OUR SERVICE SCHEDULE
In consultation with our Vestry, our Covid-19 response committee, and our diocesan bishop, The Rt. Rev. Brian Cole, we are set to begin a phased-in return to in-person worship. The guidelines set forth in this document have been carefully crafted in accordance with all best practices for faith communities as published by the CDC, and our own diocesan guidelines.
Please read carefully all sections of what are now our own parish guidelines for returning to in-person worship. The system for reservations is made clear, as is the diocesan policy that all in attendance are to wear a mask for the protection of all.
A phrase most of us have come to know during the pandemic is: This is not necessarily a linear process. In the event of a spike in cases locally, our return to in-person worship can be reassessed at any point. From the beginning of the ‘lock down’ in mid-March until now, all decisions made regarding parish life have been arrived at prayerfully, and with the health and safety of all parishioners and the community uppermost in our minds.
Some of us are ready to return to ‘in-person’ participation, and some of us are not. Please understand that your return to in-person involvement in services is purely voluntary, and the choice is yours alone to make. Absolutely no one is under any pressure or expectation regarding in-person attendance. Please prayerfully consider your own response, and be assured that we in parish leadership support whatever decision you feel led to make. Your health, safety, and peace of mind remain our primary concern.
The initial return to in-person attendance will be undertaken and assessed carefully, and we will provide regular updates regarding any changes. That said, in the short term it is more important than ever that you follow parish news by opening all emails from St. Luke’s and/or following our Facebook page.
Please feel free to call the church office with any questions.
Love and peace,
Please join us each week as we offer services of Evening Prayer, Noonday Eucharist, and Holy Eucharist on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays respectively.
Services will be live-streamed on our parish Facebook page. Reservations for in-person worship may be made by contacting the church office. The stream will go live a couple of minutes before the service is scheduled to begin. The pdf of the service bulletin will be posted on Facebook an hour before the service.
Please join us for:
Evening Prayer, Wednesdays at 6:00 pm,
Holy Eucharist, with Meditation by Fr. Joel, Thursdays at 12:10 pm, and
Holy Eucharist, with Homily by Fr. Joel, Sundays at 8:00 am and 10:00 am.