News and Needs

 Deacons Fund, May/June 2016 - Hospice of Marin

The Deacons are pleased to announce that the May and June Deacons' Fund will go to Hospice of Marin.  This end-of-life care organization provides comfort and care to individuals who are struggling with their last days, and supports the emotional needs of caregivers and families.  This organization has been beneficial to many in our congregation and we hope you will help us by making your donation to the Deacons Fund.

 

Bible Study, Every Thursday at 9:00am

Rev. Trotter hosts a Bible study each Thursday in the conference room.  Bring your coffee and join her!

 

 Writing Your Memoirs

This popular class given by Terrance Glass continues April 24th after worship.  Stop by!

 

Men's Group - Sunday, May 15th

The next Men's Group meeting will be Sunday, May 15th starting at 4:45pm when they will meet at Pier 9 in San Francisco for a tour of the San Francisco Bar Pilot Station led by Capt. George Livingstone.  Learn about how those big ships make their way through the Golden Gate and the SF Bay.  After the tour they will head to Pier 23 for dinner (dinner tab will be divided equally).  Contact John Lenser for more details on carpooling, etc.

  

2016 Pedal for Protein

Join the Presbytery of the Redwoods in their 3rd annual Pedal for Protein which raises funds to provide protein rich foods for Northern California food pantries.  The event is September 18-22, 2016, with the bike tour starting in Mendocino, California with views of the Pacific Ocean thru the beautiful Redwoods, fertile valleys, farmlands and vineyards of Northern California with a private tour at the Bicycling Hall of Fame in Davis, 268 miles over 5 days.

Participants can ride all 5 days or join the ride for one or two days along the way.  For more information, contact:  Patty Sanders at 415-515-6127 or http://www.imathlete.com/events/EventOverview.aspx?fEID=36619

 

 Things Are Cooking At St. Luke

If you enjoy cooking there are a couple of great ways to use your talents to help others:

St Luke Cooking Community delivers meals to members and the St. Luke community when the need arises. Contact Stacy Bischoff to find out when the next cooking day will be held.  Bring your apron and a good attitude!  This is an important ministry as well as fun fellowship as your prep. Email Stacy Bischoff, tenimom@comcast.net for information. Kindly use the green envelope to support this ministry.

Welcome First Time Visitors!

The deacons have a welcome gift for all first-time visitors to St. Luke - a St. Luke coffee cup engraved with our logo and website address.  These cute cups filled with goodies will be passed out at the Sunday worship services!

If you would like your own St. Luke coffee cup - they are for sale at $10 for one or $15 for 2.  They make excellent gifts too!  Ask a deacon how you can be a proud owner!

Memory Garden Bricks

It is not too late to purchase a personalized brick for the memory garden.  Bricks are $100 and you may order them through Laura Hislop.  Funds raised help toward the building of this garden

 

An Extra Can is All We Ask

Don't let your fellow neighbor go hungry.  Please help support those who are suffering in our community by dropping off your food barrel donations.  Suggested items are: canned fruit, vegetables, meats and juices, dried fruit and nuts, dried pasta, peanut butter, soups, etc.  Please no glass jars.  For more information on how you can donate go to the Marin Food Bank website at www.marinfood.org.

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