St. Luke's United Methodist Church

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4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road
Orlando, FL 32819
407.876.4991

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Baptism at St. Luke’s

In Baptism – among other things – one is incorporated into the local church. They become a “baptized member” of St. Luke’s. Therefore, it is important that there be a connection and relationship with the individual being baptized and St. Luke’s UMC.

Part of what happens in the baptism ceremony is the congregation makes promises to the child (person being baptized) to surround the individual with love, support and care. The parents, family and sponsors or godparents also make a promise to raise the child in the local church – to be active in Worship, as well as Grow, Serve and Connect opportunities. We take these promises seriously. That is one of the reasons why we strive to provide the best nursery, Sunday School, Children’s and Youth Ministries to do our best to live into that baptismal promise. For more information on the United Methodist Church and the sacrament of baptism, click here.

Infant/Children Baptism Classes

Infant/Children Baptism Classes take place on the first Thursday of the month (unless noted) at 5:30 p.m. Listed below are the upcoming dates for baptism classes. Please note we are currently providing baptism classes via Zoom. Prior registration is required. Click on the date to register for the class you wish to attend. Contact the Care office at 407.876.4991 ext. 262 or email for more information.

Thursday, February 4

Thursday, March 4

Thursday, April 8

Infant/Children Baptism at Worship

During this season of COVID-19 in-person infant/children baptism is only offered at the 11:15 a.m. traditional worship service in the sanctuary. Currently we have paused 11:15 a.m. in-person worship at St. Luke’s. Please contact the Care office for other options. We can baptize only one infant/child per Sunday. Please select the Sunday you wish to baptize your child through the online registration process for the baptism class. If you  have previously attended a baptism class at St. Luke’s and wish to baptize another child, please email or call 407.876.4991 ext. 262 to review availability of available baptism dates and to receive baptism paperwork to complete.

Available Baptism Dates through April 2021 

February 7, 14, 21 and 28

March 7, 14, and 21

April 11, 18 and 25

Adult Baptism

Adults seeking baptism should attend the New Members Classes. The Adult Baptisms occur when new members join St. Luke’s. If you have any questions or need more information regarding Baptism, please email care@st.lukes.org or call 407.876.4991 ext. 262.

Weddings

We are delighted that you are considering St. Luke’s United Methodist Church for your wedding. We believe that sharing with couples as they bind their lives together in the Spirit of Christ is one of the most important ministries of the Church. We look forward to working with you to make your wedding a memorable day and to help you prepare for a healthy, growing marriage.

Click the button below to learn more about weddings at St. Luke’s.

New photos of St. Luke’s Wedding venues and details about booking these spaces, coming soon!

Learn about St. Luke’s “Before You Wed” couple’s class offered at the Community Counseling Center.

Funerals

 

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