6 11, 2016

All Saints Day 2016

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

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 [...]

2 10, 2016

Without Ceasing

2017-03-28T14:56:11-05:00 October 2nd, 2016|All blogs, We Tell Our Stories|0 Comments

“Hey Ms Susie! I’m sorry for letting you down. Honestly…” I stared at the Facebook message again in disbelief and pure hope that it was Juan. It had been over a year since I had heard from him and I feared he was either locked up again, or worse, had been killed. “Is this Juan?” I wrote back. “I have been praying for you!!” “Yes, this is me… I’m still free… had a few bumps in the road… but I’m still behaving. I’m so sorry.” After a year in the Juvenile Detention Center and nine subsequent months in the [...]