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.

8:30 Bulletin
9:45 & 11 a.m. Bulletin
Inside Out Insert

Thanks for joining us today! New to St. Luke’s? Click Here Please explore our entire website to learn about Sunday School and small groups and more for Adults, Student and Children by clicking the minus sign at the bottom right side, and let us know how we can pray for you Here If this is your church home, you can participate with us in worship through giving on line Here If you are with us for the first time, let this gathering be our gift to you. We’d love to hear from you! Contact us here Here

To close this window click the minus button at the bottom right side.

4 12, 2016

Let There Be Peace on Earth

By | 2017-03-28T14:55:41-05:00 December 4th, 2016|All blogs, We Tell Our Stories|0 Comments

 by Dr. Linda Christians When I was in the sixth grade the choir teacher, Mrs. Williams, taught us the song, “Let There Be Peace on Earth.” She said she had chosen this song because we were all God’s children and we had a part in making this world a place of peace and harmony.  Though we were learning other songs for the upcoming concert, it seemed as though she couldn’t get enough of us singing “Let There Be Peace on Earth.” She emphasized that she wanted us to look into the eyes of the audience when we sang, [...]

27 11, 2016

Beacons of Hope: Inside-Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for November 27, 2016

By | 2017-03-28T14:55:44-05:00 November 27th, 2016|All blogs, Inside-Out with Dr. Tom Pace|0 Comments

We pray. We study the Bible. We make friends. We tell our stories. We give ourselves away in generosity and service.A PERSONAL PRAYERGracious God,Thanksgiving behind us. Christmas still ahead of us. We are now officially in “the holidays.” It is going to be a wonderful time. Our home will be decorated. Our family will gather. Our church will hear and sing beautiful music. Children will dress up in bathrobes and magically become shepherds (or shepherdesses, of course.) But today, as we head into the season, I pray for those for whom the holidays are not so easy. My father-in-law shared with me that as he worked at [...]

27 11, 2016

Life With Father

By | 2017-03-28T14:55:46-05:00 November 27th, 2016|All blogs, We Tell Our Stories|0 Comments

by: Wayne White“Casual agnostics” would be the way I remember my parents growing up. We did not go to church, matters of faith were not important or discussed, so baptism was something that never took place. My search for faith was a strange process. I knew I wanted a connection to God, but did not know the path. So I looked into Judaism, Buddhism, and Catholicism, all the while feeling this pull towards God. I was married in the Catholic Church, attended Mass and raised our daughter in that tradition, but as the pain of divorce and remarriage became [...]

13 11, 2016

I’m Sorry

By | 2017-03-28T14:55:50-05:00 November 13th, 2016|All blogs, We Tell Our Stories|0 Comments

Saying sorry has always been easy for me, too easy in fact. I had no idea how often I threw the words “I’m sorry” around in such an inappropriate way until a beloved family member pointed it out. A few years ago, my great aunt, who truly is GREAT as well as being my grandmother’s much younger, much cooler sister, was visiting my family. She sat at the island in my kitchen watching the craziness of our lives in only the manner she can. After observing for a while, she asked me in her sage way, “Why do [...]

13 11, 2016

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

By | 2017-03-28T14:55:52-05:00 November 13th, 2016|All blogs, Inside-Out with Dr. Tom Pace|0 Comments

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 [...]

8 11, 2016

Of Alabaster Cities

By | 2017-03-28T14:55:53-05:00 November 8th, 2016|All blogs, Inside-Out with Dr. Tom Pace|0 Comments

I voted early this year. It was an interesting experience, knowing that many of those in line with me were voting differently than I was. In contrast to what we see on the news, it was a very civil and friendly experience. There was nice conversation in the line about the Texans and the weather and the upcoming weekend. The people working the polling place were happy and very pleasant, both to the voters and to one another. The guy who gave me my “I Voted” sticker was absolutely jolly. There was no doubt that all of us, [...]

6 11, 2016

All Saints Day 2016

By | 2017-03-28T14:55:55-05:00 November 6th, 2016|All blogs, We Tell Our Stories|0 Comments

2016 All Saints We lovingly remember those who went before us, and pray a special blessing over their loved ones on this day of remembrance.   Gwendolyn Garrison Allen Nancy North Bell Jack Rutherford Brennan Selma D. Brown John Milton Buie Allen Edward Cairnes Bette Barcus Carpenter David Frank Chapman Evelyn Houstoun Chew Doreen Clemens James Conroy Davenport Rhetta Duty Davis William Francis Ellerbrock Susan Barrick Garver Patricia Lawson Gow James Henry Herring III Gerald James Heynen Magnus Hjalmarson Dona Gurtler Holland James Nicholas Holland Leonora Winkelmann Hueter Robert F. Hutchings Beulah Rae Markham Jarvis Janet Rothrock Johnson [...]

30 10, 2016

The Joy of Giving

By | 2017-03-28T14:56:00-05:00 October 30th, 2016|All blogs, We Tell Our Stories|0 Comments

by: Craig LaFollette I agreed to join the Generosity Committee, because I believe it is an extremely important part of the church. We certainly need our members to support St. Luke’s not only to keep the water and electricity on, but so we can continue to strengthen our ministries and impact the community and world for Christ. For me, generosity, giving and serving, is even more important on a personal level. Don’t get me wrong, though. Paying the bills is very important. However, getting personally involved, experiencing the looks of appreciation and gratitude from the needy and seeing [...]

30 10, 2016

Dedicated for the Kingdom: Inside-Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for October 30, 2016

By | 2017-03-28T14:56:01-05:00 October 30th, 2016|All blogs, Inside-Out with Dr. Tom Pace|0 Comments

We pray. We study the Bible. We make friends. We tell our stories. We give ourselves away in generosity and service. SOME THOUGHTS TO SHARE Friends, It is an important day this Sunday at St. Luke’s, so I put “Some Thoughts to Share” first.  This week is commitment Sunday for our Rich In Heart Generosity program. If you are a member of St. Luke’s church, you have received a letter from me and a commitment card in the mail. I hope you have been following each day the prayer guide leading up to this Sunday. Please pray about how [...]

23 10, 2016

Paying It Forward At St. Luke’s

By | 2017-03-28T14:56:03-05:00 October 23rd, 2016|All blogs, We Tell Our Stories|0 Comments

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 [...]