† Sunday morning worship service and the weekly Bible Study will be held via teleconference and videoconferencing during the “stay home order” issued by our Governor during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sunday service will begin at the regular time, 11:00am; Bible Study will begin at 7:00pm weekly. If you would like to dial into the teleconference you can dial 515-606-5135 with the access code of 592991. Tithes and offerings are being accepted in the following ways – by mail to the church address, 809 N. Fifth St., Champaign, IL 61820; Givelify; or stopping by the church office on Wednesday or Thursday, 11:00am-12:00noon. We appreciate your continued efforts and support to St. Luke. Remember to continue practicing safe social distancing.
† All board/organization meetings and programs are cancelled until further notice. If chairpersons would like to meet via the teleconferencing system, please contact the church secretary to check the schedule.
† If you would like to submit announcements during this time, please contact the church secretary by Wednesday, 3:00pm.
† 111th Church Anniversary Program will be held remotely on June 28, 2020. More information to come!
† The Stewardesses Annual Day was scheduled for June 7th. They are asking the congregation to give an offering of $10 by next Sunday, June 14th to help them in their annual assessment.
† The 111th Church Anniversary Ad Booklet is now "A Year to Remember - 2019-2020: With Love, Vol. 1". St Luke's yearbook is a chance for you to help commemorate a bit of the church's history while highlighting achievements and milestones of our extraordinary members! Boards can purchase an ad to honor a board member's community recognition, or above and beyond work for the church. Church members can purchase ads to commemorate a family member’s graduation, personal or professional achievement, or other life milestones. Ad prices are $100 for the inside front or back cover, $50 for a full page, $25 for a half page, and $10 for a Patron Ad (text only - a perfect way to send a quick thank you or add a few words of encouragement to our church family). There will also be a section dedicated to Memorials (name only) for $5. All Boards, Auxiliaries and Clubs are asked to purchase a full page ad. Ads for the yearbook are due May 31, 2020. Payments for ads can be dropped off or mailed to the church or made via Givelify. Ad content can be included with payment or sent to Nina Sibley-Richardson by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or text to 217-693-1151. So think about who you want to recognize and praise God for the amazing year we've had at St. Luke!
† REMINDER: Pledges for the 111th Anniversary New Edifice Campaign pledge monies are now dueJune 14. These pledges can come from local businesses, friends & family who do not attend St. Luke. Pledge monies can be submitted in the same way tithes and offerings are being accepted. Let’s bless St. Luke to continue to be a blessing to others!
† Quarterly Conference reports are due to Sis. Eve Foster by June 14th. Board Chairs can access their report forms on the church’s website. You can email your report to email@example.com or call Sis. Foster at 893-1631 for questions.
† Faith in Place is piloting their environmental education program, EcoAmbassador, in Central Illinois this summer. High school students are encouraged to apply for this 4 week program, Youth will receive a stipend for participating. Deadline to apply is June 10, 2020. For more information visits faithinplace.org/our-programs/eco-ambassador-youth-host. Cindy Shepherd, Faith in Place
† The Pastor and officers would like to thank everyone for your continued acts of kindness by submitting your tithes and offerings, checking on our children/youth, providing food through our food pantry not only to the church members but to the Champaign-Urbana community.