Welcome to St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Houston.

We are one family in Jesus, putting faith to work in love with four faith communities offering traditional and contemporary worship.

This Livestream viewing page will air the three traditional worship services from the Sanctuary on the Westheimer Campus at 8:30, 9:45 & 11 a.m.

Traditional Worship
(Sanctuary)
8:30, 9:45 & 11 a.m.
3471 Westheimer Rd. Houston

Contemporary Worship Encounter
(Fellowship Hall)
8:45 a.m.
3471 Westheimer Rd. Houston

Modern Worship The Story Houston
(The Story Building)
9:40 & 11:05 a.m.
3471 Westheimer Rd. Houston

Gethsemane Worship
Traditional       Contemporary
9 a.m.                 11 a.m.
6856 Bellaire Blvd. Houston

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13 11, 2016

The Discipline of Kindness: Inside-Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for November 13, 2016

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We pray. We study the Bible. We make friends. We tell our stories. We give ourselves away in generosity and service. A PERSONAL PRAYER O God, I pray for humility today. I am sad when I have friendships strained by our differing viewpoints—political, or religious, or cultural, or otherwise. My convictions matter deeply to me. I will stand by them. I think they are right. I think I am right. I am proud of those convictions, God—maybe too proud. Forgive me, God, for my arrogance and self-righteousness. Help me to embrace what Jesus taught, that the relationships matter [...]

23 10, 2016

Paying It Forward At St. Luke’s

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Since joining St. Luke’s in the mid eighties, the blessings I have received at St. Luke’s have been boundless – from being a part of a loving and supportive Sunday School class – the Randy Smith Bible Study group - to meeting the love of my life - Jack Blanton, Sr. -  in that class, and marrying him in the St. Luke’s Chapel.  Jack’s parents had been among the original members who founded the church, and Jack had hitchhiked home from University of Texas to be among those first 200+ members who joined on the first official Sunday, November [...]

25 09, 2016

Living Out Faith: Inside Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for September 25, 2016

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We pray. We study the Bible. We make friends. We tell our stories. We give ourselves away in generosity and service. A PERSONAL PRAYER Amazing God, There have been times I haven’t lived my faith so well, but you were always there holding me up, loving me, inviting me to love you back. There were times I didn’t pray or read my Bible at all, and you still were there loving me. There have been times I have done things that were just plain wrong, hurtful to others, against everything I believe in. You were still there loving me. There are days [...]

18 09, 2016

Side by Side with Each Other: Inside-Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for September 18, 2016

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We pray. We study the Bible. We make friends. We tell our stories. We give ourselves away in generosity and service.   A PERSONAL PRAYER God, I’m to preach this week on talking to our families about faith. That feels like asking Hakeem Olajuwon to talk about what it is like to be short. I don’t know how to do it. I don’t talk to my kids or my parents or even my wife about it very much. I preach it on Sundays, and give my whole heart to following you all the time, but it is hardest [...]

11 09, 2016

A Spirit of Love: Inside-Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for September 11, 2016

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We pray. We study the Bible. We make friends. We tell our stories. We give ourselves away in generosity and service. A PERSONAL PRAYER God of grace, I confess that sometimes it feels easier to go it alone. There are days that other people rub me the wrong way. There are days I want to retreat to my cave and hide. But boy, it can get lonely in that cave. It seems that when I push people away, or hide from others, I find that I accidentally push you away as well. And the one person who is [...]

28 08, 2016

Finding a Beautiful Group

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By Victoria Klinker About four years ago, my father Paul Gatlin was diagnosed with a brain disease called Frontal Temporal Degeneration. The lives of everyone in our family were drastically changed, but the bond of our family has only become stronger. Three years ago, my husband Matt and I were searching to find the perfect church family for our future together. Matt was raised Roman Catholic and I was a very active member of the UCC church. Together, we found St. Luke’s, and I also quickly found the United Methodist Women (UMW.) I established an instant bond with [...]

3 07, 2016

Forever Friends

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by Noralyn Carpenter One of the sweetest parts of my postion at St. Luke’s is working with new parents to schedule their babies’ baptisms in worship. This became sweet indeed on June 12, when my own granddaughter, Vivian Gray Warner, was baptized here. Among those who stood with us for this special day were many friends from First United Methodist-Bryan, where my daughter Susie grew up. FUMC-Bryan was indeed the village that reared my child. And there was no question that they would be with us for this special day. First there were Anne and Ginn Black and [...]

5 06, 2016

How Far Can Your Dollar Go?

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A single dollar doesn’t get you much today. You can’t even buy a cup of coffee or a gallon of gas with a buck. But when all our singles are combined, we have some buying power. During the month of June, St. Luke’s will revive one of our traditions and dedicate the $1 bills from the offering to benefit a community partner. “Good for a Guitar” is a 10-week summer program for 6-12 grade students attending the youth program at Wesley Community Center. In 2015, 16 students completed the inaugural program that teaches guitar fundamentals to students without access to affordable instruction. Research shows that there are many [...]

8 05, 2016

So God Made A Mother

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So God Made a Mother Inspired by Paul Harvey’s 1978 ‘So God Made a Farmer’ Speech And on the sixth day, God looked down on Adam in his planned paradise and said, “I need a nurturer.” So God made a mother. God said, “I need someone who feels deeply and loves fiercely, whose tears flow just as abundantly as their laughter, whose heart is as warm as their ability to guide and set limits is strong. I need someone whose influence on those that they nurture is eternal.” So God made a mother. God said “I need someone who [...]

8 05, 2016

Slow Down: Inside-Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for May 8, 2016

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We pray. We study the Bible. We make friends. We tell our stories. We give ourselves away in generosity and service. WE PRAY: A PERSONAL PRAYER God of Love, I am in awe of the shower of relationships you have sent my way. I am surrounded by an amazing family, a wonderful group of friends, teammates who share my passions, and a congregation of people who love and support me. I confess, O God, that even with all of these wonderful and amazing relationships, sometimes I seal myself off from the love of those folks you send my way. Sometimes, I [...]