Good afternoon!
We continue to build our updated Weekly Epistle and plan to, over the next few weeks, add the remaining information you have grown accustomed to receiving. We hope it is informative and easy to read. We welcome feedback.
You can find the weekly church calendar just below 'Week of February 7, 2016' by clicking on the red 'here' .
Our best wishes to you for a good week ahead,
St. Luke's Episcopal Church Staff
St. Luke's Weekly Epistle
Week of February 7, 2016
Calendar for February 6 - 12 & "Looking Ahead" available by clicking here.
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper and Mardi Gras Celebration
Tuesday, February 9, at 5:30 p.m.
Click  here  to download flyer. Join us for this fun evening!
Ash Wednesday - February 10
Services
7:30 a.m. in the Chapel
10:00 a.m. in the Chapel
7:00 p.m. in the Church
(Click here to watch "Join us on Ash Wednesday video.)

Deacon Kimball will be in the Chapel at YRMC West from  11 a.m. to  1 p.m.  for the Imposition of Ashes.  She will also visit patients.

Lent 2016
Our Lenten program, featuring  Wednesdays Together  with Soup Suppers at 5 p.m. and Study at 6 p.m., will begin on Wednesday, February 17. Weekly services include the Healing & Eucharist Service at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays, Morning Prayer at 9 a.m. on Thursdays, and Stations of the Cross at 12 p.m. on Fridays. For Lent 2016 pamphlet, click  here .
Quiet Day at St. Luke's
Saturday, Feb. 20, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Parish Hall
The Book of Common Prayer is Still a BIG DEAL! You  will have the opportunity to explore and journey through the AMAZING Book of Common Prayer. It's a treasure chest that offers inspiration, guidance and a deep connection to God and each other. Bring an item for the Prescott Community Cupboard Food Bank and enjoy the day.  Lunch provided and childcare is available. Sign-up in the Gathering Hall or email Susan Bray

Sponsored by Daughters of the King .

Click here to download flyer.

 
Prescott Chorale: The Music of Love and the Love of Music
Saturday, February 13 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at St. Luke's
What a marvelous way to begin the Valentine Weekend of love. You will be very surprised what the Prescott Chorale has in store for you and your special someone. The concert preview begins one-half hour before the concert. Tickets will be available  on Sunday,  Feb. 7 in the Gathering Hall and can be purchased online at the door. For more information or tickets, click here to  read more.
"A Step Back in Time" Quilt Show Raffle
This gorgeous quilt, now hanging in the Gathering Hall, will be raffled at the Quilt Show, "A Step Back in Time," on Saturday, March 12, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., here at St. Luke's. You may purchase chances to win this quilt in the Gathering Hall.

The March 12th Quilt Show admission will be $4 and lunch will also be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $4. More info to follow!
Scrapbook: Remember. Aspire. Embrace
A Women's Retreat - February 19-21, 2016,  Emmanuel Pines Camp in Prescott
Women of all ages are welcome. Though the registration deadline has passed, there is still space. Act now!

Click  here  for registration form which includes detailed retreat information.

Food Donation Program
Thanks to each of you for your continued support of the weekly food donation program which benefits the area food banks. The food count was 148 items for the weekend of January 30-31, 2016.

This week's shopping list: peanut butter, macaroni and cheese, canned tuna, canned fruit.
Weekly Attendance & Giving
January 30-31, 2016

Weekly Attendance: xxx
Weekly Giving (Operating Fund): $x,xxx.xx
Your Prayers are Invited...
...for those in need: Marty, Dick, Karen, Adelaide, Michele, Walt, Brenda, Dick S., Melissa, Pete, Margo, Graham, A.J., Charlotte, Albert, Jeanne M., Katie, John, Lisa, Robert, Karen, Carol, Joan, Barbara, Cathy, Sara, Keena, Larry, Mary Grace, Julianne, Karen, Katie, Vic, Vanessa, Barbara & Preston, Linda, Brien, Linda D., Linda T., John, Marian, Stephen, Janice, Karen, Brittany, Larry, Dott, Miriam, Betty, Lisa, Sharon, Peter, Maxine, Paul, Mark, Julie Ann, Janice, Carol, Susie, Jason, Skip, Larry, Steve, Trey, Susan, Shirley, Jack, Jim, Tina, Sara, Judy, Martha, Steve, Amanda, Kristi, Carol, Susan, William, Jean, Nancy, Sherry, John, Teresa, Geoff, Brittany, Penny, Steve, Barbara, Donald, Tammy, Eric, Jean, Ashley, Ray, Ruth, Sheri, Pete, Laura, Dusty, Katie "W", Barbara, Joe, William, Peter, Grahams, Phyllis, Marka, Patti, Peter, Chalys, Joyce, Robbi, Walter

...for those in our Armed Forces: Josh, Mark, Robby, Michael, Jesse, Curt, Bo, Brian, Daniel, Robert, Brad, Thomas, John, Amy, Lori, Ryan, Eli, Nathan, Sonny, "Doc", Jody, Felecia, Valerie, Andrew, Frank, Evan, Adam, Benjamin, Kevin, Steven, Jared, Chris, Matthew, Thor, Rondale, Marcus, Tyler, Gregory, Ben, Rockie, Darin, Ross, John, David, Calic, Echo, Brian, Emily, Analise

...in the Anglican Cycle of Prayer: The Anglican Church of Canada

...in the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer: Trinity Cathedral in Phoenix

...in the St. Luke's Outreach Cycle of Prayer: Prescott Valley Food Bank, Operation Deep Freeze, Chino Valley Food Bank, Warm for Winter
Honoring Special Dates This Week
Birthdays: 
Audrey Noel, Win Gee, Susan Bray, Barbara Lake, Linda Taylor,

Doug Ogburn, Andy Youngblood, Alton Vergote, Jan Sundquist, Celina Soza, Emma Parknowitz, John Minnema, Joan Hedger, Renee McKnight, Tom Fuentes

Anniversaries: 
Ned & Sharon Welker, Ron & Laura James

This Week's Scripture Reading
Last Sunday after Epiphany 
Exodus 34:29-35
Psalm 99
2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2
Luke 9:28-36

Collect: O God, who before the passion of your only ¬≠begotten Son revealed his glory upon the holy mountain: Grant to us that we, beholding by faith the light of his countenance, may be strengthened to bear our cross, and be changed into his likeness from glory to glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Next Week's Scripture Readings:  First Sunday in Lent

Church Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 1-4 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to noon

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