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Where in the World is The Rev. John Mennell?

The Rev. John Mennell is currently on sabbatical for the first time in eleven years (the typical timing is such that a Rector usually takes a sabbatical every five years). The theme of the sabbatical is “Go Deeper.”  The objective is to go deeper into faith and deeper into the community where he serves. John hopes to…

The Grill Masters Return – Sunday, August 20

Each Summer, the Men’s group at St. Luke’s has gathered to grill during picnics, special events, and parties. Last year marked our first summer where we aimed to grill monthly throughout the summer months. It was a huge hit, and we’re back!   We launched in May to warm up the grill and break out…

Education for Ministry – Now Accepting New Students

The Education for Ministry (EfM) program helps lay people to discern and carry out their ministries. We will begin classes in September on Friday nights at 7:30 in the Rectory. The program is four years, with weekly meetings over nine-month cycles roughly tracking the school year. We are now accepting new members for our Fall…

St. Luke’s Welcomes Rev. Barrie Bates During Sabbatical

The Rev. Dr. J. Barrington joins us August 20 as our priest, proving coverage during the Rev. John Mennell’s sabbatical. Dr. Bates trained for ordained ministry at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, the Episcopal seminary in Berkley, California. He has served Anglican and Lutheran congregations in California, New York, and New Jersey over the past…

Old Testament Film Festival – Continues This Sunday

During the Summer, our church school program changes from weekly classes, to “The Old Testament Film Festival.” Children ages 4 and older are invited to meet in the Gathering Room at 10:00 a.m. on Sundays for fun, educational films on the Old Testament. For questions, email Director of Family Ministries, Kathy DeWalt, at dewalt@slechurch.org. Bring your…

Women’s Interfaith Book Study – Thursday, June 22

For information about this extraordinary group of women from all faith backgrounds, who gather to study together about all faiths, religions, and ideologies, please email the church office at communications@slechurch.org. We meet the 4th Tuesday each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Davis room and our next meeting will be Thursday, June 22. This group…

Youth Overnight with Movies and Manhunt – June 2-3

All youth are invited to attend our Youth Group Overnight – Movies, Mayhem, and Manhunt! We sleep in the church, use the entire property for epic games of manhunt, and have a blast together until dawn! Dinner is at 6pm and then we’ll spend the night at the church of a 10:00 a.m. morning pickup.…

Relay for Life – May 20

Mark your calendars for May 20, when we walk in our 13th annual Relay for Life as, “The Temptations” to raise money for the American Cancer Society at Brookdale Park in Montclair. This year, the schedule is a little different – the event wraps up at 10:00 p.m. on May 20, which means that each…

Mission Trip Car Wash – Saturday, May 20

Join us as we raise money for our annual mission trip! This year we’re getting your cars squeaky clean in the name of service in front of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at 200 Main Street, Chatham, NJ 07928. Drive through some mud, and then join us at St. Paul’s as we clean them up for…