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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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Already Enough? - Edwards
  • Tuesday
  • 6:30 PM

Do you ever feel like everyone else has it all figured out... and you don't? Join us for a new type of Small Group this fall, JUST for 20's/30's, where we explore how to move beyond the false beliefs we all carry to the truth about our identity as people...

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Already Enough? - Kawiecki
  • Thursday
  • 7:00 PM

Do you ever feel like everyone else has it all figured out... and you don't? Join us for a new type of Small Group this fall, JUST for 20's/30's, where we explore how to move beyond the false beliefs we all carry to the truth about our identity as...

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Already Enough? - Smith Agresti
  • Tuesday
  • 6:30 PM

Do you ever feel like everyone else has it all figured out... and you don't? Join us for a new type of Small Group this fall, JUST for 20's/30's, where we explore how to move beyond the false beliefs we all carry to the truth about our identity as...

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

Oct. 16 - Nov. 20: God created man to work, and His Word instructs men on how to engage and enjoy work. A Man and His Work is a six-session Bible study that provides insight into some of the ways men can find both their best fit and fulfillment in...

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Bible Journaling for Spiritual Growth

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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Bingeworthy Online Discussion Group (Armington)
  • Wednesday
  • 9:00 PM

Join us any Wednesday, 9pm ET - sign up anytime or just join the call! (Copy and paste this into your browser: https://zoom.us/j/970546275) As we walk through the Bible via the 10-week sermon series, Bingeworthy, join in an online discussion group led by Kathy Armington. We’d love to welcome you...

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Born Catholic, Now Methodist; Am I Going to Hell?
  • Wednesday
  • 6:15 PM

Oct. 16 - Nov. 20: Discover differences between Catholics & Protestants: sin, guilt, purgatory, hell, finding peace with my beliefs. Led by Tom Maksym, a 50 year Catholic and 15 year Methodist, former teacher and educational publishing executive. Materials provided in class. Come with questions.

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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 (Jim Keating)

Sept. 4 - Dec. 11: Mostly retired women & men Fall Studies include: Public Faith in action, Moses: In the Footsteps of the Reluctant Prophet, and Enrique's Journey

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Cancer Support Group
  • Monday
  • 6:00 PM

Meet with others diagnosed with, or caring for someone with, cancer to give and receive encouragement and hope. Positive, uplifting spiritual support offered weekly.

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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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Choir Small Group (C. Foltz)

Start date: 8/22/2019 This is an ongoing Small Group, welcoming new members.

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Community Yoga

Tuesdays; 6-7PM; The Modge; $8

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Contemplative Outreach Centering Prayer Morning

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. Richard Rohr. Free will offering with no registration...

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Couples in Mid Life Small Group (Booze)
  • Sunday
  • 10:30 AM

We will meet in Room C110 at the Church. Starting 8/18/2019

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Creation Care Committee

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

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Dad's Grief Group
  • Tuesday
  • 7:00 AM

Breakfast and discussion for fathers who have lost a young adult son or daughter.

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Disciple I - Arant
  • Thursday
  • 10:00 AM

Sept. 5 - Nov. 21: Becoming Disciples through Bible Study: A life- transforming one hour and fifteen-minute class that offers an overview of the Old Testament in the Fall and then the New Testament in the Winter/Spring. A strong commitment to 20-30 minutes of daily reading is needed. Study manuals and...

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Disciple I - Fuquay
  • Wednesday
  • 6:15 PM

Sept. 4 - Nov. 20: Becoming Disciples through Bible Study: A life- transforming one hour and fifteen-minute class that offers an overview of the Old Testament in the Fall and then the New Testament in the Winter/Spring. A strong commitment to 20-30 minutes of daily reading is needed. Study manuals...

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Disciple I - McElwain
  • Sunday
  • 10:45 AM

Sept. 8 - Nov. 24: Becoming Disciples through Bible Study: A life- transforming one hour and fifteen-minute class that offers an overview of the Old Testament in the Fall and then the New Testament in the Winter/Spring. A strong commitment to 20-30 minutes of daily reading is needed. Study manuals...

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

Sept. 8 - Nov. 24: 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

Sept. 3 - Nov. 19: 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

Sept. 4 - Nov. 20: Remember Who You Are – This class covers the prophets and 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

Aug. 21 - April 29: Under the Tree of Life – This class covers The Writings, John and Revelation. A study manual and study Bible are needed and available in Connections bookstore. Prerequisite: Disciple I.

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DivorceCare Fall 2019
  • Monday
  • 6:00 PM

DivorceCare helps you face the challenges of divorce and move forward with your life. $20 fee includes the book. Scholarships available. Childcare available upon request. Register at divorcecare.org or email Regina Proctor at proctorr@stlukesumc.com.

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Encore (Teacher: Scott Arant; Class Leader: Patti Davis)
  • Sunday
  • 10:30 AM

This is a class of older adults who enjoy learning and fellowship. All are welcome. Fall Curriculum: Moses Sept. 8 - Oct. 13, Short Stories by Jesus Oct. 20 - Nov. 24, Faithful - Joseph Dec. 1 - 22

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Exploring Membership Class Nov 17, 2019

Understand the purpose of the church and learn about the United Methodist Church. Hear the story of St. Luke's and discuss what it means to be a member of this local congregation. Explore discipleship next steps in faith and service. Learn the process for formally joining St. Luke's. Some attend...

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Exploring Religion and Mysticism

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

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Foland Small Group
  • Sunday
  • 6:15 PM

This is an ongoing Small Group, welcoming new members.

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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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Freed Up Financial Living Class for Young Adults
  • Thursday
  • 6:15 PM

Oct. 17 - Nov. 21: How do we have a different relationship with money and “stuff ” while working to have a long-term, secure financial footing? Over 6 weeks, explore what the Bible and our culture say about the five financial areas of life (earning, giving, saving, debt and spending)...

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Friends in Faith

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

Meets in N103/104. $8 per class.

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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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GriefShare Fall 2019
  • Wednesday
  • 3:30 PM

Beginning September 18, 2019. GriefShare Class meets for 13 weeks in Parlor, 3:30-5:00PM Workbook required for $20. Scholarships are available by contacting Mary Katherine Schnitz at 317-846-3404 or schnitzm@stlukesumc.com

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H.U.G.S. Spousal Loss Group
  • Sunday
  • 2:00 PM

This is a support group for anyone who has lost a spouse.

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Homer Small Group (Formerly BBJD)
  • Tuesday
  • 3:30 PM

Intergenerational small group that meets at St. Luke's. This is an ongoing Small Group, welcoming new members.

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Interfaith Book Study: "The Practice of Islam in America"

Local professor and author, Edward Curtis, introduces readers to the way Islam is lived in the United States, offering vivid portraits of Muslim American life passages, ethical actions, religious activities. It takes readers into homes, religious congregations, schools, workplaces, cemeteries, restaurants - and all the way to Mecca - to...

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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 19: 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

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L. Marine Small Group

Meet 2nd and 4th Mondays This is an ongoing Small Group, welcoming new members.

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Lifelong Learners (Susan Baughman & Brad Davidson)
  • Sunday
  • 9:30 AM

Class of 50 – 60 year olds, some with children, some empty nesters, couples & singles. Sept. 8 - Oct. 13 Moses: In the Footsteps of the Reluctant Prophet by Adam Hamilton Oct. 20 - No. 24 Simon Peter: Flawed but Faithful Disciple by Adam Hamilton

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Living Beyond Depression
  • Sunday
  • 3:30 PM

Seven week class starting Jan 12th, from 3:30-5:00

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

New Small Group for the Fall Start date: 8/19/2019 Starting in November we will be reading " Finding God in the Ruins" by Matt Bays

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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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Military Ministry

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

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New Earth Community
  • Thursday
  • 6:00 PM

Expect to read and discuss innovative spiritual books.

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New Here Ministry

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New Perspectives

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. Special Programming - History of Beliefs about Life and Death Presented by Don Knebel August 18 - Darkness and light: A History of Satan September 15...

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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 (Craig Overmyer & Gary Chambers)
  • Sunday
  • 10:45 AM

Mixed ages & stages. Starting in Fall: Bingeworthy Sermon Series Aug. 18 - Oct. 20, Scrooge Dec. 1 - Dec. 22

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

This is an ongoing Small Group, welcoming new members. For Parents who have children with special needs

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Pastors Book Study (Sally Pearson)
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 AM

Mostly retired women & men Fall Studies: The Will of God Sept. 4 - Oct. 9 (Rev. Rob Fuquay), Making Room Oct. 16 - Nov. 20 (Rev. Jevon Caldwell-Gross), Awaiting the Already Dec. 4,11 & 18 (Rev. Nicole Caldwell-Gross)

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Pickleball Players

Those playing Pickleball on Tuesday nights in Great Hall - Fall 2018

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Powell Small Group
  • Wednesday
  • 6:30 PM

Small group for Parents of HS/College Aged This is an ongoing Small Group, welcoming new members.

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Prayer Shawl Ministry

People knit/crochet blankets and donate for those experiencing a life crisis/illness. Led by Helen Vriesman.

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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

Schedule 8/22/2019 7:00 PM 8/29/2019 7:00 PM 9/5/2019 7:00 PM 9/19/2019 7:00 PM 9/26/2019 7:00 PM 10/3/2019 7:00 PM 10/17/2019 7:00 PM 10/24/2019 7:00 PM 10/31/2019 7:00 PM 11/14/2019 7:00 PM 11/21/2019 7:00 PM 12/12/2019 7:00 PM 12/19/2019 7:00 PM

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Sermon Discussion Small Group - Davis
  • 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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Single Dads Support Group

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

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

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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Soup and Speaker 2019

Series of speakers during a soup lunch.

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St. Luke's Men

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Studio 3 Art Ministry

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

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

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The Bible, Human Sexuality and the United Methodist Church - Online (King)
  • Wednesday
  • 8:00 PM

Sept. 18 - Oct. 30: This is a study developed by Rev. Rob Fuquay and the St. Luke’s congregation for an online format. Once registered you will be contacted with specifics of how to participate online. (phone, iPad, computer)

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The Good and Beautiful God (Thursday - Fuquay)
  • Thursday
  • 12:00 PM

Sept. 12 - Nov. 7: “God wants me to try harder.” “God blesses me when I’m good and punishes me when I’m bad.” We all have ideas that we tell ourselves about God and how he works in our lives. Some are true, but many are false. James Bryan Smith...

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The Good and Beautiful God (Tuesday - Fuquay)
  • Tuesday
  • 6:30 PM

Sept. 10 - Nov. 5: “God wants me to try harder.” “God blesses me when I’m good and punishes me when I’m bad.” We all have ideas that we tell ourselves about God and how he works in our lives. Some are true, but many are false. James Bryan Smith...

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The Good and Beautiful God (Tuesday) - Maksym
  • Tuesday
  • 12:00 PM

Sept. 3 - Oct. 29: “God wants me to try harder.” “God blesses me when I’m good and punishes me when I’m bad.” We all have ideas that we tell ourselves about God and how he works in our lives. Some are true, but many are false. James Bryan Smith...

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The Good and Beautiful God: Women's Group - Online (Fuquay)
  • Tuesday
  • 8:30 PM

Sept. 10 - Nov. 5: “God wants me to try harder.” “God blesses me when I’m good and punishes me when I’m bad.” We all have ideas that we tell ourselves about God and how he works in our lives. Some are true, but many are false. James Bryan Smith believes...

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The Good and Beautiful Life : Putting on the Char. (Wednesday - Fuquay)

Sept. 4 - Nov. 20: “I have never met a person whose goal it was to ruin his or her life. We all want to be happy and we want it all the time.” So begins James Bryan Smith in The Good and Beautiful Life. The problem is he tells...

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The New Jim Crow
  • Wednesday
  • 6:15 PM

Oct. 16 - Nov. 27: Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. This book directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness. With dazzling...

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Thursday Afternoon Book Study
  • Thursday

Study of various books. Women's group led by Phyllis Bybee.

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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. We meet every Tuesday for breakfast, coffee and conversations about God.

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Tuesday Women's Spiritual Book Study

Fiction and non-fiction books with spiritual themes.

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UMW Mary Magdalene Circle

All women of St. Luke's are invited to attend Mary Magdalene Circle. For questions, please contact Hope Carrol at covehope@icloud.com

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UMW New Life Circle

A gathering of single, divorced, widowed, working, or retired women. New Life Circle usually meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30PM in the Spiritual Life Center. Contact Nancy Hopper for additional event and program information, nchopper26@yahoo.com.

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UMW Projects with a Purpose-Evening

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 4th Thursdays of the month from 6:30-8:30pm in N101/102. Contact Regan Summers for more information. regansummers@hotmail.com

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UMW Projects with a Purpose-Morning

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 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

A circle of "mature" women from diverse backgrounds. Contact Pattie Lind for more information.

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Vegetarian/Vegan Lunch

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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Yoga for Stress

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 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) Bingeworthy sermon discussion group
  • Wednesday
  • 6:15 PM

Aug. 21 - Oct. 23: YOWO (YOga – WOrship) Bingeworthy sermon discussion group 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. Led by Karla Becker,...

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