Monthly Archives: October 2012

Anisa Medhi to Speak at St. Luke’s – November 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Anisa Mehdi is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and filmmaker specializing in religion and the arts. She was raised in an interfaith home long before the term became popular: her father a Muslim from Iraq, her mother a Baptist from Canada. Her commitment to peace in the Middle East is a lifelong passion. Join us on…

All Saints’ Remembrances

As we celebrate All Saints’ Day on November 4, we remember those saints who we have lost in the past year.  If you  would like a loved one to be prayed for on All Saint’s Sunday, please fill out the simple form below and submit it before Friday November 2. Please fill out the form…

Signs in the Times – Every Fourth Sunday

We will explore world, national, local and church news items with the questions,“Where is God in this?” and “What does God want us to do about this?” The discussion of “Signs in the Times”  will take place on the fourth Sunday of each month as part of our Adult Forum Series. The series is led…

Usher Training – Nov 11

All those interested in serving as ushers should speak to Wendell Bristol, and attend a training session on Sunday, Nov. 11th following the 10:00am worship service, in the nave.

Seaman’s Church Institute (SCI) Tour – Nov 17

St. Luke’s will be offering another exciting outreach opportunity on Saturday, Nov. 17th from 10am-2pm at SCI, located in Port Newark.  Volunteers will meet at the SCI offices to prepare gift bags for seafarers as part of the Christmas at Sea program, followed by a guided tour of the port.  This is a great opportunity…

Confirmation Class – Nov 18

All those interested in being confirmed in the Spring should meet with the Rev. John Mennell in the rectory (the building across the lawn from the church) on Sunday, Nov. 17th at 12:30 for Confirmation Class.

PC2’s Apple Picking – October 26 at Noon

Our Post-College Pre-Children group will meet at St. Luke’s and carpool to Wightman’s Farm in Morristown for apple picking on Saturday, October 26 at 12:00 p.m. The Farm has a large adult-sized corn maze, hay rides, a pumpkin SLINGSHOT, and apple picking! They also have homemade cider, donuts, and pies for sale. Consider joining this…

Gifts Group Facilitator Training – RSVP by October 21

Gifts Facilitator Training This training will develop facilitators to lead future gifts classes this winter.  Facilitators lead their class participants through the established exercises and processes to do so. Facilitators also act as hosts to their class participants, doing everything in their power to make everyone feel respected, safe, and welcome. Do you have a…

What Does the Bible Say About Homosexuality? – October 20 11:30 a.m.

In this three part series, The Rev. Diana Wilcox reviews the “clobber texts” – the scriptural passages used to condemn homosexuals – offering insight into the historical context and the meaning for people of faith today. This forum is based on a popular series she does on the Montclair State University campus titled “Take the…

Prayerful Listening Orientation – November 4

Prayerful listening, a form of group spiritual direction, is a contemplative practice for individuals who seek to discern God’s presence in their lives and to deepen their relationship with God. As in all prayer, it is the Spirit who initiates and sustains the prayer. Each member participates by being available to God on behalf of the other…