There is no Choral Evensong or Twilight in the Chapel this Sunday, May 7 due to our Regional Service of Confirmation, Reception and Reaffirmation
Would you like to write an
E-pistle Cover Letter?
Would you like to write an E-pistle cover letter?  While Dean Shambaugh is gone on Sabbatical, the e-pistle cover letters will be written by staff and volunteers.
This is a great way to highlight a program or ministry or share a theological reflection.
Submissions should under 400 words and sent to Lynne England in the parish office, . Items will be chosen by cathedral staff at the Thursday morning staff meeting. 

Phoenix Chorale Benefit Concert
Saturday, May 6 at 3:00 pm
Don't miss the Spring Concert of the Phoenix Chorale here at St. Luke's  on Saturday at 3:00 pm. 

Directed by Deirdre McClure, this concert features guest performers and speakers from the immigrant community, songs from African and Western cultures, and a 30-voice chorus of singers committed to social justice. 
Donations are welcome , to benefit In her Presence, a local organization that offers programs to embrace, empower, and enrich the lives of immigrant women.  

Regional Confirmation this Sunday
A Regional Service of Confirmation, Reception, and Reaffirmation will be held here at 4:00 this Sunday, May 7. All are welcome to attend. Please note that there will be NO Choral Evensong or 5:15 Twilight in the Chapel Service this week.
A message from the
 holiday fair committee
A tisket ...   a tasket ...We 're introducing baskets!
The  Holiday Fair will have a gift basket table and we need your help.  Please bring in your small to medium size (approx. 8 - 10" wide, 6" deep) baskets with handles. Imagine them wrapped in cellophane, tied with a beautiful ribbon and filled for Hostess, Little Girl or Teacher gifts.   Drop them at the "Fair Table" in the Upper Hall this Sunday.
Maine Walks for Haiti, May 13

Join St. Luke's and Konbit Sante on May 13 for Maine Walks for Haiti. This is a 5K walk/run around Back Cove in Portland to benefit the St. Simon/St. Jude School in Duny, Haiti. Register at or the day of the race. For more information, contact Meredith Cough at 775-0181 or

Renaissance Voices Concert
Saturday, May 13 at 7:30 pm
Drop Off Times for St. Elizabeth's Donations
It's that time of year when folks are doing some spring cleaning and bringing their gently used clothing and household goods to St. Elizabeth's. A reminder that our new donation drop off hours are Mondays from 8-10 am and Tuesdays from 7:30-11 am.Thank you for your generosity all year long!
May 3, 2017
Weekly Child Care:
Our nursery (adjacent to the Upper Parish Hall) is available for children 4 years old and under from 9:45 am to 11:45 am on Sundays.

Sunday School for pre-K-5th grade is from 9:45 to 10:30 (with the children rejoining their parents at the Peace). Swing by any time after 9:45.

Youth Group for middle and high schoolers is from 11:30-12:30 every week. .  All young people in grades 6-12 are invited to attend.

Worship Schedule
 7:30 am (Chapel) 
 10:00am (Nave)
  5:15 pm Twilight in the Chapel

Our  Sunday 10 am services are livestreamed on our website.

Remember, the office is closed on Mondays. 

12:10 pm: (Chapel)

2nd and 4th Wednesdays
5:45 pm: Taize Service in Emmanuel Chapel 
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Spiritual Formation 
 for Adults

 The Sunday Morning Explorers continue their study and discussion of the roles of humor and worship in building our relationship with God. We're also reviewing books we'd like to read as a group. Bring your nomination for review. We'll vote on our selection for the next few months on 05/14.
Heart of the Matter explores religious belief through the work of Joseph Campbell.  It's a great place for those seeking new ways of understanding their relationship with their faith. Join us in Classroom 9 on Sundays from 8:45-9:45 am.
The Tuesday Bible Study and brown bag lunch continues each week after the 12:10 service.

The Thursday pm theological discussion group is on a one session hiatus in order to join the discussions of the potluck supper group on pressing social justice issues. We meet again on 05/11 to study Richard Tarnas book on difficulties with our Augustinian legacy, pp. 138 - 154, and Bertrand Russell's irreverant contributions on three of our founding fathers on pages 334 - 366. We meet from 6:30 to 8:30 in the Chapter Room and new members are always welcome.