Around the Parish
July 2018
Interim Rector Named!
We hope you join us Sunday, July 8th, as we welcome the new Interim Rector, Rev. Rusty Goldsmith! He will be at both the 7:30 am and 10:00 am services.

Reverend Dr. Rusty Goldsmith is now retired, but was Rector of St. Mary’s on the Highlands, Birmingham, taught for a year at Sewanee, and was the Vice Rector of St. Martin’s, Houston (SMEC is the largest Episcopal parish in the country). He recently served as the interim for Incarnation, The Highlands, N.C., and before that was the interim at St. Christopher’s, Pensacola.

Please help us welcome Rev. Goldsmith on Sunday, July 8th!
Search Committee Information
And the search is on! Your vestry approved the following people to serve as the search committee as we seek a new priest for St. Luke’s.
Ray Thompson, chair
Sharon Meier
Patricia Ramage
Gina Droke
Mike Dossett
Suzanne Ozment
Sam Fisher
Rosemary Mack
Larry Heath
Leah Krause
Patrick Robinson – Vestry Liaison
Please support and pray for these folks as they begin the journey in search of our next spiritual leader. This committee will soon meet with and be trained by Bishop Russell Kendrick and Massey Gentry (Canon to the Ordinary). Once training and direction are completed, they will begin their thorough and diligent search for the best person possible to serve as the next Rector of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.
We Welcome the Newly Baptized, sealed by the Holy Spirit and marked as Christ's own Forever!

Congratulations to Connor Zachary Woodfin, son of Josie Woodfin, and Noah Sutton Woodfin, son of Les and Genovena Woodfin, both grandsons of Theles Woodfin, who were Baptized on June 10th.
We Welcome the Newly Baptized, sealed by the Holy Spirit and marked as Christ's own Forever!

Congratulations to Henry Wallace Gill, son of Cameron and Heather Gill, who was Baptized on June 16th.
July 4th Holiday
The Church Office will be closed Wednesday, July 4th for the Independence Day Holiday.
Adult Christian Education
Adult Christian Education is studying the Old Testament, with guidance from videos by noted scholar Amy-Jill Levine. If you enjoy learning more about the Bible and discussing theology, join us each Sunday at 8:45 am in the Activities Room.
Marvelous Monday Lunch and Class
Looking for a cool, dry place to enjoy being with friends? Try our Activities Room. Marvelous Mondays will resume lunch and discussion at noon on July 2. Lunch will be a little different – We will bring our own lunches and drinks. The program will be on the lectionary readings for the following Sunday. Readings are in Around the Parish as well as a handout.  
July Propers
July 1
2 Samuel 1:1,17-27
Psalm 130
2 Corinthians 8:7-15
Mark 5:21-43

July 8
2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10
Psalm 48
2 Corinthians 12:2-10
Mark 6:1-13

July 15
2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12-19
Psalm 24
Ephesians 1:3-14
Mark 6:14-29

July 22
2 Samuel 7:1-14
Psalm 89:20-37
Ephesians 2:11-22
Mark 6:30-34, 53-56

July 29
2 Samuel 11:1-15
Psalm 14
Ephesians 3:14-21
John 6:1-21

Save the Date
2  Marvelous Monday Class Begins
3  Organic Farmer's Market
4  Church Office Closed for Holiday
17 Organic Farmer's Market
31 Organic Farmer's Market

1  Holy Eucharist and Healing Service
7  Opening Eucharist for School Faculty and Staff
9  St. Luke's School Begins
14 Organic Farmer's Market
28 Organic Farmer's Market
30 McKemie Place Dinner

29-30 Safe Haven weekend
July Birthdays and Anniversaries
1  Roseann Brasher
2  Calvin Nettles
2  Joseph Schulte
3  Alex Darst
7  Tripp DuBose
8  Robert Akridge
8  Emma Grace Johnson
9  Mike Gibney
9  Amanda Botts
11 Ron Ori
11 Gary Brewer
12 Jim Whelton
13 Shirley Konrad
13 Lea Dodge
16 Jean Golden
16 William Burkhardt
17 Gail Griffith
17 Jack Wheeler
18 Clyde Reasonover
19 Mary Ann White
20 Susan Herring
21 Michael Ori
23 Connie Jo Williams
24 Eleanor Corlett
26 Dot Brokaw
30 Grayson Schemer
31 Jennie Ori

15 Jeff and Leah Krause
22 Ron and Jennie Ori
26 Robert and Alison Akridge