2019 HOLY WEEK & EASTER SERVICES
PALM SUNDAY VIGIL – April 13, Liturgy of the Palms and Holy Eucharist with reading of the Passion at 5:00 p.m.
PALM SUNDAY – April 14, Liturgy of the Palms and Sung Holy Eucharist with reading of the Passion – 10:00 a.m.
MAUNDY THURSDAY – April 18, Sung Holy Eucharist at 7:00 p.m. followed by Night Watch ’til Midnight.
GOOD FRIDAY – April 19, Good Friday Service, 12 Noon – 3 p.m.; Stations of the Cross -7 p.m.
EASTER VIGIL – April 20, The Great Vigil of Easter – 8:00 p.m.
EASTER DAY – April 21, The Day of the Resurrection with Sung Holy Eucharist – 10:00 a.m.
LENT AT ST. LUKE’S
ASH WEDNESDAY – MARCH 6, 2019
FRIDAYS IN LENT
WEEKLY WORSHIP SERVICES
LENTEN QUIET DAY – FORGIVENESS: WHAT IT IS & WHAT IT ISN’T WITH BARBARA CAWTHORNE CRAFTON
Living Discipleship – Practicing Our Faith: A 26-week course about prayer, beliefs, and practices, and about the intimate relationship between those three things will begin on Sunday, January 13, 2019 (following the 10 a.m. Eucharist coffee hour) and run through the summer of 2019. The class is grounded in The Book of Common Prayer, because these are the prayers of the Episcopal Church, the prayers that both shape and reflect what we believe. It is amplified by the liturgies of The Book of Common Prayer, which help articulate what we Episcopalians believe about life and death, about sin and grace, about ourselves and about God. Even though we pray the words of The Book of Common Prayer each week, many of us don’t know where these prayers come from, what they mean, or how they call us to live on a daily basis. Living Discipleship: Practicing Our Faith walks, step by step, through the prayer book. Each week, participants gather to hear a short lecture on one section of The Book of Common Prayer, exploring what each liturgy says and how it is typically used in our communities. The newly-released book, Walk In Love: Episcopal beliefs and practices, will be the text used for this program. This course may also be used toward baptismal and/or confirmation preparation, and is equally appropriate for anyone who is new to the church or wishes to deepen their understanding of the Anglican/Episcopal tradition.
Safety Net Volunteers needed: Monthly volunteers are needed to work a four-hour (12-4) shift at the door; a sign-up sheet is located in Israel Lounge. If you are available and can assist in this way, or have any questions, please contact Robin O’Hearn at (570) 963-5407. There is an ongoing need to restock the food pantry shelves for our neighbors in need. Items needed are: Canned fruit or meat—soups, tuna; Boxed pasta/Spaghetti; Pasta sauces; Canned Chef Boyardee; Macaroni & Cheese Dinner; Peanut Butter/Jelly; Rice; Juices: (100% juice) orange, apple; Boxed Cereal; Shampoo and Deodorant; Baby wipes; Diapers—3, 4, 5; Razors (Men’s & Women).
Upcoming Concerts at St. Luke’s
Lyric Consort – Poor Wayfarin’ Stranger: Music of Separation and Home
Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 3 pm. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Scranton.
A program of sacred and secular music expressing the pain of captivity and homelessness, and the joy of homecomings both earthly and heavenly.
Office hours – The parish office is open Tuesday – Friday from 8:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. In the event of a pastoral emergency, Mother Barnes may be reached on her pastoral cell phone, (646) 533-1836.