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Veterans' Dinner

The next VET'S DINNER is planned for Thursday, October 15.  This is the dinner that St. Luke's does for the veterans' that are housed at St. Francis House.  A menu of hamburger steak with gravy & mashed potatoes is planned. There is a sign up sheet in the narthex for things to help with, such as vegetable casseroles, salad & dressing, desserts, rolls, and, also, setting up, cleaning up, serving the dinner, The dinner will begin at 6:00 p.m.  If you signup to bring a dish, please try to have your food at the parish hall by no later than 3:00 p.m. on the day of the dinner.  If you sign up to help serve, please try to be there by no later than between 5:30 and 5:45 p.m.  If you have questions on this dinner, please feel free to contact Dan Dennis

Episcopal Youth Group

Sunday, October 18th, at 6:00 the 10th, 11th & 12th grade EYC will meet.  Each member is encouraged to bring one or more friends.  Pizza will be served. The planned activity is to bring spray paint and paint a chair.  We will decide on an outreach activity for our next get together.  Bring spray paint, paint clothes, friends, appetite and ideas.  Call Barbara Rhodes at 940-1437 if you plan to come or cannot come so there will be enough pizza and chairs.  Let us make some happy memories together.
The Brotherhood of St. Andrew

The Brotherhood of St. Andrew will meet at 6:00 p.m.Wednesday, October 21st, in the LIBRARY. We will continue The GREAT COURSE'S DVD Series - The Old Testament.  Please join us. 

For more information contact:
Dickey Mayland, 835-6411,  ddmayland@sbcglobal.net  

All Saints Sunday

November 1st is All Saints Sunday. You can submit your names to be included on the prayer list by filling out an insert included in the church bulletin or by clicking on the link HERE and sending the email to the church office. 
Evensong

St. Luke's will host an Evensong on All Saints Sunday, Nov. 1st at 6:30 pm.
Holy Baptism

The next date for Holy Baptism is All Saints, Sunday November 1st. If you or someone you know is interested in being Baptized, please contact the Church Office. 
Arkansas Cursillo:  A Journey #2 Accepting Applications Now

The Journey is a weekend retreat designed to enliven the Christian faith by discovering Jesus' will for your life. It is based on a method of living the Christian life hat has been presented in many denominations for over 70 years. It is a method that works! It focuses on how the resources of our faith strengthen and support our apostleship, and emphasizes those elements of doctrine and discipline which empower us to reach out. It also offers a method for ongoing support.
The weekend retreat will be held at Camp Mitchell on Petit Jean Mountain on October 23-25, 2015. It will be led by Eric Savage and a team of both clergy and lay persons. It is open to ALL adult individuals of ANY denomination. Those persons who have previously attended a 3-day weekend are welcome to attend. Attendees at the first Journey weekend gave it glowing reviews!
We encourage you to attend and to invite your friends from other denominations. More information about the weekend and an application form can be found here on the Arkansas Cursillo website. Cost for the retreat is $145 which includes all lodging, meals and materials.
FESTIVAL OF THE SENSES 

On Friday, October 30, the St. Luke's Festival of the Senses will host the popular NPR broadcast Tales From the South.  Food trucks will be at St. Luke's to provide dinner and drinks from 5pm, and the show starts at 7pm -- "What happens in church..." Join us for some good eatin' and good old fashioned Southern storytellin' as we gather to hear tales that sound strikingly familiar: some sad, some happy, some uplifting, and some just plain ol' whack-a-doodle! Come hear our own John Bangert relive some stories from St. Luke's past, and hear Jason Pennington tell some of his own anecdotes. 


Tickets must be purchased online in advance.  Seating is plentiful, but ultimately limited, so be sure to purchase your tickets soon!  Tickets are available at the
 link:  www.tales103015.eventbrite.com.


MAKE A WREATH!

Let's have some fun making wreaths!  You can keep it, gift it or donate it!  On Thursday, October 22, the ladies of St. Luke's will gather at Southern Décor located at 911 South 2nd St., Cabot at 5:30pm to make wreaths.  You can arrive anytime between 5 and 6 to pick out your materials.  Then we will have a wreathing making class to make those beautiful wreaths you see in all the stores! There are tons of materials, ribbons and florals to choose from!  Make a Christmas wreath for yourself or as a gift or you can donate the wreath you make to ECW for the ECW Food and Craft Table at the St. Luke's Alternative Giving Event!  Either way come join us and have some fun making wreaths! Please call the Caroline at the office (753- 4281) if you plan on going so we have a rough number of those attending.

Chairs For Sale

Help us raise funds for our Building and Grounds by buying a folding metal chair! Chairs are $10. Contact a building and grounds committee member or the office to purchase yours now. The sale ends October 31st. 
ST. LUKE'S IS GOING TO THE U.K.! 

St. Luke's is taking a trip to England in June 2016 and we hope you come! Be watching for more information and specific dates. If you are interested, please contact the church office.
BLISS Is Chris

On October 29, Trinity Cathedral is hosting an event, BLISS. It is a silent/live auction based on Joseph Campbell's instruction to follow or bliss. Thus, the items donated are the bliss gifts of Trinity's parishioners of the activities, places, talents that touch their
bliss. This event is in honor of Trinity's Interim Dean and his wife, Chris and Julie Keller.
All proceeds will go to the Julie and Chris Keller Fund at Trinity Cathedral. BLISS will begin at 6:30pm. All food and drink provided. Tickets are $35, and may be purchased online at www.trinitylittlerock.org/events/bliss. Please come join us! Thank you!
Outreach Opportunities 

Blue Barrel: In keeping with the month for Blessing of the Animals, the famous BLUE BARREL in the narthex will be a collection point in the month of October for the youth project to help with animal shelters, in particular the Humane Society of Pulaski County.  Things needed that you can drop off include Purina dog/cat chow and Purina puppy/kitten food, play toys and chew toys (no rope toys, please), collars, bath towels, hand sanitizer, newspapers  stainless buckets for water, and office supplies (to help with administrative needs).  Things for horses are also welcome.  For a complete list, check the list on the side of the Blue Barrel or the Humane Society website.  Also, the youth have painted dog houses as part of this service project. [Many thanks to the men and parents of the parish, in particular, Fred Smith and Rick Pozza, for helping with the construction of these dog houses!]  These painted dog houses will be given to the Humane Society to help them auction off to raise money; watch the St. Luke's Facebook page for pictures of these dog houses!  For more information on the October project, contact Jennifer Green or Claire Green.

Donations for Homeless Shelter: We will continue to collect toiletries (e.g., toothpaste, shampoo, soap, hand cream, hand sanitizer, etc.) for area homeless shelters.  A small BLUE top bin is available in the narthex for you to bring things you would like to donate to help our area homeless shelters with.  For more information on this project, contact Tommie Williams. 

ST. FRANCIS HOUSE is seeking help from area churches to provide children (ages infant to age 12) with Christmas presents of either toys or clothing or both.  Perhaps you or your family might want to help one child or several children, or perhaps your organization might be interested in helping with a gift for one child or gifts for several children.  Presents may be wrapped or unwrapped, but if they are wrapped, please place a tag on the outside of the gift stating the age of the child for the gift.  At this time, we are just trying to find out if any of you are interested in helping with this so that we can respond to St. Francis House with the number of children that St. Luke's parishioners are willing to help.  If enough folks are interested in helping with this, we will provide you with the location and date for drop off of the toys and clothing in the future.  If you are interested in helping with this or want additional information, please contact Jeannie Fry or Deacon Joanna by no later than Sunday, November 8th.
 
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, Nina Goins, Edward Anderson, Cheryl Hall, Paula Kalina, Bryant Family, Ann, Cherie, Zill Coleman, Sydnie Reedy, Jake Harrell, Aaron Dutton, Bradley Stinnett, Charles Ray Kennedy, Barbara Coker, Chris Morehart, Lexi Probst, Kay Reiter, Leslie Westbrook, Louise Ahrens, Megan Elizabeth Hall, Carole Grant, Debi and Phil Palladan, Susan Haner, Betty Miller, Linda Hawkins, Chris Mikesell, Louis Jenkins, Carle Carrell, Row McLaughlin, Ty, Kyley, Myla Hood, Jean Belknap, Sarah Martin, Anthony Riggins, Pam Cox, Corey McBain, Tim Woods, Cash Clancy, Mary Rose, Gloria Holst, Pam Cox, Tammy Martin, Mailyn, Sue, Tracy, Curt, Tricia, Bill Shepherd, Caryl Hicks, Bobby and Gary Mackenzie, Marilyn Gay

 

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