St. Luke's Episcopal Church

1504 Myrtle Street (P.O. Box 381)

Calistoga, CA 94515

Gospel: Luke 19:1-10

He entered Jericho and was passing through it. A man was there named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was rich. He was trying to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not, because he was short in stature. So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore tree to see him, because he was going to pass that way. When Jesus came to the place, he looked up and said to him, “Zacchaeus, hurry and come down; for I must stay at your house today.” So he hurried down and was happy to welcome him. All who saw it began to grumble and said, “He has gone to be the guest of one who is a sinner.”Zacchaeus stood there and said to the Lord, “Look, half of my possessions, Lord, I will give to the poor; and if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I will pay back four times as much.” Then Jesus said to him, “Today salvation has come to this house, because he too is a son of Abraham. For the Son of Man came to seek out and to save the lost.”

Please join us for worship this Weekend, Sunday, Oct 30, 2022

This Sunday Father Mac will lead our worship at 10 a.m. both in the church sanctuary, corner of Myrtle and Berry Streets in Calistoga and via ZOOM.

ZOOM link below:

Zoom Link

Collect from Sunday, Oct 23

Almighty and everlasting  Father, 

Whose immeasurable grace blesses us in countless ways. Whose omnipresent and unconditional love remains endearingly patient and infinite in mercy, offers healing and sustenance to the soul, evoking a warmth in one’s heart like no other. Grant that we may offer our gratitude in the fulfillment of Thy will, gifting these qualities of tenderness 

You have shown to all of Thy creation. In faithfully following the steps of consideration, compassion, and charity

led by Jesus Christ, our Lord, Who lives and reigns with You, and the Holy Spirit, One God, now

and forever.


As you may know, York and Elizabeth Wong have been writing weekly Collects for St. Luke’s Episcopal Church since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020. We're reprinting them because they are worth re-reading.

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On Sunday, Oct. 16, the Rev. Amy Denney Zuniga, rector at St. Helena’s Grace Episcopal Church

preached and celebrated the Eucharist at St. Luke’s,

while our Father Mac preached at Grace Church.

The Rev. Amy was greatly assisted by Deacon Susan Napoliello

and Jacob Vito, who served during the Communion.

Coming this Tuesday, Nov 1

Hearts and Hands

Preschool Fundraiser

Last day to purchase tickets is Oct 30

Please support the beloved Preschool, Hearts and Hands

In addition to your meal, your ticket also includes a bottle of wine. When you purchase tickets below, you will be given a a pick up time between 4:30-6:30 pm.

Last day to purchase tickets is Oct 30.

Use link below to purchase tickets

or make a donation.

Purchase tickets Donate
Hearts and Hands offers a service to working families in the community as the only full time, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, five days a week, nonprofit preschool and this is immeasurable.
All available statistics show that early childhood education is crucial to later success in school and life. From our point of view it was great for our Grand daughter, Beatrix, and she is excelling in the Eight grade.
Hearts and Hands always looks for ways to raise money to fund the scholarships for approximately 75% of our students. Hearts and Hands writes grant requests snd applies to any source of funding available and fundraisers all year.
Hearts and Hands has had to raise salaries for the new directors d for teachers to keep them and to be competitive.
Currently there are 11 students and looks as if two more are coming in the months to come.

Calistoga Food Pantry is still in need of our support through donations and also volunteering.

Gina Penna shared with us how St. Luke's can help.  The food bank still operates out of the Fair Grounds every two weeks.

To volunteer and/or donate food,

please contact:

Gina Penna:  925/984-9374 or her email at

Outreach at Grace Episcopal

for Thanksgiving

UpValley Family Center
Meals on Wheels

There are two opportunities to participate in outreach

with Grace Church:

Adopt a Family - 50 families in Calistoga and St Helena (through UpValley Family Centers) will receive baskets with gift cards from Target and Safeway so that they can buy food and gifts for their families for the holidays.

Thanksgiving - we are assisting Meals on Wheels and providing a thanksgiving meal to those that are home alone. We need food and delivery drivers.

If you can help with either (or both)

please contact:

Kerry Brackett


Altar Flowers

If you’re celebrating a birthday or wedding anniversary, providing

altar flowers is a great way to mark the occasion.

Please send a donation of any amount to the church

P.O. Box 381, Calistoga, CA 94515

and mark it for “Altar Flowers.” Or donate below.


Our last Sunday's

featured pets

Who does this darling dog

belong to?  

Any  guesses? Send them my way.

Thank you for participating


October Pet Month...

stay tuned for future features.  

St. Luke's Episcopal Church History


Earlier this year, St. Luke's Episcopal Church celebrated the 75th anniversary of the building of the church. But the congregation is much older than that, having first gathered in June 1917 for an Episcopal service in Calistoga. 

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