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4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road
Orlando, FL 32819
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Grow: “I am the vine, you are the branches” John 15:1

St. Luke’s provides opportunities for worship and spiritual growth that helps develop mature disciples of Jesus Christ. We provide opportunities for individual growth and both small and large group spiritual formation Bible studies for children, youth, and adults. These ministries will encompass the total person: body, mind, and spirit.

“Growth Groups” are places where Christians gather to study, pray, and engage in respectful, challenging conversation in order to be formed more in the image of Jesus. These are groups of various sizes and that are on-going, long-term, or short-term. They can be Bible study groups, book study groups, or utilize a DVD series for discussion. Registration is requested but not required unless specifically noted in the descriptions below

WEDNESDAY NIGHT DINNER

Wednesday night dinners at St. Luke’s U! Dinners are held in our Building C Welcome Hall. We are so excited to have you join us!

For more information on dinners please contact Amy Winslow, Director of Adult Ministries 407.876.4991 ext. 297 or Luky Nova, Administrator for Grow 407.876.4991 ext. 238

Join your family for fellowship at dinner starting at 5:15 p.m. and ending at 6:15 p.m. We will nourish your stomachs before we fill your spirits with various small group classes for adults or programming for children and youth.

Dinners are by reservation only and cost is $6.25 per adult (13 and up) and $5.25 per child (ages 4 to 12) The day of the Dinner prices will be $7.00 per adult (13 and up) and $6.00 per child (4 to 12). All reservations need to be made by 12 noon on the Monday of the week you will be attending.

Dinner Menu for the next  weeks

Dinner Menu for May 17, 2017. Click here to register.

  • Smoked Leg Quarters
  • Mac n’ Cheese
  • Chilled Corn & Bean Salad
  • Assorted cookies

 May 24, 2017. Click here to register.

  • Prime Rib
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Asparagus & Garden Salad
  • Apple Tart

Make your reservation for  dinner now! need to be made by 12 noon on the Monday of the week you will be attending.

LEC FAMILY RETREATS

It’s time to make your 2017 family plans!

Registration is now open for all our 2017 LECFamily retreats!

2017 was a record-breaking year for all of our programs, so you will definitely want to make your plans EARLY this year to ensure you’ll have a spot at the family retreat of your choice.

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Dates and registration links are now available at www.LECFamily.org so don’t wait! Claim your family’s faith and fun time for 2017 now.
Questions? You can always email us at info@LECFamily.org for more information!

Want to share these amazing experiences with others in your church? Let us know, and we can send you brochures to share with family and friends!

EXODUS: A CIVIL RIGHTS JOURNEY

EXODUS: A Civil Rights Journey that will challenge participants to view themselves as world-changers and explore what injustice God is calling them to change in our city, state, country, and world.

From July 6-11, we will follow in the footsteps of the American Civil Rights Movement–from Kelly Ingram Park in Birmingham, AL where children were sprayed with hoses by the police to Selma, AL where we will walk across the iconic Edmund Pettus Bridge that launched the movement to Montgomery, AL and the steps of the capitol building where Gov. George Wallace stood against Dr. King and many years later admitted his fault, and finally to Atlanta, GA where will visit the Center for Civil and Human Rights to examine how this movement has shaped and changed how we all view our rights.

The cost for this trip includes transportation, hotels, meals and tours.

$600 for double occupancy

$800 for a single room

$1,500 for family of 4

$100 deposit is required at time of registration. Click here to register.

YOUTH GROW GROUPS

Youth growth groups meet on Sunday mornings. For information about additional weekly programing and activities click here.

MERGE (5th and 6th grade):
Merge is a collaborative ministry between Youth and Children and Family Ministries . The class consists of games and activities that connect scripture with everyday living. Meet in the Attic of Building C from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Email Zac Burke for more information.

7th and 8th Grade Bible Study:
Grow deeper in the Bible with your fellow students. Meet in Building C Room 205-207 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Email Zac Burke for more information.

HIGH SCHOOL (9th through 12th grade): Build a stronger faith connection. Meet in Building C Room 204-206 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Contact Caryn Royer for more information.

ST. LUKE’S SPEAKER SERIES

Michelle Shrader

St. Luke’s Speaker Series with Rev. Michelle Shrader presenting,

The Journey to Shalom

Post Apartheid South Africa and the thirst of the Nations

Wednesday, June 14, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the Attic of Building C

Missionary Pastor, Rev. Michelle Shrader will share with us about her ministry in South Africa, the power of story telling, and her understanding of Shalom. Michelle is the Associate Minister Central Methodist Mission Cape Town, South Africa. She chairs the Gender Desk for Cape of Good Hope District. Michelle also serves with  the Institute for Healing of Memories Cape Town, South Africa and was the Co-Chair Commission for Religion & Race Mississippi Annual Conference. Click here to register.

FPU

Financial Peace University is a nine-lesson money class that will teach you step-by-step ways to create a budget, pay off debt, spend wisely, save for the future, give generously and so much more. Click here to register. Meet in Building C, Room 205 at 11:00 a.m.

 

ADULT GROW GROUPS

Adult Ministry GROWTH GROUPS                                        

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All St. Luke’s adults are encouraged to grow in their faith and in their relationship with God and others by joining a GROWTH group. Our Bible studies use scripture as our central place of authority recognizing the importance of experience, knowledge and tradition in biblical interpretation.  You are invited to gather for study, prayer, and respectful, challenging conversation in a safe space where St Lukers grow in faith and community. No matter where you are on your journey, there is a group for you!

 

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QUESTIONING

“Where is God calling me to Grow at this time?”

 

Project Connect: Membership class where you learn more about Christianity, The Methodist Church, St. Luke’s and God’s call for your life. For more information, contact Amy Winslow at awinslow@st.lukes.org or 407.876.4881, ext. 297.

 

 

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EXPLORING

Foundational classes introducing basic concepts

of Christian faith and practice.

 

Mom Connection: A Bible study and fellowship group for moms of all ages. Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. in Building C, Room 208.

 

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 DEEPENING

Topic-specific classes that move beyond foundational concepts to deepen understanding faith and/or practice

Disciple 2 Into the Word, Into the World A 32-week Bible study of Genesis-Exodus and Luke-Acts. Sundays at 10:45 a.m. in Building C, Special Events Dining Room.

Living the Questions: Is a study for people of faith who are in the midst of a life-long conversation about the mysteries of faith and life. Topics include creation, lives of Jesus, Paul and his passion for Christ and other challenges facing progressive Christians. Sundays at 11:00 a.m. Building C, Room 200. Click here to register.

Sabbath Revisited:  The Me I want To Be,will help you discover spiritual vitality like never before as you learn to live in the flow of the spirit.  Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. in Building C, Room 204.

Young Adults:  Connect for fellowship and spiritual exploration with Pastor Corey. For adults 19 to 35.  Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Building C, Room 200.

 

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LIVING

Covenant-like groups with ongoing accountability to one another and deep spiritual formation

 Connections: All adults welcome to join the study, What’s so Amazing About Grace? By Max Lucado. Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Building C, Office Conference Room.

 

Contemplative Way: A group of men and women who join together for centering/silent prayer, Bible study and Lectio Divina using The Wisdom of Jesus by Cynthia Bourgeault . Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. in building C  SEDR.

Discovery Class: A welcoming, supportive women’s group gathers weekly for prayer, Bible study and fellowship.Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. in Building C, SEDR.

Emmaus Prayer Group:  Walk to Emmaus reunion group meets for accountability, devotions and communion. All welcome. Fridays at 8:45 a.m. in Building C – Special Events Dining Room

Men’s Bible Study: Join this new group of faithful men. Mondays at 7:00 p.m. in Building C, SEDR.

Mom Connection: A Bible study and fellowship group for moms of all ages. Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. in Building C, Room 208.

Morning Edition: Start your day centered and supported in this loving women’s Bible study. Wednesdays at 8:00 a.m. in Building C, Room 200.

New Directions:  Our love of God and desire to continue in Bible study to learn and strengthen our faith is the thread that weaves us together. Studying the Genesis. Sundays at 9:30 a.m. in Building C,Room 208

Pathways:  Deepen your relationship with God using God’s Word and leading of the Holy Spirit through Bible study. Sundays at 9:30 a.m. in Building C, Room 200

Plugged In: Join this group of adults in Bible study and care for one another. Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. in Building C, Room 208.

Single Servings: Bible study and fellowship for singles to come together and experience intimacy with God. This will be an authentic loving community of renewal, healing, empowerment, inspiration, encouragement and transformation to lives worthy and pleasing to the Lord. For single adults 40+ Sundays at 11:00 a.m. in Building C, Room 204.

Soul Mates:  Lively discussion about the faith of couples and the keys to a loving and sacred relationship in this more than a Bible study. For couples in their 20s , 30s and 40s. Sundays at 11:00 a.m. in Building C, Room 208

Thursday Morning Men’s Bible Study:  All men are welcome for study and fellowship meeting at the Bay Hill Club. Thursdays at 7:00 a.m

Thursday Morning Women’s Bible Study: Join this women’s group to study and connect with friends. For women 35+.  Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. in Building B, Room 218.

WOW Women of the Word: This Bible study meets Saturday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in Building C, SEDR

 

Visit the My St. Luke’s site to sign-up for our current small groups.

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