Adult Discipleship

Listen: To a former sermon series about race done here at St. Luke’s: What's Love Got to Do With It? The Tangle of Privilege

Watch: Michelle Alexander’s TED Talk “The Future of Race In America” 

Read: White Fragility by Robin Diangelo 

How to Be an Anti-Racist, by Ibram X, Kendi

Waking Up White, by Debby Irving

Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates 

The New Jim Crow, by Michelle Alexander

I'm Still Here, by Austin Channing Brown (current book study)

Visit: the Anti-Racists Website for more ideas on how to take action against racism.

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! Wednsesdays at 10AM on Zoom. CLICK HERE to register.

Taught by a variety of pastors, AnchorPoint streams on Sundays at 8:45AM, 12:15, 3:15 and 6:15PM. You can join us on Sunday from our WATCH LIVE page.

To view all prior AnchorPoint sessions, CLICK HERE.

The Well returns Thursday, June 18th as we kick off our new series Footprints: Finding God’s Presence in Conversations on Race. This series will be a talkback session to Pastor Mindie’s Monday night book study, I’m Still Here. During our weekly Well talk via Facebook Live, we will share in unfiltered and unscripted conversations on faith, race and sisterhood- trusting that God‘s footprints will be seen in the midst. To join this group CLICK HERE.

Starting Point is a casual conversation with lay members of the church where guests have the opportunity to learn more about St. Luke's ministries, ask questions, and discover next step possibilities. After you register for the session of your choice, you'll be sent a link to join a zoom meeting.

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 this session ready to affiliate with the church while others make the choice after attending this class. 

Care Ministries

GriefShare is a loving support group for people who are grieving the death of a loved one. Class includes videos, discussion, and a workbook. The cost is $15.00. Scholarships are available by emailing Laura Marine or calling 317-846-3404  Participants may join at any time. Classes start August 26, 2020, and will last 13 weeks. Please register on the GriefShare website.  Currently meeting via Zoom, the link will be sent once registered.
While divorce is always hard, many are facing more obstacles due to the pandemic that make it all the more difficult. It is our hope that we can be there for you during this difficult time so that you know that you are not alone. We welcome you to our online DivorceCare on Mondays. The only cost is your purchase of the workbook where you pay DivorceCare directly. The cost is $15.00 for the workbook plus shipping that ranges from $5.00-6.00. Please sign up on the DivorceCare website.

Student Ministries

Each Sunday at 11AM our 5th-8th graders meet online via Zoom for games, teaching, and small groups! To receive logon information, email Heather Kenison.

High School Open House:  Each Sunday from 3:30-5PM our 9th-12th graders meet in the Lodge parking lot while maintaining best practices of safety such as social distancing, staying outside and requiring masks to go inside for restroom breaks. Expect low-contact games and activities to ensure a safe but fun environment. We have extra masks and individually packaged snacks.  Students are encouraged to come even if they cannot stay for the whole time.

On the last Saturday of each month, we invite our children and youth to serve the community...from home! 

Parents, would you like to connect with other St. Luke's moms and dads during this time and pick each other's brains? If so, join our Facebook group for support and a few extra ideas on ways to help your teens handle the new normal.

Facebook Group

Children's Ministry

Looking for resources on becoming an anti-racist family? Check out our resources here.
Parents, would you like to connect with other St. Luke's moms and dads during this time and pick each other's brains? If so, join our Facebook group for support and a few extra ideas on ways to help your children handle the new normal.

Facebook Group

We will be sending a weekly Sunday newsletter newsletter to parents with engaging activities that go along with the included video Bible Story for both Elementary and Preschool children. Register for Sunday At Home e-newsletter here.
Looking for ideas for praying with your children, early years and elementary Christian crafts and activities? Check out our NEW PINTREST PAGE for things you can do while the kids are home to help them learn even more about their Christian faith.

Outreach Ministries

So many of you are looking for ways that you can be in service to those in our community right now. Following are many opportunities that are most pressing right now and many of them are with some of our important St. Luke's Partners. We are truly in this together and we appreciate your generosity in so many ways!

The impact of COVID-19 can be felt most in the kitchen as thousands of families are struggling with food insecurity. Yet one place that people in need can rely on is St. Luke’s own Crooked Creek Food Pantry where over 9,800 individuals were served in the month of April alone! To serve in their drive-thru pantry CLICK HERE.
We will be delivering a Family Fun Night to our neighbors in Washington Township this summer! Each Friday, volunteers will come to St. Luke's to pick up a hot meal prepared by Chef Joseph and craft materials to deliver to a family. In an effort to help alleviate a little stress of cooking another meal for a family and to promote some family togetherness, you'll be helping to provide hope and the love of Jesus to our neighbors.

Sign up to deliver a meal here.