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April 22, 2015
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Young Adult Formation

EMBRACING AN ALTERNATIVE ORTHODOXY, April 19- May 10, Richard Rohr on the Legacy of St. Francis - An acclaimed Franciscan leads us through a journey to discuss Atonement Theology, Eco-Spirituality, The Cosmic Christ, Orthodoxy vs. Orthopraxy, and Mysticism over Moralism.


Adult Formation

SURPRISED BY HOPE - NT WRIGHT, April 12 - May 17 (6 sessions), One of the world's top biblical scholars and Bishop of Durham in the Church of England reveals in six transforming, faith-inspiring sessions the amazing full scope of what God's Word has to say about the world to come and the world that is. What is heaven really like? Is our main duty as Christians simply to help non-Christians get there? In what ways does God intend for us to experience hope personally and spread its healing power to the world around us?


Last Day of Formation is May 17th.  





The Brotherhood of St. Andrew has scheduled a Retreat/Work Day at Camp Mitchell for Friday, May 8th for a retreat and Saturday, May 9th for the work day. Lodging w/kitchen will be provided for Friday night. Everyone is invited. Friday evening will include traveling to the Petit Jean Mather Lodge's restaurant for dinner and fellowship back at the Canterbury Lodge. Saturday will be a work day at the camp to include cleaning and clearing the walking trails, flower beds, gardens, and any other work the camp has to be done. There should be something for everyone. Individuals are invited to participate in both Friday night and Saturday, or either one. Work will begin around 9:00 Saturday morning, following breakfast and will end around 2:00, Saturday, noon meal will be provided by Camp Mitchell. If you have not attended a Camp Mitchell work day, you have missed a wonderful experience. Additional information will be provided as it is received.

Lodging: Canterbury Lodge (4 rooms with 13 beds): bedding and towels provided. Address: #10 Camp Mitchell Rd., Morrilton, AR 72110.

Work equipment needed: yard brooms, rakes, gas powdered line trimmer/brush cutter (with attachments) and blowers (with gas, oil & twine), small chain saw, hedge shears/trimmer, extension cords, work gloves, hearing & eye protection.

Recommended work clothes: long pants, long sleeves, coveralls, jacket, tennis shoes or work boots, cap/hat. The weather may be cool, so bring a mixture of clothing.

Please RSVP to Dickey Mayland.

Home: 835-6411     (Cell: 920-5842) 


St. Luke's Baseball Day

St. Luke's Baseball Day at Dickey Stephens Park is set for Sunday, June 21st-Father's Day. Mark your calendars now and set a fun date with Dad! Cost for both ticket and Hamburger/Hotdog buffet is $15.50 pp. Gates open at 5:10 pm; the game starts at 6:10. Food and drinks will be served from 5:10 to 7:10 in the Dickey Room-the room in air conditioned! Tickets will go on sale in June.    

We have an opportunity to sell products this spring for ATM here at St. Luke's on April 26 and May 3.  Money raised from the sale of these items goes directly to help support mission work for many Protestant churches in East Africa.  Items will be on sale between the services and after the 10:30 service.


World Labyrinth Day

We would love for you to come again and see our outdoor labyrinth.   
St. Luke's Episcopal Church will celebrate the seventh annual World Labyrinth Day on Saturday, May 2, 2015. St. Luke's and the Labyrinth Society invite you to "Walk as One" at 1 o'clock pm on their outdoor labyrinth joining others around the globe at that time in each time zone.     


World labyrinth day Signs: If you live in the surrounding area, please think about checking out a World Labyrinth Day sign to place in your yard to promote this event. Signs are available in the Narthex. Please sign one out and be sure to return it the next Sunday. All are welcome to join us Saturday, May 2nd in our labyrinth for World Labyrinth Day. Walk as one at 1 pm.



Youth Sunday


The Youth will lead the 10:30 service on May 3rd.


Beating the Bounds of Our Parish/Ascension Day Service Thursday May 14th:

oin some fellow parishioners as we walk and drive the boundaries of our parish. We will walk in some of our neighborhoods like Park Hill, Lakewood, etc. and we will carpool out to some of the outlying areas such as Rose City to say prayers for all the people of our parish. We will go for dinner and wind up at Christ Church for the diocesan Ascension Day service at 7pm. More details to follow!


Disaster Preparedness for Severe Weather

With the joys of Spring comes the threat of severe weather. Click HERE to find out how you can be prepared for what could come our way.
Bishop to Visit

Join us Sunday, May 17th to celebrate our confirmands and Bishop Benfield's visit. Everyone is welcome to join us in the Parish Hall after the 10:30 service for a luncheon with the Bishop. A sign-up sheet for sides, desserts and drinks is in the Narthex.
The Bishop will meet with our confirmands and Adult and Young Adult Formation classes at the regular formation time in the Adult Classroom.  
Vacation Bible School 


St. Luke's Vacation Bible School in conjunction with Christ Church has been set for July 13-17. Be sure to check your Evangelist and Bulletins for more information.

Prayer List

Anne Gontermann, Allen Baxter II, Jeff Spradlin, Hudson Woods, Paula, Helen Snipan, Caleb Jablonowski, Angela Corlett, Kate Toepher, Ryan Dillon Parker, Bill Moses, Gene DeLisa, Larry Maze, Nina Goins, Grey Goodwin, Edward Anderson, Cheryl Hall, Paula Kalina, Bryant Family, Ann, Cherie, Zill Coleman, Gary Bolen, Sydnie Reedy, Jake Harrell, Aaron Dutton, Bradley Stinnett, Charles Ray Kennedy, Barbara Coker, Chris Morehart, Heather Smith, Lexi Probst, Kay Reiter, Leslie Westbrook, Louise Ahrens, Megan Elizabeth Hall, Bill Crisler, Carole Grant, Debi and Phil Palladan, Olivia Curtis, Kathy Kemp, Susan Haner, Betty Miller, Logan Lester, Linda Hawkins, Chris Mikesell, Louis Jenkins, Carle Carrell, Row McLaughlin, Ty, Kyley, Myla Hood, Jim Belknap  



Special Concerns: For all the men and women of our Armed Forces, especially Justin, Joshua, Bret, Tim, Matt, Doug, Brian Mahoney, Brian Mennes, Frank Tate, Alex Schimelpfening, David Liem, Justin, John Landis, Lucas Kunce