We are called to be witnesses to the Resurrection of Jesus, the Christ.  We are called to follow His way.  To love God and others, to share the Gospel and to help others grow as disciples.

Discipleship isn't one ministry - it is through and through all the ministries of the church.  But there are some ministries specifically dedicated to growing disciples.

Sunday School :  Youth and adults gather for study, discussion and activities.  

Thursday Morning Study with Pastor Scott:  A weekly session, 10am, rolling through topics such as in-depth studies of Biblical texts, history ("Life in Bible Times", Israel/Palestine since the Bible, etc), theology topics ("Angels and Demons", "Theodicy - the Problem of Evil", etc) and other topics the group chooses.

Discipleship Explorers:  A small group dedicated to exploring being and making disciples gathers twice a month (currently 1st and 3rd Monday evenings) for discussion and study.  Who are we called to be?  How do we live that out? Pastor Scott leads this group with a variety of resources.

Faith Basics: St Luke's offers a 3-year repeating curriculum for youth and adults, new members, the curious, Confirmation (young or old), those that knew it and forgot it - well, EVERYONE.  Faith Basics covers the basics - Bible, worship, prayer & faith practices, history such as the Reformation, Luther's Small Catechism, core theology, etc.   Each session runs about 90 min, included a light lunch, meets after worship, and is scheduled about every 2 months.   

Kingdom Kids and SLY (St Luke's Youth): Our two youth ministries both integrate discipleship topics into their time and activities, with age-appropriate devotions and discussions.  Our MS and HS youth also engage in service project, retreats, camp and other special events. 

GOD's WORK OUR HANDS - 2022 Project - We participated in the ELCA Day of Service through the GOD's Work Our Hands (GWOH) initiative.  About 40 members gathered for lunch and service on September18 for our GWOH 2022 service event. Some worked earlier in the week as well, baking and delivering cookies to local first-responder teams. Sunday’s event included tying blankets, but the main activity was a bit of discussion and learning about the need for clean water and the challenges that poses for many here in the US and throughout the world. Our group sponsored and assembled 45 filter kits for the Wine to Water organization that distributes them around the world as well as helps build water collection and distribution systems for communities in need.


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