Summer Salad Sunday 6/30

Summer Salad Sunday is on 6/30! Sign ups are on the bulletin board.

The Summer Scroll Has Arrived!

Read the Summer Scroll online or pick up a copy in the Narthex!

Looking for Council Member for

Evangelism Ministry

We are looking for a new congregation council member to complete the current year for the Evangelism ministry. For more details please see Fawn or email her at

Prayer List

If you would like more information about how people on the prayer list are doing, please first reach out to Pastor Heidi in person or contact her at

Office Hours for Summer

Summer hours for the office are Tuesday and Wednesday 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM and Thursday from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM. The office is closed Mondays and Fridays.

7/14 Blessings for ELCA Youth Gathering Service

Join us Sunday, 7/14 during the 9:30 AM worship for blessings for the ELCA Youth Gathering trip!

Handbell Refurbishment

Help us refurbish our handbells!

Women's Group!

The Women’s group meets on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month in Classroom 2.

Drop-ins are always welcome!

Picnic in the Park every Wednesday!

Join St. Luke members for Picnic in the Park every Wednesday at 11:00 AM at Erickson Park, Gales Ferry. Dig out your chairs and bring them to the park. Pack a snack of your own liking. Directions: from church, 1.5 miles south on Route 12. Right at 1st traffic light onto Military Highway. 1.0 miles to Erickson Park.

Ours is an expandable circle; so, come and join us and get to know your church friends better! Email Bob Erickson at for more information and to confirm location.

RaiseRight Gift Cards

Place your order today to get RaiseRight (formerly Scrip) cards! You pay face value for the cards, but St. Luke receives a percentage of the amount of the card. It’s a win-win! Find Crystal Dame or Pat Robbins, or email for more information.
Donate to St. Luke Online!

Did you know you can donate to St. Luke from the convenience of your own home?

Donating online allows you to choose where your funding goes - handbell refurbishment, the current budget, altar flowers, the building fund, the Sanctuary renovations fund, the memorial fund, and more!

Click here to make a secure donation!
Communion Bread!

Tired of communion wafers? Sign up on the bulletin board to bring bread for communion!

Worship with us!

In-Person and Online!


June 30th, 2024

9:30 AM


Worship will be In-Person AND Live Streamed on our YouTube Channel.

If you are unable to make it, all recordings of the services are kept on the YouTube page for reference.

You can also find the link for live stream posted every Sunday on our

Facebook Page.

St. Luke on YouTube

Upcoming Events

Wed., June 26th

11:00am Picnic in the Park

Thu., June 27th

Fri., June 28th

Sat., June 29th

Sun., June 30th

9:30am In-person Worship

9:30am Livestream worship

Mon., July 1st

Tue., Junly 2nd

Wed., July 3rd

9:00am EmBellish

11:00am Picnic in the Park

Church Office


If you have a pastoral emergency, please contact:

1830 Route 12

Gales Ferry, CT 06335

Phone: 860-464-7897

Fax: 860-464-7742



Pastor Heidi:

Emergency Phone Number:


Summer Office Hours:

T-W 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Th: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Church Calendar

July Scroll

In Our Prayers

For healing:

Tammy Norquist

Luis Sanchez (father of Rut Sanches)

Jeff “Dune” Medeiros

Werner Staudt

Brent Weimer (Father of Kathleen Bartkowski)

Chip & Sabina Moran

Joan Lambert

Randy Stevens (Brother of Fawn DeMello)

Ellie & Desi (family of Susan Bibeau)

Donna (friend of Leigh Sammons)

David Greenstein (Owsley’s son-in-law)

Kathy West

The Boggan Family

Roseanne Going

Mike Wuesthoff

Jim West

Julia Side (niece of Cyndi Arnold)


Linda Wilkinson




Stephanie Lucas

For those who are grieving:

The friends and family of Fredrick Bogue (Father of St. Luke Parish Administrator Rachel Goodman)

For active military:

Joshua Robeson

Daniel Walker

Christian Conrad

Adrian Estrella

Owen Lessing

Martin Wuesthoff

Andy Sammons

Derek Raymond

Patrick Wimmermark

For the homebound and their caregivers:

Bill Kracke

Fred Launer

Pauline Wanner

Bob Chernansky

Jenny Waller

Glenn Rupert

Lynn Minichino

Lynn Tarozzi

For those with other concerns:



Paul Roman

Chikumbuso Project

(If you have changes to this list, additions or deletions, call or email the church office at 860-464-7897 or New additions are underlined and at the top of list in each category.)

Upcoming Scripture Readings

Sunday, June 30th

Lamentations 3:22-33

Psalm 30

2 Corinthians 8:7-15

Mark 5:21-43

Adult Christian Ed Opportunities

Working Preacher Sermon Brainwave Podcast:
D365 Daily online devotional 
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St Luke Lutheran Church |
1830 Route 12
Gales Ferry, CT 06335-1123