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Annual Pet Blessing – October 7

Join us on October 7 at 4:00 p.m. for the St. Luke’s Annual Pet Blessing on the lawn. Bring all of your family pets, service animals, rescues, and creatures of all kinds for a blessing at St. Luke’s. For more information, please email info@slechurch.org.   Hear our humble prayer, O God, for our friends, the…

Spiritual Explorers Book Club – Monday, September 17

For our upcoming meeting of the Spiritual Explorers Book Club on Monday, September 17 at 7:00 p.m.,  we’ll read Stephen Greenblatt’s “The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve.” Because we are reading the longest book we’ve read to date, we will not meet in August. Use the next two months to grab a copy of…

Confirmation Classes Registration – Due September 17

Any youth member, grade 10 and up, is invited to sign up for Confirmation Classes. Email Kathy DeWalt at DeWalt@slechurch.org with questions. In order to participate in Confirmation this year, all participants MUST sign up by no later than September 17, the date of our first class meeting, in order to properly register for Confirmation…

Baptisms

Baptism is the rite of Christian initiation. Every member of the congregation has the opportunity to renew their own Baptismal Vows when we join with those who will be baptized.To register for Baptism in the future, please click here. For more information, please contact The Rev. John A. Mennell.

Blessing of the Backpacks – September 2

Join us on September 2 for “Blessing of the Backpacks!” Anyone heading off to any grade of school is welcome to come and have his or her backpack blessed for the upcoming school year. We especially encourage families with children going to a new school to come. All are welcome! Parents may also receive a blessing as…

Register for Church School! – Resumes September 9

Church School for youth from Pre-K through 12th Grade begins on Sunday, September 9 at 9:50 a.m. To learn more about the programs look at the Church School web pages in the Youth section or contact Director of Family Ministries Kathy DeWalt. Sign up your children and youth today! We look forward to seeing you!

Women’s Retreat – Registration Now Open

The Women‘s Group will go on Retreat to Holy Cross Monastery in West Park, NY the weekend of September 14-16, 2018. This will be a weekend of community, prayer, and conversation. All women are invited. We reserved a block of 20 rooms. Each room costs $245 for the weekend, which includes all meals and the…

2020 Visioning at St. Luke’s

We are constantly challenged by God to ask ourselves what we are called to do as individuals and as a church. Senior Warden Walter Booker is leading an effort to help us ask that question for St. Luke’s. A core team will organize a short parish wide survey and we hope to have cottage meetings…

79th General Convention – July 5-13, 2018

Every three years, elected clergy and lay church members from all the diocese of the Episcopal Churches gather to meet, network, and discuss church policies, reports, and more. General Convention 2018 is in Austin, Texas. From St. Luke’s, the following people are in attendance: Rector, the Rev. John Mennell as a delegate and partner Sonia…

July 4 Parade with Toni’s Kitchen

Mark your calendars for the Montclair July 4 Parade which starts Wednesday, July 4 at 11:00 a.m. and will include a Toni’s Kitchen presence with marchers! We will gather in front of St. Luke’s at 10:00 a.m. Come show your support for Toni’s Kitchen, while also enjoying live music, other community organization participation, and a…