Celebrate with St. Luke's & view good news stories.
Celebrate with St. Luke's & view good news stories.
Need a little good news? 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 link below to view this month's birthday list.
Congratulations to St. Lukers Jasmine and Michael Marchante who welcomed a daughter, Vivien Gabrielle, on April 21. Vivien was born at 2:19 p.m. and shares the same birthday as her mother! She weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 17 inches long at birth. The family is overjoyed with the blessing of a new baby. Pictured is Vivien with her big brother Raymond lovingly gazing down at her.
Heather and John Zoller welcomed their third child on Thursday, March 5. Brinley Sophia was born at 4:02 p.m. weighing nine pounds, 14 ounces, and was 21 inches long. The family is now a happy family of five as Brinley joins her big sister Dailyn and big brother Jensen. Congratulations Zoller family!
We appreciate the faithful commitment St. Lukers make to our church ministries. Click the button below to help us celebrate this month's church partnership anniversaries.

Milestones

Hunter Volz turned five years old on April 25. Watch the video as his friends and family gave him a social distancing drive-by birthday party with over 25 St. Lukers in attendance! Hunter's parents are Dave and Janette Volz. Happy Birthday, Hunter!
Congratulations to all the graduating seniors (high school and college) and those who will be honored on Senior Sunday, May 17! 
Christina Williams graduated with her AA from Valencia. Christina is the daughter of St. Luke's staff member Andrea Whisnant. Congratulations Christina!
Rachel Jones Inducted into Garnet and Gold Key Leadership Society
Lifelong St. Luker Rachel Jones, daughter of Monica and Daryl Jones, was inducted into the Garnet and Gold Key Leadership Society. The Society honors students who have excelled high above any other level. The Senior Hall of Fame looks to recognize students who have left their legacy on Florida State University's campus and who have created a positive experience for the students around them. Pictured are Rachel and her parents; Monica and Daryl Jones.
Congratulations to former St. Luke's worship intern, Rushing Kimball, on receiving the Ruth Sewell Flowers Award from Candler School of Theology at Emory University.
5th graders Selected for
Howard Middle School Arts Magnet
Pictured in order are Luke Robinson, Kate Derda, Justine Bel Martin, and Brooke Williams. They have all been active in Children's Ministry, Children's Choir, and Theatre. They have been selected to attend the Howard Middle School Arts Magnet Program in the fall. We applaud them and can't wait to see what new talent they will share with us!
Payton Moore receives a new Leadership Role!
Payton Moore is active in serving at Vacation Bible School and ushering in worship. Now she will begin her Junior year at West Orange High School using her leadership skills as President of the Future Farmers of America (FFA). She has been involved in FFA since middle school and now she will be even busier as President and still showing and caring for her Bunnies. Congratulations Payton!
Making Meals for Family Promise During COVID-19
"In these difficult times, it was an absolute blessing to be able to do outreach in the community. Things aren't easy for anybody right now, but I'm very thankful we were able to prepare meals for people who needed them...
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Making Meals for Family Promise
Restoring Hope Through Food Distribution
St. Luke’s is distributing fresh produce, hot meals, and homemade baked goodies to families in the East Winter Garden area. Over 400 people have picked up food for themselves and neighbors as we all join together to spread love during this unimaginable time...
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Restoring Hope Food Distribution
Restoring Hope Through Food Distribution
Photo Credit: Howard Clifton
St. Luke’s is partnering with 4 Roots, the non-profit foundation sponsored by 4 Rivers Smokehouse, local community arts leaders, and Feed the Need Florida to offer free hot meals and produce to the community weekly. The kickoff event welcomed many from the arts community who are currently unemployed. Click below to read more from the Orlando Sentinel.
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