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Youth Disciple Now (April 8 -10)

Youth “Disciple Now” – “I am PUMPED to announce that we will have our first Disciple Now Weekend April 8-10.  You do not want to miss this young people (and adults).  You will spend the weekend living in host homes with 6-10 young people similar age.  You will have an adult leader that will facilitate your small group.  On Saturday afternoon we will all join together for an afternoon of games facilitated by Greg Davis and that night we will have a praise and worship night at the Rex Theatre with Shake the City the band from Meltdown!  Very affordable at $50, please invite your friends!

    - Please register at

Adults, we are still in need of host homes for the weekend, please let me know if you can help!

Mark Taylor


Sunday, April 10

Confirmation Sunday (at 11:00 a.m.)

Scripture: Acts 2:12, 16-18; Ezekiel 36:27

Sermon: “The Fuel for Following Jesus”

April 11

There will be NO Altar Guild meeting on Monday, April 11.  The next meeting will be on Monday, May 9 at 9:00 a.m..

Thanks. Submitted by Nancy Williamson


April 12

Troop 415 Annual Physicals:  Calling Doctors and Physician Assistants!!

Boy Scout Troop 415 is gearing up for their annual physicals!  This is a yearly scouting requirement for all members of the Troop  to ready themselves for summer camp and other activities throughout the year.   The Troop is seeking assistance from Doctors and Physician Assistants in our congregation  who would  be willing to volunteer their time to help our Troop during our annual Troop physical night, April 12th, beginning at 6:30 p.m.  

If you are a medical personnel and wish to volunteer, have any questions or would like more information, please contact:

-Ms. Katherine Joseph, Coordinator/Activity Lead:  or

-Mr. Keith Boudreau, Troop 415 Committee Chair:


WNT DINNER for April 13, 2016

Creamy Chicken and Rice Casserole
Seasoned Green Beans

Please let us know if you plan to enjoy WNT dinner this week! To Sign-Up or change your reservation, call the church office at 477-3145, e-mail


Be sure to include your name and how many adults/children, etc.


Sign-Up Deadline:  12 NOON, Tuesday, April 12.
Dinner is served from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. 
Prices:  (Please pay the night of the meal!!)Adults (12 - 69): $6.00Sr. Adult (70 +): $5.00Children (3 - 11): $3.00 Wee Ones: 2 and younger: FREE
Family Maximum:  $21.00


April 14

Senior Adult Game Day – April 14

Senior Adult Game Day meets the 2nd Thursday each month from, 9:30 a.m. -12:00 Noon in the Fellowship Hall.  April's gathering will be Thursday, April 14.  Refreshments and coffee are available during the morning.   If you have any questions about game day, please contact Janice Taylor at

April 15

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE IS APRIL 15 for BLAST! Summer Camp at Blue Lake

BLAST! * July 18 - 23* Completed Grades 3 – 5

Join us for a very exciting six day and five night Blue Lake Summer Camp experience!  St. Luke will provide transportation to and from camp and Esther Felt will chaperone.  Cost is $335 if registered by April 15 and $355 after that date.  Blue Lake will accept registrations until July 1 or until the camp is full.  To register and for scholarship information, go to


KNO! (Kids Night Out) – Tax Refund Edition!

What: Cooking, Games, Movies, Fun!

When: Friday, April 15, 5 – 10 PM

Who: Ages 6 weeks – 11 years

Where: St. Luke Fellowship Hall, Youth Center & Playground

Why: To have fun AND raise money for Peru Missions!

Cost: $25 for first child, $40 for 2 siblings, $50 for 3 siblings, $60 for 4 siblings

Included: Supper & Snack


Have a BLAST playing outside, watching a movie, and MORE!  Kids Night Out is being provided and supervised by the St. Luke Peru Mission Team, and all proceeds will go to Peru Missions.


To register, contact Esther at 477-3145, or at  to hold your spot.  Payment is due the night of the event.

April 15/16, 2016


UMM  Garage/Yard Sale for Guys

Friday and Saturday, April 15/16, 2016                          
8:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m.

Donate your Specialized ITEMS:

 Four Categories:

HUNTING and FISHING items—— rods, reels, lures, boats; safety vests,

          hunting apparel, camping equipment——but NO GUNS

ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT—— computers and related electronic items

HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES  ——  refrigerators, microwaves, TV’s



IF you have not used it in (5) fives years share it with someone else.


Contact:    Pat Rommes (850) 232-7658  or email:

                 Joe Wright (850) 417-0550 or

                 Don Williams  (850) 324-3180


April 17

United Methodist Women Bake/Plant/Gift:  April 17 (Save the date)

-UMW Plant, Bake and Gift Sale
-Sunday,  April 17
-9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall

Donations Needed

“If anyone would like to donate plants, bake items, purses, jewelry, or any gift items from your home to help the United Methodist Women with their bake/gift/plant sale, it would be deeply appreciated.  Contact Faye Alvarez  or Pauline Cobb at .  Thank you.”

April 18

The missions committee will meet Monday, April 18 @ 6:30PM, Room 23. Submitted by Kathy & Dan Nigolian

April 22-23

“Heart Talk” Marriage Retreat, April 22 - 23

We are excited to have Allison Posell, who led a one day marriage retreat in April 2015, return to St. Luke to lead  us in an extended/updated session of her marriage retreat:  Heart Talk!


-Friday April 22, 2016 from 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

-Saturday April 23, 2016 from 8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.



**All Registration before day of event must be Pre-paid**


Early Bird Registration

Between March 13, 2016 & April 9, 2016:   -$20 per Person


Registration between April 10, 2016 - April 21, 2016:   

-$25 per Person


At the Door:   

-$30 per Person


All Registration includes:

  • "Heart Talk" notebook

  • Friday session 7pm -9pm

  • Saturday session 8:30am -3pm

  • light snacks Friday night

  • coffee/juice and pastries before class Saturday

  • full lunch on Saturday by Diane Fitzpatrick

(Nursery will be available for children Preschool age and under)

*"Heart Talk" is open to all, Married, Engaged, Dating, or Single Individuals.


-Friday April 22, 2016 from 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

-Saturday April 23, 2016 from 8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.




AARP Tax Aide Service


St. Luke UMC will once again be a host site for AARP Tax-Aide Income Tax Preparation service

(for Tax Year 2015)



Open now through April 18, 2016.

Days of Operation:

Monday and Wednesday and Friday

Hours of Operation:

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

-No appointments

-1st come, 1st served

-Doors open between 8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. (main front Sanctuary entrance)

-Reminder:  Bring your previous year’s tax return (2014) with you.


Site Location:

St. Luke United Methodist Church

1394 East Nine Mile Road

Pensacola, FL 32514


Refreshment Scheduled

April 10 – Youth

April 17 – Believers/Remnants

April 24 – Caring and Sharing


Meals for a Family

From Traci Williamson: "I will be setting up an electronic Meal train system. This is a system to sign up to feed or do some of the grocery shopping for the
family that will cover next few weeks.  If you are interested in helping send me your information at"  Submitted by Traci Williamson.


Military Photos Needed for the Directory!

We are planning a military page for our new pictorial directory!   Please share your military photos with us (past and present), as we use this page to pay tribute to all who have served or who are currently serving in the military.  Whether you are active duty, reserve duty or retired, we want to show our appreciation to and honor those within our St. Luke family who serve our country.  God bless you!

Please send your photos to

Sacred Dance

Sundays, 2-2:45 p.m. in the sanctuary. This ministry is open to girls from 2nd-12th grade, and no prior dance experience is required.

Our purpose is to praise and worship Christ through dance.

For more information, contact Mary Lee Pement at 476-4917 or Paola Pearce at 494-1288.


2016 Peru Dates Announced,

and Catering Available!

St. Luke UMC will be sending their 8th construction mission team to Lima, Peru on June 28 – July 6, 2016.  Sign-ups have already begun, and the team is limited to 30 participants including people who sign up from other churches.  If you are interested, please email Esther Felt ASAP at for more details.

The St. Luke Peru Team is available to cater your wedding, rehearsal dinner, or banquet, under the direction of Diane Fitzpatrick.  For prices and availability, text Diane at (850) 380-9246.


Office Hours:

Normal business operations on Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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