745 Walbridge Ave.
Toledo, OH 43609
Seal of St. Luke
Historic, Yet Progressive, St. Lucas Church
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St. Lucas Affirmation of Welcome
A Reconciling in Christ Congregation (RIC)
In accord with the Gospel of Jesus Christ St. Lucas welcomes all. By this we mean we extend the radical welcome of Jesus to people of any age, race, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, economic level, mental health diagnosis, recovery status, education level, or previous religious experience to participate in the sacramental life and work of our congregation.
ADVENT & CHRISTMAS WORSHIP SCHEDULE
Parking Lot Monitored for All Evening Services Elevator to Main Sanctuary and Restrooms
WEDNESDAYS OF ADVENT (Dec. 5, 12, 19)
7pm Compline (Night Prayer) Services
Beautiful and quiet chanted service to end
the day in peace and serenity
4TH SUNDAY OF ADVENT (December 23)
10:30am J.S. Bach Cantata "For Us A Child Is Born"
Sung by the St. Lucas choir and
accompanied by an 8 piece musical ensemble
CHRISTMAS EVE (December 24)
6:30pm Jazz Mass/Blue Christmas
Jazz service celebrating the
birth of Jesus includes rite for
participants to light a candle in
remembrance of loved ones
CHRISTMAS EVE LATE SERVICE 9:00pm Communion, Carols &
Beautiful service that ends in
candlelight with singing of
"Away in a Manger" and
CHRISTMAS DAY (December 25)
10:00am Lessons & Carols
We go through the
Christmas story in the
Bible and sing carols
between Bible readings
NEW YEAR'S EVE (December 31)
4:00PM New Year's Eve Evensong
Ring in the New Year with evening
prayer & a champagne or sparkling
grape juice toast in the narthex after
Sunday Morning Early Service
8:30 am (September-May)
Day Weekend-Labor Day Weekend)
formal liturgy in the St. Lucas main sanctuary. We sing a variety of
hymns old and new.
Sunday Morning Late Service
10:30 am (Year-round)
Beautiful higher liturgy with the
participation of the St. Lucas choir. We use a variety of styles
seasonally and sing a good mix of hymns old and new, accompanied by the
beautiful St. Lucas pipe organ.
4 pm (Year-round)
Casual, warm and intimate worship service held in the St. Lucas Lower Church.
We sing hymns mostly from the African American hymnal "This Far By Faith" and the contemporary praise hymnal "Worship and Praise"
- Holy Communion is
celebrated at all weekend worship services.
- Elevator from street level
to sanctuary & lower church
- Lighted parking lot with monitoring for evening services
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A Quick Guide to Our Ministries
Thursday 10:00- 11:30am
St. Lucas members pick up remaining bread from Panera on Wednesday night so we can distribute it FREE to those for whom it is a help.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Noon-12:45pm
3rd Tuesday of Every Month 6-7:00pm in the Sanctuary
The St. Lucas healing team is administers healing touch, anointing for healing, or healing prayer. Come and go at any time during the healing times.
Low cost clothing, household goods and other items to help those with lower incomes.
Twice a Year: First Weekends of May & October
Also need help clerking and preparing lunch during the sale.
There are many thoughts to ponder from this sermon....but here are just 2; Drawing distinctions in people (if it weren't for these people we would be happy) and in today's gospel Jesus said (and we are paraphrasing) it is not what goes into your mouth but what comes out.
Todays lessons: Isaiah 56:1, 6-8, Psalm 67, Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32, Matthew 15: 10-28
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Faith: The experience of the Presence of God.
March 6 March 13
Mar 20 Palm Sunday
Easter He is Risen,
He is Risen, Indeed!