October 17, 2021 Bulletin

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10.17.2021

THIS WEEKEND

CONNECTIONS BOOKSTORE OPEN SUNDAYS • 9AM - NOON CONNECTION CENTERS OUTSIDE THE SANCTUARY & ROBERTSON CHAPEL Stop by the Connection Centers to get your questions answered, sign up for groups, serving opportunities, and events, and learn about ways to connect here. RESTLESS CHILD AREA GATHERING AREA (LEFT OF SANCTUARY) & CENTRAL PASSAGE Enjoy our live services in these spaces if your child needs a break during worship. DONUTS & COFFEE FELLOWSHIP HALL After service come meet new people while grabbing a coffee and donut. Stop by to meet someone from our Adult Discipleship team. They’ll help you find a class, group or book study that’s perfect for you.

PUMPKIN PATCH

St. Luke’s Youth hosts a Pumpkin Patch each year in the southwest corner of the parking lot. Our patch features a wide variety of pumpkins and gourds. All proceeds fund youth mission trips and activities. There’s even a spot to take Instagram-worthy photos! Stop by on weekdays from 4-7PM or weekends from 9AM-7PM and get your pumpkin today!


GET CONNECTED

ELDERBERRIES HALLOWEEN EVENT (55+) THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21 • 6PM • TENT Join us for a Halloween themed costume party! We’ll gather for a fun meal which includes meatloaf, baked potatoes, green beans, and slaw, all made by Chef Joseph. This event is only $5 per person, and you can register online at stlukesumc.com/ events, or call the office at 317-846-3404. MIDDLE SCHOOL INVITE NIGHT: FALL PARTY FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22 • 6:30PM • THE LODGE This Invite Night is for 5th-8th graders and their friends. Come enjoy snacks, worship, teaching, and shenanigans all evening long! This fall party will include food, candy, games, and time to hang out with your friends. And as with any Halloween party, costumes are encouraged. The cost is only $5, but guests are FREE! If you are a guest, just leave the payment section in the registration blank. Registration is requested but we will always accept walk-ins! stlukesumc.com/students. SERVE SATURDAY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23 • 9AM Serve Saturday is back! Outreach partners with Changing Footprints. The mission of Changing Footprints is to collect new and gently used shoes for distribution to homeless, disaster-stricken, or underprivileged people locally, nationally, and internationally regardless of race, religion, gender, or ethnicity. Volunteers will sort, pack, and prepare shoes for shipping here and around the world. Volunteers of all ages are invited to join us as we serve together! To learn more about Changing Footprints, visit changingfootprints.org. Sign up at stlukesumc.com/events. ADULT GROUPS & CLASSES KICKING OFF SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24 • ONLINE & IN-PERSON At St. Luke’s, we offer dozens of small groups, support groups, and classes to help you receive the care you need, grow deeper in your faith and understanding of the Bible, serve together, and find community. These are places where life transformation happens, and we want you to be a part of it! Sign up at stlukesumc.com/adults. HIGH SCHOOL INVITE NIGHT: HALLOWEEN HEIST SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24 • 6:30PM • THE LODGE Get ready for a heist! This fall party will include food, candy, games, and time to hang out with your friends. And as with any Halloween party, costumes are encouraged. The cost is only $5 but guests are FREE! If you are a guest, just leave the payment section in the registration blank. Registration is required but we will always accept walk-ins! Signup here at stlukesumc.com/students. SWEET LORRAINE OF AUSCHWITZ SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24 • INDIANA HISTORICAL SOCIETY With the surge in antisemitic incidents over the past few months, on top of the alarmingly steady increase in anti-Jewish rhetoric and violence over the past several years, it is more important than ever that the community-at-large raise its collective voice to stand up and speak out in the face of 21st century antisemitism. Created and performed by Frank Grunwald, an Indianapolis resident,


Holocaust survivor, and accomplished musician, this compelling program will weave together his experiences in several concentration camps with the music that helped him cope with the horrific conditions he faced. The cost is $54, and tickets can be purchased at https://indianapolisjcrc.salsalabs.org/sweetlorraine/index. html?page=register&tId=WCYqJKvzMk HOLIDAY BAZAAR SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13 • 9AM The St. Luke’s UMW is excited to bring back the Holiday Bazaar! This juried bazaar will feature over 100 artisans selling their handcrafted goods. Stop in for a snack or baked good while shopping the halls of St. Luke’s. Learn more or sign up to be a vendor at stlukesumc.com/events.

FIND SUPPORT

SUPPORT GROUPS Are you looking for support groups on topics like grief, cancer, depression, infancy loss, single parenting, and more? See a quick list of what we have to offer: • DivorceCare • Stephen Ministry • Caregiver Support • Cancer Support • Single Parenting • Grief Support • Military Ministry Support • Chronic Pain Support Visit stlukesumc.com/group-finder to sign up for and get details about a group that will walk alongside you and care for you in your greatest time of need. NEED PRAYER? Submit your prayer request at stlukesumc.com/prayer.

TRADITIONAL ORDER OF WORSHIP Preludes | St. Luke’s Orchestra, Bob Zehr, Director Welcome | Dr. Jevon Caldwell-Gross Opening Hymn | O Worship the King #73 – v. 1, 2, 3, 5 Affirmation of Faith: A Statement of Faith of the Korean Methodist Church, adapted Dr. Regina Proctor Leader: Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is the one true church, apostolic and universal, whose holy faith let us now declare: All: We believe in the one God, maker and ruler of all things, the source of all goodness and beauty, all truth and love. We believe in Jesus Christ, God manifest in the flesh, our teacher, example, and Redeemer, the Savior of the world. We believe in the Holy Spirit, God present with us for guidance, for comfort, and for strength. We believe in the forgiveness of sins, in the life of love and prayer, and in grace equal to every need. We believe in the Word of God contained in the Old and New Testaments as the sufficient rule both of faith and of practice. We believe in the Church as the fellowship, for worship and for service, of all who are united


to the living Lord. We believe in the kingdom of God as the divine rule in human society, in the final triumph of righteousness, and in the life everlasting. Amen. Glory to God | The Gloria Patri #70 Anthem | O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing – arr. Mark Hayes Chancel Choir and St. Luke’s Orchestra; Dr. Jeff Rogers, Director Prayer Time and the Lord’s Prayer | Dr. Regina Proctor 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 Call for Offering Offertory Song | Great Is Thy Faithfulness – arr. Dan Forrest Chancel Choir and St. Luke’s Orchestra Scripture Reading | Psalm 122 | Leanne Jackson Message | Dr. Jevon Caldwell-Gross Closing Hymn | Sent Forth by God’s Blessing #664 Benediction | Dr. Jevon Caldwell-Gross Postlude | Michael Conley, organ

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