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Wednesday Healing Service – Last Service until 2015

On December 17 at 8:00 p.m. we’ll hold our last healing service until the new year. We gather and offer prayers, reflection, and a quiet service for those who want to spend time slowing down from daily life to remember God. For info, email the Rev. Jerry Racioppi: racioppi@slechurch.org.

Montclair State University Holiday Brass Concert – December 8

On Tuesday, December 8 at 8:00 p.m. a panoply of brass groups from the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University will present a festive Holiday Brass Concert at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 73 South Fullerton Avenue in Montclair. The varied program, which will include holiday fare and other celebratory music, features groups…

Serving Christ Dinners Have Begun

If you signed up for Serving Christ Dinners you should have received an email from Seminarian Jerry Racioppi.  Members that have signed up have been divided into Households named by the communities written about/from in the Epistles of St. Paul (Rome, Ephesus, Corinth, Antioch, Macedonia, etc.).  Each household should schedule and execute their first dinner…

Children & Youth Consultant Thank You

Thank you to everyone who participated in focus groups, meeting, and the presentation of the Children and Youth Consultants this past week at St. Luke’s. It is only with your help that we can dream and imagine the future of our programming. For additional information, email Director of Family Ministries, Kathy DeWalt at dewalt@slechurch.org.

Capitol Campaign Readiness Assessment Report

Over the last several weeks at St. Luke’s, we have held focus groups to hear from the parish regarding the potential to launch a Capitol Campaign. Consultants from James D. Klote, Associates have lived in town for the last four weeks and conducted direct mailings, emails, face to face meetings, focus groups, and print announcements regarding…

Caring Community Altar Flower Project

The Caring Community will begin a new effort to deliver altar flowers to parishioners who could use a, “pick me up.” If you would like to participate, or if you know of someone who needs some cheer, please email caring@slechurch.org or call Sue Singer at 973-809-2436.

Focus Group Presentation

This Fall, St. Luke’s held a series of focus groups to gain awareness regarding the needs of the church and building projects that could be needed. These focus groups were held at varying times of day, on all seven days of the week, to accommodate as much of the church community as was possible. The purpose…

Music Director Selection Listening Session

This Sunday, we will hold a listening session for interested parishioners following the 10:00 a.m. service in the choir room. As we had previously discussed, the goal will be to solicit general input from the parish to help inform our search. We will explore two basic questions: what does the music program do well and you would…

Wednesday Worship Schedule

On Wednesday evenings throughout the year, we hold a healing service in the church at 8:00 p.m. We will hold our next service on December 2, 2015, and will not hold services on November 18 nor November 25 to accommodate for hectic holiday schedules. If you would like healing prayer, please contact the Rev. John…