TRADITIONAL OR CONTEMPORARY? YOU DECIDE.

TRADITIONAL WORSHIP

8:30, 9:45 & 11 a.m.
Sanctuary

Traditional Worship services follow familiar liturgy with a dynamic, scripture-inspired message and are accompanied by exquisite choirs and congregational hymns. Senior Pastor, Dr. Tom Pace preaches at all services. Learn more.

Holy Communion 8:30 a.m.
Sign interpreter 9:45 a.m.
Family Room with TV LiveStream in adjacent Chapel Parlor

CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP

8:45 a.m.
Fellowship Hall

Led by Rev. Katie Montgomery Mears, contemporary worship has a relaxed atmosphere, with a praise band, coffee and donuts, bubbly children being children, participatory prayer elements and a challenging and encouraging message by Senior Pastor Dr. Tom Pace. Learn more.

Baptisms

The Sacrament of Baptism expresses God’s love and grace, which is free to all. In the baptism service, St. Luke’s vows to embrace your children and be with them in their faith walk. Parents are required to attend a one-hour Baptism Class prior to their child’s baptism. The class is offered once each month (except December), on a Sunday morning.

Topics discussed in the class are:

  • Methodist perspective on baptism
  • Practical tips and ideas for how to raise your child in the Christian faith
  • Detailed overview of the Baptismal service
  • Logistics about the day of your child’s Baptism
  • Each class also offers an opportunity to meet other parents and learn about opportunities to get involved at St. Luke’s.

To schedule your child’s baptism, or to arrange to attend the required baptism class, please contact Noralyn Carpenter at 713-402-5028.  It is best to plan as far in advance as possible. To inquire about baptism for an adult, please contact any of our clergy.

Memorials and Funerals

At St. Luke’s, our focus when performing a funeral or memorial service is to use the resurrection of Jesus Christ as comfort and support while celebrating the life of the deceased. In the company of believers and through the uplifting strength of worship, family and friends can find the renewal of Christian faith, hope and love to sustain them in time of grief.

The distinction between a funeral service and a memorial service is whether the casket will be present.

  • A funeral is conducted with the casket present
  • It is not present during a memorial service

In either type of service, the emphasis is in providing an uplifting celebration of God’s power over death through scripture readings, prayer and music.

Important Note Times for services should not be set prior to confirmation of the availability of church facilities and the assignment of a minister and organist. To make arrangements or to inquire further about the services, please contact Karen Smith at 713-402-5086.

Weddings

Find wedding information here.

Westheimer Clergy

Dr. Tom Pace, Dr. Tom Pace lll, Senior Pastor St. Lukes UMC, Sr Pastor St Lukes
Dr. Tom Pace
Senior Pastor
Dr. Linda Christians
Dr. Linda Christians
Executive Pastor
Rev. Bill Denham
Rev. Bill Denham
Pastor of Caring Ministries
Rev. Thomas Harper
Rev. Thomas Harper
Pastor of Small Groups
Katie Montgomery Mears
Rev. Katie Montgomery Mears
Director of Adult Ministries and Pastor of Contemporary Worship

Traditional Worship Staff

Sid Davis
Sid Davis
Director of Music and Fine Arts
Grace Roman
Associate Director of Music and Fine Arts
Noralyn Carpenter
Noralyn Carpenter
Worship Coordinator and Director of Childrens Music
Monica Griffin
Monica Griffin
Director of Bridges Academy
Rob Landes
Rob Landes
Artist in Residence and Organist
Randy Murrow
Randy Murrow
Associate Director of Bridges Academy
Jim Roman
Associate Organist
Ryan Jones
Fine Arts Associate

Contemporary Worship Staff

Katie Montgomery Mears
Rev. Katie Montgomery Mears
Director of Adult Ministries and Pastor of Contemporary Worship
Ashley Hymel
Contemporary Worship Leader and Coordinator
Thanushka Lewkebandara
Contemporary Worship Music Director
Os Galindo
Lead Creative Media Designer and Producer