FEBRUARY 2, 2014
JUNE 15, 2014
WORSHIP What's up with worship? The sermon series “St. Luke’s Celebrates” is all about celebrating and rejoicing in the gift of new life happening all around us. Help us lift up the diverse and unique individuals within our congregation and our community. Each week we will honor a different group of people (i.e. children, women, men, students), hear some of their stories, and find ways we can connect and grow together through St. Luke’s ministries. Join us as we celebrate the gift of resurrection and what it means to be a part of this unique body of Christ!
Traditional Worship Prelude Gathering for Worship Choral Introit “Since Jesus Came Into My Heart” The Women's Chorale
*Call to Worship *Hymn
“Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above”.............#126
This week in worship... Today we turn our focus to men of faith in the Bible, in our congregation, and in our community.
Sundays at 8:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary Today's Message: Dr. William S. Barnes
*Opening Prayer *Passing the Peace Welcome The Sacrament of Baptism
Those receiving baptism today: (11:00) Mason Charles Holder Noah Robert Stang
Witness in Music
“We Will Glorify” The Women's Chorale
Sundays at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary Today's Message: Dr. William S. Barnes
Prayers of the People; The Lord's Prayer
Offering and Offertory
Sundays at 9:30 a.m. in the Coleman Memorial Gymnasium Today's Message: The Rev. Jennifer Stiles Williams re·define: Contemporary·Family·Worship Sundays at 11:00 a.m. in the Coleman Memorial Gymnasium Today's Message: The Rev. Jennifer Stiles Williams
“May the Words of My Mouth” The Women's Chorale “Lord, I Lift Your Name on High” The Women's Chorale
*Doxology and Prayer of Dedication...#94 *Hymn “In Christ There Is No East or West”..................#548
Scripture: Philemon 4-7 Sermon: "St. Luke's Celebrates Men" Series: St. Luke's Celebrates
“Rise Up, O Men of God”....................................#576
*Benediction & Benediction Response “The Lord Bless and Keep You”
*Please stand in praise to God if you are able.
The flowers in the Chancel are given by Ron & Jeanne Gall & family, in memory of their fathers, Millard Jones and Joseph Gall.
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UNEWS Welcome to the new UNEWS section of your worship guide! Each week we will highlight events, inspiring stories from St. Lukers, and specific ways to worship, connect, grow and serve during this season or sermon series.
Summer Sermon Series St. Luke's will be starting a new summer sermon series "Psalms: A Soundtrack for Summer" next Sunday, June 22, and we're asking YOU to get involved no matter where you'll be! •Pick up a copy of Elizabeth J. Canham's "Finding Your Voice in the Psalms: An Invitation to Prayer" in the Welcome Hall of Building C on Sundays or at the reception desk Monday through Friday during normal business hours. This is a great companion book to the sermon series. Books are $8.50. •Get weekly inspiration and connect with others by following us on Facebook at facebook.com/stlukesorlando or on Twitter at twitter.com/stlukesorlando. The official hashtag for the Psalms series is #psalmssoundtrack. •Sign up to receive weekly text messages by listing your cell phone number and service provider next to your name on the fellowship pad or by emailing this information to email@example.com. •Send us your photos and drawings for the song or Psalm of the week and you could be featured in the worship guide, on the website or on Facebook or Twitter! (Submissions for each week should be emailed to Dawn Fleming at dfleming@ st.lukes.org. and must be received by Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.) "Psalms: A Soundtrack for Summer" includes: June 22 Psalm 23 "Bridge Over Troubled Water" June 29 Psalm 46 "Someone to Watch Over Me" July 6 Psalm 139:1-12; 23-24 "Time After Time" July 13 Psalm 86:1-10; 16-17 "Help! I Need Somebody!" July 20 Psalm 13 "All By Myself" July 27 Psalm 104 "What a Wonderful World" August 3 Psalm 133 August 10 Psalm 100 "Shout!"
The Liberty Voices to Perform Free Concert at St. Luke's The of
On Saturday, July 12 and Sunday July 13 at 7:00 p.m., the world renowned a cappella group The Liberty Voices will perform a free concert in the Sanctuary. The group has performed for five United States Presidents, has toured the country, and been featured on national television and various parades. They also perform at national and international conventions. The group will perform Americana, Folk, and Patriotic songs as well as songs from some of your favorite Disney animated movies. Tickets are free but are required. Reserve your tickets at www.st.lukes.org/ event/libertyvoices or by calling 407.876.4991 ext.*221 Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Online Giving Feeling Inspired to give today? Use the QR code to give directly from your mobile device or make your contribution through electronic funds transfer (EFT) online at st.lukes.org. Choose "Give" at the top of the page. You can also place your gifts in the offering plate during worship.
Connect CLUSTER GROUPS: See what the St. Luke’s cluster groups are up to at st.lukes.org/clustergroups. Interested in starting a cluster group? Contact Carol Crowley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 407.876.4991 ext. *262. West Orange Connection: The West Orange Connection will meet on Friday, June 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for appetizers and drinks on the mezzanine above the Winter Garden Theater. We will attend the movie "Back to the Future Part II" at 7:00 p.m. Cost of the movie is $5.00. For more information or to R.S.V.P. email email@example.com. Please R.S.V.P for this event by by June 23. Williamsburg Cluster: Join us for a doughnut, coffee and a discussion on starting a cluster group for those in the Williamsburg area on Saturday, June 21 at 10:00 a.m. at the home of Lucille Ellson. R.S.V.P. to Carol Crowley at firstname.lastname@example.org for directions. SCHOOL OF THE ARTS: For information about camps contact Cindy Brough at email@example.com. Take the Stage Camp: June 23-27 for grades 1-8 (as of Fall 2014). Campers will enjoy acting, singing and dancing on stage while creating a musical theater production with a great message. Change the World Camp: July 7-11 for grades 1-8 (as of Fall 2014). Campers will participate in hands-on service projects and learn ways to be a world changer for God. Spark the Imagination Camp: July 14-18 for grades K-6 (as of Fall 2014). Campers can choose from a variety of half-day options in music, art, culinary and performance. HEALTH AND FITNESS OPPORTUNITIES: Evening Exercise: Join Chris Smith, certified personal trainer/group exercise instructor, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. in the gym. Beginners welcome! Cost is $5/class or $30/month. First class is free. 50+ Exercise Classes: Join us in the Coleman Memorial Gymnasium for low impact aerobic classes on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. or for strength for life classes Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Cost is $2 per class. CALLED CHURCH CONFERENCE: June 17 at 6:45 p.m. in Building C Room 208-210. This Church Conference will affirm salary adjustments to Pastor Jenn and Pastor Corey’s compensation. Pastor Corey’s adjustment is due to his continuation in the ordination process as a Provisional Elder within The Florida United Methodist Conference. Pastor Jenn’s is related to her revised duties as Co-Pastor. Both adjustments will take effect on July 1. All are invited to attend; only elected Church Leaders have a vote. ABUNDANT LIFE WORKSHOPS: To register for these free workshops call 407.876.4991 ext.*250. Handwriting Analysis Workshop: On Wednesday, June 18 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Building C Special Events Dining Room have fun exploring and interpreting handwriting and its meaning. A series of interactive and fun exercises will be presented. Pre-registration is required. Meditation for Relaxation and Stress: Wednesday, June 25 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Building C Special Events Dining Room. Pre-registration required. UNITED METHODIST WOMEN’S TEA: On Saturday, June 28 at 1:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, all women are invited to the 5th annual ladies’ tea. Tickets are $15.00 (non-refundable) and must be purchased TODAY in the Welcome Hall between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Proceeds go to local missions. MEN, HOW CAN WE HELP YOU? A Stephen Minister can help you make it through a crisis, no matter how big or small. Let us be your supportive Christian friend. Contact the Connect and Care Office at 407.876.4991 ext. *262 or email Carol Crowley at firstname.lastname@example.org. HOLY SMOKE BARBEQUE BROTHERS: Join other St. Luke's men for great barbeque as well as casual conversation, fun, and fellowship. We will meet on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at various BBQ restaurants around Central Florida. Contact Carol Crowley at email@example.com. CHRISTMAS IN JULY: The Military Team is sending boxes to our deployed service members on June 26. Pick up a list of suggested items at the table in the Welcome Hall and drop off donations in the church office by June 25. Personal notes are welcomed. Contact Carol Crowley at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. SENIOR LUNCH: There will be no senior lunch in June due to our summer campers. Join us on July 17. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/stlukesorlando and follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/stlukesorlando! Want to get more connected with St. Luke's each week? Sign up to receive the weekly update by visiting st.lukes.org/weeklyupdate! Check out weekly devotions at st.lukes.org/news. NEW TO ST. LUKE'S? Visit a Connection Point station at either end of Building C to pick up a First Time Guest Welcome Packet. Let us help you get connected. Contact the Connect and Care office at 407.876.4991 ext.*262 or email Carol Crowley at email@example.com.
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Grow SUNDAY MORNING PROGRAMMING FOR PRESCHOOLERS: Children: Preschool age children will journey with Peter as we all learn to grow into disciples of Jesus Christ. Stop by the Welcome Window in Building B on Sunday mornings for room assignments. SUMMER SUNDAY PROGRAMING FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH: Now through August 17 at 9:30 a.m. only. Elementary: Come and enjoy Psalms of thanks, trust, and peace through children’s favorite poets like Dr. Seuss, Shel Silverstein, and Jack Pselutsky who have written current poems with a life lesson. Meet in Building A Room 201. Youth: Learn about the “Armor of God.” 5th and 6th Grade "Merge" will meet in the Attic of Building C. 7th and 8th Grade will meet in Building C Room 204-206. 9th through 12th grade students are encouraged to volunteer with middle school Sunday morning programming and then attend worship at 11:00 a.m. YOUTH GROUP: Youth Group is for grades 6-12 and meets Wednesdays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Attic of Building C. Join in activities, Bible study, music and worship. Stay up to date by visiting www. st.lukes.org/youth. Contact Laura Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. YOUTH MINISTRIES SUMMER EVENTS: Registration is required for all events. Go to st.lukes.org/youth and click on “Summer Event Registration” to reserve your spot. Events are open to students in grades 6-12 unless otherwise listed. Youth Cocoa Beach Trip: Have some fun in the sun on Saturday, June 21. The cost of the trip is $5.00 and includes lunch. Youth Blizzard Beach Day: Speed down the water slides at Blizzard Beach on Friday, June 27. The cost of the trip is $60.00 plus the cost of lunch. Youth Bowling: Have some fun making strikes on Saturday, July 12: The cost of bowling is $15.00 plus the cost of food. Youth Deep Sea Fishing Trip: Reel in the catch of the day on Saturday, July 19. Registration for the trip will close on June 23. The cost of the trip is $60.00 plus the rental cost of fishing gear and lunch. Youth Ministry Parent Meeting: Sunday, July 27 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. parents of youth should meet in the Attic of Building C to talk about the new and exciting youth program that will launch in the fall. If you have a student in 6th through 12th grade you will not want to miss this meeting. FREE ONLINE COURSE THROUGH EMORY: Join Pastor Jad for this fascinating Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) “The Bible’s Prehistory, Purpose and Political Future” in partnership with Emory University and Coursera. Biblical authors responded to defeat by gathering the fragments of their pasts and weaving them into an amazing historical narrative. Learn about this narrative that is part of a larger literary tapestry that sustained their communities as they struggled to cope with a new age of foreign rule. Contact Carol Crowley at email@example.com to sign up. MAKING SENSE OF THE BIBLE: Join this summer Bible study and promote discussion on the Bible’s toughest questions. The cost of the book is $16.00. The class meets Sundays at 11:00 a.m. in Building C Room 204-206. Contact Jeanne Gall a firstname.lastname@example.org to register. ONCE UPON A TIME: Discover the wonderful magic inside every story by connecting faith with current literature. This new class for preschoolers will meet in the Sanctuary from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on June 26, July 1, July 10, July 28, and August 1. Contact Laura Turner at email@example.com for more information. MEN’S GROUP: St. Luke’s offers a men’s study group on Thursdays at 7:30 a.m. Come before you head to work. Meet in the Special Events Dining Room in Building C for discussion and fellowship. Contact Joline Krolicki at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Psummer Psalm Pseries: Looking for an adult evening gathering on the Psalms that is informal, inspirational, and inviting? Come Wednesdays starting June 25 through August 6 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Building C Room 200-202. For more information contact Joline Krolicki at email@example.com.
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Serve Within our Community For more information or to sign up for any of the opportunities “Within Our Community,” contact Megan England at firstname.lastname@example.org or 407.876.4991 ext. *238. SUMMER SCHOOL: Mollie Ray teaches reading now through July 16 while Pineloch offers science, reading and general programs at Shingle Creek Elementary. Classes are now through July 14 (not the week of July 4) Monday to Thursday with a minimum of one hour shifts between 8:00 a.m. and 1:50 p.m. GOLFING WITH CELEBRITIES - SHEPHERD’S HOPE FUNDRAISNG: The Celebrity Golf Classic will be held July 17 and 18 at the Reunion Resort (a Wyndham Grand Resort) in Orlando. For more information visit http://shepherdshope.org/golf-sponsorships/. COALITION MEAL MINISTRY: On June 21, St. Luke’s volunteers are preparing dinner for families staying at the shelter. We are looking for 9 servers at the shelter from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; 8 bakers at St. Luke’s from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 10 cooks at the shelter from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Carpooling possible. CIRCLES INFORMATION MEETING: Join us on June 16 and 19 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Building C Workroom. The Circles Campaign is a research based model that helps individuals build relationships across socioeconomic lines in order to empower families in poverty and change the perception of poverty in our community. Sign up by contacting Meghan Killingsworth at email@example.com. BRIDGES OUT OF POVERTY: Learn an innovative approach to reduce poverty June 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Building C Room 200-202. Contact Meghan Killingsworth at firstname.lastname@example.org. SHALOM READING CLUB: Help the reading program at the 33rd Street Jail. We particularly need female reading assistants. Orientation is scheduled for August 2014.
Within our Church ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CIRCLES: This position directs the Circles program, part of St. Luke's Community Transformation Initiative (see Circles description above). The position is 30 hours/week (some evenings and weekends required) and includes benefits. Formal training and work experience in the fields of social work or human services required. Must be comfortable training and leading diverse groups of people and clearly articulating the causes of poverty in Central Florida. Send cover letter and resume attn: Kelly Smith (see UNEWS for address) or email@example.com. Deadline for resume submission is today (Sunday, June 15). WORK ON "BIG FISH” THE MUSICAL: St. Luke’s is producing “Big Fish” the musical August 15-17 and August 22-24 with evening performances and matinees. Share your gifts during the summer musical! Ushers, Greeters, Box Office, Concessions: If you would like more information or would like to help please contact Dede Duncan at firstname.lastname@example.org. Production Team: If you would like to help with lighting, sound, costume, or other crew positions please email Director Steve MacKinnon at email@example.com. Choir: Rehearsals begin July 1 and will be held Tuesdays from 7:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Building B Room 209. Contact David Patrick at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. No audition necessary. CONNECTION POINT VOLUNTEERS: Help St. Luker’s and guests get connected with each other, with the ministries of St. Luke’s and with Christ. The time commitment is ONLY one-half hour a month! Training available. Please contact Carol Crowley at email@example.com if this is a way you would like to serve. COMMUNION SERVERS: Communion servers are needed once a quarter at the 8:00 a.m. worship service. No experience necessary! Contact Amy Winslow at firstname.lastname@example.org. SUMMER CHOIR: Join us July 13 at 8:45 a.m. in the music room located in Building B Room 209 for rehearsal. We’ll sing at the 9:30 service. No auditions are ever necessary. Please join us! BECOME A SMALL GROUP FACILITATOR: If you have the gift or passion for helping people grow their faith, prayerfully consider facilitating a small group. There are short and long term studies and Sunday morning groups. Contact Joline Krolicki at email@example.com or 407.876.4991 ext. *264. SET UP FOR SUNDAY PROGRAMMING: Do you have free time on a Friday afternoon? Contact Laura Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. SUNDAY COFFEE TEAM: Volunteers are needed to make and replenish coffee on the second Sunday of the month. Please contact Dede Duncan at email@example.com if you are interested.
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