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SUNDAY | FEBRUARY 11, 2018

Welcome! WE’RE GLAD

YOU ARE HERE!


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 get connected as we prepare for Lent, please stop by the tables outside of the Sanctuary or outside of Robertson Chapel for information on Grace Imathiu and Lenten Small Groups.

PRAYER CONCERNS Share prayer concerns on 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 after each 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.

RESTLESS CHILD AREA When your child needs a break during worship, enjoy our streamed services at the east end of the Gathering Area or in the Central Passage outside of the Chapel.

PARENTS OF YOUNG CHILDREN We provide childcare and Sunday School for newborns through 4thgrade 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 & cookies outside the Chapel after the 9:30 & 11AM services.

YOUTH PROGRAMMING 5th - 8th Grade – Great Hall at 9:30AM. Students break out to the Modge (5th & 6th), Great Hall (7th) and C124 (8th). 9th - 12th Grade – Luke’s Lodge at 9:30AM. Worship and hang out. Come early for games. Find more at stlukesumc.com/connect/youth

LEARN MORE For more information on classes and activities, pick up a copy of our Winter/Spring Ministry catalog or visit stlukesumc.com.

CONTACT US 100 West 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260 stlukesumc.com | 317-846-3404 | info@stlukesumc.com

PASTORAL STAFF Rev. Rob Fuquay • Rev. Eric Burton-Krieger Rev. David Williamson • Rev. Jamalyn Peigh Williamson


order of worship S U N D AY, F E B R U A RY 11 , 201 8

PRELUDE The Heavens Declare the Glory of God | Benedetto Marcello Charles Manning, Organ Joyful Rhythm | Kevin McChesney Lord, I Lift Your Name on High | Rick Founds Tintins; Emily Kolarich, Director

INTROIT No Mountain High Enough | Charles Kirby Children’s Choirs; Gay Talbert, Director

WELCOME and CALL TO WORSHIP Rev. Eric Burton-Krieger Leader: God, we come to the mountaintop to be covered in your presence. People: We are comforted by your holiness and your glow; we are comforted by the hope of the mountain top, where you are so close, so accessible, where there is no doubt of your glory Leader: The mountain top reminds us why we worship you. People: We witness your bright power, and your plan for the nations of the earth. Leader: As we prepare for worship, God bring us to the mountain top; People: bring us to the mountain top so that we may be inspired to do your work in the valley below.

* HYMN We Are (Climbing) in the Light of God | Words on screen All Creatures of Our God and King | Words on screen

* PRAYER Matt Bays

* GREETING ONE ANOTHER Rev. Rob Fuquay

ANTHEM Great Is the Lord | Michael W. Smith Joyful Sound; Charles Manning, Director (8:15AM) We Shall Walk Through the Valley in Peace | Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan Chancel Choir (9:30 & 11AM)

* standing, as able


PRAYER TIME & THE LORD’S PRAYER Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power and the glory forever. Amen.

ANNOUNCEMENTS OFFERTORY ANTHEM Up to the Mountain | Patty Griffin Matt Bays, Vocalist

SCRIPTURE READING | Mark 10:46-52 Patricia Waller (8:15AM) Mira Boland (9:30AM) Nathan Montgomery (11AM)

MESSAGE | Blind Man in Jericho Rev. Grace Imathiu

* CLOSING SONG I Surrender All | No. 354

* BENEDICTION POSTLUDE Largo | G. F. Handel Charles Manning, organ

Rev. Grace Imathiu’s books Words of Fire and Spirit of Grace will be for sale this morning outside the bookstore for $20 each. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.


joys & concerns CONDOLENCES TO: Bill, Brad, and Kathy Frazier on the death of Bill’s wife, Marie Frazier.

announcements WORSHIP...

CONTEMPLATIVE TAIZÉ SERVICE | Third Sunday • 5PM • Chapel COMMUNION ELEMENTS The Prayer Chapel is available for communion this morning. Please enter through the exterior door just west of the main entrance. If you know of someone in a healthcare facility or homebound who would like to receive communion, please notify Mary Katherine at 317-846-3404 or schnitzm@stlukesumc.com.

ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICES | Feb. 14 Join us at noon in Robertson Chapel or 7PM in the Sanctuary as we begin Lent and our sermon series, Faith Expeditions.

CONNECT… ARTIST’S RECEPTION | Today • 10AM – 12:30PM • East Balcony Rev. Dan Motto spent more than 50 years doodling in meetings. Enjoy the beauty and whimsy of his art this morning and throughout February.

STARTING POINT | Today • 10:45AM or 12:15PM • C115 Are you new to St. Luke’s? Learn more about us in 30 minutes, and leave with recommended steps to help you find your place within St. Luke’s. Childcare available.

WEDDING TOUR | Today • 12:15PM We will showcase both spaces (the Sanctuary and the Chapel) used for weddings. Meet in the main office to begin the tour.

HALF TRUTHS | Feb. 12, Mar. 12, 26 and April 9 • 10:15 – 11:30 AM • Spiritual Life Center There are many phrases that sound Christian, yet aren’t actually in the Bible. Join us as we look at several half-truths. Everyone welcome! Rev. Sandy Harlan, facilitator.

MID-DAY SPIRITUAL PAUSE | Feb. 15 – March 29 • 11:45AM - Noon • Prayer

Chapel Join us for a 15 minute pause in your day during Lent. Expect a scripture reading, a meditation and a time of silence.

IMMIGRATION 101 | Feb. 16 • 7 – 8:30PM • Fellowship Hall Join Angela Adams, Indy-based immigration attorney and St. Luke’s member, as she shares the experience of clients working to become legal residents. Some of her clients will be joining her.

EARLY YEARS DRIVE-IN MOVIE NIGHT | Feb. 17 • 5 – 7:30PM • Fellowship Hall 3 – 5 year olds will enjoy pizza, games and a drive-in movie for $5! Before arriving, construct and decorate a “car” to sit in during our movie. Register at stlukesumc.com and nominate the movie to be shown. Adults wanting to help can contact Lauren Hacker at hackerl@stlukesumc.com.

MOVIE & MISSIONS | Feb. 17 • 5 – 7:30PM • Clubhouse Kindergarten – 4th graders will enjoy a meal and movie, followed by a service project. Bring a canned good or travel-sized toiletries as your admission ticket. Register at stlukesumc.com; email Lisa Meredith at meredithl@stlukesumc.com with questions.


INDIANAPOLIS PIPE ORGAN FESTIVAL | Feb. 18 • 3-4:30PM • Sanctuary This “Music of America” concert features regional members of the American Guild of Organists. A reception follows the concert. Tickets at indyago.org.

PASTOR’S BOOK STUDY | Feb. 21 – March 21 • 10AM • Parlor Rediscover Jesus’ message of grace in an intriguing study of the prodigal son. The book can be found in Connections bookstore.

GRIEFSHARE | Feb. 21 – May 23 • 10AM • Parlor If you are grieving the death of a family member or friend, let us take you from mourning to joy. $20 for workbook; scholarships available. Register at stlukesumc.com. Childcare available upon request. Contact Mary Katherine for more information at schnitzm@stlukesumc.com.

4TH-6TH GRADE SUPERSTART RETREAT | March 2 & 3 Join national preteen ministries at Trader’s Point Christian Church. Worship, speakers and activities provide the ultimate conference experience. $55 covers meals, conference and a Saturday activity. Register by 2/25; contact Heather at campbellh@stlukesumc. com for more info.

MINISTRYWITH WORKSHOP | March 3 • 9AM – 12PM • Clubhouse

Sponsored by the IN Annual Conference and led by Pastor Jamalyn, this free workshop teaches how to create relationships with, not for, under-resourced neighbors to create transformation. Register at inumc.org (search for “Ministry WITH”).

8TH GRADE RETREAT | April 28-29 High School leaders are preparing our first ever retreat to ensure 8th graders are ready for high school. Worship, games, BBQ and adventures predicted! Contact Josh at sweeneyj@stlukesumc.com for info; register at stlukesumc.com. Early registration through today: $50.

SERVE… BRIDGES INFORMATION SESSION | Today • 12:30 – 1:30PM • C110 Consider encouraging someone who is under-resourced or just needs a second chance. Make a difference when change gets hard! Attend training and meet 4-6 hours per month with someone in our Getting Ahead Program. Contact Andrea Leadford at leadforda@ stlukesumc.com.

MIDDLE SCHOOL PRESIDENTS’ DAY SERVICE | Feb. 19 • 9AM – 3PM Students will be serving on service projects around our community. Adults (free) also needed that day. Students are $10 to cover transportation costs. Register at stlukesumc. com today; email Heather at campbellh@stlukesumc.com with questions.

ROSEBUD MISSION TRIP | June 23 – July 1 Construction, serving meals, working at a thrift shop, holding a VBS and visiting a nursing home are all on the agenda. $350+transportation. For information, contact Kathie Clemenz at kkclemenz@sbcglobal.net.

GLS LEADERSHIP TEAM As we host the Global Leadership Summit in August, we are looking for people who are willing to spread the word about GLS in their workplace. Contact Deleath Blomberg at blombergd@stlukesumc.com to get involved!

DONATE THE GIFT OF BEAUTY Consider donating a Sanctuary flower arrangement in honor/memory of someone for $100. Floral arrangers will work with you on design. Contact Dawn Fitch at fitchd@ stlukesumc.com to schedule a date.

STYROFOAM POLICY Our new Styrofoam-free policy is now in place. Styrofoam found in the building will be donated to an outside organization. Thank you for being environmentally-friendly!

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Worship Guide for all Services for February 11, 2018

2018_February 11_Worship Guide  

Worship Guide for all Services for February 11, 2018