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Sunday | February 19, 2017


WELCOME! WE’RE GLAD YOU’RE HERE! Thank you for registering your attendance. Please pass the attendance folder along your pew. New guests will learn more about us in our “New Here” brochure in the attendance folder and find a gift just for you at the Welcome Center.

CONNECT HERE To find your way of connecting with classes or small groups at St. Luke’s, stop by our Connect Here booths this morning in the Gathering Area outside of the Sanctuary or in the West Passage outside of Robertson Chapel.

PRAYER CONCERNS Share prayer concerns on the prayer cards in your pew pockets and place them in the offering plate – or find the “Prayer Request” link at stlukesumc.com. Pastors are available for prayer following each worship service.

CARING FOR ST. LUKE’S If you are hospitalized, we want to know and care for you. Please call Laura Marine at 317-846-3404 or send an email to stlukescares@ stlukesumc.com.

PARENTS OF YOUNG CHILDREN We provide childcare and Sunday School for newborns through 4th-grade children. Register all children in the East Passage. Activity kits are at the Welcome Center for children who remain in worship. Room 126 is equipped for nursing moms, including live streaming of worship.

YOUNG ADULTS Join us for coffee and cookies outside Robertson Chapel following the 9:30 & 11AM services.

YOUTH PROGRAMMING 5th - 6th Grade – 9:30 & 11AM @ The Modge 7th - 12th Grade – 9:30AM @ Luke’s Lodge; Worship and hang out. Come early for games. Find more at stlukesumc.com/connect/youth

LEARN MORE Pick up a copy of our winter/spring Ministry Catalog, visit stlukesumc.com or subscribe to our e-newsletters for more information.


WORSHIP ORDER Sunday | February 19, 2017 OPENING SONGS – GENESIS CHOIR We Love | Anne F. Price Love Somebody | Traditional

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS Rev. Jamalyn Peigh Williamson

* WORSHIP He Is Yahweh | Dean Salyn Glory to Glory | Lauren Evans, Rick Seibold, and William Matthews

BAPTISM (11AM) CALL FOR OFFERING The Prayer of the Children | Kurt Bestor

SCRIPTURE READING | Mark 10:13-16 Nate Montgomery (9:30AM) Katie Manbeck (11AM)

MESSAGE

State of the Church...Through a Child’s Eyes Rev. David Williamson (9:30AM) Rev. Rob Fuquay (11AM)

* WORSHIP Jesus Loves Me | Chris Tomlin

* BENEDICTION POSTLUDE

* standing, as able


Announcements UMW SOUP SALES FOR HAITI | Today • West Passage Pick up a soup container & recipe and make a batch of soup to return by February 26. Soups will be sold and all proceeds will benefit Haiti recovery projects. Contact Lori Chambers at lochambers@sbcglobal. com with questions. HOMELESSNESS DISCUSSION | Today • 11AM–12PM • N103/104

Join the New Perspectives class today as Maurice Young, an Indianapolis homeless advocate, will discuss his choice to be homeless and his view that policy and program is best guided by people who have lived the issue. Mr. Young’s TED talk brought him to national attention.

NEW ADULT CLASSES FOR LENT | March 5–April 12 • Various locations Lent is a season of searching and learning. Join us for any of the following; no registration is needed. Simply come the first week, more details can be found online or at the Connect Here booth. Creed: What Christians Believe and Why (Sun., 9:30 and 11AM, N101; Wed. at 6:15PM, Parlor), Going Deeper in Prayer (Wed., 12PM in the Spiritual Life Center), Daring to Hope in Times of Uncertainty (Wed., 6:15PM, C123). LENTEN SMALL GROUPS | March 1 - April 13 • Various locations Last year almost 700 people took part in a Lenten Small Group. Join a group and let God bring new friends, fun and conversation into your life. Groups meet once a week for 5 weeks and discuss the weekly sermons. Sign up TODAY using the insert, go online or head to the table outside worship where they can answer questions! ST. LUKE’S TOUR | February 22 • 6:30 - 7:30PM Do you know where all the secret nooks and crannies are in our building or know some of the more interesting facts of our history? Whether you’re new to St. Luke’s or you’ve been around for a while, meet at the main office and join others to explore our facilities! Mary Katherine Schnitz will be our guide and childcare is available upon request. Register at stlukesumc.com. IMMIGRANT WELCOME CENTER PRESENTATION

February 26 • 6:30 - 7:30PM • Fellowship Hall Gain an understanding of the work of the Center in connecting immigrants to the people, places and resources that enable them to build successful lives and enrich our community. Discover how St. Luke’s can offer compassion and inclusion to our immigrant neighbors.

KENYA CARNIVAL SERVICE OPPORTUNITY | February 25 •

Second Presbyterian Church St. Luke’s young adults will be running games at this carnival benefitting Global Interfaith Partnership’s Umoja Project. Indiana teens are working together to send Kenyan students to high school; proceeds go to pay their educational expenses. Contact Taylor O’Hern at ohernt@ stlukesumc.com with questions.


PRESCHOOL DRIVE IN MOVIE NIGHT | February 25 • 5–7:30PM • Fellowship Hall Preschoolers (age 3 - 5) are invited to their very own drive-in movie! Decorate a car together before helping your kiddo “park” at our drive-in for a movie, pizza dinner and lots of fun while you have a date night, run errands or watch a movie yourself! Contact Heather Hilbert at hilberth@stlukesumc.com with questions or register at stlukesumc. com. $5 per child. MOVIE AND MISSIONS NIGHT | February 25 • 5:30–7:30PM •

Children’s Clubhouse Our elementary-aged children will make a difference while enjoying a fun movie! This event has no cost; we are just asking that each child bring a donation for Outreach, Inc. and Wheeler Mission, such as canned goods or travel-size toiletry items. Dinner will be provided! Email Patrice at smithp@stlukesumc.com to register.

COLLEGE PARENT GATHERING | March 2 • 6–8PM • The Rusty Bucket Open to all parents of college students. Join us as we meet for food, drinks & fun! Contact Margaret Woods for information at 317-846-2776.

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER | March 3 • 10–11AM • Robertson Chapel Join the women of St. Luke’s for this worldwide, ecumenical event. The World Day of Prayer service is written by a different country each year; this year the service has been prepared by the WDP Committee of the Philippines. Sponsored by St. Luke’s UMW. EXPLORING MEMBERSHIP | March 5 • 12:15–3:15PM • Luke’s

Lodge Hear the story of St. Luke’s and discuss what it means to be a member of this local congregation. Learn the process for formally joining St. Luke’s. Childcare available upon request. Register at stlukesumc.com.

HIGH SCHOOL HAITI MISSION TRIP MEETING March 5 • 12:15 - 1:30PM • Great Hall There are still a few spots remaining for this summer’s mission trip to Haiti (current 8-12 graders)! For more information please contact Josh Sweeney at sweeneyj@stlukesumc.com. Registration deadline is February 26. BRIDGES OUT OF POVERTY CLASS | 4 Tuesdays beginning 3/14 (6-8PM) or 5 Thursdays beginning 3/16 (10AM - 12PM) • Parlor This study will help you understand life in poverty. Join us if you serve in the community and want a deeper understanding of the challenges and strengths of poverty. Register online at stlukesumc.com. EMPLOYMENT AT ST. LUKE’S | stlukesumc.com Looking for a great place to work or know of someone who would be a great addition to the St. Luke’s staff? We currently have an opening for a Software Systems Specialist.


JOYS & CONCERNS BAPTISMS:

9:30AM Traditional Avery Emerson Piatt, daughter of David & Kelly Piatt 11AM Traditional Emery Anne Watkins, daughter of Travis & Amy Watkins Jackson Randall Gayle, son of Dan & Lindsay Gayle 11AM Contemporary Maxwell Oliver Ranger, son of Doug & Katie Ranger

CONGRATULATIONS TO: Jonathan and Taylor Witham on the birth of their son Finn Jasper Whitham

CONDOLENCES TO: George and Glenda Westmoreland-Brown and family on the death of Glenda’s mother, Ida Westmoreland

COMMUNION ELEMENTS are available in the Prayer Chapel this morning. Please enter through Door #2 on the south side of the building.

CONTEMPLATIVE TAIZÉ SERVICE 5PM • Today • Robertson Chapel

CONTACT US 100 West 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260 stlukesumc.com • 317-846-3404 info@stlukesumc.com Rev. Rob Fuquay Rev. Eric Burton-Krieger Rev. Kim King Rev. David Williamson Rev. Jamalyn Peigh Williamson

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