August 15, 2021 Bulletin

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EDS E N D L OR W E H T RCH U 8.15.2021 H C E TH EEDS N D L R WO E H T H C R U H THE C EDS E N D L OR W E H T RCH U H C E TH EDS E N D L OR W E H T RCH U H C E S D TH E E N D ORL W E THIS WEEKEND H T RCbyH U Altar flowers are given the St. Luke’s staff in celebration of all of YOU! H C E THAltar flowers can be sponsored in either worship space in honor, memory, or celebration of a loved one or event. The sponsorship will be announced in the bulletin and weekend slides. Contact dawn.fitch@stlukesumc.com to sponsor altar flowers.

STARTING POINT TODAY AT 10:45AM & 12:15PM • COMMUNITY ROOM This 30-minute class is great for those new to St. Luke’s. Come gain an orientation to St. Luke’s and leave with recommended next steps to help you find your place within the church. It’s also a great way to meet others who are new and find community! No need to sign up. See you there! CHURCH TOURS TODAY • 12:15PM Whether you’re new to St. Luke’s or you’ve been coming for a while, join with others to explore our facilities and learn a bit of our history as well. Tour guides: Susan and Roger Frick. Signup at stlukesumc.com/events. 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.

I LOVE MY CITY

AUGUST 28 10AM - 2PM Jesus was asked what the greatest commandment was. He replied “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind, soul, and strength. And love your neighbor as yourself.” We are called to love our neighbors, no exceptions. That is why every August St. Luke’s focuses on bringing hope to the world by serving our local community. Join us for I Love My City as we gather servants of all ages and send them out into Indianapolis (and beyond) to serve and give back together. Because one day can make a world of difference! Signup at stlukesumc.com/events.

GET CONNECTED & SERVE TODAY!

You belong here! And, part of belonging is taking the next step to become known in this community. Whether that’s through joining a group or serving, we want to help you discover what this community has to offer you! We encourage you to sign up for something to connect with loving group of Christfollowers and/or make a difference in the lives of others! To see a full list of opportunities and descriptions, and to sign up for any of the opportunities below, visit the tent by Door 16 or stlukesumc.com/youbelong. Care Adults • Disciple Classes • Hospital Visitation Team • Ending Gun Violence Campaign • Prayer Team • Steps Groups • Sign Sealed & Delivered Communications • Blogger/Writer • Photographer • SEO/Marketing Specialist • Videographer

Hospitality • Ushers for 9:30 or 11:00 Contemporary Service • Parking Lot Team • Coffee & Doughnut Team

Outreach • I Love My City • Serve Saturday • ENL Volunteers • Tutoring

Kids • Sunday Small Group Leaders

Worship • Live Stream Camera Team • Projectionist (cue slides/videos for Sunday worship)

• Vocalists & Instrumentalists • Scripture Readers • Worship Space Decorating Team

(baby-4th grade)

• Special Needs Buddies • Wednesday Night Live Volunteers (Childcare & Elementary Programming)

Students Sign your kids up for: • FUZE WKND • Sunday Small Groups


FIND SUPPORT

DIVORCE CARE MONDAYS, SEPTEMBER 13 - DECEMBER 6 • E213 While divorce is always hard, many are facing additional obstacles due to the impact of the pandemic that makes this season of life even more difficult. St. Luke’s wants you to know that you are not alone. We will offer DivorceCare in person this fall with no registration fee. You can purchase a workbook through DivorceCare directly for $15 plus shipping (order by contacting DivorceCare at 800-489-7778). Signup at stlukesumc.com/group-finder. GRIEFSHARE WEDNESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 15 - DECEMBER 8 Do you dread lonely days and nights? Wonder what to do with your loved one’s belongings? Feel like your brain is in a fog? Unsure of how you’ll go on? Join us for GriefShare, a 13-week study that lets you find help and healing for the hurt of losing a loved one. Signup at stlukesumc.com/group-finder. MORE SUPPORT GROUPS Are you looking for support groups on topics like grief, cancer, depression, infancy loss, single parenting, and more? 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.

CONDOLENCES

Condolences to Carol Hecko on the death of her husband, Joe Hecko. Condolences to Seema (Christopher) Mernitz on the death of her mother. Condolences to the family and friends of Ethel Atkinson.


TRADITIONAL ORDER OF WORSHIP

Preludes | St. Luke’s Orchestra, Bob Zehr, Director; Michael Conley, piano Welcome | Rev. Rob Fuquay Opening Hymn | Praise to the Lord, the Almighty #139 – verses 1, 2, 3, and 5 Prayer of Confession/Assurance of Pardon | Rev. Mindie Moore Anthem | God Is Here – Sheldon Curry St. Luke’s Orchestra; Chancel Choir, Dr. Jeff Rogers, Director Prayer Time and The Lord’s Prayer | Rev. Mindie Moore Announcements Call for Offering | Rev. Mindie Moore Offertory Song | Shine on Us – Michael W. Smith, arr. Joel Raney St. Luke’s Orchestra; Chancel Choir Scripture Reading | Acts 15:1-2, 12-21 | Jacquie Reed Message | Rev. Rob Fuquay Closing Song | Child of God – Mark A. Miller Benediction | Rev. Rob Fuquay Postlude | Terry Woods, piano

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