Sit for a spell in Truvy's Beauty Spot at "Steel Magnolias" opening Friday!
Sit for a spell in Truvy's Beauty Spot at
Grace and Peace Beloved St. Lukers,
Have you been outside? Oh my how beautiful it has been this week…this is why we live here. I recently heard a micro-biologist talking about the nutrients in the soil and the health benefits of walking barefoot in the grass. There are chemical reactions that happen to our skin, to our bodies when we touch the earth, when we are connected with creation. I think there is a spiritual connection and benefit also.
I know this to be true when we connect with each other, when we learn about the person we are with, when we gain a different perspective from our own. I know there is something spiritual that happens when we are with other people. For the Hebrew people you should not read Torah alone you should do it in community!
We need to be connected. That is why being in worship, being in small group study and fellowship are so important and that is why I love our play “Steel Magnolias” that opens this weekend. It is a powerful and intimate story in an immersive setting about how our lives interact with each other, about how we are intertwined together as community and as humanity. It’s like walking through the grass. We get connected, there is something chemical and spiritual that happens. I hope you take the opportunity to see “Steel Magnolias” and be inspired by this beautiful story (click here to purchase tickets).
I hope to see you in worship as we seek to beLOVED this Lent and get connected with God and each other. I hope you will take off your shoes and take a stroll outside and get connected with creation, it’s beautiful.
See you Sunday,
Pastor Jad
Minister of Community Life
Reminder: Daylight Saving Time starts on
Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 a.m.
All ages are invited to a reimagined intergenerational worship experience on Sundays in the Sanctuary at 11:00 a.m.
St. Luke's in Review

The Start of Something New

The newly reimagined 11:00 a.m. intergenerational service kicked off last Sunday in the Sanctuary with positive feedback and great connections! Thank you to everyone who participated and helped make this exciting new worship experience possible. Invite a friend and join us for another powerful Sunday at St. Luke's this week.

Stay Healthy, St. Luke's!

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Read All About It!

Read all about our upcoming production of "Steel Magnolias" with this great article from Broadway World by clicking below!
Looking Ahead at St. Luke's

"Steel Magnolias" Opens Tomorrow!

Join us for "Steel Magnolias," an immersive theatre production, opening tomorrow! Sit with the girls in the shop, warm your heart with laughter, and fill your spirit with love in the Building C Attic on select dates from March 6-22. Seating is limited, so click the button below to purchase your tickets early!
Join us for lunch and watch a documentary telling a story of shifting mindsets to address homelessness based on core values of relationships verses transactional and human-centered verses needs and program-centered approaches. Come be inspired and challenged on Thursday, March 26 at 11:30 a.m. in Founder’s Hall. Learn more and purchase tickets by clicking the button below.
Enjoy a fun, interactive, and educational class celebrating the power and health benefits of plants with Chef Sandi Morais on April 4 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Learn how to prepare each recipe, ask questions, and enjoy tasting all the menu items. Register by March 31.
Click the button below for pricing information and more details. A portion of the proceeds will go to programs fighting teen hunger as part of our Restoring Hope Pillar to reduce childhood hunger.
Registration is now open for the 5th annual Pastor David Stephens 5k Fun Run/Walk through Windermere on Saturday, May 2. Register now, view pricing, and learn more by clicking the button below. 
NEW THIS YEAR: Become a sponsor, and get listed on the race shirts! Sponsorships due by April 3. Click the button below for details, and email Chris Smith with questions.
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