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25 Books Every Christian Should Read (Daytime)

Well-known Christian contemplatives have compiled a list of 25 influential, classical, pivotal books for Christian discipleship. Points addressed for each book include: overview, why it is a classic, a study guide and more. At each meeting, the class discusses a different book. The group has already read many classics including...

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25 Books Every Christian Should Read (Evening)

Well-known Christian contemplatives have compiled a list of 25 influential, classical, pivotal books for Christian discipleship. Points addressed for each book include: overview, why it is a classic, a study guide and more. At each meeting, the class discusses a different book. The group has already read many classics including...

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Authentic Manhood: A Man and His Marriage
  • Wednesday
  • 6:15 PM

March 4 - April 8 (Greg Hale) This six-session study covers important but often misunderstood details about marriage, including Biblical foundation, servant leadership, friendship, threats and sex. IT concludes with specific, practical ideas that can help you bring new life to your marriage

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Baby Blanket Ministry

Knit or crochet baby blankets for St. Luke's newborn babies or donate yarn.

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Banks' Small Group
  • Thursday
  • 6:00 PM

Host for Jan 23: Jennifer and Dan Thompson Butler Tarkington area 2 blocks west of Meridian 46308; Host for Jan 30: Sharon and Ken Kriech – Carmel – 46033; Host for Feb 6: Diane Banks Indianapolis 46260

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Bible Journaling for Spiritual Growth
  • The First Saturday of every month at 10:00 AM

1st Saturdays from September - December, 10AM - noon, Spiritual Life Center. Bible journaling, a cross between scrapbooking, journaling and Bible study, is a creative and fresh way to explore Scripture. Dig deeper into God's work, find what speaks to you and use craft supplies to express it. Come when you...

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Blackburn Lenten Small Group

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Boomers Lenten Small Group (Thompson/Lamb)
  • Tuesday
  • 6:00 PM

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Brooke's Place

Support for grieving children. Group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30PM. To register, call 317-705-9650.

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Cafe Conversations
  • Wednesday
  • 9:30 AM

This group is made up of mostly retired women and men. Spring topics include Just Mercy, Lent Sermon Discussion and Beyond the Messy Truth.

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Caring Cars

Want to volunteer as a driver to take people who are unable to drive to their doctor's appointment or the church on Sunday? Contact caringcars@stlukesumc.com for more information and found out how you can get connected with this wonderful group!

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Centering Prayer Group
  • Monday
  • 4:00 PM

The Goal of Christian centering prayer is to be open to God at the deepest soul level. Expect to sit in silence as a group for 20 minutes to enrich your personal practice. Follow-up by attending a Social Action meeting.

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Clark/ Hoskins Small Group
  • Sunday
  • 10:45 AM

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Coe Lenten Small Group

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Community Yoga
  • Tuesday
  • 6:00 PM

Community Yoga meets on Tuesdays from 6-7PM in The Modge. Cost is $8 per class. All are welcome!

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Contemplative Outreach Centering Prayer Morning
  • The Fourth Saturday of every month at 8:45 AM

4th Saturdays, January to May, 8:45 - 11:30AM. Expect an opportunity to practice Centering Prayer, view selected videos, share in small groups and close with Lectio Divina. All fall presentations will be selections from A Taste of Beauty, Truth and Wisdom with talks by both Fr. Thomas Keating and Fr....

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CPR class
  • Once at 3/7/2020 9:00 AM

Sat. March 7, 9AM-Noon, Room N101, Cost: $25 Learn CPR. Email to register: stlukeshealthministry@gmail.com

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Creation Care Committee
  • The Second Sunday of every month at 12:15 PM

The Creation Care Ministry celebrates and cares for God’s creation by educating, encouraging faith-based actions and enabling the St. Luke’s UMC community to conserve resources and promote environmental harmony. Meet in room N103/104.

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Death & Resurrection Class
  • Once at 2/25/2020 11:00 AM

Tues, Feb 25, 11AM, Fellowship Hall This funeral planning class takes on a topic that many think about as they get older, but seldom know how to get started. This class helps you understand and plan your Christian service of death and resurrection. Contact Rev. Regina Proctor, proctorr@stlukesumc.com, 317-846-3404 for more...

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Disciple I - Arant
  • Thursday
  • 10:00 AM

Jan 9 - Mar. 26; Becoming Disciples through Bible Study: A life-transforming 12-week, one hour and fifteen-minute class that offers an overview of the New Testament. A strong commitment to 20-30 minutes of daily reading is needed. A study manual and study Bible are needed and available in Connections bookstore.

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Disciple I - Fuquay
  • Wednesday
  • 6:15 PM

Jan 8 - April 1; Becoming Disciples through Bible Study: A life-transforming 12-week, one hour and fifteen-minute class that offers an overview of the New Testament. A strong commitment to 20-30 minutes of daily reading is needed. A study manual and study Bible are needed and available in Connections bookstore.

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Disciple I - McElwain
  • Sunday
  • 10:45 AM

Jan. 12 - May 31; Becoming Disciples through Bible Study: A life-transforming 12-week, one hour and fifteen-minute class that offers an overview of the New Testament. A strong commitment to 20-30 minutes of daily reading is needed. A study manual and study Bible are needed and available in Connections bookstore.

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Disciple II - King/Wack
  • Sunday
  • 9:30 AM

Jan. 5 - Mar 22: Into the Word Into the World –This class covers Genesis, Exodus, Luke and Acts. Connections between the Old/New Testaments are emphasized. A study manual and study Bible are needed and available in Connections bookstore. Prerequisite: Disciple I.

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Disciple II - Maksym
  • Tuesday
  • 1:15 PM

Jan. 7 - Mar 31: Into the Word Into the World –This class covers Genesis, Exodus, Luke and Acts. Connections between the Old/New Testaments are emphasized. A study manual and study Bible are needed and available in Connections bookstore. Prerequisite: Disciple I.

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Disciple III - Meyers/Vida
  • Wednesday
  • 6:15 PM

Jan. 15 - April 1: Remember Who You Are – This class covers the letters of Paul. A study manual and study Bible are needed and available in Connections bookstore. Prerequisite: Disciple I.

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Disciple IV - Schopmeyer
  • Wednesday
  • 12:00 PM

Jan. 8 - May 13: Under the Tree of Life – This class covers The Writings in the New Testament. Scripture includes John I, II, III John, James, Jude and Revelation. Participants are welcome to join this group at any time. A study manual and study Bible are needed and...

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Discussion of the Book of Revelation
  • Tuesday
  • 12:00 PM

Tuesdays, Feb. 18th - April 7th, 12-1:15PM (Tom Maksym) The end times. How should I approach such a topic? With hopefulness? Intimidation? Do I even understand it? Revelation helps answer the questions. You will increase our knowledge of this important book of the Bible and find hope through the revelation of...

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El Camino: Preparing for a Life-Changing Pilgrimage
  • Once at 4/29/2020 6:30 PM

Wednesday, April 29, 6:30-7:30PM, C124 (Jenny Hawke) Jenny Hawke, who walked the last 70 miles (100 kilometers) of El Camino in Spain from Sarria to Santiago in 2017, will share her experience about traveling with Spanish Steps, a tour company that provides experienced guides and support and makes all meal, luggage...

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Encore
  • Sunday
  • 10:30 AM

This is a class of older adults who enjoy learning and fellowship. All are welcome.

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Exploring Religion and Mysticism
  • The Second Thursday of every month at 10:00 AM

Expect a different interfaith speaker each month followed by lively discussion.

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Faithful and Inclusive: The Bible, Sexuality and the United Methodist Church
  • Sunday
  • 10:50 AM

Sundays, Feb. 23 - March 29, 10:50 - 11:50AM (Tom Maksym) This DVD study is taught by Rob Fuquay and includes testimonies of St. Luke's members. Faithful and Inclusive allows you to gain an understanding of how United Methodists can be both obedient to God's Word and fully welcoming to LGBTQ...

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Faithful and Inclusive: The Bible, Sexuality and the United Methodist Church
  • Wednesday
  • 6:15 PM

Jan. 15 - Feb. 19 (Rev. Rob Fuquay) This DVD study is taught by Rob Fuquay and includes testimonies of St. Luke's members. Faithful and Inclusive allows you to gain an understanding of how United Methodists can be both obedient to God's Word and fully welcoming to LGBTQ persons in...

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Faithful and Inclusive: The Bible, Sexuality and the United Methodist Church
  • Wednesday
  • 8:00 PM

Wednesdays, Jan. 15 - Feb. 19, 8PM, (Ty King) This DVD study is taught by Rob Fuquay and includes testimonies of St. Luke's members. Faithful and Inclusive allows you to gain an understanding of how United Methodists can be both obedient to God's Word and fully welcoming to LGBTQ persons...

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Faithful and Inclusive: The Bible, Sexuality and the United Methodist Church
  • Wednesday
  • 8:00 PM

Wednesdays, March 4 - April 8, 8PM, (Ty King) This DVD study is taught by Rob Fuquay and includes testimonies of St. Luke's members. Faithful and Inclusive allows you to gain an understanding of how United Methodists can be both obedient to God's Word and fully welcoming to LGBTQ persons...

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Foland Small Group
  • Sunday
  • 6:15 PM

This is an ongoing Small Group, welcoming new members. Will be taking a break until January.

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Ford Men's Small Group
  • Wednesday
  • 12:00 PM

This is an ongoing Small Group, welcoming new members.

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Friends in Faith
  • The Third Saturday of every month at 11:00 AM

Expect intimate interfaith round table discussions about topics of religious and cultural relevance. Make friends with someone from a different religious tradition!

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Gentle Yoga
  • Monday
  • 5:30 PM

Gentle Yoga meets on Mondays in N103/104. Cost is $8 per class. All are welcome!

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God Talk (Sandy Harlan)
  • Monday
  • 10:15 AM

Theological conversations connecting the Bible and Christianity with 21st century culture. Participants discuss insights found in writings of contemporary authors with a progressive slant. For anyone searching for a deeper understanding of how faith relates to everyday life. A variety of resources and materials will be used as determined by...

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Haley Lenten Small Group

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Harlan Lenten Small Group
  • Wednesday
  • 6:15 PM

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HOPE Support Group

Support for infant and pregnancy loss.

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Interfaith Relationships

The Interfaith Relationships Committee creates harmony and fellowship with theologically diverse neighbors in order to speak to the bias driven problems in our city and world by offering opportunities for awareness, engagement, and involvement through classes, social events, service, and dialogue. This ministry has both weekday and Sunday afternoon meetings...

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Jesus in the Gospels (Adams)
  • Thursday
  • 10:00 AM

Sept. 5 - May 28: The overarching aim is to deepen discipleship through better understanding of the Biblical texts and their message. The study helps group members understand that Jesus is rooted in Judaism and the Scriptures of Judaism and that Christianity and the New Testament are rooted in the...

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Jesus in the Gospels (Nyby/Hale)
  • Sunday
  • 9:30 AM

Sept. 8 - May 28: The overarching aim is to deepen discipleship through better understanding of the Biblical texts and their message. The study helps group members understand that Jesus is rooted in Judaism and the Scriptures of Judaism and that Christianity and the New Testament are rooted in the...

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Kitchen Table Group

Kitchen table groups are small groups specifically designed with busy parents in mind. These groups meet once a month in homes or at church while sharing a meal and conversation about topics that shape life and faith. We know that parenting is one of the busiest seasons of life, and...

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Lenten Labyrinth Retreat
  • Once at 2/29/2020 9:30 AM

Saturday, March 7, 9:30-11AM, Fellowship Hall (Judy Homer) Just like pilgrims in the Middle Ages made pilgrimages across Europe to holy sites, as Lent begins you can make your own pilgrimage by walking St. Luke’s labyrinth. Expect a time of contemplation and sacred focus.

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LGBT Small Group (Smith/Sondgeroth)
  • Wednesday
  • 7:00 PM

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LGBTQ and Allies Small Group
  • Weekly: Mondays at 7:00 PM

Jan. 27 - Feb. 24 at 7-8:30PM, St. Luke's

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LGBTQ Ministry

The LGBTQ Ministry celebrates and advocates for the LGBTQ community within St. Luke's and the wider community.

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LGBTQ Open Mic Night
  • Once at 3/13/2020 7:00 PM

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Lifelong Learners
  • Sunday
  • 9:30 AM

This is a class for mostly 50-60 year olds. Whether you have children, are an empty nester, single or are a couple you're welcome to join us!

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Lowry's Small Group
  • Monday
  • 6:00 PM

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Meador Small Group
  • Every 2 weeks: Sundays at 4:00 PM

Meets in Various homes on Sunday's at 4PM

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Men's Grief Group
  • Thursday
  • 1:00 PM

This is a group to provide support for men who have lost their wives.

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Men's Spirituality Group
  • The Third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM

This group welcomes all men wanting an informal small group experience. Discussions center on continuing faith journeys, spiritual practices, interfaith experiences and making the Bible pertinent for life in our current culture.

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Military Ministry

This group meets one time a month and is open to all military personnel.

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Mullins Lenten Small Group

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New Earth Community
  • Thursday
  • 6:00 PM

This group meets to discuss innovative spiritual books.

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New Perspectives
  • Sunday
  • 11:00 AM

Expect programs based on the Social Principles of the United Methodist Church focusing on human issues. Follow-up by attending the Contemplative Outreach Saturday morning opportunities.

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On Being
  • Sunday
  • 9:30 AM

Conversation based around the weekly American Public Radio show and podcast "On Being," hosted by Krista Tippett. This exploration of faith, humanity and ideas can be heard locally on 90.1FM at 9PM on Thursdays or 7AM on Sundays or at onbeing.org

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Open Circle
  • Sunday
  • 10:45 AM

This group is made up of mixed ages and life stages. All are welcome. Spring topics include sermon discussions, The Passion Play and Pastor Rob's study on sexuality and the Bible.

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Parents of Children w/ Special Needs Small Group (Hunter)

This is an ongoing small group for parents who have children with special needs. New members are always welcome!

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Pastor's Book Study
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 AM

This group is an opportunity to study with one of our pastors. The group is comprised of mostly retired men and women but all are invited to join!

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Patton Jr. Small Group
  • Sunday
  • 6:00 PM

Studying the Grace book by Max Lucado

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Pickleball Players

Interested in playing Pickleball? we meet on Tuesday nights in the Great Hall.

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Prayer Initiative-Praying with a Pastor
  • Sunday
  • 8:00 AM

Have a passion for prayer and lifting up our pastors? Join us on Sunday's to pray with our pastors!

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Prayer Shawl Ministry Group
  • Tuesday
  • 1:00 PM

This group meets weekly on Tuesdays at 1PM in Luke's Lodge to knit or crochet prayer shawls for those who need to be wrapped in prayer.

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Price Small Group
  • Tuesday
  • 7:00 PM

Tuesdays, 7PM St. Luke's

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Racial Justice Group
  • The First Sunday of every month at 12:15 PM

Would you like to expand your firsthand knowledge about Indianapolis’ thriving black community? Join us on monthly field trips to black historic sites, soul food restaurants, black-themed theater productions and movies. The Racial Justice Ministry at St. Luke's actively engages the congregation and staff in actions to dismantle racism within...

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Richard Rohr on Video
  • Weekly: Wednesdays at 6:15 PM

5 Wednesdays, March 4-April 1, 6:15-7:45PM, C124 (Roger Frick) Learn about this 21st century theologian’s views on Progressive Christianity. Expect a video presentation and an opportunity to discuss a variety of topics.

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Roberson Lenten Group
  • Sunday
  • 9:30 AM

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Sermon Discussion Small Group
  • Sunday
  • 12:15 PM

This is an ongoing Small Group, welcoming new members. Join us for lunch on Sunday's after service as we discuss the sermon and make practical applications. We meet in N101/N102 and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 for the meal.

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Sharing your Faith
  • Wednesday
  • 6:15 PM

Jan. 15 - Feb. 19 (Rev. Jevon Caldwell-Gross) Sharing our faith is something most of us want to do, but sometimes we aren't sure HOW to do it. In this five week class, we will explore the barriers we face to sharing our faith, how to move beyond them and...

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Single Dads Support Group
  • The First Wednesday of every month at 6:15 PM

First Wednesdays Beginning September 4th Are you a single dad? This group is here to support you through the roller coaster challenges of fatherhood as a single parent. We will gather to discuss some of the challenges that are unique to single fathers, while providing support and celebrating milestones together. Contact...

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Single Moms Support Group
  • The First Wednesday of every month at 6:15 PM

First Wednesdays Beginning Sept. 4th Are you a single mom? Would you like to meet other single mothers who can support and encourage you? We discuss topics such as finances, self-care, parenting, emotional support and spiritual growth. Contact Laura Marine for more information at marinel@stlukesumc.com or 317-846-3404 ext. 343. Free childcare...

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Single Parenting Class
  • Weekly: Wednesdays at 6:15 PM

Participants learn how to access the hope, help and healing that God offers through working through a workbook, discussion and videos. Single-parenting topics include, concern for children, how divorce affects children, finding rest, money management, parenting skills, responding to adversity, emotional and spiritual help, dealing with anger and anxiety, addressing...

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Social Action

Expect speakers, conversation and networking on crucial topics such as redistricting, mass incarceration, voting rights, etc.

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Soup and Speaker 2019

Series of speakers during a soup lunch.

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Studio 3 Art Ministry
  • Thursday
  • 10:00 AM

Artists creating in any medium are welcome to this supportive, friendly group. Some field trips scheduled throughout the year. For more information please contact Linda Etherton at j.etherton1@juno.com.

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Sunrise Women's Book Study
  • Wednesday
  • 7:00 AM

Start your day with friends, prayer, light breakfast and stimulating discussion.

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The Good and Beautiful Life: Putting on the Character of Christ
  • Wednesday
  • 11:45 AM

Jan. 22 - April 1, 11:45 - 1PM (Susan Fuquay) Pre-requisite: The Good and Beautiful God: "I have never met a person whose goal was to ruin his or her life. We all want to be happy, and we want it all of the time." The problem is we have...

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The Path Between Us
  • Wednesday
  • 6:15 PM

Jan. 15 - Feb. 19 (Mindie Moore) Most of us have no idea how others see or process their experiences and that can make relationships hard. Understanding the motivations and dynamics of these different personality types can be the key that unlocks sometimes mystifying behavior in others - and in...

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The Walk
  • Wednesday
  • 6:15 PM

Jan. 15 - Feb. 19 (Gustanna Moss-Chaney & Terri Coe) How do we walk with Christ - daily, follow him, grow in him, and faithfully serve him? Join Adam Hamilton this Lent and Easter in The Walk and discover five essential spiritual practices rooted in Jesus' own walk with God....

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Thursday Afternoon Women's Book Study
  • Thursday
  • 1:00 PM

Read and discuss fiction and non-fiction books on topics of current interest.

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Tues. AM Men's Small Group (Schoch)
  • Tuesday
  • 6:30 AM

Men's small group that meets at 6:30AM at Sunrise Cafe 11711 N Meridian St #140, Carmel, IN 46032. We meet every Tuesday for breakfast, coffee and conversations about God.

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Tuesday Women's Spiritual Book Study
  • Tuesday
  • 11:30 AM

Fiction and non-fiction books with spiritual themes.

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UMW Mary Magdalene Circle
  • The Third Monday of every month at 6:30 PM

All women of St. Luke's are invited to attend Mary Magdalene Circle. Fall 2019 Meeting Dates: September 16, October 14, November 18, December 16 For questions, please contact Hope Carrol at covehope@icloud.com.

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UMW New Life Circle
  • The Third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM

A gathering of single, divorced, widowed, working, or retired women. Fall 2019 Meeting Dates: September 17, October 15, November 19 and November 24. Contact Nancy Hopper for additional event and program information, nchopper26@yahoo.com.

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UMW Projects with a Purpose (Morning)
  • The Second Thursday of every month at 10:00 AM

St. Luke's newest UMW circle working on projects supporting the UMW mission, directly helping women and children. Come for projects and fellowship. Bring a sewing machine, fabric scissors and pics. We meet the 2nd Thursdays of the month from 10am-1pm in C124. Contact Regan Summers for more information. regansummers@hotmail.com

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UMW Reading Group
  • The Fourth Monday of every month at 7:00 PM

The UMW Reading Group will meet in the Parlor the 4th Mondays of the month from 7-8:30 pm. Join St. Luke's Ladies for a lively book discussion each month. This group is open to all women, newcomers welcome. Look for book selections in the monthly UMW newsletter or contact Jennifer...

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UMW Sarah Circle
  • The Third Monday of every month at 1:00 PM

A circle of "mature" women from diverse backgrounds. Contact Pattie Lind for more information. Please note this group will not meet in January.

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Vegan/Vegetarian Lunch Group

Avoiding meat is a gift to God's creation. Bring a labeled vegetarian or vegan dish to share, experience an interesting video and speaker and meet new people. Can't bring a dish? Bring $5!

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Volleyball on Monday Nights
  • Monday
  • 6:30 PM

Volleyball with an emphasis on fun. No spiking. Open to all on Monday nights - come for pick up games one week or every week.

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Wednesday Night Live Lenten Group Experience
  • Wednesday
  • 6:15 PM

Groups will meet around tables for 5 weeks with a dedicated Table Host. Pastor Rob will kick off our discussion each week! (Meets 615-730pm with optional dinner beforehand at 515)

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Yoga for Stress
  • Monday
  • 9:30 AM

Mondays (9:30AM), Marsha Pappas instructor, Rm 103/104, 8 sessions package/ $96.00; walk-in/$15. Please pay at the door.

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Young Adult Group
  • Wednesday
  • 6:30 PM

This is a new Group that will be meeting at the hosts home on Wednesday evenings, open to YA Men and Women.

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Young Adult Men's Small Group (Wood)
  • Friday
  • 7:00 AM

This is an ongoing Small Group, welcoming new members. Young men's small group. We meet at Indie Coffee Roasters in Carmel. We have a weekly check-in with each guy and hear what's going on in his life, and discuss a weekly devotional.

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Young Adults Mom's with Young Kids Small Group (Moore)
  • Tuesday
  • 9:30 AM

This is an ongoing Small Group, welcoming new members. Group for mom's of young kids meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the Month.

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YOWO (YOga - WOrship)
  • Wednesday
  • 6:15 PM

Jan. 15 - Feb. 19, 6:15 - 7:30PM and March 4 - April 1 (Karla Becker) Bring your yoga mat! 20 minutes of sermon discussion; 40 minutes of yoga; 15 minutes of prayerful movement; quieting the spirit and fueling the soul while connecting with Jesus through movement, music and prayer.

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