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Sunday, December 20, 2020  •  www.StLukesBR.org


See the bottom of this email for Annual Meeting and more registration details. Today is the Fourth Sunday of Advent. Join us as we say farewell to Fr. Chris and his family today.
 

WAYS TO WORSHIP WITH US TODAY

TODAY'S COLLECT:
Purify our conscience, Almighty God, by your daily visitation, that your Son Jesus Christ, at his coming, may find in us a mansion prepared for himself; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Today's Gospel Reading: Luke 1:26-38

IN-PERSON worship at 8:00 am and10:30 am


REMOTE WORSHIP (watch live  at 10:30 or on your own time)

VIEW TODAY'S 8:00 AM ORDER OF SERVICE>>
VIEW TODAY's 10:30 AM ORDER OF SERVICE>>



EVERYONE IS INVITED TO A SPECIAL FAREWELL TO THE GOLDING'S COFFEE HOUR at 9:30 am

  • CLICK HERE to join from 9:30 am-10:00 am
    • Meeting ID: 932 3291 7595
    • Password: 19791982
    • Phone into the meeting (audio only): 1 346 248 7799  

CHILDREN'S CHURCH AND NURSERY:
The nursery is open with a newly painted room, new linens, and enhanced safety measures. Children's Church has also resumed.
To read more on the re-opening guidelines and details, CLICK HERE TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE>>

 


As we approach the close of 2020, please consider making a year-end donation to St. Luke's and invest in our mission. 
If you are looking for ways to make charitable gifts for 2020 tax purposes, please consider a year-end gift to St. Luke's by December 31 to be counted toward your 2020 taxes.
There are several ways you can give which can be found by 
CLICKING HERE TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR GIVING PAGE.>>




Longest Night Service
 of healing and hope will be held on December 21st at 6pm. This service is open to anyone in the community who has suffered loss or grieving of any type this past year. The annual Longest Night service coincides with the winter solstice and recognizes that the holiday season isn't necessarily merry and bright for everyone.  Registration is closed for in-person worship, however, you may join virtually by watching on our Facebook or Vimeo channels.


CLICK HERE FOR A SPECIAL MESSAGE OF HOPE AND HEALING FROM NURSE BECKY



REGISTERED TO ATTEND A SERVICE OR EVENT BUT REALIZE YOU CAN'T MAKE IT? 
If you register and can’t make it, please delete the order in Eventbrite or call Ms. Wilma in the church office. If, after 12:30 pm on Thursday, it becomes evident that you can’t attend, please email frbryanowen@stlukesbr.org.


Registration is now open for several events and services from our Eventbrite site. CLICK HERE TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR EVENTBRITE SITE>>

  • Note: You must pre-register for all in-person events and services in order for us to maintain current CDC social distancing guidelines and for contact tracing. If you have any questions, or need any help, contact Wilma in the church office at 225-926-5343 or by emailing her at wilma@stlukesbr.org.

Weekly Sunday Worship Service:
You are invited to join us at St. Luke's for Holy Eucharist on Sunday's at 8am and 10:30am. 
You must register in advance by Thursday at noon for each week's service.

KEEP UP TO DATE WITH ALL THE HAPPENINGS AT ST. LUKE'S BY CLICKING HERE TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE.



Registration is not open for the Annual Parish Meeting on January 17th.
At the meeting, we'll hear all about the "state of the union" here at St. Luke's and elect new members to the Vestry. Please make every effort to attend as we need a quorum of 100.

You may attend in-person or virtually. You must pre-register to attend and to vote. You may vote whether you are attending in-person or virtually for this year. We must have a quorum of 100 people at the meeting. Please make every effort to join us.

DATE: January 17th
PLACE: Witter Hall AND virtually
TIME: 9:15am until 10am (between the 8am and 10:30am worship services)
YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE (details coming soon)

Learn about the Vestry nominees here.

Register to attend VIRTUALLY by CLICKING HERE>>

Register to attend IN-PERSON by CLICKING HERE>>




FINAL ADULT FORMATION OFFERINGS TODAY
  • Check out the FACEBOOK PAGE for Adult Formation for the final offerings of our Advent Adult Formation series. Go to @stlukesadultformation to join.
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