Welcome to St. Luke Union Church!
Sunday Worship Opportunities
All Are Welcome!
Education – Sunday 9:00 AM
*Worship – Sunday 10:30 AM *
Fellowship – Sunday 11:30 AM
Contemporary Worship- One Sunday a month at 6:30pm (see below for more specific info)
*Childcare available September- May (year round, the nursery is always open for parents to use when needed)
We are an active, caring community proclaiming the Word of God. We seek to know God’s will as individuals and as a church, to be transformed by the Holy Spirit, to practice Christian discipleship, and to demonstrate Christ’s unconditional grace and love for all.
Easter Egg Donations
We are collecting small toys and candy for our Children’s Easter Egg Hunt. If you would like to donate some items, please do so by March 29th. There is a box designated for your items in the church office. Thank you for your help.
All are Welcome:
March 29th: Palm Sunday – Procession of Palms and One Great Hour of Sharing Offering collected at 10:30am Service.
March 30th -April 3rd: Holy Week Prayer Services – Come and start your day with prayer at 7:30am before work.
April 2nd: Maundy Thursday Worship – Remember the Last Supper through worship at 7:00pm.
All Men are Invited to the…
Come for a great breakfast, fellowship, and a devotion on Friday, April 10th at Shannon’s @ 7am.
Celebrate the Risen Christ!
Early Morning Worship: 8:00am
Easter Breakfast: 9am-10:30am (Sign-up to bring food in Fellowship Hall is coming soon)
Children’s Easter Egg Hunt: After Second Worship Service (Please bring your own basket)
Youth are Invited to:
On Friday, April 10th @ 5pm-12AM, all 6th through 12th graders we will hang out at the church and have some FUN. We will have inflatables, pizza, movies, games, Wi, ice cream to enjoy. Please register by April 1st and pay $5.00 a student to come to the Lock-In. Click here if form is needed. Permission slips will be given to students who have received parent’s permission-through the registration form- to drive themselves home after curfew.
The Next Contemporary Service…
Date: April, 12th 2015 @6:30pm
VBS is Coming!
This year we are trying a new model of VBS. It’s centered around a Marketplace atmosphere. We hope you will join us on June 14th-18th @ 5pm-8pm (dinner is at 5pm). Our VBS is Free! You can sign up on the link at the very top of the page for participants and volunteers. Children who are 4 years old to 11 years old (entering preschool-5th grade) can participate. Entering 6th grade and older can volunteer. Come experience Nazareth when Jesus was a Kid!
Recently from Pastor Andy’s Blog
Hey! If you have not heard, we here at St Luke Union Church, have begun plans to have a building project. Desires have been shared, plans have been developed and the Advanced Giving Phase of the Capital Campaign has begun. I imagine for most people reading the newsletter you do not find this as a surprise, but as with any major church decision with it comes unforeseen consequences. I have noticed a few that I would like to share. The first consequence is an excitement for the possibilities in the church building and new ministries that Christ has yet to place on our hearts. The second consequence is the reservation for the cost of such a project and just how much money we may need to borrow. The final consequence I have seen is the wonderful connections members of St. Luke Union Church have made with one another outside of the casual pleasantries of a Sunday morning. Many members have been contacted and visited by the Capital Campaign’s Advanced Giving team. In and during those visits conversations and the sharing of wonderful church experiences has occurred.
People have shared joys and concerns, they have prayed with one another and in some cases even cried. I would never have guessed that in the midst of what many consider a functional reality to any building project that the capital commitment portion could so reveal the guidance and love of God. It shows me that God, the work of Christ and the ever present Holy Spirit guides us every day.
Every day in the month of March is considered a day in the Lenten season. I have been busy over the last several months with talk and plans for our building project and as a result Lent snuck up on me. Typically, I do try to give up some sort of indulgence during this season but nothing easily came to me until I heard several stories of capital campaign visits and the relationship building that had taken place. Therefore, it is my intent to build relationships beyond formalities over Lent. That may mean an extra home visit, a shared cup of coffee, or just a better listening ear to a shared life experience. My Lenten commitment will first be to those who call St. Luke Union Church their place of worship, but will expand to the individuals that God happens to place in my life’s path. My hope is that the unforeseen consequence will be that others will come to experience the love we each share.
Ephesians 6:23 Peace be to the whole community, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Blessing of Christ,