Good afternoon!
Welcome to our new and updated Weekly Epistle. It is a mobile-friendly format. We hope this is easy and enjoyable for you to read. Over the next few weeks, we will building upon this format to include the church-related (St. Luke's and beyond) links, information on St. Luke's groups and community groups at St. Luke's as well as relevant community announcements. It was designed specifically for us to correspond with our website,  stlukesprescott.church.
You can find the weekly calendar by clicking on the appropriate link just below, within "Noteworthy Notes at Church."
Have a wonderful weekend and week ahead.
St. Luke's Episcopal Church Staff
St. Luke's Weekly Epistle
Week of January 31, 2016
Noteworthy Notes at Church
Current St. Luke's directories can be picked up now on the red-skirted tables in the Gathering Hall.

Help Wanted! The nursery is becoming fuller and fuller! Emily Skinner has been doing a great job entertaining the kids every Sunday but needs help to keep up with the growing numbers. I f interested, e mail Sophie at  youth@slecp.org  .  Read More

Calendar for January 30 - February 5 & "Looking Ahead" available by clicking here.
"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. Your first opportunity to buy a chance for the raffle will be this Sunday, January 31, while here at church.

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. Further details to come!
Prescott Chamber Orchestra Concert
Friday, February 5 at 7 p.m. at St. Luke's
Featuring James D'Leon performing Chopin Piano Concerto #1 as well as Beethoven's 2nd Symphony. Round out the evening with Barber's "Adagio for Strings." For info or tickets, click here to  read more.
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 on Ash Wednesday
7:30 a.m. in the Chapel
10:00 a.m. in the Chapel
7:00 p.m. in the Church

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. There will be other offerings during Lent, including Stations of the Cross. Watch for more information in next week's epistle. 
 
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 Sundays , Jan. 31 & Feb. 7 in the Gathering Hall. For more information or tickets, click here to  read more.
NAU Canterbury students at recent
retreat at Chapel Rock.
NAU Canterbury News - February 2016

We received the latest news on NAU Canterbury from Brad Eubanks, the Episcopal Campus Chaplain:

This past month, Canterbury Flagstaff joined with the other campus ministries in the Diocese of Arizona for a retreat at Chapel Rock. Rather than me tell you more about this, we are continuing our three month series of student stories from the retreat.

Enjoy!   Read more
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 105 items for the weekend of January 23-24, 2016.

This week's shopping list: canned soup, hot cereal, rice, dried beans.
Weekly Attendance & Giving
January 23-24, 2016

Weekly Attendance: 258
Weekly Giving (Operating Fund): $6.001.00
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, Sherry, Chris, Echo, Hazel, Dusty, Katie "W", Barbara, Joe, William, Peter, Grahams, Phyllis, Marka, Patti, Peter, Chalys

...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 Burundi

...in the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer: St. Stephen's Church in Phoenix

...in the St. Luke's Outreach Cycle of Prayer: Project Aware, Prescott Community Cupboard Food Bank, Quixote's Garage, Granite Creek Park Food Ministry
Honoring Special Dates This Week
Birthdays: Aimee Lequesne, Dorothy Eichbaum, Manny Hernandez, Wally Wands, Claire Ghan, Joan Moss, Dick Reinhart, Bob Martin, Joyce Boden, Brian Riley, Erica Arnold, Rich Leon, Don McKellar, Rosey Garripee, Ron Bratton, Paul Nelson, Ron Davis

Anniversaries:
Claude & Deanne Newman


This Week's Scripture Readings 
Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany
Jeremiah 1:4-10
Psalm 71:1-6
1 Corinthians 13:1-13
Luke 4:21-30

Almighty and everlasting God, you govern all things both in heaven and on earth: Mercifully hear the supplications of your people, and in our time grant us your peace; 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:  Last Sunday after Epiphany

Church Office Hours:
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Friday 9 a.m. to noon

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The Rev. Pierre-Henry Buisson
Rector
The Rev. Kimball Arnold
Deacon
Dennis Houser
Music Director
Organist
Parish Administrator
Financial Assistant
Children's Ministry/Youth Director
Sexton
Lucy Kemper
Senior Warden
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Pastoral Care Commission




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