This Week at St. Luke’s
Public Health Indicators: here 
Free COVID test from Durham County here.

Click here and scroll down for Online Worship Bulletin.  We ask that if someone attends a service and then tests positive for Covid, that they please contact the Rector Time Certain or Sr. Warden for both pastoral care needs and also to inform others who may have come in close contact.
Saturday, March 18
8-10 a.m. Garden and Grounds work session (Contact: Daniel Emory)
9:30 a.m. Altar Guild. Nave. Kay Gresham, Bill Callahan, Valleri Callahan, Cindy Henry, Ila Hurley, June Santa.
11 a.m. St Luke’s WalkersHorton Grove Nature Preserve. 7360 Jock Rd, Bahama.
10-12 p.m. Girl Scouts. Johnson Hall

Sunday, March 19
8 and 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist-masks optional, but recommended.
Preacher, Presider: The Rev. Caleb Tabor
There is fellowship time in the Sprague Room immediately after each service.
There will be no Adult Learning session this Sunday. Enjoy extended fellowship time instead.
9-11:30 a.m. Nursery, Gray Building (the school building across the walkway from the fountain)
11:45-12:45 p.m. Children’s Choir. Nave.
1-3 p.m. Girl Scouts. Johnson Hall
Monday, March 20.
6:30-8:30 p.m. Vestry Meeting on Zoom.

Tuesday, March 21
Rector’s office hours
6 p.m. Pastoral care team monthly meeting
6:30-8:30 p.m. St Luke’s Men’s Meeting

Wednesday, March 22
11:30  a.m.  Prayer and Share on Zoom 
1:30-3:30 p.m. Needlework Ministry. Kramer Room
5:30-6:30 p.m. Handbell Choir rehearsal. Nave
7-8:30 p.m. Adult Choir Rehearsal. Nave.

Thursday, March 23
6 p.m. Deacon-led Daily Office of Evening Prayer on Zoom
Friday, March 24
11:30 a.m. Connections and Support Group by Zoom 
Our Nursery is open Sunday mornings from 9 to 11:30 a.m. for infants through children aged five.  Both nursery attendants are fully vaccinated and boosted and will be wearing masks.
New and Ongoing Announcements
Dear friends at St. Luke’s, many thanks for your kind thoughts and prayers and notes of sympathy on the death of my brother, John. My family and I feel your prayers and are lifted up by them. Your thoughtfulness means the world to me. With love, Rev. Stephanie Yancy
The 7 Deadly Sins of White Christian Nationalism: How Can Our Church Respond? Free workshop with Rev. Dr. Carter Heyward, feminist theologian and Episcopal Priest, 9:30-12:30pm, Saturday, March 18, Chapel of the Cross, Chapel Hill. Registration required. Optional lunch follows. $20. To register, visit: See flyers in the Sprague Room for more information.
St Luke’s Walkers’ next walk will be on March 18th at 11:00 a.m. Horton Grove Nature Preserve. 7360 Jock Rd, Bahama. Bring-your-own lunch to follow. We will meet at the last parking area (3rd one – top of the map) and hike the Peaks and Holman Loops for a total of 1.3 miles. See the map at horton nature preserve – Search ( If you’re so inclined, bring a lunch and we can eat together at a  picnic gazebo that is near the parking area. If you want to carpool, please be at the church by 10:20.
Join Deacon Kate for a holy Lenten practice of the Daily Office of Evening Prayer, Thursdays, March 23 and 30, 6-7pm on Zoom. We will gather to pray together and read God’s holy word.
Live Music, Scripture and Silences. Change Up Your Lenten Friday Nights!. You’re invited to Taize Services 7 pm at United Church of Chapel Hill. 1321 MLK Blvd.;  Chapel Hill, NC 27514. Mar. 24 and April 7. All are invited!  

Sunday Adult Learning in Epiphany and Lent. (none 3/19). 26 March: Each week, Rector Rhonda Lee will lead a discussion comparing a text for the day from the Revised Common Lectionary (the lectionary we use on Sundays) to a text offered in The Rev. Dr. Wilma C. Gafney’s newly-published A Women’s Lectionary for the Whole Church (Church Publishing Inc.). To learn more about The Rev. Dr. Gafney and this lectionary, check out .
Unless otherwise noted, all sessions will start at 9:10 a.m. in the Kramer Room just off the north-side narthex. Please plan to join, and invite a friend!
Lector-intercessor Training. We will have a brief training session for lectors and intercessors—the laypersons who read the lessons and lead the prayers in our services—Sunday the 26th of March at noon in the nave. The training will last no more than an hour, and probably closer to 30 minutes.
New and returning intercessors and lectors are invited to attend. So is anyone who may want to participate in this ministry but isn’t sure yet. Come see what it’s about!

Spring Fling Yard Sale!!Bring your clean treasures to Johnson Hall starting Sunday, March 26 through Wednesday, March 29 (only).
Plant sale pre-orders for the Spring Fling: please fill out this form and pay per included instructions by March 27. If computers aren’t your thing and you need assistance with your order, please call the church office or Wendy Cook who will be glad to help you!
Join us for Friday Fling for St. Luke’s members only—good food, good early shopping, good friends! March 31, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Shop Saturday, April 1, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bring your friends and neighbors!
Assistant Bishop Jennifer Brooke-Davidson will visit St. Luke’s on Sunday the 23rd of April. So that all of us may worship together with the bishop, and witness the confirmation of members of the Farrell-Sexton family together, we will have one service that day at 10:30. Following the service, there will be an opportunity for fellowship and conversation with Bishop Jennifer.
If you would like to be confirmed or make a reaffirmation of faith that day, please let Rector Time Certain Rhonda Lee know as soon as possible. And please plan to attend our single Eucharist that day.”
Our long-time priest associate, Jim Craven, will celebrate his final Eucharists with St. Luke’s on Sunday the 14th of May at 8 and 10:30 a.m.  Jim will continue as St. Luke’s priest associate after that date.
We ask that if someone attends a service and then tests positive for Covid and others who may have come into close contact with them, that they please contact the rector or senior warden for both pastoral care needs and also to inform others who may have come into close contact with them.
Please be advised that neither the clergy nor your vestry will ever ask for help, gift cards, etc. through emails or text messages.  Some parishioners have reported receiving bogus text messages.
CONTACT UPDATES – Up-to date contact information can be found online at ACS, or the ChurchLife App for your phone or tablet.  Contact Mike if you have any problems logging onto ACS.  You can also ask Mike to send you a paper directory if needed.

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