Weekly Epistle

3rd Sunday of Pentecost

June 8 and 9, 2024

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St. Luke's Episcopal Church

(928) 778-4499

info@slecp.org www.slecp.org

Parish Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday

9:00am to 4:00pm

Lunch Hour by Appt. only

The Parish Office is closed on Fridays.

To reach us by phone,

please call

(928) 778-4499

Fax (928) 778-4699

For Pastoral Emergencies,

please call the

Pastoral Care Line:

928 260-6300

Bulletin, June 8 and 9
Wednesday Readings June 12

Can't make it to one of our services? Follow the link to our website (slecp.org) to watch live or stream later, and download the bulletin.

Parish Announcements, Events, and Classes

The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it. Psalm 24:1


We're here to help. Contact Fr. Marc at frmemc@gmail.com to ask your financial question, whether it be about your pledge, giving, or commission budget. He'll be happy to find the answers you need.

Staff Announcements

  • Seeking a Parish Administrator. Are you a detail-oriented, organized multi-tasker seeking part-time employment with St. Luke's? We want to talk with you! Send your resume to info@slecp.org.
Tips for a Great Summer



A free lunch will be served following the 10:00am service on Sunday, June 23, to celebrate the meeting of the Episcopal General Convention. come enjoy a great meal courtesy of Gary and Lyneal Nick, who will give a short talk on Convention happenings. Make plans to attend!

St. Luke’s is a drop-off location for the Diaper Drive.

There is a Large Cardboard box In the Gathering Hall for the collection of items.

Items collected: diapers, incontinence products, wipes, and feminine hygiene products.

Opened packages are accepted as items are repackaged in bundles of 24 for distribution through agencies.

Direct questions to Nancy Fees at wyonancy@gmail.com

or call Nancy at 307-272-3706.

Get involved at St. Luke's!

There are many ways to get involved in ministry here at the church. Below are just come examples:

  • Administrative assistance with phones and odd jobs and especially projects!
  • Counting duties on Monday mornings and filing duties with the Finance Office
  • Commission Chairs needed for various ministries.
  • Commission members and volunteers (visit our website and see what's going on!)
  • Hospitality Service on Sunday mornings (sign up in the Gathering Hall)
  • Donate Altar Flowers on your birthday or other special occasion (sign up in the Gathering Hall)
  • and many more...

For more information on ministry at St. Luke's, please contact Sandra at (928) 778-4499 or email info@slecp.org

Hey--how come I haven't had any calls?

Come and See

St. Luke's Sunday School, Kindergarten through Grade 2, continues every Sunday from 9:10 to 9:50 in Classroom H. Bring your kiddos and watch their joy as they learn about God through story and song. I can't wait to meet you!

Miss Tani

"Yes, everything is for your sake, so that grace, as it extends to more and more people, may increase thanksgiving, to the glory of God. So we do not lose heart. Even though our outer nature is wasting away, our inner nature is being renewed day by day. "

2 Corinthians 4:5-12


(Adult Christian Education)

A.C.E. Civil Conversations in Uncivil Times

Finding common ground has become difficult in today’s society, particularly in a political year. Learn about faithful approaches to dialogue in contentious political times with renowned journalist and Episcopalian Ray Suarez as we discuss “Civil Conversations in Uncivil Times”. A.C.E. classes meet on Sundays from 9:10am – 9:50am in the conference room (next to church office).

Download Participant's Guide
Spring 2024 Schedule of Classes

Diocesan News and Updates

2024 Camp for Adults at Chapel Rock

Registration NOW OPEN

The Gathering: Body, Mind, Spirit

Exploring God’s Love

This spiritual summer retreat is for adults of all ages. It is a chance to unplug from the busyness of daily life and is a space to listen to God and to each other. Come relax, and enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, meaningful conversations, and spiritual growth. 

This summer we will be using the book, The Way of Love by Scott Gunn as a guide. We are also excited to have, The Rev. Cn. Veronica Ritson as our presenter.

Register Here

Community News and Updates

Pastoral Care

Community Contact Lists

The administration office, along with many dedicated volunteers, has been working to update our Community Services reference lists. Many services are available here in our community for food, clothing, housing, and other needs that folks in our community may need. Download the attached lists and keep them handy so that, with your help, the ministry of St. Luke's continues beyond our front doors.

Community Resource List
Additional Resources Available
Emergency Housing for Seniors

Parish Weekly Updates and Resources

Altar Flower Donations for this week

Gary and Peggy Cole

Please be sure and sign up to donate flowers--the sign-up poster is in the Gathering Hall. When paying by check, please be sure to state "Altar Flowers" in the memo line and leave your check in the offering plate or in the mailbox by the Administration Office.

Hospitality Ministry

Sign up today to serve your church for 30 minutes of a Sunday morning.

Jean Ehlers, Joel, and Judy

STEP UP AND SERVE--If you are thinking of joining the ranks of admired treat bringers, please sign up on the sheet on the Welcome Center table against the wall.

Fellowship is growing as Christ calls.

Host/Hostess Responsibilities

Birthdays and Anniversaries this coming week


June 10: Linda Rothlisberg

June 12: Gary Nick

June 12: Jean Ehlers

June 15: Laura James



June 9: Carl & Carol Anderson

June 13: Wayne and Mary Hallford, Terry and Bonnie Chandler


Birthday and Anniversary Prayer

O God, our times are in your hands: look with favor, we pray, on your servants as they begin another year. Grant that they may grow in wisdom and grace. Send your blessings upon them, that their homes may be a haven of peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

This Week's Food Requests:

Canned pasta sauce, mustard, ketchup, canned chili, Manwich, and cereal

St. Luke's Food Pantry Report

for May 31, 2024

40 Households, 116 Individuals, including 20 kids,

and 0 new families

The Food Pantry will be open this Thursday to

Drop Off Food from 12:00pm-2:00pm,

and to Pick Up Food on Friday from 9am - Noon.

Come Serve the Lord! Email info@slecp.org for more information or to sign up to serve.

Lost and Found

If you have an item that was left behind, or if you found an item, please email info@slecp.org and report it. It will then show up here. We have also designated a spot for announcements on the Website at slecp.org. Check out "The Bulletin Board" link on the home page.

Weekly Attendance and Epistle Data

Attendance for Weekend of June 1 and 2: 130

Weekly Epistle Newsletter

Last sent Thursday, May 30, 2024

401 sent, 232 opened (64%)

Thank you for your

continued financial support!

Click here for a one-time or recurring donation. You can also place your offering in the secured locked mailbox outside our parish office.

Thank you so much for supporting St. Luke's Ministries!

Worship Ministers for Weekend of June 8 & 9

and Wednesday, June 12, 2024


Saturday, June 8, 2024 5:30pm

Celebrant & Preacher: The Rev’d Marc McDonald

Eucharistic Minister: Jennifer Benson


Sunday, June 9, 2024 8:00am

Celebrant & Preacher: The Rev’d Marc McDonald

Deacon: The Rev’d Kimball Arnold

Eucharistic Minister: Larry Neece

Ushers: Cynthia Moreno and Carol Sweeden


Sunday, June 9, 2024 10:00am

Celebrant & Preacher: The Rev’d Marc McDonald

Deacon: The Rev’d Kimball Arnold

Lector 1: Arthur Reily

Lector 2: Joal Donovan

Lector (Prayers): Laura Reily

Verger: Darrell Anderson

Eucharistic Minister, Crucifer: Sharon Tootle

Eucharistic Minister: Nancy Reynolds

Welcome Table: Jean Ehlers

Greeters: OPEN

Ushers: Leigh Hunt (Head), Judy Nestora, George Johnson,

Don McKellar

Sound/Audio Tech: Mike Maxwell

Lock-Up Duty: Don McKellar


Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 10:00am Healing Service

Celebrant and Preacher: The Rev’d Marc McDonald

Eucharistic Minister: Trampus Tribbey


 Altar Guild Team

Robin Borok (Capt.), Cynthia Moreno, Betsy Denison 

Read Our Prayer Updates

Our Prayer List

It is our practice to keep names on the prayer list for three weeks. If you need to keep them on longer, please make a special request to move that person to the long-term list. There is a black prayer binder located on the Usher's Table in the Narthex in which you can write your prayer requests


You may email your prayer requests to: info@slecp.org

For those in need of prayer: Tizoc Ceballos, Brandon Reynolds, Riley Gillam, Timothy Dunham, Margaret, Jerry Sweeden, M.J., Len, Jeff Haugland, Carol Covert, Vera Mulnix, Emily Baker, Steve Wilson, Jane W., Dick Weeks, Jaclyn Waterman, Ana Johnson, Karen Robinson, Fred Hanson, Paulie Meyers, David Carmichael, Rev'd Susan Schubert, Anthony Smith, Harris Donovan, Bill Shields, Barbara Vielguth, Jim Merriman, Dennis Houser, Paula Owens, Phyllis Maruna, Francois Maurice, Shelly B., Heather Schock, Diane Mazmanian, Paul Powder, Amara, Sherry, Vincent, George J., Carl Anderson, and Daniel C.

For those in our Armed Forces: Brian, Ian Florian, and Beka.

Anglican Prayers for the week of June 8 and June 9

Friday June 7 - The Diocese of Florida – The Episcopal Church

Saturday, June 8– The Diocese of Central Florida – The Episcopal Church

Sunday, June 9 – Province de L’Eglise Anglicane Du Congo

Monday, June 10 - The Diocese of Southeast Florida  – The Episcopal Church  

Tuesday June 11 -- The Diocese of Southwest Florida - The Episcopal Church  

Wednesday, June 12 – The Diocese of Fond du Lac – The Episcopal Church

Thursday, June 13 - Diocese of Fredericton -- The Anglican Church of Canada    


In the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer – Church of the Transfiguration, Mesa

In the St. Luke's Outreach Cycle of Prayer – St. Luke’s Blood Drive, LGBT Month, Camp Genesis, Chapel Rock

For the Yavapai-Apache Nation

For Bishop Zak and Amagoro Junior Academy

For Our Companion Diocese of Western Mexico Resolution 2020-1, of the 60th Diocesan Convention

As of June 16, 2022, per the Diocese, all COVID regulations have been suspended, with the exception of the following: All non-vaccinated persons wishing to attend live services be masked.

Thank you for your compliance with this request.

Welcome All LGBTQIA+ Friends
We acknowledge...
According to Resolution #2016-3, of the 56th Diocesan Convention:
 We acknowledge the living culture of the Yavapai people, the traditional custodians of the land we stand on, and pay tribute to the role they play in the life of this region.

Due to email problems, we will no longer be publishing individual email addresses.

Call if you need one.

Epistle submissions: info@slecp.org

Submissions for the current week's Epistle are due by noon on Wednesday!

Church Website: www.slecp.org

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

2000 Shepherds Lane

Prescott, AZ 86301

Phone: 928-778-4499

Fax: 928-778-4699


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