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Sunday, November 24, 2019

Outreach and Deacon Ministry

All are welcome to attend 

St Luke’s November Food Drive Barrel ~
St. Luke will collect canned proteins/meats:  Beans, Peanut Butter, Tuna, Salmon, Sardines, Chicken, Turkey, Beef. You may also donate using the green envelope and with the notation FOOD DRIVE. $1 = 2 Meals!

Mill Street Meal Providers ~  Monday, December 2nd, Group B
The first Monday of each month Group A or Group B is assigned a meal item to provide.

Ritter Center Christmas Gift Barrel ~ Ritter Center Adopt-a-Family Christmas Gift Barrel
Ritter Center serves Marin families and individuals who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless. This year St. Luke will be providing gifts for both children and adults, as we have adopted two families and five elderly adults for Christmas. Look for the signup board in the narthex - simply take a tag from the board and bring back an unwrapped gift to the office by Tuesday, December 10th.  St. Luke volunteers will deliver our gift-filled barrel to Ritter Center on Friday, December 13th.  

KIVA.ORG ~ St. Luke’s Women’s Association has supported KIVA for many years and they will be a Deacon’s Ministry in the Fall. KIVA is a San Francisco based non-profit that offers individuals or groups the opportunity to make a $25 or larger loan in many countries. 

Street Chaplaincy Dinner ~ Tuesday, December 17th
Look details in an upcoming email next week.

Upcoming Events & Announcements

All are welcome to attend 

Let’s Decorate! ~ Saturday, November 30th, 10 AM – 2 PM
Join us for some fun as we decorate our sanctuary and the Bayview Room for the Christmas season.  Price of admission:  please bring your favorite Christmas treat to share – savory or sweet!  Drinks (hot chocolate, lemonade, water) will be provided.  Please see Babette Gettler, Ada Endress or Beth Potillo-Miller if you have any questions.

St. Luke Womens Association Annual Christmas Tea & Program Friday, December 6th, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
FREE~ invite your friends & family to enjoy St Luke’s Holiday cheer. The afternoon includes Tea, Coffee, Sweets, and Savories with a Music Program and a RAFFLE.

First Annual St. Luke’s Christmas Concert ~ Sunday, December 8th, 4:00 PM
Join us for the First Annual St. Luke Presbyterian Christmas Concert, This is Christmas! featuring St. Luke members and friends as they share their gifts in song, music and a few surprises along the way. From classical to contemporary, there will be something for everyone in our decorated sanctuary.  Following the concert, there will be a reception with complimentary beverages and appetizers in the Bayview Room.

Tickets are $30. You may buy tickets after service during fellowship and online at  Net proceeds will go to benefit St. Luke Presbyterian Church and its outreach ministries. 

Pizza and Theology ~ Wednesday, Dec. 18th, 6:30 PM

Celebrate Christmas with St. Luke

Advent Sundays:
December 1st ~ HOPE
December 8th ~ PEACE
December 15th ~ JOY
December 22nd ~ LOVE
December 18th ~ Wednesday 7:00 pm Blue Christmas service.
December 24th ~ Tuesday 5:30 pm Traditional Candlelight Christmas Eve Service, Cider and Cookies prior to service.

Ongoing Events

All are welcome to attend 

Bible Study - Wednesdays at 9:30 AM
St. Luke Choir Rehearsal - Wednesdays at 7:00 PM
Women's Spirituality Group - Thursdays at 9:00 AM
Deacons Meeting - 2nd Tuesday, January 14th, 6:00 PM
Pizza and Theology - 3rd Tuesday, December 17th, 7:00 PM
St. Luke Women’s Bridge - 4th Tuesday, January 27th, 10:30 AM
Session Meeting - 4th Tuesday, November 26th, 7:00 PM

Pedal for Protein Update ~ The donations to Pedal for Protein for 2019 are at $43,031 with a goal of $60,000. We will keep the piggy bank open until Nov. 30. We can do it! Donate online at . Remember every dollar donated is multiplied 3 to 6 times by our food banks to feed hungry people in our midst. We appreciate your ongoing support of this ride for protein for pantries.  

Pedaling thanks… 
Patty Sanders ~ Hunger Action Advocate Presbytery of the Redwoods
Ride Director – Pedal for Protein

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