News/Announcements

 

PASTORAL CALL

St. Luke has begun the Call process for our next Pastor. 

Our Vacancy Pastor, Mark Gilson, is a graduate of Concordia, Ann Arbor, and Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne.  Pastor Gilson is trained as a Stephen’s Ministry Leader and is an Intentional Interim Pastor.  He has been serving Lutheran churches throughout Michigan for 25 years.  Pastor and his wife, Laura, a Lutheran School teacher, have been married 32 years and are blessed with 4 children and a daughter-in-law.   Pastor enjoys the outdoors, reading, and his two dogs Lucy and Maggie.

Pastor Dennis Lassanske will remain our Circuit Visitor and assist in the call process. He will lead our Thursday evening Bible classes on Thursday evenings.

 

ST. LUKE MEMBER SURVEY RESULTS

Thank you for taking the time to complete the Communications / Future Projects / Communion survey.  We had a total of 63 responses.  The Board of Directors will be using your feedback as decisions are made.  Your voice is important and you are appreciated! 

The survey results can be found in the Fellowship Hall under the white board.  One of the questions was around prioritization of upcoming projects.  According to the data, the below priorities are listed in order from highest priority to lowest priority.

  • Parking lot reconstruction (e.g., handicap parking, repaving, lighting, painting lines, etc.)
  • Church and school ADA compliance updates
  • Parsonage upgrades (e.g., kitchen upgrades, etc.)
  • Air conditioning in sanctuary and fellowship hall)
  • Church security
  • Landscaping around parsonage (e.g., mulching, plants, edging, etc.)
  • Playground update
  • Other

 

ENDOWMENT GRANT APPLICATIONS & AWARDS

The Endowment Committee met on Monday, September 19, and reviewed three Endowment grant applications.  All three requests met the ministry requirements of the Endowment Grant.  The Care Cabinet and two college students each received grant money!  Thank you for applying!

 

FEEDING AMERICAL FOOD TRUCKS 2022

St. Luke welcomes all to take part in our four food trucks. Each takes place on a Tuesday evening with distribution at 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. We plan on each event being a drive-thru with volunteers helping with registration and placing food in the vehicles. 

October 11

 

 

TRUNK or TREAT / CHILI & SOUP COOK-OFF: October 23

Our annual fall event returns! We encourage kids of all ages to wear Halloween costumes, decorate your cars and take part in our Chili contest. This is a family-friendly and FREE event! All are welcome. 

 

CARE CABINET

St. Luke offers shelf-stable food and health / hygiene / cleaning supplies to the greater Nunica community. Located in the main entry of the church (on 2nd Street), the Care Cabinet is open 24/7.  

We also offer information for Love In Action, if you need assistance in other aspects of life.  Devotionals are available, as well as information of upcoming Feeding America food trucks. 

Our Care Cabinet is 100% donation-driven.  Please, take as you need and give if you can!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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