Contents
Sermons Available
Bible Study on Audio Now!
Church Directory
Hot Breakfast
Organ & Violin Recital : Oct. 28 at 5pm
Behind Bars & Beyond
Paul's Second Letter to Timothy
Centering Prayer
Blessing of Hands
Lay Pastoral Care Ministers
All Saints' Day
10am Service : Incense
Labyrinth Event
Winter Foyer Groups Sign Ups
2018-2019 Concert Season
Special Saturday Services
Vestry Person of the Day
October Calendar of Events
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Upcoming Events

CUB SCOUT PACK 274
October 21 : 5pm

CENTERING PRAYER
October 23 : 6pm

RECITAL & CHORAL EVENSONG
October 28 : 5pm

COMMUNITY MEETING
October 30 : 6pm

HALLOWEEN
October 31

ALL SAINTS' DAY
November 1


Church Directories
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the contact information contained within the directory is privileged and only to be used to conduct the work of the parish and for no other reason.
 
Ministry Links
Lay Pastoral Care Committee

St. Luke's Men's Group
{Brotherhood of St Andrew}

St. Luke's Women's Group
{Daughters of the King}

Clergy

Staff
St. Luke's Episcopal Church 
1206 Maple Lane, Anchorage, KY 40223
October 18, 2018
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Hot Breakfast
Breakfast this coming Sunday, October 21, will be provided by guest chefs, Rick & Mason Rummel. 
 
Please plan on joining everyone in Board Hall between 8:30am and 9:45 where you will not only enjoy great food but a time for fellowship.   
   
Sunday, October 28 at 5:00pm 
Organ and violin recital, with Alice Culin-Ellison, violinist and Co-director of Bourbon Baroque, Louisville's early music ensemble.   
 
Choral Evensong sung by St. Luke's Choir will follow at 5:30 pm.  You may greet our guest recitalist at a reception in Board Hall. 
 
Behind Bars and Beyond 
You may enjoy working with BEHIND BARS AND BEYOND, an organization helping current and former federal and state incarcerated folks assimilate back into society.   
 
Meeting Thursdays at 6:00 PM, Rector's office, Lyman House (church offices), Attend only by invitation.  
 
Ladies and gentlemen volunteers needed for this challenging, unique opportunity.   
 
Contact Dan West, 502.241.6765 .
 
 
Our new Bible study on Sunday mornings
at 9:00am will be on Paul's Second Letter to Timothy
This is a beautiful, pastoral letter written while St. Paul was a prisoner in Rome awaiting trial and, eventually, martyrdom.  He wrote to his most faithful companion, Timothy, offering guidance on how to lead a holy life and on how to invite and lead others to do the same.   There's so much practical advice in II Timothy for walking in the Way of Jesus.  It's a relatively short book of the Bible, which will take 4 or 5 weeks to complete, led by Fr. Michael. 
 
Centering Prayer 
Please join us for Centering Prayer on
October 23, at 6pm in the church.  
 
We meet every fourth Tuesday of the month.
 
The Blessing of Hands for our Lay Pastoral Care Team and for all of our parishioners engaged in healing work, both professionally and on a volunteer basis will be held on October 27th and 28th.  We want to honor those who lift others up with their time, gifts, and energy.  To be present with someone seeking physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual wholeness is a very powerful ministry - something to be celebrated by us all.

Following the Lay Pastoral Care Ministry moment
at the beginning of the year, six parishioners have answered the call to serve.  
 
They are: Brench Boden, Bud Currens, Geoffrey Durham-Smith, Diane Rojan, Barbara Webb, and Joe Willis. We welcome these ministers.
 
All Saints Day 
At each service the weekend of Nov. 3 & 4, we will be celebrating All Saints Day.  If you would like the name of a departed loved one read aloud during worship, please print their name legibly on the registers located in both Narthexes. 

Please add your own name, in case we need to contact you about pronunciation. The last day to add names is October 27, 2018.

On All Saints' weekend, November 3rd and 4th, we will use incense during our 10:00 Eucharist.  The presence of incense symbolizes our prayers rising up to God and has a long history as part of the Church's worship.  However, we're aware that incense can present challenges for some of our members, and to minimize its impact, we've implemented a new policy for its use.  First, we hope this advance notice will encourage parishioners to prepare beforehand - and have on hand - whatever respiratory medication might be required.  Second, we are going to drastically reduce the amount of incense we use.  There will still be aroma but very little smoke.  We use hypo-allergenic incense - which is a hardened tree resin.  The igniter is a charcoal briquette similar to what you'd use at a cookout.  The incense will be prepared and will remain outside until the moment the procession starts, reducing buildup in the Church immediately prior to worship.  If incense causes you distress - or if you simply don't like it - the best place to sit is near one of the outer walls, not on the aisle.  There will also be less incense in the very middle of the Church, and more of it in the very back and up front.  We hope that our new policy and this information will help us use incense in a safe, responsible way.  If you have any questions, please contact the church office. 

On Saturday, November 3rd, at 3:30pm in Board Hall, we offer an experience of meditative prayer that may be new to many of you: walking the labyrinth.  If you're curious about what this is, simply Google Chartres Cathedral.  It's not a maze, but a pathway leading to a center section and back out again, which symbolizes our life and the journey of faith we share toward the mystery of the Heart of God.  More detailed information will be available soon.  This will be led by Robert Bozeman. 

Winter Foyer Groups Sign-Ups 
Foyer Groups are groups of 6-8 (could be more) people that meet for a meal (at someone's home or at a restaurant). Every person (or couple) takes a turn arranging a meeting.  After the Winter meetings, new groups will begin in the Spring.
 
Besides having fun and getting to know each other, Foyer Groups offer an excellent opportunity to discuss where our church is now, where it is going and how we feel.   Of course, the groups have no assigned topics and people may just want to let the conversations ramble and flow, laugh and have a good time.
 
Sign-up sheets are at both narthex tables. Last Sunday for sign-up will be Nov. 11th. Call Calvin Riley Pinney: 245 1623 or Caroline Eddleman: 253-0135 for information or questions.

Please mark your calendars for our 6 th concert season 2018-2019
These events will begin at 5:00 pm:
 
October 28 - Alice Culin-Ellison, baroque violin, Lisa Lewis, organ, with Choral Evensong
 
February 17 - John Cantrell, organist, with Choral Evensong  
 
March 31 - Glenna Metcalf, organist, with Lenten Meditations and Carols sung by the choir
   
Upcoming Special Saturday Services by Reflections  
  • Taize Service : November 10 : We will be offering our last Taize service of 2018. Join us for a service of prayer, simple music melodies, meditation and beautiful liturgy. Communion is part of this liturgy.

  • December 15 : Presenting a meaningful liturgy of scripture readings, music and prayers that set the mood for Advent and Christmas seasons. Special guest musicians will be part of this service.

  • Monday, December 24 at 6:30pm : Presenting our annual Celtic Christmas celebration service, with songs, prayers and meaningful Christmas liturgy, as well as special guest musicians.
Vestry Person of the Day for October 21

Beth Myers


The Vestry Person on Duty (VPOD) is responsible for assisting the Rector with welcoming newcomers and closing the church after worship has been conducted.


October 2018 Calendar  
   
Oct. 18 at 6pm : Reflections rehearsal (church)
 
Oct. 19 at 3pm : Private Party (until 9pm)
 
Oct. 201 at 5:30 pm : Holy Eucharist Rite II service
 
Oct. 21 at 8am : Holy Eucharist Rite I service
at 8:30am : Weekly Breakfast (Board Hall)
at 9:10am : Sunday School for all ages
at 10am : Holy Eucharist Rite II service
at 5pm : Cub Scout Pack 274 (Board Hall)
 
Oct. 22 at 4:30pm : Community Youth Band (Board Hall)
 
Oct. 23 at 6pm : Centering Prayer (church)
 
Oct. 24 at 9:45am : Wednesday morning bible study (Board Hall)
at 6pm : Wednesday evening Eucharist service
 
Oct. 25 at 6pm : Reflections rehearsal (church)
 
Oct. 27 at 5:30 pm : Holy Eucharist Rite II service
 
Oct. 28 at 8am : Holy Eucharist Rite I service
at 8:30am : Weekly Breakfast (Board Hall)
at 9:10am : Sunday School for all ages
at 10am : Holy Eucharist Rite II service
at 5pm : Recital and Choral Evensong
 
Oct. 29 at 4:30pm : Community Youth Band (Board Hall)
 
Oct. 30 at 6pm : Community Meeting (church campus)
 
Oct. 31 : Halloween
at 9:45am : Wednesday morning bible study (Board Hall)
at 6pm : Wednesday evening Eucharist service
 
Nov. 1 : All Saints' Day
at 6pm : Reflections rehearsal (church)
 
Nov. 3 : at 8:30 am : Brotherhood of St. Andrew meeting (Board Hall)
at 5:30 pm : Holy Eucharist Rite II * All Souls' Day Service*
 
Nov. 4 : DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS
at 8am : Holy Eucharist Rite I *All Souls' Day Service*
at 8:30am : Weekly Breakfast (Board Hall)
at 9:10am : Sunday School for all ages
at 10am : Holy Eucharist Rite II service
 
Contact Information
St. Luke's Office : Hours : Mon.-Thur. 9AM - 3PM & Fri. 9AM - 1PM
502-245-8827 // admin@stlukesanchorage.org