Coffee & Conversation
Dec
12
8:30 AM08:30

Coffee & Conversation

Drop by Starbucks at Gateway Shopping Center to connect with others over a cup of coffee. Enjoy rich conversation about whatever is going on in the world and our lives. There's no agenda or specific topic. Feel free to stay for a few minutes or the whole time.

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Christmas Eve
Dec
24
to Dec 25

Christmas Eve

Join us for our celebration of the Savior's birth

2:00 p.m.  A  traditional service with carols, communion, a Children’s sermon, & candle-lighting.   

4:00 p.m.  A kid-friendly service with carols, glow sticks, communion, and a special kids' message. 

7:00 & 11:00 p.m.  Festive traditional services with carols, candle-lighting, & communion. 

Special music offered 15 mins before each service.

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First Wednesday
Jan
2
7:30 PM19:30

First Wednesday

Need a quiet space in the midst of your week? Come for a time of silence, quiet music, and prayer, with occasional guided meditation and Eucharist. Come get refreshed and be ready to take on the rest of your month. 

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Welcome Brunch
Jan
27
9:15 AM09:15

Welcome Brunch

Whether you are looking to connect or reconnect at Saint Luke, the Welcome Brunch is for you. Not only will you have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious brunch, but you will learn more about the Saint Luke, as well as get to know others. Please be sure to RSVP below by Jan. 20.

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First Wednesday
Feb
6
7:30 PM19:30

First Wednesday

Need a quiet space in the midst of your week? Come for a time of silence, quiet music, and prayer, with occasional guided meditation and Eucharist. Come get refreshed and be ready to take on the rest of your month. 

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NEW Class Begins
Feb
10
9:15 AM09:15

NEW Class Begins

Are you new to Saint Luke in the last two years, or would you simply like a deeper connection to God and our community as we begin a new year? This three session class led by Pastor Sue Ericsson is perfect for you. Class runs on Feb. 10, 17, & 24.

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NEW Class
Feb
17
9:15 AM09:15

NEW Class

Are you new to Saint Luke in the last two years, or would you simply like a deeper connection to God and our community as we begin a new year? This three session class led by Pastor Sue Ericsson is perfect for you. Class runs on Feb. 10, 17, & 24.

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NEW Class
Feb
24
9:15 AM09:15

NEW Class

Are you new to Saint Luke in the last two years, or would you simply like a deeper connection to God and our community as we begin a new year? This three session class led by Pastor Sue Ericsson is perfect for you. Class runs on Feb. 10, 17, & 24.

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Stretch & Pray
Mar
10
9:15 AM09:15

Stretch & Pray

This 4 week experience combines simple stretches and basic body movements with prayer and scripture to enhance physical and spiritual well being. Saint Luke member and physical therapist, Matt Heintzlman will guide this innovative class. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring along a yoga mat if you have one (Extras will be available). All levels of ability are welcome. Class is offered on Sundays from March 10-31.

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Stretch & Pray
Mar
17
9:15 AM09:15

Stretch & Pray

This 4 week experience combines simple stretches and basic body movements with prayer and scripture to enhance physical and spiritual well being. Saint Luke member and physical therapist, Matt Heintzlman will guide this innovative class. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring along a yoga mat if you have one (Extras will be available). All levels of ability are welcome. Class is offered on Sundays from March 10-31.

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Stretch & Pray
Mar
24
9:15 AM09:15

Stretch & Pray

This 4 week experience combines simple stretches and basic body movements with prayer and scripture to enhance physical and spiritual well being. Saint Luke member and physical therapist, Matt Heintzlman will guide this innovative class. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring along a yoga mat if you have one (Extras will be available). All levels of ability are welcome. Class is offered on Sundays from March 10-31.

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Stretch & Pray
Mar
31
9:15 AM09:15

Stretch & Pray

This 4 week experience combines simple stretches and basic body movements with prayer and scripture to enhance physical and spiritual well being. Saint Luke member and physical therapist, Matt Heintzlman will guide this innovative class. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring along a yoga mat if you have one (Extras will be available). All levels of ability are welcome. Class is offered on Sundays from March 10-31.

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Maundy Thursday
Apr
18
7:30 PM19:30

Maundy Thursday

This service is the remembrance of Jesus’ Last Supper with his disciples and the institution of the Eucharist.  A number of young people of the congregation will receive Holy Communion for the first time at this service. All are welcome. 

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Prayer Vigil
Apr
18
to Apr 19

Prayer Vigil

Following the Maundy Thursday service, a 24-hour prayer vigil will begin. All are welcome to sign up for an hour of time in the sanctuary to experience several stations with music, devotional materials, our prayer labyrinth and quiet. The vigil will conclude at the start of our Good Friday service.  We need at least one person - prefer two - and would welcome more for each hour. There are two "slots" for each hour to make sure the times are covered. Once filled, there is room in the sanctuary for as many as wish to pray for an hour.  Sign up details coming soon…

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Good Friday
Apr
19
7:30 PM19:30

Good Friday

This special service is known as a Tenebrae service, which features a focus upon the reading of Jesus’ Seven Last Words from the cross, periods of meditation and a gradual extinguishing of candles until the sanctuary is cloaked in darkness. 

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EGGstravaganza
Apr
20
11:00 AM11:00

EGGstravaganza

Celebrate Easter with Saint Luke Kids! There will be thousands of Easter eggs waiting to be discovered. The Egg Hunt will be divided into three age groups, covering toddlers through 6th grade. There will also be carnival games, crafts, & more!  FREE soft pretzels & lemonade will also be available. No registration is required for this free community event. 

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First Wednesday
May
1
7:30 PM19:30

First Wednesday

Need a quiet space in the midst of your week? Come for a time of silence, quiet music, and prayer, with occasional guided meditation and Eucharist. Come get refreshed and be ready to take on the rest of your month. 

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Spark Service Days
May
11
9:00 AM09:00

Spark Service Days

Roll up your sleeves and participate in service projects at Saint Luke. Student volunteers (grades 8-12) will also practice and learn skills that can be used during the Appalachia Service Project. Be sure to wear work clothes & come ready for a great day. Lunch will be provided. An additional service day will be help on June 15.

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Appalachia Service Project
Jun
30
to Jul 6

Appalachia Service Project

Students in 8th-12th grade, along with adults, will spend a week in West Virginia putting their faith into action, making homes warmer, safer and drier. As we work side-by-side, we will forge strong friendships, lives will be changed, and we will learn from our neighbors in Appalachia. If you are interested in joining us, please fill out the interest form found below by February 28, 2019.

INTEREST FORM

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Vacation Bible School
Jul
29
to Aug 2

Vacation Bible School

Blast off with Saint Luke Kids! In this action-packed week, kids will discover the wonders of God’s universe. Added to the adventure is out-of-this-world fun, games, learning, crafts, music, and more! Kids gather each day from 9:00am-12:00pm. There are no fees for this event. 

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Christmas Caroling
Dec
9
3:00 PM15:00

Christmas Caroling

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear! Spread some holiday cheer with Saint Luke as we visit people living at Devereux to sing. Meet us at Saint Luke at 3pm, dressed to be outdoors. After caroling, we will warm up with hot cocoa and holiday treats at a nearby home.  This event is FREE and open to everyone!

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Advent Quiet Night
Dec
5
7:30 PM19:30

Advent Quiet Night

Do you need a quiet space in the midst of holiday business? Stop by anytime from 7:30-7:45 pm to walk a labyrinth by candlelight in the sanctuary, or sit in the pews by candlelight with quiet music. At 7:50, we will gather to pray and share Holy Communion. A simple wine and cheese fellowship will follow.

 

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Women's Book Club
Dec
4
7:30 PM19:30

Women's Book Club

Gather with other women to connect with one another and discuss the book of the month. No registration is required, simply join the Book Club in the Conference room at Saint Luke. 

This month the group will be reading:  "Brit-Marie was Here" By Fredrik Backman

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Toolbox of Faith: Gifts of Hope
Dec
2
9:15 AM09:15

Toolbox of Faith: Gifts of Hope

Christmas is a season for giving! As our Toolbox of Faith series concludes, we will have the chance to explore alternative ways to give while making a difference.  We will also hear from Pastor Fritz Fowler from University Lutheran Church of Philadelphia, which organizes Feast Incarnate, a weekly hospitality ministry providing a meal for those in need, including those affected by HIV and AIDS. The organization employs the help of volunteers from around the region, including many local congregations, who help prepare meals, greet visitors, serve food, and clean up every week. Feast Incarnate is one of the many great places to make a difference this holiday season.

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Men's Breakfast
Dec
1
8:00 AM08:00

Men's Breakfast

Gather with other men on the first Saturday of the month to enjoy a delicious breakfast! Each month, you will have a chance to get to know other men, eat breakfast, and hear from a special guest speakers about a variety of interesting topics. 

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Kind Hearts
Nov
18
9:15 AM09:15

Kind Hearts

All ages are encouraged to join us for a special intergenerational faith experience. Gather with us during Education Hour for a shared faith experience for all generations. This interactive experience is sure to be enjoyed by all.

Sunday School classes (Pre-K through Confirmation) will be participating in the Kind Hearts experience. Parents and other adults are encouraged to participate alongside children.

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Alternative Gift Market
Nov
10
to Nov 11

Alternative Gift Market

Your holiday shopping can make a difference in the world. This market will feature hand-made and fair-trade "alternatives" to standard commercial holiday gifts. Your purchases will support local artisans and people in need around the world. Please consider bringing a non-perishable food donation for the Great Valley Food Cupboard when you come to the market. Check us out on Facebook for the latest updates!

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First Wednesday
Nov
7
7:30 PM19:30

First Wednesday

Need a quiet space in the midst of your week? Come for a time of silence, quiet music, and prayer, with occasional guided meditation and Eucharist. Come get refreshed and be ready to take on the rest of your month. 

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Women's Book Club
Nov
6
7:30 PM19:30

Women's Book Club

Gather with other women to connect with one another and discuss the book of the month. No registration is required, simply join the Book Club in the Conference room at Saint Luke. 

This month the group will be reading:  "The Rent Collector" By Camron Wright

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Toolbox of Faith: Two Cents Worth
Nov
4
9:15 AM09:15

Toolbox of Faith: Two Cents Worth

In this month's Toolbox of Faith forum, Pastor Larry Smoose will share thoughts on teaching kids healthy, faith-based attitudes towards money. As a parent, discussing money with children can be a challenge, but Pastor Smoose will give parents tips and tools regarding how they can help kids navigate materialism, wisely use of their time and talents, and learn how to save for their future. 

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Junior Youth Gathering
Nov
3
to Nov 4

Junior Youth Gathering

Confirmation students are going to the Junior Youth Gathering (JYG) at Tel Hai Camp! JYG is SEPA’s cornerstone Confirmation Retreat, and you won’t want to miss this year as we learn about the Kingdom of God through the lens of the Lord’s Prayer! We will explore how we too can live out the prayer each day that God’s Kingdom may come on Earth “as it is in Heaven”. This year, our retreat will include more time to build friendships, as well as fun new activities! Open to ALL youth in Grades 6-9! Spark students will carpool from Saint Luke at 9:00 am on Saturday and return during 10:30 am worship on Sunday.   

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Men's Breakfast
Nov
3
8:00 AM08:00

Men's Breakfast

Gather with other men on the first Saturday of the month to enjoy a delicious breakfast! Each month, you will have a chance to get to know other men, eat breakfast, and hear from a special guest speakers about a variety of interesting topics. This month, Allan B. Schwartz, M.D., Professor Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine will be sharing on the medical mystery of Ronald Reagan.

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Fall Food Drive
Oct
21
to Nov 18

Fall Food Drive

During the season of Thanksgiving, we will collect non-perishable food and cleaning items for our local food pantry. Cereal, granola bars, crackers, mayo, ketchup, mustard, juice boxes, oatmeal, paper goods, toothbrushes, toothpaste are especially needed. If you’re able to provide these for one of the 125 families served each month by the Great Valley Food Cupboard, please drop them off in the box outside Schlack Hall before November 18th.

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Feeding Thousands
Oct
20
9:00 AM09:00

Feeding Thousands

Working together, we can feed thousands! Get together with friends, family, coworkers, etc to form a team of 10-12 people. Teams pledge to raise funds so that meal ingredients can be purchased. Groups will be given scheduling preference based upon the date funds are submitted. Once you are scheduled, plan to arrive with your team, pack as many meals as you can, and change the world!  Time slots are 60 minutes long; volunteers invited and encouraged to sign up for multiple hours. Keep in mind that volunteers need to arrive 20 minutes prior to their time slot for registration and training. All ages are welcome.  

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Coffee & Conversation
Oct
10
8:30 AM08:30

Coffee & Conversation

Drop by Starbucks at Gateway Shopping Center to connect with others over a cup of coffee. Enjoy rich conversation about whatever is going on in the world and our lives. There's no agenda or specific topic. Feel free to stay for a few minutes or the whole time.

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Serving @ The Welcome Church
Oct
7
1:00 PM13:00

Serving @ The Welcome Church

Join us as we serve the Welcome Church, a church without walls for homeless people in Philadelphia. There are many ways to help! If you'd like to donate supplies, please check out our shopping list in the Narthex and return donations by Oct. 7th. You can also contribute financially towards the to-go Wawa coffee's we share by placing your donation in the offering with "Welcome Church" in the memo or dropping it off at the church offices. A group will be bringing donations to The Welcome Church on Oct. 7th.

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Pet Blessing
Oct
6
4:00 PM16:00

Pet Blessing

Bring your pet to receive a blessing and to offer thanks to God. This delightful service is held in the garden, with refreshments for humans and treats for animals. A freewill offering will be taken to benefit the Francisvale Home for Smaller Animals. This free event is open to the community. No registration is necessary. 

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Men's Breakfast
Oct
6
8:00 AM08:00

Men's Breakfast

Gather with other men on the first Saturday of the month to enjoy a delicious breakfast! Each month, you will have a chance to get to know other men, eat breakfast, and hear from a special guest speakers about a variety of interesting topics. This month’s topic is “Exploring National Parks” presented by Ron Harmon.

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First Wednesday
Oct
3
7:30 PM19:30

First Wednesday

Need a quiet space in the midst of your week? Come for a time of silence, quiet music, and prayer, with occasional guided meditation and Eucharist. Come get refreshed and be ready to take on the rest of your month. 

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Women's Book Club
Oct
2
7:30 PM19:30

Women's Book Club

Gather with other women to connect with one another and discuss the book of the month. No registration is required, simply join the Book Club in the Conference room at Saint Luke. 

This month the group will be reading:  "The Kitchen House" By Kathleen Grissom

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LWR Quilt Blessing
Sep
30
8:15 AM08:15

LWR Quilt Blessing

As disasters occur around the world, Lutheran World Relief and ELCA Disaster Relief work to assist and bring hope.  Saint Luke's Needles and Pins ministry creates quilts for LWR and annually delivers them to Lancaster to begin their journey to folks in need around the world. Join us on this special day to learn more about LWR and for a special blessing of the quilts.

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Gathering of Parents of Young Adults & Empty Nesters
Sep
27
7:30 PM19:30

Gathering of Parents of Young Adults & Empty Nesters

Parenting continues even when our kids become young adults, Gather with other parents who also have young adult aged children. Together we will write cards to our children, pray for our young adults and whatever adventures they are embarking on this year!  We will also have a chance to explore the next steps in our own faith journeys. 

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Feeding Thousands Pizza Fundraiser
Sep
27
11:00 AM11:00

Feeding Thousands Pizza Fundraiser

Enjoy a meal while helping make the biggest difference possible at Feeding Thousands. Eat at California Pizza Kitchen (King of Prussia Mall) on Thursday, September 27 and 20% of your check will be donated to Feeding Thousands. Customers must present a flyer to their server to participate. Flyers available at Saint Luke and online to share with others. Volunteers are also needed on September 26 to staff a display table outside the restaurant to increase support.

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