St. Luke's Presbyterian Church
The Wednesday Word
January 27, 2016


January 31, 2016
4th Sunday in Ordinary Time


Rev. W. Scott Harbison 


Sunday School
Classes for all ages 

10:00 a.m.

Fellowship & Refreshments
11:00 a.m.
   Reception in honor of Marvin Gaspard's
   20th Anniversary with St. Luke's 


Head Usher for January
Carol Wilson

Rev. Dr. Bill Wade

Time for Young Disciples
Youth Group



Sam Davidson
Anthony DeFalco
Jean Kopp
Kathleen Kuznicki
Barbara Mabry
Amanda Millier
Elizabeth Moreno
Esra Rajan



Debbie Harbison
Del Kaufhold
Jeremy Burke
Mary Ann Jones
Fifi Roberts
Carol Kershaw
Katie Gaspard
Ann Keyes
Melissa Cooper 
Anne Nicholson
Jonah, Bill Wade's  grandson.
Jayne Manry's sister, Patricia
Liz Bell Harding
Dot Cowan
Marge Biggs
David Shell 

Jewel Molten
Ann Dragoo  



Art Biggs


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Please join us in joyful celebration of

Marvin Gaspard's 20 Years as
Director of Music,
Organist and Choirmaster
at St. Luke's Presbyterian Church

10 o'clock a.m. for
Morning Worship
Sunday, January 31, 2016
A Special Worship Service followed by a
Reception Honoring Marvin

St. Luke's Presbyterian Church
8915 Timberside Drive
Houston, Texas 77025

Please join us for this special day as we gather  for worship to the glory of God and to celebrate Marvin's 20 year ministry at
St. Luke's Presbyterian Church. 


Special Musical Guest this Sunday!
We are bringing organist and composer, Alfred V. Fedak, to help us celebrate Marvin's 20th anniversary.  He will lead and conduct the musical portions of the service from the organ. 
Alfred Fedak,  our special guest January 31
Mr. Fedak is Minister of Music and Arts at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Albany NY. He is a fellow of the American Guild of Organists, and was director of their professional certification committee for many years. Mr. Fedak has served on several committees of the Reformed Church in America and the PCUSA concerning congregational music. He was recently called "one of the country's leading church musicians" by The American Organist.

CCSC - A Recap for 2015

In 2015 CCSC had the blessing of serving over 22,700 people in the area of basic needs, employment, and youth services. Of course none of this would have been possible without the hard work of 2,384 dedicated volunteers who contributed over 42,500 hours. Here are a few statistics about the good that was done in 2015:

29,312  Clients were supplied with nutritious food
     927  Households received utility or rent assistance
     173  Persons received medical assistance
  6,688  Person were provided gently-used clothing
     398  Job seekers benefitted from classes, job leads 
  6,642  Students started the academic year with supplies & attire
  2,537  Children received Christmas toys, books, & food 
You can read more about how CCSC made a difference in 2015 by reading the complete report.

HYMN SING February 28, 6:00 p.m.

Four grand pianos with outstanding pianists, Marvin Gaspard, Jeff Bennett, Eric Belvin, and Gerald Ray will provide an evening of favorite hymns and Christian music.  Other featured artists are John Bolin, Scott Cameron, Cynthia Clawson, Ragan Courtney, Lisa Pierre and Cindy Robinson.  HYMN SING will take place at First Methodist Church - Westchase Campus, Westpark Drive at West Sam Houston Tollway.

Don't Miss This! 
1. WOW (Women of the Word) meets tonight at 5:30 p.m.
2. Jazz in the Parking Lot & Fish Fry
    Tuesday, February 9   6-7:30 p.m.
3. Congregational Meeting
    Sunday, February 7, immediately after worship
4. Ash Wednesday Service
    February 10 @ 7:00 p.m.


A Closing Prayer    


Almighty God, you pour out the spirit of grace and supplication on all who desire it.  Deliver us from cold hearts and wandering thoughts that with steady minds and burning zeal we may worship you in spirit and truth, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.     

                                                          From the Book of Common Worship

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