Erik Ramquist, our outside sound contractor, has finished connecting our sound system in the nave. The clergy are very happy to have lavalier mics and sound through our speakers again. He will be helping June (our Jr. Warden) with Bluetooth receiver set up to improve the livestream audio and then his work is complete. We … Continue reading Sound System Update
A Pentecost picnic event Time for a Pentecost Picnic of the times! After the worship service on June 5, enjoy great popsicles from the LocoPops mobile cart! Bring a chair, towel, or blanket and join in the fellowship on the Great Lawn. Coffee hour will also be held outdoors.
Around 4:00 pm on Wednesday December 22, our Bishops sent us a message about the Omicron Variant. It included the advice they had received from one of their COVID consultants, Dr. Wesley M. Wallace at the UNC School of Medicine: Late Monday evening, the CDC released evidence of [the] omicron [variant’s] astounding growth in the U.S. It left me … Continue reading Services Cancelled: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Sunday 12/26
We give thanks to God who has led the Vestry in our discernment process and we are pleased to share with you that the Rev. Rhonda Lee has been called as our Interim Rector effective January 1, 2022. Our ministry together will begin with worship on Sunday, January 2, 2022. Please join us that day … Continue reading Rev. Rhonda Lee called as Interim Rector
Our annual Share Your Christmas event started on November 21 and runs through the end of December. Donations for our St. Luke's Families, LEAP Families, and Maple Court Veterans must be received by December 12 in order to get gift cards to the recipients in time for them to shop for their holiday needs. Donations … Continue reading Share Your Christmas is open for giving!
A livestream of the 206th annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina will be available in three places: On the diocesan websiteOn FacebookOn YouTube The livestream will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 20.
Our pumpkins are still stuck on the farm in New Mexico! Pumpkin unloading on Saturday is cancelled, and sales on Saturday and Sunday are also cancelled. The supplier is trying to get our pumpkins to us by Monday or Tuesday, but when they arrive we'll need to have enough people to pitch in unloading them. … Continue reading Pumpkin Patch Delayed!
Longtime St. Luke's parishioner May Bailey passed away on September 20, 2021. A graveside funeral was held at St. Luke's on September 28, and her ashes were placed in St. Luke's Memorial Wall. Her obituary is available to view here, and memorial donations may be made to Meals on Wheels Durham or to St. Luke's.
We had to do our beloved "Share Your Christmas" program a little differently in 2020. Many donors love the tradition of picking a tag from our Share Your Christmas tree and buying gifts for families in our community who need help at this time of year. However we created a web page so all who … Continue reading Your “Share Your Christmas” Donations Had a Huge Impact!
Advent begins tomorrow. Every year, I talk about Advent as a season of waiting. This year, all of us understand Advent better than ever. We have been in a time of waiting since March. Waiting for this pandemic to be done so that we can get back to our normal lives. But then, over these … Continue reading Advent Waiting/Pandemic Waiting