Together in Hope
Oct
21
9:30am 9:30am

Together in Hope

Lutherans and Catholics will mark the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation with an ecumenical seminar and worship at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lansdale, PA. Speakers, Rev. Donald McCoid and Dr. John Borelli, will highlight theological progress toward unity. Worship will be led by The Rev. Peter Donahue, president of Villanova University, and Bishop Claire Burkat. The cost is $15, which includes lunch. This event is one of many wonderful SEPA synod Reformation 500 events.

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Fall Food Drive
Oct
29
to Nov 26

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 26th.

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The Future of the Christian Church
Oct
29
9:15am 9:15am

The Future of the Christian Church

As we celebrate the Reformation and 500 years of the Lutheran church's history, it's important that we look forward and address the many challenges facing the church at large during this crucial point in history. Father Donohue, President of Villanova University, will offer his unique perspective on the future of the Church.

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Red Cross Blood Drive
Nov
3
1:00pm 1:00pm

Red Cross Blood Drive

Blood cannot be manufactured – it can only come from generous donors.  Although an estimated 38 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate blood at any given time, less than 10 percent of that eligible population actually do each year.  Each donation matters! One donated pint of blood can save as many as three lives.

Won't you take the next step?  CLICK HERE to reserve your time slot on the 3rd.  

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Women's Book Club
Nov
7
7:30pm 7:30pm

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 Children Act" by Ian McEwan.

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Coffee & Conversation
Nov
8
8:30am 8:30am

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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JYG: Junior Youth Gathering
Nov
11
to Nov 12

JYG: Junior Youth Gathering

JYG is Spark’s cornerstone Confirmation Retreat for all students in grades 6-9. Come have a blast and grow in your faith while staying at Refreshing Mountain Retreat in Lancaster, PA.  Students will gather at Saint Luke at 5:00 pm on Saturday, will spend the night at Refreshing Mountain Retreat in Lancaster, and will return to Saint Luke by 5:30 pm. on Sunday. The cost for the retreat is $95. Registration opening soon!

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Club56 Wacky Bowling
Nov
12
3:30pm 3:30pm

Club56 Wacky Bowling

Wacky bowling is bowling with a fun twist. Eyes closed, left handed, granny style -- You never know what you are going to get, but you are sure to have a blast with Club 56! The cost is $15, which includes shoe rentals, bowling & pizza.  Registration opening soon!

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Spark @ Silver Springs
Nov
19
1:00pm 1:00pm

Spark @ Silver Springs

Spark Student Ministries believes in putting our faith into action. Students in grades 9-12 will visit Silver Springs - Martin Luther School to interact and play games with the young children that live there. In addition to putting faith into action, students have the opportunity to define their values and discover the value of service. 

We will stop for frozen yogurt on the way back to Saint Luke, so students are welcome to bring spending money.  

RSVP HERE

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Women's Book Club
Dec
5
7:30pm 7:30pm

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: "Loving Frank" by Nancy Horan.

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Christmas Caroling
Dec
12
3:00pm 3:00pm

Christmas Caroling

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear! Spread some holiday cheer with Club56 and Spark Student Ministries, as we go caroling around the community. Meet us at Saint Luke, dressed to be outdoors. After caroling, we will warm up with hot cocoa and holiday treats.  This event is FREE and open to all 5th-12th grade students.

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Advent Quiet Night
Dec
13
7:30pm 7:30pm

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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Spark @ Silver Springs
Dec
17
1:00pm 1:00pm

Spark @ Silver Springs

Spark Student Ministries believes in putting our faith into action. Students in grades 9-12 will visit Silver Springs - Martin Luther School to interact and play games with the young children that live there. In addition to putting faith into action, students have the opportunity to define their values and discover the value of service. 

We will stop for frozen yogurt on the way back to Saint Luke, so students are welcome to bring spending money.  

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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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Nifty Fifty
Oct
18
12:00pm12:00pm

Nifty Fifty

Enjoy a warm delicious meal, the company of friends, as well as guest speakers.  At this gathering, Officer Jamie Kemm will share on "Drugs in our Neighborhood." Bring a friend to enjoy a wonderful afternoon with Nifty Fifty.

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Spark @ Silver Springs
Oct
15
1:00pm 1:00pm

Spark @ Silver Springs

Spark Student Ministries believes in putting our faith into action. Students in grades 9-12 will visit Silver Springs - Martin Luther School to interact and play games with the young children that live there. In addition to putting faith into action, students have the opportunity to define their values and discover the value of service. 

We will stop for frozen yogurt on the way back to Saint Luke, so students are welcome to bring spending money.  

RSVP HERE

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KIDTOBER FEST
Oct
8
4:00pm 4:00pm

KIDTOBER FEST

There is no better way to celebrate fall than KIDTOBER FEST! Join us for an afternoon of pumpkin bowling, face painting, hot dogs, s'mores, balloons, carnival games, story time, and more! This completely FREE event is open to the community, so grab a friend and join the fun. 

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Pet Blessing
Oct
7
4:00pm 4:00pm

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
7
8:00am 8:00am

Men's Breakfast

Madison Miller, graduate of Penn State University, will share her experiences spending time on three Native American Reservations. Her talk “On and Beyond Native American Reservations” will focus on three personal reflections: the challenges and importance of (1) communicating misconceptions about Native American people and history, (2) learning in healing broken relationships, and (3) approaching present and future issues facing Native people. Complimentary breakfast is served. 

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Women's Book Club
Oct
3
7:30pm 7:30pm

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: "Gentlemen from Moscow" by Amor Towles.

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Stories from Afar
Oct
1
9:15am 9:15am

Stories from Afar

A group from Saint Luke had the chance to visit our companion congregation in Tanzania. Come get swept away by the incredible stories and photographs of all that they experienced, and learn how we can continue to deepen and expand this connection. 

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Spark @ Silver Springs
Sep
17
1:00pm 1:00pm

Spark @ Silver Springs

Spark Student Ministries believes in putting our faith into action. Students in grades 9-12 will visit Silver Springs - Martin Luther School to interact and play games with the young children that live there. In addition to putting faith into action, students have the opportunity to define their values and discover the value of service. 

We will stop for frozen yogurt on the way back to Saint Luke, so students are welcome to bring spending money.  

RSVP HERE

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Coffee & Conversation
Sep
13
8:30am 8:30am

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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Club56 Promo Party
Sep
10
4:00pm 4:00pm

Club56 Promo Party

5th & 6th grade kids and their parents are invited to join us as we kick off the school year. Come get to know one another, have a great time & enjoy delicious food. We will meet at 1270 Farm Road in Berwyn. Please bring a snack, beverage or side along to share. 

RSVP HERE to reserve your spot. 

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Women's Book Club
Sep
5
7:30pm 7:30pm

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: "100 Foot Journey" by Richard C. Morais.

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Personal Care & School Kit Collection
Aug
13
to Sep 3

Personal Care & School Kit Collection

On Kick Off Sunday, after the 10:30am service, together, we will assemble 100 personal care kits and 100 school kits for refugees around the world, to be distributed by Lutheran World Relief.

You can help by signing up to provide some supplies, by helping with the assembly on September 10th, or by making a financial donation toward purchasing supplies. Donated supplies need to be turned in to Saint Luke by September 3rd. 

SIGN UP HERE to provide some materials for a kit!

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Nifty Fifty
Aug
9
12:00pm12:00pm

Nifty Fifty

Enjoy a warm delicious meal, the company of friends, as well as guest speakers.  At this gathering, several of our youth and adult leaders that were part of the 2017 ASP service project will share their experiences. Reservations are encouraged, but not required. Bring a friend to enjoy a great meal and learn. 

Please be sure to RSVP to Ronald Harmon

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Women's Book Club
Aug
8
7:30pm 7:30pm

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: "Citizens of London" by Lynne Olson.

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Vacation Bible School - Hero Central
Jul
31
to Aug 4

Vacation Bible School - Hero Central

Go on awesome adventures alongside some of your favorite Bible heroes and discover the qualities that make us truly heroic in God. VBS Hero Central uses epic music, spectacular science, creative crafts, heroic recreation, and fantastic Bible stories to help kids discover their strength in God. Kids gather each day from 9:00am-12:00pm. There are no fees for this event. Reserve your spot today & plan to be a part of Hero Central this summer! 

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Needles & Pins Quilt Day
Jul
30
10:30am10:30am

Needles & Pins Quilt Day

Join us after church to tie a quilt for Lutheran World Relief, learn about their great work around the world, and enjoy some refreshments. All can help finish the quilts that will keep folks fleeing disaster stay warm & will help remind them of God's love. Come tie a quilt and learn about how Lutherans are helping people around the world! No registration is necessary. 

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Hidden Inheritance with Heidi Neumark
Jul
25
7:00pm 7:00pm

Hidden Inheritance with Heidi Neumark

This summer, as a congregation, we will be reading "Hidden Inheritance: Family, Secrets, Memory and Faith" by Lutheran pastor, Heidi Neumark. Heidi's life changed forever when she discovered a generation of family secrets revealing her hidden Jewish heritage. Hidden Inheritance will prompt us to explore our own identity, vocation, and theology. 

On July 25, we will have the privilege of hearing from the author herself! Heidi Neumark will join us to share her story and answer questions. 

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Hidden Inheritance Discussion
Jul
21
6:30pm 6:30pm

Hidden Inheritance Discussion

This summer, as a congregation, we will be reading "Hidden Inheritance: Family, Secrets, Memory and Faith" by Lutheran pastor, Heidi Neumark. Heidi's life changed forever when she discovered a generation of family secrets revealing her hidden Jewish heritage. Hidden Inheritance will prompt us to explore our own identity, vocation, and theology. This discussion group will meet at Jodi Donahue's home in West Chester/Malvern area. 

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Hidden Inheritance Discussion
Jul
18
7:00pm 7:00pm

Hidden Inheritance Discussion

This summer, as a congregation, we will be reading "Hidden Inheritance: Family, Secrets, Memory and Faith" by Lutheran pastor, Heidi Neumark. Heidi's life changed forever when she discovered a generation of family secrets revealing her hidden Jewish heritage. Hidden Inheritance will prompt us to explore our own identity, vocation, and theology. This discussion group will meet at Saint Luke. 

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Tanzania Companionship Trip
Jul
12
9:00am 9:00am

Tanzania Companionship Trip

Saint Luke is sending a group of eight to visit Mikanjuni Lutheran Parish, our Companionship Congregation, in Tanga, Tanzania from July 12 through July 26. Keep our travelers in your prayers as they prepare for the journey. On May 14, there will also be an opportunity to financially contribute to the trip and the service project that will be completed in Mikanjuni. 

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Hidden Inheritance Discussion
Jul
11
7:30pm 7:30pm

Hidden Inheritance Discussion

This summer, as a congregation, we will be reading "Hidden Inheritance: Family, Secrets, Memory and Faith" by Lutheran pastor, Heidi Neumark. Heidi's life changed forever when she discovered a generation of family secrets revealing her hidden Jewish heritage. Hidden Inheritance will prompt us to explore our own identity, vocation, and theology. This discussion group will meet at Saint Luke. 

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Red Cross Blood Drive
Jul
7
1:00pm 1:00pm

Red Cross Blood Drive

Blood cannot be manufactured – it can only come from generous donors.  Although an estimated 38 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate blood at any given time, less than 10 percent of that eligible population actually do each year.  Each donation matters! One donated pint of blood can save as many as three lives.

Won't you take the next step?  CLICK HERE to reserve your time slot on the 7th.  

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Appalachia Service Project
Jul
2
to Jul 8

Appalachia Service Project

Students in 8th-12th grade will spend a week in North Carolina 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. 

Additional details and registration will be available in the coming months.

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Summer Food Drive
Jul
1
to Jul 2

Summer Food Drive

This summer, 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 the kinds of items in short supply. 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 July 2nd. 

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