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Upcoming Events


Sunday, July 29, 2018

Food Pantry Collection

Food Pantry Collection

Mark your calendar! The last Sunday of the month is FOOD PANTRY SUNDAY! We are asking that you dried milk, tooth paste, tooth brushes, cereal, and hygiene products. 

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Diocesan Event: Breathing Under Water

Diocesan Event: Breathing Under Water

Wherever you find yourself on your own journey of spiritual discovery this summer, the Recovery Commission of the Diocese of West Tennessee invites you to share three Monday evenings with us as we study Richard Rohr’s outstanding book, Breathing Underwater, Spirituality and the Twelve Steps.

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Recovery Sunday

The State of Addiction and Recovery in The Episcopal Church: Recovery Sunday is a celebration of the deliverance by God’s grace of persons who have been imprisoned by a punishing and bewildering illness. The cost of this disease to our society and our Church, is monumental. It breaks the hearts of those who love the one who is addicted. It wounds the Body of Christ. 

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Featured News


A Message from the New Rector

June 27th, 2018
A Message from the New Rector

Greetings and peace in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. It is with profound gratitude, joy, hopefulness, and a humble heart that I have accepted the call to serve as the new Rector of Grace-St. Luke’s Parish.

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Friendship

June 26th, 2018
Friendship

 Lucy asked me to write an article for the Messenger to explain the conservation and restoration work that I have been doing on the church’s beautiful altar frontals.  I have thought a lot about that, but in thinking how to explain, I keep coming back to one central and very unexpected idea:  Friendship.  But, I’m getting ahead of myself.

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Education for Ministry

June 26th, 2018
Education for Ministry

Education for Ministry, a four-year distance learning program of the School of Theology at Sewanee, has been a part of adult education at GSL for more than 30 years. Amanda McGriff and Paula Barnes (front, center) have completed all four years and received their certificates during the 10:30 service on April 29.

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VBS 2018 Recap

June 26th, 2018
VBS 2018 Recap

Tremendous thanks are in order for all who helped fill this year’s Vacation Bible School with joyful memories while we got to know Jesus and his parables a little bit better.

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MIFA—Uniting the Community through Service By Bill Pichette

June 26th, 2018
MIFA—Uniting the Community through Service By Bill Pichette

A murder and a call to action. In the spring of 1968 a young minister came to Memphis to help fight for economic equality and lost his life. In the wake of the martyrdom of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a group of Memphis ministers knew they had to take action and not just “tend to their religion.” After months of discussion, the Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA) was founded.

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Vestry Members Serve at MTAM

June 26th, 2018
Vestry Members Serve at MTAM

Vestry members helped prepare and serve food for More Than A Meal Sunday on June 17 to support Grace-St. Luke's parishioners who ably support this ministry year round.  Kurt Patton & Steven King smoked barbecue pork for 200 and provided a delicious barbecue meal for all the guests. Visit www.gracestlukes.org/MTAM for more information about GSL's More Than A Meal program.

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