Donations during a season of "virtual church"
During this completely unprecedented time of Coronavirus pandemic, our church community is together in spirit. It is during uncertain times like these that we are reminded that we are all in this together and that we are family.
“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.” Colossians 3:15. It is with thanksgiving that we should remember to continue our offerings to God, even though we are unable to gather together.
Please know that our church leaders are doing all they can do to make sure St. Luke’s remains on a firm footing. Although the plate is not being passed from pew to pew with Sunday offertory at a halt, we can still give to God our tithes and offerings.
We encourage all of you to consider an online gift to St. Luke's, or checks may still be mailed to the church office (8833 Goodwood Boulevard 70806). We thank you in advance for your financial commitment and support to the church.
Ways to Give
Every October, we invite members and friends of St. Luke's to pledge financial support to our church. A pledge is your best estimate of how much money you plan to give St. Luke's in 2020. Sixty years after its founding, St. Luke's continues to function because of members who make a financial commitment to the parish’s mission and ministries. The pledges add up to cover ministry expenses, clergy and staff salaries, campus upkeep, and more.
Offered in gratitude for God’s blessings and to further God’s work in the world, every pledge matters, no matter how large or small. Please prayerfully consider how much your family can offer to the church as a sacrificial gift, and do so knowing that you are giving back a part of God's gifts to you.
We thank you in advance for your financial commitment to St. Luke's, and your ongoing gifts of time and talent! Together, we are "Shepherding St. Luke's."
"All things come of thee, O Lord, and of thine own have we given thee."
A message from Fr. Bryan Owen:
Every Sunday when we gather for worship, we give thanks to God for the many gifts we have received, including the splendor of creation, the beauty of this world, the wonder of life, the blessings of family and friends, and the mystery of love. And most of all we thank God for the gift of his Son Jesus - for his teachings, for the example of his holy life, and for his death and resurrection. Through Jesus, God has given us the priceless gift of eternal life and the unshakeable confidence that nothing in all of creation will ever separate us from his love.
In response to God's gracious self-giving in Jesus, we offer our gifts of time, talent, and treasure for the spread of the Kingdom. Our giving at St. Luke's allows us to:
+ worship in our beautiful church;
+ support a clergy and lay staff that faithfully help us fulfill our mission;
+ offer Christian formation classes for all ages, and host community groups, in our buildings;
+ provide pastoral care for the sick, the shut-in, and the hurting;
+ and reach out into the community to serve the suffering, the friendless, and the needy.
Your generous gifts to St. Luke’s make all of this possible. Thank you for helping St. Luke’s touch lives with the transforming love of Jesus Christ.
- Fr. Bryan Owen