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Sunday | July 15, 2018


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, please stop by the Connect Here booth outside of the Sanctuary or outside of Robertson Chapel for information on Small Groups, classes and ways to serve. PRAYER CONCERNS Share prayer concerns on Connect 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 Does your child need a break during worship? Enjoy our streamed services at the east end of the Gathering Area or in the Central Passage. 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 & cookies outside the Chapel at 10:30AM or noon. YOUTH PROGRAMMING Incoming 5th - 8th Grade – Sundays, 9:3AM under the Tent outside of the Modge/Great Hall. 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 about summer activities, pick up a copy of our Look Book or visit stlukesumc.com.


WORSHIP ORDER Sunday | July 15, 2018

OPENING SONG WELCOME & CONNECT * WORSHIP BAPTISMS (11AM) PRAYER Mindie Moore

ANNOUNCEMENTS OFFERING SCRIPTURE READING | Genesis 12:1-5 Nate Montgomery (9:30AM) Kory Bickel (11AM)

MESSAGE | Shifting Gears Rev. Jevon Caldwell-Gross

SONG of RESPONSE * WORSHIP * BENEDICTION

* standing, as able

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

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COMMUNION ELEMENTS The Prayer Chapel is available for communion this morning. Enter through the exterior door 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.

CONNECT… VEGETARIAN LUNCHEON | Today • 12:15 – 1:30PM • Great Hall Interested in learning more about planning these meals and getting some great recipes? Join us for this pitch-in and program! Bring a vegetarian dish and come ready to learn from people who practice this lifestyle. Bring recipe cards to share!

SUMMER MEET-UPS | June – August Get to know some new friends! Meet-ups are dinners in people’s homes, outings in parks and gatherings for all ages. For a full list and to sign-up, visit stlukesumc.com/meetups. Questions? Stop by the tables next to the Connect Here Booths.

FIELD TRIPS WITH BOOK GROUP On July 19 join us as we head to Hope Center on the east side of Indy, for a tour of this women’s center that includes a café and gift shop. Car pool from the church at noon. July 26, we will be going to Newfield’s for an 11AM tour. To carpool or for more information, contact Dorothy at eadsd@stlukesumc.com.

CONFRONTING RACISM IN THE CHURCH | July 16 •

6:30 – 8PM • Robertson Chapel Religious beliefs offer a unique perspective in facing the continuing crisis of race relations in our country. Join us, and Rev. Joseph Barndt, as we work for deeper change and internal transformation in our own religious setting.

BLESSING of the BACKPACKS | July 29 • 9:30 & 11AM • Sanctuary Each elementary school child is encouraged to bring their backpack to the Clubhouse when they are dropped off and receive a special tag reminding them of God’s presence during the school year. They will join us in the traditional services for a special prayer and blessing for the school year ahead.

GLOBAL LEALDERSHIP SUMMIT | August 9 & 10 You have influence! Join 400,000 others to learn how to maximize it, right here at St. Luke’s. Get a unique blend of vision, inspiration


and practical skills to apply immediately. Register at willowcreek.com/ leadership and use promo code: 18HSFAMILY to be registered for $119. Stop by the table in the West Passage this morning for more info or to volunteer to help!

SERVE… RED ENVELOPE CAMPAIGN Choose an envelope in the Gathering Area and support our recipients: Back to School Extravaganza, Crooked Creek Community Development Corp, Social Action and preschool scholarships. Return envelopes to the offering plate, Connections bookstore or main office.

BACK TO SCHOOL EXTRAVAGANZA | July 28 One of our biggest events of the year! We will be distributing backpacks and school supplies to over 1,400 local students as well as preparing school facilities for the start of the school year. We need your involvement! Stop by the West Passage today to sign up or go to stlukesumc.com.

PRAYER WALK | July 29 • Noon – 2PM Join in praying for our community beyond the walls of our church and see firsthand what’s going on, as we pray at Nora, Greenbrier, Spring Mill and Fox Hill Elementary Schools. Meet in the Parlor for lunch ($5) and orientation. Questions? Contact Andrea at leadforda@ stlukesumc.com.

ENL VOLUNTEERS Consider volunteering at St. Luke’s! Speaking a foreign language is not necessary, but teaching experience helps. We need instructors, teaching assistants or childcare help on Wednesdays, August 29, 2018 – April 24, 2019, from 6:30 – 8PM. Contact Jennifer for more info at bleekej@stlukesumc.com.

STEPHEN MINISTRY Become a Stephen Minister! Applications are available now for the next training. For information, contact Mary Katherine at 317-846-3404 or at schnitzm@stlukesumc.com

BAPTISM HOSTS We have openings for Baptism Hosts, the special people who create memorable experiences for families each month. Contact Jennifer Ebner at ebnerj@stlukesumc.com or 317-846-3404, ext. 327 for information.

HIRING: PART-TIME CHEF St. Luke’s is looking for a part-time chef (5 – 10 hours per week) to prepare Wednesday Night Live dinners and other internal ministry event meals. If interested, apply online at stlukesumc.com.


CONDOLENCES TO:

Ron and Jackie Snyder on the death of their grandson, Nick Snyder

TODAY’S BAPTISMS:

Avery Louise Schmidt, daughter of Tony and Krysten Schmidt Liam James Stensland, son of Chris and Jenna Stensland

ST. LUKE’S AT WORSHIP TRADITIONAL | 8:15, 9:30 & 11AM Sanctuary CONTEMPORARY | 9:30 & 11AM Robertson Chapel 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. Jevon Caldwell-Gross Rev. Nicole Caldwell-Gross Rev. Regina Proctor Pastors in Formation: Kevin Davis and Mindie Moore

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