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Ash Wednesday – March 6

The first Christians observed with great devotion the days of our Lord’s passion and resurrection, and it became the custom of the Church to prepare for them with a season of penitence and fasting. The tradition continues to this day. St. Luke’s will have Ash Wednesday Services at 7:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m.…

Women’s Group Brunch – Saturday, February 4

Bring a quiche, a danish, a salad or whatever says brunch to you to the Women’s Group Brunch on Saturday, February 4 at 12:00 p.m. in the Assembly Hall. So we know how much bacon to fry, PLEASE email Steph Borsi that you plan to attend at stephborsi@aol.com.

Souper Bowl of Caring – Sunday, February 5

St. Luke’s participates annually in the national, “Souper Bowl of Caring,” which will take place Sunday, February 5. Please bring food donations to worship that day to participate in this national food drive. NOTE: We will not hold a screening part of the big game at St. Luke’s this year but by bringing your donations…

Saint Martin King Luther, Jr.

While the Episcopal Church promotes the sainthood of all believers, there are individuals who stand out in their prophetic witness that calls us to action. This weekend as our nation celebrates Martin Luther King Day, we are reminded as people of faith, to be people of non-violent action that brings about change. We have been…

Spiritual Explorers Book Club – Monday, January 8

We will gather in the new year to share in discussion and to reflect on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s final book, “ Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?” Join us at 7:00 p.m. in the Rectory next to the church, or via Skype. Email Walter Booker at booker@slechurch.org for information.

Anti-Racism Workshop – January 26-27

Join this workshop on January 26-27 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in NYC. The mission is to help all become aware of how racism impacts our lives, and how we all unconsciously and consciously participate in racist systems. To register and for more information, please contact Arlene Bullard at abullard@dioceseny.org or 212-932-7363 and click…

Diocesan Convention – January 26-27

Each year, all of the Episcopal Churches in the Diocese of Newark gather for a weekend to hear speakers present, vote on important church legislation, and engage with one another about the current events within the Church and our communities. During our Annual Meeting, St. Luke’s voted who to send to represent our church family:…

Youth Group Meets! – Sunday, January 7

At 5:00 p.m. p.m. on alternating Sundays in the Rectory on the first floor , youth grades 6-12 are invited to youth group. We have activities, games, and prayers. The youth group goes on mission trips, fundraises for outreach, and more. For info, email Kathy DeWalt at dewalt@slechurch.org.

Spiritual Explorers Book Club – First Mondays

For our upcoming meetings, we’ll read several thought-provoking works. Grab them and join us: March 5 Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas by Elaine Pagels. April 2 The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve by Stephen Greenblat. We meet in the Rectory (or skype) at 7:00 p.m. Email Walter at booker@slechurch.org for information.