilson as a way to increase the visibility of authors of color following racial protests this summer. St. Luke’s was honored to be a part of healing and spreading love to our youngest readers at our partner Educational Impact and Restoring hope schools.
2021 Estimate of Giving

Thank you to everyone who submitted a 2021 Estimate of Giving for St. Luke’s ministry budget. This information helps St. Luke's staff and leaders right-size the budget. If you still need to share your Estimate of Giving, click the button below.
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Black History Month Celebration

Join your St. Luke’s family for a special Black History Month Worship Celebration on Thursday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. on Facebook Live.
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St. Luke's Staff Shout Outs!
Share notes of affirmation for St. Luke's staff members who are going above and beyond. These "St. Luke's Staff Shout Outs" will be used to select a featured staff member who will be highlighted in an upcoming issue of the St. Luke's Celebrates newsletter!
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Send in your milestones and photos and you may be featured in an upcoming issue of St. Luke's Celebrates!
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