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theLineUpa catalog of ministries at St Luke’s

fall 2012

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Gift Challenges Event

Marriage Ministry

Nicaragua Mission Trip

Bicycle Club

Media Operators

Light It Up!

True Love Retreat

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CHILDREN & FAMILY 2-6

GROWTH 6-13

LEADERSHIP 13

MISSION 14-16

SERVICE 17-29

SOCIAL 29-32

WORSHIP 32-35

YOUNG ADULTS 36

YOUTH 36-38

TABLE OF CONTENTS

What is an L-Team?PeopleengaginginaLive.Love.Learn.activitywhererelationshipsarebuiltandChristisshared.

L-Teams are not small groups• Theymayormaynotmeetweekly• Theymayormaynotopenabibleorprayortalk aboutJesus

L-Teams can include anyone, meet anywhere and do almost anything

• TheyarenotjustforSt.Luke’speople-invite co-workers,neighborsandfriends• Theycanmeetatyourhouse,atchurchoratthe bowlingalley

For more information,contactJanGrothe:[email protected]

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CHILDREN & FAMILY456 Kids for ChristAwesomeadventures,greatgames,creativecraftsandotherinteresting“stuff”awaityouandyourfriendsfor456KFC.Eachnighthasagreatmeal,funactivitiesand a short lesson encouraging children to be like Christ. Being “for Christ”isexcitingandfun; inviteyourfriendsandcomeforthefellowship,foodandadventure!ActivitiesarethethirdWednesdayofeachmonth,6:30-8:30.DavidDetzler:[email protected];206.819.3683

Angel BreakfastTheAngelBreakfastisaneventforfamilieswithyoungerchildren.Familieseattogetherandexperiencedrama,music,doorprizes,thereadingoftheChristmasstory, picture taking, puppets, and focus on the true meaning of Christmas.Ticketsaresoldinadvanceandatthedoor.December8;9am.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

Backstage Worship Tour for KindergartenWhathappensbehindthescenestoprepareforworshipservicesontheweekends?Kindergartenersandtheirparentswilltourbackstagewiththepastor,interactwiththeband,andsingaspecialsongthenextdayatworship.Specialpassesarerequiredatregistration-October20,3-4:30pm.RegisterinSt.Luke’sLobby.JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

Bible Games and BrunchThisisanimportantdayforsecondgraders.ThedaybeginswithabrunchandsomefunBiblegamesduringtheSundaySchoolhour.Butthemostspecialeventoccursduring11:00worship,whensecondgradersarepresentedwiththeirveryownBibles!October7,beginningat9am.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

Children’s ChoirChildreningrades1-6areinvitedtosingforworshiponceamonthatthe11amservice, for special programsand services, Sunday SchoolChristmasProgram,AngelBreakfast,PalmSunday,ChristmasEve(3pmservice),andaconcert inMay.WepracticeThursdaysfrom6-7pm;St.Luke’s,room101.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

Children’s Church VolunteersThisteamofvolunteersleadsasmalllessonandsnacktimewithchildrenages4-7duringthesermonat11amworshipservice.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

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CHILDREN & FAMILYCommunity Birthday Party for One-Year-OldsIt’saparty!Meetotherparentsofallthechildrenwhoturnedoneyearoldin2012.Celebratethefirstyearoflifeandreceiveaspecialgiftforyourchild.ThepartyisJanuary26,2013,at10amatSt.Luke’sintheGreatRoom.(Thispartyisforthebirthdaychildandhis/herparents.Childcareisprovideduponrequestforsiblings.)JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

Cub Scout Pack 307St.Luke’sistheCharterOrganizationforFederalWayCubScoutPack307.Ourpackcurrentlyconsistsofboys ingrades1-5.Doyouhaveaboyorknowonewhomightbeinterestedinjoiningthefun?Hiking,familycampouts,pinewoodderby,BBguns,archery,summercamp,swimming,innertubingatSnoqualmie...andmuchmore!PackmeetingsareheldthesecondTuesdayofthemonthat7pminMalkowHallbeginningSeptember11.Individualdensalsomeetonceortwicepermonthatconvenienttimesandlocations(secondandfifthgradersmeetatSt.Luke’s).Wewouldlovetohaveyourboycomecheckusouttoseeifhewouldliketobeapartofcubscouts!JerryNeumann:253.854.4067;[email protected]

Gift Challenges EventInordertoserveinGod’skingdom,weneedtoknowwhatgiftsHehasgivenus.Onthisday6thgradersandtheirparentswillenjoybrunchtogetherandtakeaspiritualgiftssurvey. Theywill thenexplorewhatthedifferentgiftsareandreceivejournalstohelpthemrecordhowtheyusetheirgifts.September23;9am;St.Luke’s-MalkowHall.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

Girl Scout Troop 52945Allgirlsarewelcomeinourtroop.WemeetthefirstandthirdThursdayofthemonthinroom311atSt.Luke’s.Cadettes-6thgradeandolder-meetat5:30,andtheyoungergirlsmeetat6:30.Themainpartofthetroopmeetingendsat7:30.TheCadetteshavetheirtrooptimeearlythenbreaktohelptheyoungergirls.Wearefinishedby8pm.Each level inthetroophas itsowndedicatedadultleader.Wehavefunearningbadges,goingonfieldtrips,andweekendcamping.Youcanlearnmorebyvisitingwww.GirlScoutsWW.orgSandyKon:[email protected];253.941.2761

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CHILDREN & FAMILYHarvest CarnivalCostumes (nothing scary!), games, prizes, and food! Bring the whole family!October31;6-8pm;StLuke’s-MalkowHall.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

Helping Hands - Four-Year-OldsFour-year-oldslovetohelp!KidsandparentswilllearnaboutservingothersastheydecorateandfillHope2Others(H2O)bagsforthehomeless,andastheyfillThanksgivingbasketsandmakecardsforMirrorLakefamilies.November10;10amatSt.Luke’s.JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

Make and Take Craft FestivalDiveintotheworldofChristmascrafts!Bringthewholefamilytodooneorallofthecrafts.Usethemasgiftsordecorateyourhome.December2;2-5pm;St.Luke’s-MalkowHall.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

Meet the Babies - Zero to One-Year-OldsWhoaretheotherbabiesatSt.Luke’s?Betteryet,whoaretheparentsofbabies?It’shardtohaveconversationswithotherparentsontheweekendsasyoujuggleyourbaby’sneeds.October20andMarch9,10-11am,isatimesetasideforparentsofbabiestomeetandsharejoysandstrugglesofhavingababyinthehome.Noagenda,butatimeformomsanddadstogettoknoweachother.CarrieAndrew:253.376.3434

On Fire Sunday SchoolWeeklyclassesforkids3-years-oldthrough6thgradehaveavarietyofactivities:classtime,BibleAdventure,serviceprojects,SuperSunday,Scripturememoryandprayers.Childrencanregisteratanytime!Sundays,9:30am.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

Opening Day - Three-Year-OldsSeptember9,marksaspecialdayforthree-year-olds—thisistheirtimetostartSundaySchool!Aspartoftheirevent,thepastorwillhaveaprayerandblessingtimeforthe3’sandtheirparentsatthebeginningofthe9:30servicethatday.ChildrenwillthengowiththeirparentstotheclassroomtoreceiveaspecialgiftforthebeginningofSundaySchool.JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

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CHILDREN & FAMILYQuiz the PastorThiseveningforsecondgradersandtheirparentsisachancetoaskthepastoralloftheirquestionsabouttheBibleandfaith.October17;6-7pm,St.Luke’s-MalkowHall.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

Secret Mission Mystery DinnerAneveningoffunandmystery,thiseventprovidesanopportunityfor4thgradersand their parents to enjoy dinner together. Theywill alsowork together tocompletesecretmissionsandserveothersforChrist.November11;5pm,St.Luke’s-GreatRoom-A.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

Spark Family Open Gym (0-5-year-olds) - Tuesdays & SaturdaysBeginningJanuary2013throughApril,SparkOpenGymistargetedat0-5yearolds.Comeenjoy somegym timewhen it’s rainy and coldoutsidewith toys,gamesandballs.Evenifyourchildisn’ttotallymobileyet,comeanywayandvisitwithotherparents.Siblingsarewelcomeaswell,keepinginmindthatthetoysareintendedfor0-5yearolds.Bringyourownsnacks,drinks,andwhateveryourchildwillneed.~~NOTE:Thisisnotadrop-off,it’satimeforparentstoconnectandvisit!~~1stand3rdTuesdays;10:30-11:30am2ndand4thSaturdays;10-11amDennetteChurch:[email protected]:[email protected];253.941.3000-Saturdays

Starting Right ClassEnvision your children as adults.What do youdream for them?What kind ofcharacteristicswouldyouliketobedevelopedinthem?Nowisthetimetolaythegroundworkforallyouwillteachyourchildrenastheygrow.Forparents-to-beandparentsofchildrenzerothroughkindergarten.Childcareisavailable.TwoSundays:January20and27,2013.9:30am,room101atSt.Luke’s.JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

Sunday School SnacksOrganize,serveanddonatesnacksforSundaySchoolkidsonceamonth,duringtheBibleAdventureeveryweekfor5weeks,andpreparetreatbagsatChristmas.Sunday;9:30-10:30am.AnnStocker:253.939.2563

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CHILDREN & FAMILY

Beauty Out of Brokenness - Women’s Breakfast EventSt.JohnoftheCrosscalledit“thedarknightofthesoul.”St.Paulcalledita“thorn in theflesh.”Somecallitadesertexperience,andsomesay it’sapitofdespair.It’sthedarkandpainfuleventsofourlivesthatdon’tmakesense.UsingthemessagefromIsaiah61:3,joinusforalookathowGodmakesbeautyoutofthebrokennessinourlives.SueThode,licensedmentalhealthcounselor,willbethespeakerforthemorningevent.October6,9-11am,St.Luke’s,GreatRoom-A.JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

Bible Study Fellowship (BSF)BibleStudyFellowship(BSF)isanon-denominationalBiblestudy.ThisstudyisdesignedtohelpthepeopledrawclosertoGodthroughthedailystudyofHisWordandbebetterpreparedtofulfillGod’scallfortheir lives.ClassesbegininSeptemberandcontinueintoMaywithbreaksatChristmasandinthespringaround Easter time. There are day and evening classes for women, eveningclassesformen,andyoungadults.LesSoltis:253.850.9819

Bible Study with the TaddysOurnewstudyisonthebookofJames.Thiswillbea5to6weeklongstudyofthebookofJames.ThereisnobookorpagestodownloadsograbyourBibleandheadonovertojoinusonTuesday’sat7-9pm.Attheconclusionofthisstudywewillhaveourusualpoststudypotluck(thisisopentoeveryone),wehavesomeamazingcooksamongusdodropinandenjoyfinefoodandfellowship.OurfollowingstudywillbeonthebookofEcclesiastes.Tuesdaynights,7-8:30pm;St.Luke’s,room312.DaveFord:253.839.8583

Toddler Bibles for Two-Year-OldsAttwo,childrenarelikespongesandlearnsomanythingsveryquickly.It’seasyforthemtolearnJesussongsandBiblestories.Two-year-oldswillbepresentedwith a special Bible just for their age groupduring 11amworshipon Sunday,September23.Agreatadventureoflearningbegins.JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

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GROWTHBRIDGE ParentingWhenachildreachesadolescence,itcanfeellikeagulfhasopenedbetweentheparentandthechildyouusedtoknow.InmyblogIoffertipsandsuggestionsfor how to build a BRIDGE to your teen, using Balance, Respect, Inspiration,Discipline,Guidance, andEmpathy.Youare invited to commentonwhat I’vewritten,askaquestion,answersomebodyelse’squestion,orjustsharehowit’sgoing foryou.Topicsalready introduced include lying, self-centeredness,andhow-old-is-too-old-for-an-Easter-basket.Comeandbepartoftheconversation!SueAcuna:http://mrsacuna.wordpress.com

Budget PlanningIfyouwanttohonorGodwiththefirst10%ofyourincomeORthedollardoesn’tstretchasfarasitusedtoeachmonthORyousimplycan’tmeetyourmonthlyfinancialobligations - consider reachingout forguidance.Ourvolunteerswillworkwithyouindividuallyandconfidentiallytohelpyouprioritizeyourspendingandsetsomereasonablegoalsforyourfuture.JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

Captain TrainingDoyouwanttoknowmoreaboutL-Teams—howtheywork,whattheyarefor,whoisinvolved?ThistrainingwillansweryourquestionsaboutleadingateamandgiveyoualltheinformationyoucouldeverwantorneedaboutwhatL-Teamsare.Nocommitmentrequired.JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

Celebrate RecoveryCelebrateRecovery isaChrist-centeredprogramtoencourage fellowshipandtocelebrateGod’shealingpowerinourlives.CelebrateRecoveryisforanyonewiththetripleH:Hurts,Habits,andHang-ups.TripleHcanbeanythingfromco-dependencetoover-eating;fromchemicaldependencytoworkingthroughadivorce.Byworkingthroughtheprinciplesofthisprogramwegrowspirituallyandarefreedfromourhurts,habits,orhang-ups.Thisfreedomcreatespeace,serenity,joy,andmostofallastrongerpersonalrelationshipwithfamily,othersandourpersonallovingandforgiving“HigherPower”JesusChrist.Weallhavebeenhurtorhavehurtsomeone,orhaveahabitorhang-upwedonotlike.JoinmeincelebratingGod’shealingpower.MichaelJHart:[email protected];253.221.0716

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GROWTHCORECoreisdesignedforthosewhoseektodeveloptheirknowledgeandskillsforthepurposeofsharingJesusChrist.Everytwo-hourclassincludesdeepBiblestudyledbypastorsanddeaconswithdiscussionandlifeapplication.JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

DivorceCareDivorceCareisarecoveryclassforthosewhoarerecentlyseparatedoralreadydivorced,taughtthroughaseriesof13DVDsbyprofessionalsintheirrespectivefields.WewillreviewwhatwelearnedfromtheDVDandfromourindividualselfpacedworkbooks.Costofthisclassis$15.00.Class starts September 20, from 6-7:30 pm.This timeframe takes us throughThanksgivingandChristmasandwillhelpustolearnnewwaystocopeduringtheholidays.Formoreinformation,pleasevisittheirwebsiteat:www.divorcecare.org.JanetBritt:[email protected];253.941.3000DonnaWilker:[email protected]

Families in RecoveryIs someone’s drinking/drugging affecting you? Learn more about the familydiseaseofAlcoholism/Addiction.All inquiriesareconfidential.Date,timeandlocation,asneeded.JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

Financial Discipleship DevelopmentGodleadsusintoalifeofdiscipleship-alifethatiscalledtoliveinfaithandobedience to our Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ. Discipleship includes the fullperson,includingprayer,service,worship,study,andourfinances.ThisL-TeamwillfacilitatediscussionsonhowStLuke’scanopenopportunitiesforChristtotransformtheheartsandmindsofindividualsandfamiliesintermsoffinance.ToddZern:[email protected];253.941.3000

Friday Night Learn TeamSupport, encouragement, and prayer are important to this team as well asstudyingGod’sWord.After aweek atwork, it’s great to be together andberefreshedinbody,mind,andspirit.We’recurrentlystudyingProverbs.Fridays,7-9pm;attheHileman’s,81612thStNE,Auburn.RuthHileman:253.931.0192

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GROWTHGod StoriesGodcaresaboutbigstuffinourlivesandequallycaresaboutthedaytoday,“little”stuff.Heworksinallways,inallaspectsofourlives.HowhaveyouseenHimatwork inyour life?WhathasGodbeensayingtoyou lately?Wouldyouconsidersharingyour“GodStory”withthecongregation?Iwillworkwithyouinwritingyourstory.JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

GriefShareA13-weekChrist-centeredvideo/workbookanddiscussionformatwherepeoplecanbecomfortedandbeacomforttootherswhiletheybegintheirjourneyofgrievingoverthedeathofalovedone.Theweeklyvideofeaturessomeofthenation’s foremostexpertsongrief recovery.Eachseminar iscombinedwithagriefsupportdiscussiongroup,allowingparticipantstotalkaboutthecontentof the seminar and how they are dealingwith the death of their loved one.BeginningSeptember9atnoon;GreatRoomC.JeanFord:[email protected],253.839.8583

Ignite Parents’ GroupYourteensaretalkingtotheirfriendsaboutYOU;youdeservethechancetotalkwithotherChristianparentsaboutTHEM!Ifyou’retheparentofamiddleschoolorhighschoolstudent,youhavequestions,concerns,andissuesyouwanttotalkaboutwithotherparents inthesameboat.JoinusonthefourthSundayofeverymonthaswemeettochataboutandprayfortheteenagersGodhasentrustedtoourcare.I’llhavetopicsreadyasdiscussionstarters,butwecanwandertowhatever’sonyourmindandheart.4thSunday,11am,GreatRoomC.SueAcuna:[email protected]

Keeping the Fire StokedFamilies,likefire,mightbeeasytostart,butchallengingtomaintain.Joinusforafourweekstudydesignedtohelpyouinstilllastingvaluesinyourfamilyandchildren.Someofthetopicswill include:holidaycelebrations-findingbalanceandavoidingoverload,servingwithkids-howtofosterthedesire,andmakingtimetobeafamily.FourconsecutiveSundays,beginningSept9,9:30am.JulieandKevinKinzer:[email protected]

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GROWTHLake Tapps / Lakeland Hills Small GroupCurrently includes ages from 35-55 (other ages welcome). We are discussingtopical subjects and are studying the book 30 Life Principles. We meet onWednesdaysat7pmnearLakeTapps.JerryBlessing:253.863.2187

Laugh Your Way to a Better MarriageIt’strue...greatmarriagesdon’tjusthappen;theytakework.MarriageMinistryatSt.Luke’sisheretoprovidetheresourcescouplesneedtoprepareforalastingmarriage,enrichagoodmarriage,orrestoreastrugglingmarriage.Pleasejoinusaswekickoffthisnewministrywithanenjoyable,non-threatening,invite-your-friends,videoseries,Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage.Thisserieswaspreviouslyofferedwithgreatreviews!Parallelsessionsofferedforfourweeks:SundayORThursdaynightsbeginningSeptember16,6:[email protected]

Learn at Thompson’s Small GroupThissmallgroupmeetsweekly(Wednesdays-7pm)attheThompson’stostudytheWordofourLordthroughBiblestudies,sermonstudies,andvariousbooks(i.e.Hole in the Gospel).WealsovolunteerfornumerousactivitiesatSt.Luke’s.KyHopewell:[email protected]

Marriage MinistryFace it, marriage can be difficult at times. Many problems facing marriagesinvolvealackofunderstandingthedifferencesbetweenmenandwomenandhow God has wired us differently for a purpose. Periodically classes will beofferedtoenrichthemarriagerelationship.Classesmaybetopical,bookbased,onDVDorotherformatsthateffectivelyconveyhelpfulinformationtonotonlyallowyourmarriagetosurvive,[email protected]

Membership ClassThisworkshopdiscussesSt.Luke’smissionandvisionandtopicsoftheChristianfaith, and it is a time for your questions to be addressed. Although it is aprerequisitetobecomingamember,thedecisiontojoinisyourswhenyouareready.TheworkshopsareFriday(6:30-9pm)andSaturday(8:30am-4pm).NewMemberSundayincludesabrunchat9:30amandthereceptionatthe11amservice.Nextsession:September28/29.StLuke’s,GreatRoomA.NewMemberSundayandBrunch:October21,9:30and11am.JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

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GROWTHMen’s MinistryMen’s Ministry is involved in a variety of social, recreational and spiritualactivities. We have a monthly men’s breakfast and topical study the secondSaturdayeverymonthfrom7:30-9am.Pleasejoinusforagreatbreakfastandaninspiringmessage.WatchtheEventcalendarforotherspecificmen’[email protected]

Monday Night Bible StudyWeekly smallgroupBible studyopen toallages.max:12peopleTwinLakes,Frank&PatValdez’homeMon;7pm.JohnBreyer

Order of St Luke the PhysicianWeare an ecumenical teamwho studies and prays for healing through JesusChrist.WemeetthefirstThursdayofeachmonth,7-9pm;StLuke’s,room312.JerryChurch:[email protected];206.396.8544

Puget Sound Women’s Prayer ConnectionWeareagroupofladieswhomeetforashortdevotionfollowedbyprayerforournation,city,government,churches,pastors,missionaries,andanyotherneedsexpressedbythoseinattendance.WemeetthesecondFridayofeachmonth,10-11:30am;usuallyPatFuller’shome,occasionallyotherlocations.MarleneRusch:[email protected];253.529.1215

Small Group Bible StudyThisteamisforseniors-couplesandsingles.WemeeteveryFridayat1pm,in Helen’s home. Current study: Focus on the Family’s That the World May Know.Thisvideo/dvdstudyhostedbyRayVanderLaan(teacher,historianandtheologian)exploresthegeographicalandculturalbackdropforScripturaleventsandpersonalities,andthesignificancetomodernbelievers.HetrulymakestheBiblecometolife!HelenFirnhaber:[email protected]

Sunday Bible Study - EphesiansNTWrighthasdevelopedastudyguidewhichwillbethebasisofourreviewofEphesians.Theformatofthisstudywillbeparticipatory,sobringyourfavoritemorningdrink,yourBible,andweeklyhomeworkandlet’sdigintothisletter.11weeks,September-December;atSt.LukesonSundayat9:30am.HowardBritt:[email protected]

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GROWTHSurviving the HolidaysSurviving the Holidays is a GriefShare seminar which has compiled practicalideas for surviving the deep sorrow and pain you may experience, words ofencouragement to help you during the holiday season, andways to decreaseyourstressintheprocess.Surviving the HolidayswillbeofferedatSt.Luke’son Saturday,November 3, 9:30-11:30 am inGreatRoom-C.There is a $10.00registrationfeeformaterialsandlunch.JeanFord:[email protected];253-839-8583

Tuesday Afternoon Bible StudyThisgroupmeetsonTuesdaysat1pmtostudyavarietyoftopics,learntoapplyGod’struthstolife,andenjoyeachother’scompany.BobBeckstrom:253.517.5204

Tuesday Nite GirlsForwomenonly,thisteamdiscussesBibletopics,lifetopics,booksoftheBibleandwhateverelsewechoose!Tuesdays.6:30-8pm.JanGrothe:[email protected]:253.941.3000

Wednesday Morning Men’s Bible StudyWemeettosupportandencourageoneanotherinourChristianwalkoffaith.Wediscusstopicalconcernsthatmenfacetoday,fromworkethics,tobalanceoffamilylife,tohealthybusinesspractices,tocommunityleadershipusingtheBibleasthesourcebookandanswerstoourquestions.Agreatgroupofmenthatarenotafraidtogetdownandtoughwhentheadventureoflifetriestotearusapart.WemeetWednesdays,6:30-7:30am;PovertyBayCafe,FederalWay.RobertGrothe:[email protected]

Wednesday Night Learn TeamBiblestudies,topicstudies,andotherareasofinterestareallapartofthislearnteam.ThisisagreatplacetolearnmoreaboutJesusandHisloveandgrace.WemeetonWednesdaysat7pm;StLuke’s,room312.JohnTaylor:253.859.9368

Women’s Bible StudyWomenofallagesareinvitedtojoinusaswestudyIsaiahanddiscoveralltheprophesiesfulfilledandforetoldinthiswonderfulOldTestamentbook.WemeeteachWednesday,1pm:St.Luke’s,room310.MarianneBell:253-838-7085orMassie:253-839-8115

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LEADERSHIPExecutive Leadership TeamTheELTistheformallinkbetweenthecongregationandtheSeniorPastor.Thefunctionof this team is tobe thinking aheadaboutwhereGod is leading St.Luke’sandtocarryoutallpoliciesandproceduresputinourconstitutionandbylaws.Memberson this teamhavea recommendationand interviewprocessthroughPastorChrisandareelectedbythecongregation.ChrisDavis:[email protected];253.941.3000

Lay Ministry TeamThepurposeoftheLayMinistryTeamistoprovidecareandsupporttopeopleatSt.Luke’s.Theteamoverseesseveralaspectsofcare(LifeChange,Recovery,Health,Connections,andPrayer)andsupportsotherL-Teamswhoprovidecare.Membersonthisteamhavearecommendationandinterviewprocess.HowardBritt:[email protected]

St Luke’s Foundation & Legacy DevelopmentOver15yearsago,amemberofthecongregationdonated$15,000toStLuke’stobuildanendowmentfund.AswelooktowardsthefutureonhowGodisleadingStLuke’sinservingthecommunityandequippingitsmembersinministry,thisgroupwillbegindevelopingaplaninwhichtodirectlylinkthefinancialsustainabilityofthechurchwiththelong-termministryvision.SuchdevelopmentwillincludebuildingalegacyfoundationthatwilleducatethemembersofStLuke’sonhowtheycanfinanciallysupporttheministrythroughlegacygifts.ToddZern:[email protected];253.941.3000

Women’s Ministry - What’s New This YearLadies!Gearupforanewyear!Enjoyourmonthlyformatfeaturingavarietyoftopics,presentations,andevents:Biblical,homelife,relational,inspirational,financial,family,personal,shoppingandmore!DebbieMcNeil:[email protected]

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MISSION10 for the WorldThisisanadvisoryteammakingrecommendationsinregardstohowtopartnerwithorganizationsandmissionariesthroughfinancialsupport.Ourcongregationgivestothechurch,andthenwedecidehowtoblessorganizations/missionarieswith 10% of that total giving.We give to both local and global organizationswhichdohumanitarianorfaithbuildingwork.Wemeetasneeded(usuallyonceayear)butrequiresomereadingandpreparation.KendraBreyer:[email protected];253.941.3000

Alaska Mission TripYouthandadultswillservethesmallvillageofHoonah,AlaskaattheendofJulyor beginning ofAugust. Servant events have included: Vacation Bible School,BasketballCamp,YouthEvents,AdultBibleStudy,andHammerandNailProjects.St.Luke’shashadamissionteaminHoonaheachsummersinceJuly,2000.ValDanforth:[email protected]

Centro D’Amistad Church Partnership IntheFallof2010,wepartneredwithasmallLatinochurchcommunitycalledCentro D’Amistad Christiano - a church community that orginiated inAuburn10yearsagoanddesirestoreachouttotheLatinocommunityinFederalWay.Togetherinpartnership,StLuke’shasprovidedaspaceforourLatinobrothersandsisterstoworship,studyandfellowship. It isourdesirenowtomoveourconversationbeyondfacilitylogistics,anddreamabouthowGodisleadingusinjointministrytogether.ToddZern:[email protected];253.941.3000

Federal Way Community Action TeamThe FederalWayCommunityActionTeam (FWCAT) is a grassroots communityactionteamworking inpartnershipwithWashingtonEngageandsupportedbyWomenofVision.Currently,ourmainfocusisondomesticminorsextraffickinginFederalWayandSouthKingCounty.TheFWCATstrivestocreateaunified,strongandactivevoiceagainsthumantraffickinginourcityandstate.ThegoaloftheFWCAT is tohelp createa framework for our community tobecomeengagedin fighting human trafficking using an informed, united voice in a respectful,collaborativemannerwithboththepublicandprivatesectors.Further,wewanttolinkourvoicewithsurroundingcommunitiesandregionsinWashingtonStateuntilwehaveaunifiedvoiceacrossthestateagainstthis issue.WemeetthefourthTuesdayofeachmonthat7pm.Location:RonSandwithEX3TeenCenter,3145328thAve.S.,FederalWay.DianneZoro:[email protected]

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MISSIONHoonah, Alaska Mission Team Bake SaleCallingallbakersandallwholovebakedgoods.ThemissionteamforHoonah,Alaska,willholdabakesaletheweekendofApril14-15toraisefundsforourupcomingmissiontripinJuly.Ifyouareintererstedindonatinganitemforsale,pleasecontactValerieDanforthbyApril10tosignup.Can’tbake?Noworries;weare looking for connoisseurs aswell. Please visit us in the lobbyafter allservicestopickupsometastytreatsandsupportourministryinHoonah,Alaska.ValerieDanforth:[email protected]

LCMS World Mission to MacauWeareconsideringteamingwithLCMSWorldMission(ourdenomination)toserveinMacau,alongsidethemissionaryteamthere.Thatteamincludesoneofourownmembers,SerenaDerricks!ThiswillbeanexcitingopportunitytoserveandsharetheGospelinaplacewherethechurchisexplodingwithnewbelievers.KendraBreyer:[email protected];253.941.3000

Nicaragua Mission TripThis week-long mission provides health care services and humanitarian aid,outreach,andskilltrainingtoimpoverishedpeopleinNicaragua,whereonlyonein53householdshascleanwaterandmostfamiliessurviveonlessthan$1perday.Bepartofanamazingadventurethatwillchangeyourlifeandthelivesofthoseyouserve!Noexperiencenecessaryforthismission--thereislotsofworkandsomethingforeverybodytodo.MissiondatesareSeptember28-October6.ThismissionisthroughCornerofLoveMinistries,headquarteredinMapleValley.AnnMurphy:[email protected]

Support the Wukasches!Wehaveglobalmissionarieslivinginourmidst.Theycomeandgowheneverandwherevercalled.DaveandDebbieWukaschareadoctorandnurserespectivelywhoserveonmedicalmissionteamsallovertheworld,andtheyarepartoftheSt.Luke’sfamily.TolearnmoreaboutMedicalMinistryInternational,checkoutthewebsiteatwww.mmint.org.Wecanbeapartofthemissionandsupportthembygatheringsomeofthefollowingitemsonanongoingbasis:ironpills,adult,prenatalandchildren’svitamins(GroceryOutletisagreatplacetocheck),infantvitamindrops,non-liquidantacids,1%Hydrocortisonecreamandathlete’sfootcream(Dollarstore),readingglasses,hotelsoapsandshampoos,toothbrushes,soccerballs,crayons(evengentlyused)andcoloringbooks,stickers.KendraBreyer:[email protected];253.941.3000

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MISSIONSwaziland Children’s PhotosWewanttocelebrateandberemindedofourextendedfamilyinSwaziland!IfyouhaveasponsoredchildfromSwazilandwouldyoupleasebringyourpacketwiththecolorphotointotheofficeforphotocopying?Also,wouldyoubringinaphotoofyourfamilytoo?StLuke’sOfficeweekdays:8am-4pmorweekendsduringservicetimes.

Swaziland Child Sponsorship TeamDedicatedtokeepingourSt.Luke’sfamilyfocusedinprayerandactiontowardoursponsoredchildren inSwaziland,weencouragenewsponsorship,organizesponsorshipeventsatchurch,facilitateopportunitiesforcorrespondence,andliasewithFederalWayWorldVision.BreeMann:[email protected];253.941.3000

Swaziland Mission TripAspartofSt.Luke’spartnershipwithWorldVisionwewillbesendingateamtotheADPwesupport,MahlaliniinSwaziland.Thisteamwillhavetheopportunitytowitnessfirst-handthepowerfulworkGodisdoinginAfricaandtocontinuetostrengthenourchurch’srelationshipwithWorldVisionandthecommunityofMahlalini.NateBreyer:[email protected]

The Missional Communities AdvanceEquippingApprenticesofJesusforActiveMinistryintheField!A“nutsandbolts”gathering likenothingyou’veexperienced, theAdvance istherendezvousforvan-loadsofleadersfromLCMSfaithcommunitiesacrosstheNorthwest-disciples,ministryandmissionteamleaders,deacons,youthwhoare leaders, teachers, and pastors! It’s a one-stopweekend for cutting edgetrainingandencouragementinmission.Theweekendwill includepracticaland inspirationalkeynotesessions,PLUSaBRAND NEW addition -- TrainTracks, which comprises of 3 one-hour breakoutsessionswithkeypractitionersfromacrosstheNorthwestDistrict.Inaddition,theweekendwillbefilledwith inspiringworship,opportunities tobrainstormwiththedisciplesyoucamewith,sharestoriesandresourceswithotherteams,andlearnnew“how-to’s”fromacrosstheNorthwest.November9-11ToddZern:[email protected];253.941.3000

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SERVICEBookstore ClerkBookstorevolunteersworkbehindthecounter,sellmerchandise,checkoutDVDsandvideos,takeinventory,processandrotatemerchandise,decorateanddisplay.Clerksarescheduledonathree-monthrotationtoworkafterallserviceseveryweekend,onWednesdays,andforSymphonyandChoraleperformances.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

Braille MinistriesWhatablessingitistohavethegiftofsight!Wetakesomuchforgranted—fromreadingouremailtotextingonourcellphones,toreadingbooksandourBibles.TheBrailleteamsputtogetherbooksoftheBibletoenablethosewithoutsighttoreadGod’sWord.Flexible(Mondays,Tuesdays,Wednesdays,9-11am);St.Luke’s,room102.JanGrothe;[email protected];253.941.3000

Bridge to RecoveryIfyoudrinkordodrugs,youmayfeelalone.Ifyouwanttostop,wearehereforyou.Allinquiriesconfidential.Meetasneeded.JanGrothe;[email protected];253.941.3000

Brunch Meals for New MembersHelpprepareasimplebrunchitemfortheNewMemberBrunch.NextBrunchisFebruary5,9:30am;theGreatRoom.SusieStephens

Card-MakingBirthdays! Anniversaries! Babies! These events deserve a special card; join usin our effort tomake all of St. Luke’s cards by hand.Weneeddesigners andassemblers.Comewithyourownideas,yourownsuppliesorcompletelyempty-handed!LastSaturdayofthemonth,2:30pm;StLuke’s,room311.HeatherDavis:[email protected]

Care of Palm Plants & Garden AreaDoyouhaveagreenthumband/orahankeringtofeellikeyou’reinthetropics?Wehaveacourtyardgardenandsomepalmplantsthatneedyourhelp!Teammembersworkintwo-monthcyclestokeepourgardenbeautifulandtidy.TheyalsocareforthepalmplantsthatareusedtodecorateonPalmSundayandonEaster.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

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SERVICEChurch Nursery VolunteersThisteamworkswithchildrenagethreeandunderwhileparentsworshiporattendspecialclassesormeetingsthatoffernurserycare.Mustbeatleast18-years-oldandgothroughaWashingtonStatePatrolscreening.Workersarescheduledthreemonthsatatimeandgivenachoiceoftimestheyareavailable.SaturdayandSunday,duringworshipservices;otherdatesasneeded.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

Coffee & Cookie CrewThisteamsetsupandtakesdowncoffeeandcookieseverySundayafterservices.LibbyRay:[email protected];253.874.1802

DELIVEREDWe are all DELIVERED, so let’s deliver some of our love to those doingGod’swork away from home. Donations of small trinkets, delicious candy, instantcoffee,blankgreetingcards,etccanbemadeanytimeinthechurchoffice.Carepackageswillbesentatleasttwiceeachyear.CarrieStalder:[email protected];206.226.0551

Door GreetersThisteamservesSt.Luke’sbywelcomingallwhocometoworship.SaturdayorSunday,priortoworshipservices.LarryKrueger:[email protected];253.941.3000

Drama Behind the ScenesOur Fall Drama couldn’t happenwithout all the peoplewhowork behind thescenes.Therearemanyopportunitiesavailable:spotlightoperators,stagehands,costumemakers,setbuilders,stageconstructionandtakedown,painters.LarryKrueger:[email protected];253.941.3000

Email Prayer ChainViaemail,teammembersprayforothers-theirhurtsandtrials,theirthanksgivings,andtheirpraises.Requirementsforthisteam:email,desiretoprayforothers,andtheabilitytokeepconfidences.JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

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SERVICEFacility Maintenance CareMaintenance isneededoccasionally forour churchbuildings -painting, repair,plumbing,electrical,andmore!ToddZern:[email protected];253.941.3000

Getting to Know You!NewMemberclasshappensthreetimesperyear.Iamlookingformemberstotalkwithprospectivenewmemberstogettoknowthem,findouttheirinterests,andwelcomethemtoourchurchcommunity.Thisinvolvesonehourofyourtime,three-fourhoursperyear!NextopportunityisOctober14;9:30am;StLuke’s,room311.LoisCooper:[email protected];253.925.5802

Giving TreeThisteamassistsintheplanning,organizinganddistributionofChristmasgiftstolessfortunatechildrenthroughourpartnershipatMirrorLake,andalsoforelderlyadultsatalocalnursinghome.TrelliceKreshel:253.839.6908

Groundskeeping - “Adopt a Bed”Enjoygardening?Consider“adoptingabed”atSt.Luke’s.Similartothe“adopta highway” programs along state road systems, we need help with regularmaintenanceandcareforourgardenbedsaroundthechurchfacilities.Wearelookingforfamiliestocareforspecificbedsthroughoutthewarmmonths(April-October),includingregularweeding(preferredmonthlyormore)andlayingdownbarkinthespringmonths.Youcanuseeitheryourownequipmentorequipmentfromthechurch.ToddZern:[email protected];253.941.3000

Groundskeeping - LawnmowingMaintenanceasneeded forchurchbuildingsand/orchurchgrounds.Datesandtimesasneeded.Inaddition,wealsohaveateamthattakescareofweeklylawnandgardenbedcare.Thisteamwillbeonarotatingschedulethroughthewarmmonths(April-October)ToddZern:[email protected];253.941.3000

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SERVICEHabitat for HumanityOverthenextthreeyears,Habitatwillberenovating14homesintheFederalWayWestwayneighborhood.This is aGREATway to givebackbymaking ourcommunityabetterplace.Noconstructionexperiencenecessary!Forlocationsand construction dates, check the King CountyHabitatwebsite (www.seattle-habitat.org).AnnMurphy:[email protected]

Hallmark at St Luke’sCardsbrightenourdayandaddapersonaltouchforbirthdaysandanniversaries,andencouragementwhenweareillorgrievingthelossofalovedone.Theteamworksonaweeklyrotationforsendingoutcards.DonnaWilker:[email protected];206.979.5670

Healing Music“Hewhosings,praystwice.”ThisquoteismostoftenattributedtoSt.Augustine,butwhether itwas reallyhimor someoneelsedoesnot lessen the truth thatmusictrulymovesushumanbeings.God’sgiftofmusichasbenefitsbeyondthatofonlypraisingHim.Italsobringshealingtothosewhoarehurting.ThisistheopportunitytooffermusictopeopleinTacomaandFederalWayhospitals.Let’s“doublepray”thoseinneedofphysicalhealing!CraigNeumiller:[email protected]

Holy GroundsPrepareandserveespressodrinksbetweenworshipservices.Trainingisrequired.Sundays;8:15am-12:30pm.ChooseoneormoreofthreeshiftsonSundaythatworkbestaroundyourfavoriteworshipserviceandSundayschoolclass.KarenCarter:[email protected]

Home VisitsPeoplewho are unable to get out on their own because of surgery or healthproblemsfeelisolatedandalone.Thisteamvisitspeopleintheirhomes,reachingouttothosealoneandlonelytopray,offerencouragement,andalisteningear.SharonBottomley:253.661.8360

Hospital VisitorsHospitalstayscanbestressfulandlonely.Thisteamreachesouttothosewhoarehospitalized,offeringprayer,comfort,support,andencouragement.RandySloper:[email protected]

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SERVICEKids For Christ VolunteersKidsforChristisamonthlyactivitynightforfourth-sixthgraders.Individualswithaheartforkidsareneededtoprovidemeals,setupandcleanup,andhelpplanandrunactivities,crafts,gamesandotherwildandcrazythingsforthekids.KFCtypicallymeetsthethirdWednesdayofeachmonth.DavidDetzler:[email protected];206.819.3683

Kindergarten & Preschool VolunteersHelpinourclassroomsand/orLearningCenterduringtheweektutoringchildren,helpingthempaintintheartcenter,readingtoandwiththem.Choiceofagesthree, four, andfivewith choiceofdaysand times towork. SchoolhoursareMonday-Fridayfrom8:30-3pm.Someworkcanbetakenhomeandreturnedtotheteacher.Mustbeover18andpassaWAStatePatrolscreening.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

LibrarianThisteamprocessesnewbooks,keepsthelibraryinorder,putsbooksonshelves,eliminates obsolete books, trains volunteers, orders library supplies and newbooks,catalogsallbooks,DVDs,CDsandvideos.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

Love in ActionThis program matches people who would like or need to be contacted inemergencies(storms,poweroutages,earthquakes)toensuretheyareokaywithvolunteerswhowould like tocheckonthesemembersandofferassistanceasnecessary.SharonBottomley:253.661.8360

Love MealsDidyoujustgetoutofthehospitalfromchildbirthorsurgery?Didyouhaveanaccidentorgetabadcaseoftheflu?Needanicehot,nourshingmealforthatfirstdayortwoathomeuntilyouareupandbackonyourfeetagain?Callus!Weprovidemealsforafewdaysforpeopleinneed.Wecheckforfoodallergies,andthenumberofpeoplelivinginthehome.Ourmealsarenourishingandfilledtothebrimwithlotsoftender,lovingattentionandkindness.IfyouwouldliketohelpusprovidetheseLoveMeals,callus.LitaSippy:253.839.0644,SharonBottomley:253.661.8360

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SERVICELutheran School SupportJustashortdriveaway,ourLutheranschools–ConcordiaElementaryandMountRainierSeniorHigh–providequalityChristianeducationintheLutherantradition.TeammembershelpconnectfamiliestoourLutheranschoolsandprovidesupportfortheirministry.Supportersneednothavechildrenenrolledattheschools!RaySievert:[email protected]

Lutheran Women in MissionWeseektoenablewomentobeintheWord,oftheWordandwalkingwiththeLordthroughBibleStudy,mentoringandmissions.MarianneBell:253.838.7085

Membership Class SponsorsAreyouapeoplepersonwhowouldliketohelpournewestmembersgetinvolvedwithministryandmeetothermembers?Wehelpnewmembersfindtheirway,identify L-Teams they could become part of, support and encourage them.September28-29atStLuke’s.MarianneBell:253.838.7085

Military Support TeamThis team reaches out to deployed military personnel and their families,encouragingthemandsupportingthemwithnotes,packagesandprayers.ContactSarafornextmeetinganddirections.SaraWood:[email protected]

Minutes of GoldCanyoucrochetorknit?Thenyoucanbean“angel”whomakestinyblanketsforparentstowraparoundtheirprematurebabieswhowereborntooearlytosurvive.Youwillbeprovidingonelittleblessinginthemidstofthepainoflosingachild.Blanketsaremadeinyourhomeatyourconvenience;contactJerrieforinstructions.JerrieChan:[email protected];253.359.3861

Mirror Lake Christmas EventThisanoutreacheventforthechildrenandfamiliesofMirrorLakeElementary.Thefamiliescanhavetheirphototaken,makecrafts,decoratecookies,enjoydesserts and a puppet show, and more. Many helping hands are needed tomakethiseventasuccess.Helpneededinallareas:decorations,rafflebasketcoordination,crafts,dessrts.Saturday,December15;atMirrorLakeValerieDanforth:[email protected]

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SERVICEMirror Lake MentorsThe principal at Mirror Lake Elementary has asked us to partner with her inmatchingcaringadultswithkidsinamentorrelationship.ThispartnershipwouldbefacilitatedbyCommunitiesinSchools.Ifyouhaveevenalittletime,considergivingittoastudent.SusieSmith:[email protected]

Mirror Lake School UniformsOur church adopted school families at Mirror Lake who are in constant needofattirewithnoemblemsor logos (nodenimor sweatpants). If someoneyouknowhasoutgrownsizesfromsixto16inthefollowingapparel,pleaseconsiderdroppingitbytheschoolofficeanyschoolday.Topsinsolidcolorsofblack,white,navyorlightblue,includingpoloshirtswithcollars,turtlenecks,mockturtlenecksanddressshirts.Bottomsinsolidcolorsofblack,navyblue,khakiortan,includingfulllengthpants,capris,Bermudashorts,skirts,skorts,[email protected]

Mirror Lake Thanksgiving BasketsWe will be collecting donations of non-perishable items and gift cards forThanksgivingbasketstobedeliveredtoselectedfamiliesatMirrorLakeElementarySchool.BasketswillbeputtogetheronSaturday,November10,atStLukes.ValerieDanforth:[email protected]

Mirror Lake Tutoring - KITESLovereading?Lovechildren?Combinethetwofora funandsatisfyingactivitywhenyouassistkidsinreachinggradelevelreading.KITESistheacronymforKidsinTutoringExperienceSuccess.Youcanchoosethegradelevelyouwouldpreferaswellaswhatdayandtimeyouwouldprefer.DanaTurcott:[email protected]:[email protected]

NeedlersImagineaquiltbeingyouronlycoveringagainsttheelementsofnature.Forsomepeople, this is theirexperience.For40years,peopleatSt.Luke’shavemadequiltswhichhavebeensentallovertheworldtohelppeoplekeepwarm.SecondandfourthTuesdays,9am-noon;MalkowHall,room121.JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

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SERVICENew Member ConnectionConnection,connection,connection.Thisishowwegrowincommunity.Howdothosewhoarenewtoourcommunitybecomeconnected?Thisteamexploresthequestioninquarterlymeetingsandhelpsnewmembers-duringthenewmemberweekendworkshop,brunch,one-on-oneconversations,sponsors,andmore.HelpotherswhoarenewfeelapartofourgreatcommunityatSt.Luke’s.

JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

Offering Counters OfferingCountersprocessthefinancialofferingsfromweeklyworshipservices.Such work includes entering donations into the contributor database andprocessingforbankdeposit.Thisgroupisbuiltbyinvitationonly.TerryWesterkamp:[email protected]

On Fire Sunday School HelpTeachers, substitutes and helpers are needed for weekly classes on Sundaymorningsfrom9:30-10:30forchildrenages3years-6thgradeparticipatinginavarietyofactivities:classtime,BibleAdventure,SuperSunday,serviceprojects,Biblestudy,Scripturememoryandprayers.JohnTaylor:253.859.0368

On Fire Sunday School Planning TeamTheteamconsistsofSundaySchoolteacherswhohelpplan,create,andimplementtheSundaySchoolcurriculumandactivities.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

Operation BlessingOperation Blessing is an assistance program supported by St. Luke’smembersand 10 for theWorld.We work with people in need within the Federal WaySchoolDistrictarea.Theteaminterviewsapplicants,assessestheirneeds,andprovidesasmallamountoffinancialassistance.Wewelcomenewteammemberswhowouldliketovolunteertheirtimeatminimumonceamonthforanhour.Tuesdays,9-10am;MalkowHall.KendraBreyer:[email protected];253.941.3000

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SERVICEOperation Blessing - CallsWeoffersomeemergencyassistancetothoseinneedinourcommunity.Wewanttomakeitmorepersonalbyfollowinguptheirvisitwithaphonecall.Wouldyoubeapartofthisgreatopportunitytoministertothosetrulyinneed?Maybeyouwilljustsayhiorsayaprayertogetheroverthephone.Itisaleapoffaith,butitispersonal-andthatiswhatSt.Luke’sisallabout!Fromhomeanydayortime.KendraBreyer:[email protected];253.941.3000

Operation: ServiceComeandjointhisgroupasyouhelpout thecommunity throughavarietyofserviceprojects.DennisSkelton:[email protected]

Parish NurseThe parish nurse helps the St. Luke’s community address health issuesincorporatingeducation,referrals,andahealingrelationshipwithGod.Thismayincludehospitalvisitstopray,comfort,orhelpwithdischargeplanning,explainingmedical terminology,medication education and instruction, and promotion ofhealthybehaviorssuchaseatinghabits,physicalactivity,andbloodpressureandheartratecheckups.VashtiJonson:253.517.8309

Parking Lot Hospitality CrewThe Parking Lot Hospitality Crew are the first people our guests see as theyarriveoncampus.AsimplehelloandhelpingtofindaparkingspacegoalongwaytocreateagoodfirstimpressionofSt.Luke’s.Weneed12-18peopletoworkarotatingschedule.Thegoalistohaveattendantsserveoneortwoweekendseverysixweeks.Thescheduleis:Saturday,4:30-5:30pm;Sunday,7:30-8:30am,9-10am,and10:30-11:30am.

ToddZern:[email protected];253.941.3000

Prayer Chaplin TeamPrayer chaplainspraywithothers one-on-oneduringprayer services, serveasprayergroup leadersatchurchprayer functions,orministeras intercessorsatvariouschurchevents.Requirementsforthisteamincludeadesiretoprayforothersandtheabilitytokeepconfidences.Participateasneeded.AnnMurphy:[email protected]

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SERVICEPrayer Ministry Leadership TeamThemissionofthePrayerMinistryistoteachandencourageourcongregationtoenjoylife-longintimateconversationswithGodthroughprayer,bothindividuallyandtogetherwithotherbelievers.ThisL-TeamprovidesleadershipandguidancerelatedtohowbesttomeetthePrayerMinistry’sobjectives.AnnMurphy:[email protected]

Prayer TeamPrayerTeammembersserveinawidevarietyofways.SomecomeintotheChapelbeforeandafterworshipservicestopraysilentlyoverprayerrequests.Thiscanbedoneasyourscheduleallows.SomePrayerTeammembers(chaplains)praywithothersduringprayerservicesandotherchurchevents.Interestedinhelpingplanprayer-walks,vigils,andprayerservices?ThisistheL-Teamforyou!AnnMurphy:[email protected]

Puppet & Drama TeamChildrenlovepuppetsandskits!AnyonefromseventhgradeonupcandemonstrateGod’sWordthroughthecreativearts.Wemeetweeklytorehearse,prepareandprovideavarietyofdramaskits,puppetshowsandothercreativepresentationsforSuperSunday,AngelBreakfast,BibleAdventure,BibleCampandotherchildren’sactivities.PracticesareWednesdays,5:30to7:00;MalkowHall.DavidDetzler:[email protected];206.819.3683

Reach Out Fundraiser BreakfastCelebratethesucessoffourseasonsofshelteringhomelessmenandtheopeningof ourfirst shelter for homelesswomen.Hear speakerPamelaBellesen,meetRichardLeMieux,authorofBreakfast at Sallys.Thegoalofthebreakfast istoraisefundstooperatebothmen’sandwomen’ssheltersforafullfivemonthsthiscomingwinterseason.Tickets are available through Mary Ann Hopewell or ReachOutFederalWay.Org(selectorangebutton“buyticketonEventbrite”)Tuesday,September256:45-8:45am,ChristianFaithCenterMaryAnnHopewell:253-927-1216

Reach Out VolunteersReachOutprovidesovernightshelter,dailymeals,counseling,andconnectionsservices to homeless men and women. The number of volunteers needed isunlimited.Checkouttheirnewwebsite:www.reachoutfederalway.org.DougSanders:[email protected];253.405.5453

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SERVICEReach Out Volunteers - Meal donation and servingThisteamservesmealsattheReachOutHomelessShelters.St.Luke’swillbeprovidingmealsfortwoweeksthiswinter.oneweekforthemen’sshelterandoneweekforthewomen’sshelter.MaryAnnHopewell:[email protected];253.927.1216

Scrip for a CauseWespendmoneyongroceries,entertainment,etc.,whynotallowthechurchtobenefit?ThisgroupraisesfundsthroughgiftcardspurchasedfromGreatLakesScripCenter.ThepurchaserreceivesafullvaluegiftcardandSt.Luke’sreceivesapercentofthegiftcardvalueforourministries.Fromhelpingpeoplefilloutformstotracking,todelivery,thereareseveraloptionstohelponthisteam.DonnaBreyer:[email protected];253.941.3000

St Luke’s Secret ServiceSt.Luke’sSecretServiceisaneliteteamfocusedonliftingupthebodyofbelieversatSt.Luke’s,withaspecificfocusonstaff.“Anyonewhoreceivesinstructioninthewordmustshareallgoodthingswithhisinstructor.”Galatians6:6“...Sinceyouareeagertohavespiritualgifts,trytoexcelingiftsthatbuildupthechurch.”1Corinthians14:12IMPORTANT:BECAUSEOURAGENTS’IDENTITIESMUSTREMAINCONCEALED,PLEASEEMAILTHEADDRESSBELOWTOBEINCLUDEDINTHISSECRETL-TEAM.AgentSeven:[email protected]

Sunday Morning Class FacilitatorHasGodblessedyouwiththegiftofteaching?HasGodgiftedyouwiththeabilitytohelpotherslearnHistruthasyoustudyaChristanbookorDVD?Here’sawaytoputyourgiftstoworkfortheKingdom!Firsttimeteacherswillhaveaninterviewand a ‘walk through the class’ planning sessionwith the Director of SpiritualGrowth.Sundays,9:30or11am;St.Luke’sJanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

Support for Pastor ChrisThisteamcreativelysupportsPastorChris,whohasbeenastrongwitnessforhiscommunityduringhisillness.Becausewelovehim,wewanttoaidhimfinancially.Proceedsgotohishealthcareaccount.LoisCooper-Thompson:[email protected];253.925.5802

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SERVICESwaziland Senders TeamNot quite sure youwant to go amission to Africa? You can still be a part ofsendingmissionteams!AsourpartnershipinMahlalini,Swazilandgrows,wewillcontinuetosendmissionteamsaswellasfinancialsupport.ThefirstteamwenttoSwazilandinOctoberandplantedtheseedstonurturerelationshipsforthefuture.Wearelookingfortwothings:1.Pray-ers-PrayforthenextteamastheypreparetogoandserveandnetworkandprayforthepeopleofMahlaliniandSt.Luke’sthattheywillbeblessedbypartnership.2.Fundraising-Foreachteamthatgoes,manyfundraiserswillbeconducted,andeachteamwillneedsomehelp.Wouldyoubewillingtohelpwithjustoneproject?KendraBreyer:[email protected];253.941.3000

TelecareSt.Luke’sisagrowingchurch,andwewanttostayintouch!TheteamcontactspeopleatSt.Luke’sbyphoneorinpersontoprayforfamilyorindividualconcerns.Confidentiality is a key component of teammembers,whohavean interview,recommendation,andtrainingprocess.RuthHileman:253.931.0192

TouchesPeople who are unable to get out on their own because of surgery, healthproblems,orbecauseofcaregiving,feelisolatedandalone.Thisteamreachesouttothosealoneandlonelytopray,offerencouragement,andalisteningear.Thisteammakesregularphonecallstohelppeopleknowtheyareloved.Workfromhomeatyourownconvenience.SharonBottomley:253.661.8360

Transportation for Worship ServicesWhenwehaveavehicleandthehealthtodriveit,weoftentakethisfreedomfor granted. This team assists othermembers with transportation who wouldotherwisebeunabletoattendworship.SaturdaysandSundays,andasneeded.SharonBottomley:253.661.8360

Welcome Center AssistantRememberwhatit’sliketobenewtoaplace?TheWelcomeCenterisinstrumentalinhelpingpeoplefeelwelcomeandgettingtheirquestionsanswered.Peopleareneededto“man”thedesk.SaturdaysandSundays,beforeandafterservices.BillThompson:[email protected];253-925-5802

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50+Cards,games,activities,meals,andsnacks.Thursdaymorningsbringthisteamtogetherforvisiting,eating,andrelaxing.ThefirstthreeweeksatStLuke’s;thefourthThursdayatarestaurant;10am.NolaDavenport:253.941.2460

A Forest of IdeasEntertaininggotyoustumped?WalkthroughaforestofideaswithBethSmith.Everyone can extend God’s love in hospitality. What are some of those “go-to” things tokeep in thepantry?Whatdoyoualreadyhavethatcanbetabledecorations?Howdoyouscheduletheeveningtobestressfree?Bethwillhaveideasforthebeginner,intermediate,andthepro.Saturday,November3;9-11am.St.Luke’s,GreatRoomA&B.JanGrothe:[email protected];253.941.3000

BasketballPick-upbasketballgameforfun,competition,andexercise.Highschoolanduparewelcome.Sundays,6-8pm;MalkowHall.ChrisDavis:[email protected];253.941.3000

Bicycle ClubDateandtimes,route,pace,distance,participantsalltobedeterminedbywhocanattendaride.Ridesareweekly,oraspossible.DanBuethe:[email protected]

Wetlands UpkeepIamlookingforacoupleofhardyfolkswhocanspend2hourswithmeeveryTuesdayorThursdayafternoon,maintainingtheSt.Luke’sWetlandbufferarea.This is physicalwork, pullingblackberry andother invasivenon-nativeweeds,chainsawingfallenlimbs,andclearingthewalkingtrailofstormdebris.Challenging work, yes, but VERY rewarding. To me this is like tending God’sgarden.ItisbeautifulandquietandonceIgotstarteddoingmaintenanceI’vecometocherishmytimeinthisgarden-likeplace.Goodexercisetoo!HowardBritt:[email protected]

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SOCIALChristian Motorcycle AssociationWeareopentoanyonethatwantstoridewithaChristiangroup.OurCMAvisionistochangetheworldoneheartatatime.RegistrantswillbecontactedbyKarlwithinformationonthegroupandmeetingdatesandtimes.KarlFanus:[email protected];253.335.4981

Dutch Lunch BunchThisisafungroupofladieswhomeetmonthlyforlunchandconversation.WemeetthefourthFridayofeachmonth,11am;variouslocations.MarleneRusch:[email protected];253.529.1215

Federal Way Outreach CenterALutheranBlindMissionoutreachcenterprovidesawayforpeopleexperiencingpermanentvisionlosstogatherandshareinformationthroughamonthlyluncheon.Ninety-five percent of vision-impaired people are unchurched. Interactivepresentations include self-defense instruction, food prep tips by a blind chef,aguide-doghandlerdemonstration,technologypresentations,etc.Wehopetobuildfriendships,empowerpeopleinleadingfull,independentlives,andreflectChrist’s love. Volunteers will be trained in blind etiquette and sighted-guidetechnique.GaylenFloy:[email protected];253.217.9586

Holy Rollers Motorcycle ClubMeetupwithChristianMotorcycleAssociationthefirstSaturdayofeachmonthfromAprilthroughSeptember.Wecanmeetatthechurch,thenheadoverbythe Auburn Airport for a Bible study and, weather and schedules permitting,goforniceridestovariousdestinationsinandaroundthePugetSoundand/orWashingtonState.Wecandecidebasedongroupideas,opinionsanddesires.AndrewFoss:[email protected]

Lutherans Love PotlucksAllarewelcometojoinusforfeastandfellowshipinMalkowHallquarterly.Wealwaysappreciatehelpsettingupandcleaningup,anddonationofpicnicsupplies(napkins,cups,plates,utensils).CarrieStalder:[email protected];206.226.0551

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SOCIALMonday Loafers (Bowling Team)Here isanopportunity forsomeweeklyexerciseandfun.TheMondayLoafersisthenameofafor-funrecreationalleagueofbowlersthatplayattheSecomaLanesinFederalWayeveryMondaymorning.Beginnersandexperiencedbowlersofages21to80enjoyeachother’scompanyandtrytorollablackballdownwoodboardstoknockdownacoupleofpins.Wehaveroomforadditionalplayers,eitherfullorparttime.Thinkyou’dliketogiveitatry?SendmeamessageandI’llcontactyouwithadditionalinformation.Remember,allskilllevelsarewelcome!Where:SecomaLanes,FederalWayWhen:Monday;10am-noon,startingSeptember10,untilmidtolateAprilCosts:$12for3gameseachtimeyouplay.HowardBritt:[email protected]

NFL Pick ‘Em LeagueCanyoupickthewinnerasyougohead-to-headwithopponentseachweek?Emailisneededtoparticipate.Excelishelpful.NextStart-up:August2012.KenKnopp:[email protected]

Puget Sound Women’s Book ClubThis fun group of ladiesmeetsmonthly to discuss a variety of books,mostlyChristianauthors,occasionallycurrenteventsandClassics.WemeetthesecondFridayofeachmonth,12:30-2pm;generallyatPatFuller’shomeinMarineHills.MarleneRusch:[email protected];253.529.1215

Sip N’ ScoreSip‘N’Scoreisagroupforwomen.Wemeetatrotatinghomes,thesecondFridayofthemonth,from6-9pmtoplaygames.TheonlyskillrequiredistheabilitytoLAUGH!Pleasejoinus.JanetBritt:[email protected];253.941.3000

St Luke’s Highway ClubTheSt.Luke’sHighwayClubisforanyonewhoenjoysasetofwheelsandtheopenroad.Eventswillincludea“Cruise-InSunday”whereyouareencouragedtobringyourmotorcycle,classiccar,orpride-and-joyonwheelstochurchforeveryonetoappreciate. Iamalsoplanningacoupleofmotorcycledayrides includinga“SteepleChase”whereweteamupwithridersfromacoupleotherchurchesandridefromchurchtochurchtogether.IwouldalsoliketoseeacoupleofCruise-Insatlocalhangoutspots.IrvStahlnecker:[email protected]

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Alpha Handbells (youth ages 9-15)It’s amazing what songs can be played with handbells! Youth ages 9-15 areencouragedtojointhisfunmusicteam.Theteamringsatthe5pmand11amworshipservices,4-5timesperyearbetweenOctoberandMay.Previousmusicreadingexperienceisnotarequirementbutisaplus.Rehearsals:Thursdays,5-6pm(September-May)intheStLuke’sbalcony.AmieBrandmire:253.445.1784

Brass GroupBrassmusicianshelpenhanceourEasterandChristmasworshipserviceseveryyear.Timetogetouttheinstrument,dustitoff,exerciseyourlipsandfingers,andstartpracticing.TBAbeforeChristmasandEaster.RaySievert:[email protected]

Sunday Afternoon TeaAgroupoffourpeopleisservedanafternoontea,andenjoygoodconversationinacountrycottagesetting.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

Thrift Store Shopping & LunchOnce-a-month thrift store group shoppingadventure todifferentplaces in theareawithlunchinbetween.MitzieOllila:[email protected];253.941.3000

Wednesday Snow Ski-Bus to Crystal MountainLet’sgoskiing!Sign-upforthe“AuburnBomber”skibusbeginsinSeptemberformid-weekskiiingatCrystalMountain.Theprivatelycharteredbushasskiersofallskilllevelsandages.Thisisawonderfulopportunitytoskiless-crowdedhills,havesomeoneelsedrive,andenjoynewfriends.Theliftticketsarediscountedtoo!Fulltimeorsubstituteskiersareallwelcome.BusleavesfromCostcoofFederalWayat7:30am,andtheAuburnEaglesparkinglotat8am.WeleaveCrystalMountainat4pmandgetbackabout5:30pm.ThefirsttripisJanuary2.Weski9weeksinarow,weatherpermitting.HowardBritt:[email protected]

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WORSHIPCamera OperatorsIndividuals on this team operate a live camera for worship services to beprojectedinthelobbyandforpotential internetuse.Saturdayand/orSunday;duringworshipservicesatStLuke’s.LarryKrueger:[email protected];253.941.3000

Communion AssistantsThisteamhelpswiththedistributionofthebreadandwineduringcommunionattheworshipservices.Trainingandafaithcommitmentarerequired.ChrisDavis:[email protected];253.941.3000

Communion SetupHelppreparethebreadandwineforcommunionservicesandcleanupafterward.Noexperienceisnecessarytobeapartofthisteam.Anotherpersonwillhelpyouasyouaretraineduntiltheprocessisclear.Saturdayand/orSunday;duringworshipservices,thesecondandfourthweekendsatSt.Luke’s.GloriaFlint:253.839.5585

Fall Women’s RetreatWouldyouliketogetaway,berenewedandrefreshyourspirituality?ThereisaFallWomen’sConferenceinbeautifulBellingham,Washington,October19-21.ThewonderfulspeakerthisyearisKimPierrot,fromVancouver,Canada.In addition to the speaker, activities at the retreat include worship, crafts,fellowship,free-time,andwonderfulfood.Ifyouwouldliketostayinthecabins,thecostis$162.Ifyoupreferthelodge,itis$143,orifyousharearoominthelodge,itis$137.Ifyouprefertocommute,thecostis$88.LoriHartman:253.874.9190

Media OperatorsThewordswesingforworship,thevideoclipsthatareplayed,theannouncementloop between services -- all these things need someone to run them! Mediaoperatorsareneededforallfourworshipservicesandotheractivitiesthathappeninourworshipcenter.Generalcomputeroperating,PowerPoint,andMediaShoutknowledgehelps.SaturdayandSunday;halfhourpriortoworship.LarryKrueger:[email protected];253.941.3000

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WORSHIPOmega Handbells (age 16+)Brightlyringinghandbellsareaspecialwaytoworshipandhelpothersworship!Thisteamringsatthe5p.m.,8,and11a.m.services,sixtoeighttimesperyear(Oct-May).Abilitytoreadmusicisnotarequirement,butisaplus.Rehearsals:Thursdays,6-7pminthechurchbalcony(Sept-May).AmieBrandmire:253.445.1784

Scripture ReadersOnewaytoparticipateinourworshipservicesistoreadtheScripturereading.ReadersareneededforourSaturday,5pmserviceandonSundaysat8and11am.Nopriorexperienceisneeded!LarryKrueger:[email protected];253.941.3000

Ushers - Saturday EveningsUshersensurethateveryservicemovessmoothly.Wehandoutbulletinsandgreetpeoplewithasmile,taketheoffering,andusherpeopleforcommunion.WepickupaftereveryservicesotheWorshipCenterisreadyforthenextservice.Theushersmeet20minutesbeforetheservicetobeinformedofspecialactivitiesintheserviceandtobeavailableaspeoplearrive.Weneedfourpeopleperservice;Saturday,5pm;StLuke’s.MaryAnnHopewell:[email protected]

Ushers - SundayUshersensurethateveryservicemovessmoothly.Wehandoutbulletinsandgreetpeoplewithasmile,taketheoffering,andusherpeopleforcommunion.WepickupaftereveryservicesotheWorshipCenterisreadyforthenextservice.Theushersmeet20minutesbeforetheservicetobeinformedofspecialactivitiesintheserviceandtobeavailableaspeoplearrive.Weneedfourpeopleperservice;Sunday,8,9:30or11am;andspecialholidayservicesatStLuke’s.DaveStoker:[email protected]

Video Production TeamSelf-produced videos are being implemented more and more in our worshipservices, for classes, youth events, etc. This team will record, produce andprovidefinishedworktobeusedinalltheseareas.Knowledgeofcamerause,videoproductiontools,andcomputersisrequired.Place,date&time,TBDLarryKrueger:[email protected];253.941.3000

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WORSHIPWorship Center Sound TechMany people don’t realize the importance of having a sound tech working inthebackduringworship services, dramaproductions, and themanyactivitiesthathappeninourworshipcenter.Soundtechsareneededforourfourworshipservicesandotherfunctions.Previoussoundboardknowledgeispreferredbutnotrequired.Saturdayand/orSunday,halfhourbeforeserviceorevent;StLuke’s.LarryKrueger:[email protected];253.941.3000

Worship Center UpkeepInourhomes,therearemanytaskswhichmakeitcleanandcomfortable.ThesameistrueofourWorshipCenter.Tasksinclude:fillingcandleoil,polishingthefrontaltarwoodwork,sharpeningthepewpencils,andreplacingmissingorwornBiblesandhymnals.Interestedinhelping?Weekly;day&time,flexible.LarryKrueger:[email protected];253.941.3000

Worship ChoirAnupliftingway topraiseGodand leadothers inworship, this teamsingsbi-monthlyforthe8amserviceandmonthlyforthe11amservice.Forhighschoolageandolder.ThechoirsingsSATBanthemsandhymns.Thursdays,7-8:30pm.LarryKrueger:[email protected];253.941.3000

Worship CoordinatorWorshipCoordinatorsassistinaleadershiprolewithourweeklyservices.Theyunlockandlockthebuildings,arrangeforcommunionservers,assistwithbaptismsduring worship, oversee collecting the weekly offerings, welcome people andtroubleshoot in the lobby during worship services. Saturday and Sunday; asscheduled(approx.everysixweeks).SteveSalyer:[email protected]

Worship Music TeamsOurworshipservicesareblessedwithpeoplewillingtoservetheLordbyplayingtheirinstrumentsand/orsinging.AuditionsinJanuaryarerequired.MustbeabletolearnmusicthroughaCDandsongsheet.Rehearsalsvary.Wednesdaysandweekends,perrotatingschedule.LarryKrueger:[email protected];253.941.3000

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StokeA group of people from 18ish (out of High School) to 30 who want to havefellowshipwiththisawkwardagegroupthatisoftenneglectedinthechurch.Weareamixedgroupofcollegestudents,youngmarriedpeopleandsinglepeopleintheir20’s.Joinusforourplannedlargeeventsaswellassmallergatheringsformore-indepthBiblestudies.Checkoutourwebsiteat:stokethefire.webs.comAlyshiaFoster:[email protected]

Boy ScoutsOnmyhonor Iwilldomybest…ThefirstwordsoftheBoyScoutoathclearlydefinewhatit’sallabout.Buildcharacter,learnoutdoorandcampingskillsanddevelopintoaleader.Weexperienceawesomeactivitiessuchascaving,sailing,weeklongsummercamps,andmanyotheractivitiesthatmostboysnevergettheopportunitytoenjoy.Thescoutingexperienceisfor11to18yearoldboyswhoarelookingforadventure.NorthwestChurch,3480021stAveSW,FederalWay,WA98023;Mondaysat7pm.DavidDetzler:[email protected];206-819-3683

Charis!Charis(GreekforGrace)isasisterhoodforgirlsin10th-12thgrade,createdforteengirlstodrawclosertoGodastheybecomewomenofconnection,strength,heart,actionandbeautythroughChrist.WesubmitourlivestoChristandcommittoprovidingsupport,encouragement,accountability,challengeandconnectionforouryoungwomenandfemaleleaders.ChristinaAllstaedt:[email protected]

ConfirmationConfirmationmeetsonceaweekduringtheschoolyearfor9thgraders.Studentsin10ththrough12thgradewhohavenotbeenconfirmedalsoarewelcome.ThisclassofferspracticalandrelevantteachingonthefundamentalsofChristianfaithandwhatitmeanstobeaLutherantoday.Thisclassalsoincludestworetreats,parentclasses,L-TeamCaptaintrainingandconfirmedmembershipstatusatSt.Luke’s.Sundays,11am-12:10pm.JakeAllstaedt:[email protected];253.941.3000

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YOUTHFall Confirmation RetreatTheFallConfirmationRetreatwillfocusprimarilyonBaptismwithareviewanddiscussionoftheLord’sSupper.Thisretreatisoneoftworequiredretreatsforconfirmation.Youthwillenjoygamesandfellowshipastheylearnaboutthegreatcomfortthatcomesfrombeingbaptized.RetreatisOctober5-7.JakeAllstaedt:[email protected];253.941.3000

Ignite ConfirmationConfirmationisanopportunityforstudentsin9thGrade(orolder,iftheyhavenotbeenconfirmed)tomakeapersonalconfessionofJesusChristastheirSaviorandLord.WhenapersonisbaptizedourheavenlyFatherforgivestheirsins,rescuesthemfromdeathandthedevil,givesHisHolySpirittobepresentintheirlives,andgivesthemthegiftofeternallife.ConfirmationistheopportunityforthatpersontopubliclyacknowledgeGod’sgiftsandcommittheirlivesintoHishands(Matthew10:32). Inpreparationfortheirconfirmation,studentsaretaughtthetruthsandhabitsoftheChristianfaith.OnConfirmationSundaystudentswilltakeresponsibilityfortheirfaithandthechurch—committingtoChristwhatisalreadyHisthroughBaptism—theirlives.ConfirmationmeetsSundays@11:00aminRoom311JakeAllstaedt:[email protected];253.941.3000

Indoor SoccerWeplaymostSundaysat2pminMalkowHall.Weplaywithaspeciallowbounceball(futsalball)andsmallgoals.Playersofallskilllevelsarewelcome.CalebAllen:[email protected]

Light It Up!LightItUp!isaWednesdaynighthangoutforyouthfrom7thgradeto12thgrade.Enjoygames,relevantstudyandpowerfulworship.LightItUp!isagreatwayforstudentstonotonlyconnectwithotherChristianteens,butalsowithapersonalSaviorandLordwhoseekstocallyouHisown.Comeandsee!MalkowHallonWednesdays.MiddleSchool:6-7:30pm.HighSchool:7:30-9pmJakeAllstaedt:[email protected];253.941.3000

Succeed - Fall 2012Researchindicatesthatteensareunpreparedforlifeafterhighschool.Preparethem for the stress, temptation, and change with the help of this 8-sessioncollege preparation DVD course! Parents are encouraged to attend. For HighSchoolSeniors.JakeAllstaedt:[email protected];253.941.3000

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YOUTHTrue Love RetreatTheTrueLoveRetreat isan intenseweekendofheavytopics involving“love.”YouthwilllearnwhatGodhastosayaboutloveandwhatitlookslikeindatingaswellasinallofourrelationships.AmandatorymeetingforallparentswhowanttheiryouthtoattendtheTrueLoveRetreatwilltakepacetheFridaybeforetheretreattodiscussthematerial.RetreatisOctober19-21.For7thand8thgraders.JakeAllstaedt:[email protected];253.941.3000

Youth LeadershipDo you have a passion to help youth seek the Lord Jesus in fun, challenging,andexcitingways?Thenjointhisteam!Thisteamisforadults20yearsorolderwithahearttoservetheyouthwithwhatevergifts,talentsandresourcestheyhave.This teammeets for trainingandplanningonceamonthat12:30pmonSundayafternoons.Therewillbefood,too!AWAStatePatrolbackgroundcheckisrequiredforallleadersworkingwiththeyouth.(Weprovidethepaperwork)FirstSundayofeachmonth;12:30-2pmStLuke’s,room101.JakeAllstaedt:[email protected];253.941.3000

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