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Saint Luke's

Lutheran Church

A Ministry of the North American Lutheran Church

5265 North Union Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
(719) 598-4397

Special and Recurring Activities

Upcoming Special Events

NOTE: As indicated next to the activity, some activities require registration, release forms, or both.

For dates of all recurring activities please view the monthly calendar.

October Tuesdays:

  • October 10, 24: MOPS/MomsNEXT is an organization for mothers of children, school-aged and younger. If you are a mom of children in these age groups, please consider joining us. We meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, October 10th and 24th from 5:30 pm to 7:45 pm in Luther Hall. 

October Wednesdays (exceptions noted):

  • 5:00 – 5:30 pm Celebration Choir for Kindergarten through 8th grade (will meet the 2nd & 3rd Wednesday in the month of October)
  • 5:30 – 6:30 pm Christ Kidz for Kindergarten and younger
  • 5:30 – 6:30 pm Christ Kidz for 1st through 5th grade
  • 5:30 – 6:30 pm Confirmation for 6th through 9th grade
  • 6:00 pm Community Supper
  • 6:30 – 8:00 pm Nursery
  • 6:30 – 8:00 pm Youth Group for 6th through 12th grade
  • 6:30 – 8:00 pm Adult Study (nursery available)

Other special October happenings:

  • Sunday, October 1st – 1st in a sermon series, focusing on “Baptism”
  • Sunday, October 8th – 2nd in a sermon series, focusing on “Steadfast”; Stewardship Packets handed out
  • ESCAPE ROOM in Denver on October 13th. Watch for details in the weekly.
  • Friday, October 13th at 6:00 pm – Adult Fellowship Oktoberfest
  • Sunday, October 15th – 3rd in a sermon series, focusing on “Hope”; Stewardship Packets handed out
  • Thursday, October 19th – Martin Luther Movie – “Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World”
  • Sunday, October 22nd at 9:45 am – Luther visits Saint Luke’s, pastries and fruit will be provided
  • MOVIE NIGHT on October 22nd, 5:30-8:00 pm for Youth 6th grade and older.  We meet in the Youth Room (lower lever-Luther Hall) for pizza as we watch a movie.
  • October 25th is the kick-off of our Butter Braids campaign, which continues through November 8th. [Pick up day for the braids will be November 15th.]
  • Friday, October 27th at 5:30 – 7:00 pm.  Bring your friends and family for food, games, treats and more in Luther Hall! Children’s Center families will be participating with us, as well. We need people to help decorate, run games, provide treats, and help clean up. Please let Deaconess Kathy know if you would like to help. 
  • Sunday, October 29th at 9:30 am – Congregational Breakfast/Return Pledges
  • AFTERNOON COFFEE on October 29th from 3-4:30 pm. Youth will meet at Third Space Coffee House for fellowship.

Upcoming November Meetings:

  • BUDGET INFO MEETING – Sunday, November 12th at 9:20 am. This is an opportunity to review and ask questions before the congregational meeting – please consider attending.
  • BUDGET CONGREGATIONAL MEETINGWednesday, November 15th at 6:45 pm. This is to vote on the 2018 budget. Please come as we will need a quorum. We will be serving supper at 6:00 pm for all who are interested.   Please NOTE that this meeting is NOT on a SUNDAY.

Inclement Weather Policy for Scheduled Activities

Always assume that activities are a go unless otherwise notified. Notification will be in the following forms:

If District 11 is closed, all day activities will be canceled and we will not be making any phone calls. Evening activities will be determined by 2:00 pm. If you ever are in doubt of whether something is canceled or not, please call the church office at 598-4397. If no one answers, please call Deaconess Kathy on her cell at 593-0665. You can also check on the website or Facebook.

For worship services and ministry programming, a mass e-mail will be sent (sign-up here), and it will also be posted on our Facebook page which is streamed here on our website.

Confirmation:  Confirmation is for all youth, 6th through 9th grade (or older if not yet confirmed). They meet with Pastor Josh at 5:30 pm on Wednesday evenings. This year they are studying The Small Catechism (Apostle’s Creed, Ten Commandments, Lord’s Prayer, Sacrament of Baptism and Sacrament of the Altar). If you have any questions about confirmation please contact Pastor Josh or Deaconess Kathy.

Youth Group:  Youth Group is for all youth, 6th through 12th grade, and happens at 6:30 pm on Wednesday evenings. This year they are using the curriculum, “re:form Ancestors.”

Adult Studies:  In addition to these opportunities for our children and youth to grow in their faith and discipleship, we have opportunities for our adults as well.  Sunday mornings at 9:30 am, Pastor Josh leads a discussion on the lessons for the day.  Tuesday morning at 10:45 am there is an Adult Bible Study, which is currently studying the Parables of Jesus.  Wednesday evening at 6:30 pm there is an adult study.

Release and Registration Forms

*Release Form for Applicable Upcoming Youth Activities Release Form (doc)
Registration, paperwork, and additional information for all activities are also available on the tables in the atrium at the top of the stairs. Pay close attention to deadlines for activities that require registrations!

Recurring Activities

Children Christ Kidz Wednesdays when Community meals occur

6:30 pm

Luther Hall Christ Kidz is an introduction to Youth Ministry for elementary age children. We meet in Luther Hall at 6:30 after the 6:00 pm community meal and do an activity and a Bible Lesson. We end the evening by 7:00 pm with prayer. There is no cost and no sign up – just come and friends are always welcome! For those kids whose parents attend adult studies on Wednesday nights, the kids will be transferred to the nursery until adult studies concludes.
Celebration Choir Semi-Monthly

5:00 pm

Luther Hall Celebration Choir is an opportunity for children 1st-8th grade to offer their gifts to enhance the worship life of our congregation.  They will meet at 5:00 pm on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays.  Please contact Deaconess Kathy with questions.
Youth Youth Group Wednesdays

6:30 pm

Luther Hall

Youth Group is a time for those entering 6-12th grade in the fall to get together for fun, food and some community time. We meet from 6:30-8:30 on Wednesday evenings There is no cost for youth group and no sign up– just come! Friends are always welcome!


Dinner & a Movie

Sundays
(Monthly)

5:00 pm

Youth Room

Youth in 6-12th grades meet monthly in the youth room for pizza and a movie from 5-7:30 pm There’s no cost– just show up!
Adults Young Adults Semi-Monthly 8:00 pm Youth Room Our young adult group is for those in 12th grade and their late teens and early 20’s. We meet on scheduled Thursday nights from 8-9:30 pm in the Youth Room. Join us for great discussions and to get to know other Christian young adults. Young adults of any faith background are welcome and encouraged to come!

Strive

Fridays
(Monthly)

6:15 pm

Luther Hall

Strive began as a Young Adult group and is now a time for a gathering of parents, married couples, singles, those established in their faith, those seeking a deeper faith, and simply those that want to connect in a deeper way with others from St Luke’s - pretty much any adult! We meet monthly in Luther Hall from 6:15-8:15 pm for dinner, discussion, and worship. Childcare and dinner for children are provided. We take turns contributing to the meal and are currently reading devotions from “Grace Notes” by Philip Yancey. This is a time for parents to have some time to share with others on similar journeys and to support each other!

Adult Fellowship

Monthly

Varies

Luther Hall

Adults in the community gather on regular basis for fellowship, food, and a themed event. These have included luaus, wine and cheese parties, Mardi Gras, Oktoberfest, and more. Check the Weekly Announcements for details.
Seniors Fellowship Meal Tuesdays
(Monthly)
12:45 pm Location varies 1 hour; Lively Seniors group selects a place to dine for fellowship
All Fellowship Meal Tuesdays
(Monthly)
12:45 pm Luther Hall 45 min; a light lunch provided by the church with a Goodwill offering accepted
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