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Hello St. Lukers,
My St. Luke’s story is fairly unique in that I’ve been coming here since I was born. My parents moved to Central Florida right before I was born for my dad’s job. My mom came from a long line of Methodists so it was only natural that she would want her family to continue in that tradition. My dad, who grew up Catholic, took the path of least resistance, and came along too. Once they came to St. Luke’s, they knew it was the place for them. The rest, they say, is history.
I say this to give you an idea of my background and the role that church and faith has played in my life. The simplest way to put it is that it is something that has always just been there. It’s what I was born into and it’s what continues to guide my life today. I was fortunate to have parents who placed a high importance on faith and wanting their children to grow up in the church. St. Luke’s has been one of the constants in my life. Even during times when I was “lazy” with my faith or moved away to Tallahassee for a few years for school and work, I knew that St. Luke’s was still there and willing to welcome me back whenever I was ready. In fact, little did I know, it would lead me to meeting my future wife after she also felt a calling to return to St. Luke’s after time away.
Having been involved with St. Luke’s for so long, I’ve seen...
Reminder: The church campus will be closed November 25 to 29 in observance of Thanksgiving. The Community Counseling Center will be open for appointments on November 26, 27, and 29.
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St. Luke's in Review

The UMW Does It Again!

Over 2,000 people came and shopped at the 38th Annual UMW Holiday Marketplace last weekend. These ladies and over 270 volunteers had a very successful weekend raising over $38,000 to benefit missions both locally and around the world. They are already getting excited and prepared for next year’s Marketplace, and thank you for your support.
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Looking Ahead at St. Luke's
UPDATE: If you registered for the Family Campout this weekend, due to weather we will be moving the event indoors for a Camp-IN!
Support youth nutrition classes in East Winter Garden by attending a fun, educational, and healthy holiday demonstration cooking class lead by vegan Chef Sandi Morais. The Dessert class is Saturday, December 7 ($35 per adult) from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Building C Kitchen. Children (ages 12-16) are $25 per child, per class. Space is limited, so click the button below to register by November 25.
On Saturday, November 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and Sunday, November 24 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Santos Welcome Hall, Ten Thousand Villages (TTV) will be selling their fair-trade and holiday-focused merchandise. TTV strives to improve the livelihood of tens of thousands of under-resourced and disadvantaged artisans in 38 developing countries. 20% of the proceeds will help ZOE children who are working to pull themselves out of poverty start their own businesses, build community and get access to education and health care. Visit st.lukes.org/fairtrade for more details.
Can you think of someone who built you up by saying “I believe in you! You can do this!” Do you want to pay it forward and be an ally for somebody else? The Circles program in East Winter Garden is a great place to build a cross-cultural community, and to learn from one another while walking alongside a low-income family, encouraging them to achieve their goals.
Join the community of Circles today to be 1 of 40 allies. To learn more, click the button below, or contact Amy Winslow.
Click the button below to purchase tickets for "Wonder," St. Luke's Christmas Concert experience, on December 14 and 15!
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