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Thanksgiving Hours At St. Luke’s

Thanksgiving Hours Church Office – Closes 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 21. Reopens Tuesday, November 28. Toni’s Kitchen – Closed Thanksgiving Day – Meal will be at Salvation Army, 13 Trinity Place Reopens for regularly scheduled meal Friday, November 24 2nd Time Around Shop – Closed November 19 – 28. Reopens Wednesday, November 29 For pastoral…

Celebrate! Kids in the Kitchen – Sunday, December 3

Help us bake dessert for our guests at Toni’s Kitchen on Sunday, December 3, after the Celebrate! 9:00 a.m. hands-on worship service. For info, email Vicki at vbfantozzi@yahoo.com. We bake on first Sundays of the month as an opportunity to share time together and to participate in outreach.

Sing in the Junior Choir – Wednesdays

The Junior Choir is always open to new members from 2nd grade up. Rehearsals are held on Wednesday evenings and begin in the Assembly Hall with a simple supper at 6:00 p.m. Rehearsal follows from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 pm. Children are dropped off and picked up in the Assembly Hall and learn teamwork, music skills,…

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…

Welcome, New Vestry Members!

Recently, two spots on the St. Luke’s Vestry opened up, and as per the by-laws, the Vestry recently voted on two appointments to those seats. Each person who is appointed only serves until the upcoming election (May of 2018) and then they must participate in the election process in order to continue on the Vestry.…

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…

Looking for Work? Join the JobSeekers – Meets Wednesdays

If you’re looking for a new position, to get back into the work force, or if you are starting off, the JobSeekers group might be just for you. We meet every Wednesday in the Sawtelle Dining Room (Toni’s Kitchen) at 7:30 p.m. (come early if you’re new!). Not only do we offer special workshops like…

Serve in Worship

Are you looking for a meaningful way to participate in worship, where your skills can go to good use? We have opportunities for everyone to serve. If you enjoy speaking with people and helping them to navigate worship, perhaps being an Usher is for you. Maybe you would like to work behind the scenes and…

John Cali School of Brass Concert – Sunday, May 7

The John Cali School of Music of Montclair State University will hold a recital at 7:30 p.m. in the church on May 7. Several groups will play, including the MSU Brass Ensemble. All are welcome to attend for this music offering. Email Jim Millar at millar@slechurch.org with questions.

Keep Watch Vigil – April 13

Join us at our Maundy Thursday service at 7:00 p.m. in the church as we continue our Holy Week services this week. Then, after the service, the church will be open for an all-night “Keep Watch” vigil. The entrance underneath the bridge will be the only entrance open. Plan to spend as much time as…