News and Needs

Evelyn Hoffman, Memorial Service

A memorial service for Evelyn Hoffman will be held at St. Luke on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 1:00pm. There will be a light lunch to follow in the Bayview room.

Additionally, visitation at Keaton's Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 13th from 10:00am to 12:00pm followed by a procession to Olivet Memorial Park in Colma, CA.


Men's Group

The next men's group meeting will be on Tuesday, August 2nd at 6:00pm at Terry Mech's home.  Contact Terry or John Lenser for details.  Burgers and brats are on the menu.


Deacons Happenings

The Deacons are pleased to announce that the July and August's Deacons Fund will go to our backpack ministry benefiting the children at Bahia Vista Elementary School.  Funds received will be used to purchase new backpacks but you may also help out by purchasing school supplies so that we can fill those backpacks.  Items needed are:  <Coming Soon>.  Please make your donation as soon as possible so that we may order the backpacks.

In June, the Deacons prepared and served lunch for the Marin Blind and Visually Impaired monthly luncheon.  

A second annual Blessing of the Animals event is planned for a date in October.


Bible Study, on Vacation

 Rev. Trotter's Thursday morning Bible Study will be on hold until late August.  Enjoy your summer vacations!

  

 Writing Your Memoirs

This popular class given by Terrance Glass continues June 19th after worship and continue through July, a break during August, and resume again in September.  Stop by!

 

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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