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This week at St. Luke’s
 New This Week
 Ongoing Announcements

 Full Articles: Intern Dan LaVenture
This Week at St. Luke’s
Public Health Indicators: here 
Event risk assessment: here.
Free COVID test from Durham County here.


Click here and scroll down for Online Worship Bulletin

Sunday
9:30 In-Person Masked Indoor Worship signup here
     LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube.
11am Coffee Hour here
7:30pm Youth Group by Zoom

Monday
6:30 Vestry by Zoom

Tuesday
7pm Bible Study on Zoom

Wednesday
Prayer and Share on Zoom 

Friday
 1:00  Connections and Support Group by Zoom

Saturday
7:30-10:30  Garden and Grounds Workday
New This Week
Episcopal Farmworker Ministry Annual “Back to School Drive”
You can participate by contributing school supplies to the collection box in the narthex on Sunday July 18th or 25th, OR participate in a drive-by drop off Saturday July 24th from 11am – 1pm at St Luke’s. 
With your help, we hope to provide 450 backpacks full of school supplies for the students, children of farmworkers, donated from across the Diocese. Some ideas for donations are: paper, binders, pencils, pencil sharpeners, index cards, highlighters, black and blue pens, crayons, glue sticks, scissors, and backpacks. You can find a full list of supplies by grade on this website. We will accept loose supplies as well as ready-to-go back packs.

Thank you for supporting this important ministry! Contact Rich Kells with questions

ONLINE WORSHIP at 9:30 THIS WEEK
We will be testing out live-streaming this Sunday, so we plan to go live on Facebook at 9:30 (not 10:00).  The worship should be available to watch anytime after that on Facebook, and posted to YouTube later in the day.  
If you access online worship this week, please let Helen know how it worked for you.

POSTPONED: St. Luke’s Panel 1975-1994
We are postponing the July St. Luke’s Panel.  We will offer a normal online coffee hour this Sunday at 11am, and plan to offer this panel on August 15th.
Announcements
PUMPKIN PATCH SIGNUP
Our second Pumpkin Patch pumpkin sale will be Saturday, October 2nd- Sunday, October 31st. We will need help with:
1. Fri Oct 1st. pre set up of pallets, tables, and tents 
2. Sat Oct 2nd @ 8am truck unloading and set up.
3. Sat Oct 2nd – Sun Oct 31st pumpkin sales 
         1 pm – 7 pm daily.
We need: cashiers, general helpers with sales and helping buyers load cars, trucks etc.  We will have online signup starting in August.  Anyone who does not feel comfortable with online signup can contact Beth Bonner and I would gladly sign you up!

MORE HYMN SINGS
Our first summer Hymn Sing went so well, we’ve decided to continue them.  We’ll be meeting every other Wednesday night, starting in Johnson Hall and ending in the nave.  July 28, Aug 11, 25 and Sept 8.  Sign up here

GARDEN/GROUNDS WORKDAYS FOR 2021
All workdays begin at 7:30 and last until 10:00 or as long as you can stay.  Bring a hat, gloves, water and tools.  Contact the workday leader for more information.
Sept. 11th   Eileen Morgan
Nov. 6th      Hope Galunas
Full Articles
INTRODUCING INTERN DANIEL LaVENTURE


Dear People of St. Luke’s, 

Hello! My name is Dan LaVenture, and I will be your diocesan intern for the next six months as I discern a call to the priesthood. I’m looking forward to meeting each of you! My sponsoring parish is the Church of the Advocate in Chapel Hill, but I’ve lived in Durham for about five years. I’m originally from Winston-Salem, but came to Durham to go to Duke Divinity School, where in addition to my general studies, I got a concentration in Theology and the Arts. I love thinking about how church communities can incorporate art into their worship and communal life. In particular, I focused on culinary arts, thinking about how eating can be an act of reverence and worship. I now work production for Black and White Coffee Roasters in Raleigh, helping ensure that deliciousness abounds. Let’s share a cup sometime!
           -Dan(iel)
           dalaventure@gmail.com

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