- The Last Week
Explore the events of Jesus final week recorded in the Gospel. (Triumphal Entry, Clearing the Temple, Teaching on the Mount of Olives, The Last Supper, Foot Washing from John, or the arrest and trial)
Dr. Bob Long and Rev. Wendy Lambert | Sanctuary
Bob and Wendy will explore the theology of Salvation and some of the most common questions on the subject: What does it mean to be “saved”? What is Heaven like? Does Hell exist? What must I do to receive eternal life? Join them for a fun and meaningful look into God’s plan of Salvation.
Bob is a native of Houston, Texas and earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Sam Houston State University and a Masters of Theology from Southern Methodist University’s Perkins School of Theology. He also holds a Doctor of Divinity Degree from Oklahoma City University. Known for his practical, uplifting scriptural messages, Bob has become a positive example of leadership in both the United Methodist church and throughout the community. Bob and his wife, Marsha, have been married for over 40 years and have two married children, daughter Kelly, and son Paul. The two are also proud grandparents to six grandchildren
Wendy was born in Dayton, Ohio but claims Oklahoma as her home state! She received her Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Nebraska and practiced physical therapy before being called into ministry. Wendy received her Masters in Divinity from Southern Methodist University’s Perkins School of Theology. Wendy is married to Chris Lambert and they have two children, daughter Hannah, and son Brooks.
- Video - The Last Week
You can text anytime during class or during the week. Please text START to (405) 267-9977. (message and data rates apply) When texting in your questions please use the following hashtags #Downtown, #Edmond, #Online
The class video will be posted after each week.
- Divorce Care - Rev. Dave Poteet (continued)
Divorce Care (continued)
Rev. Dave Poteet | Room 206
This friendly and caring group will walk together through the difficult time of divorce. We are not meant to go through one of the most difficult times of life alone. This group will explore positive teachings that will allow each member to face divorce in a positive and caring environment.
Dave is the Pastor of Congregational Care at St. Luke’s and has served St. Luke’s twice during his ministry. He served for five years at St. Luke’s after graduation from Perkins School of Theology, then helped plant BridgeView UMC in Norman in 2000 and returned to St. Luke’s in 2010. Dave is married to Kelly and they have six children between them and three grandchildren. Before answering his call to ordained ministry, Dave had past careers as a radio newsman, a stockbroker, and a U.S. Congressional aide.
- Young Adults Community Group - Beth Armstrong
Young Adults Community Group
Beth Armstrong | Room 200
If you are in your 20’s or 30’s and have been looking for a group to connect with at St. Luke’s, we would like to invite you to join the Young Adults community group. The group is doing a study on the Gospels. This class is a great opportunity to connect and strengthen your soul.
Skills for Life Classes
- Yoga for Everyone - Tisha Tate
Yoga for Everyone
Tisha Tate | Fellowship Hall
This all-levels yoga class is designed for everyone’s body. Let’s peel back the layers of tension, stress, and anxiety together. As one of the wise sages of yoga says, “If you can breathe, you can do yoga!” Be sure to bring a yoga mat if you have one!
Tisha is a speaker and teacher who creates space for people to slow down, let go, and “come home” to themselves through breath, movement, and inspiration. She brings her inclusive philosophy of “yoga for everyone and every body” to her yoga classes.
- Latin Dancing - Ellen Mansfield and Dee Ann Campbell
Ellen Mansfield and Dee Ann Campbell | Room B122
Learn some of the most popular Latin American and Afro-Caribbean social dances at St. Luke’s! This class is a wonderful way for couples (married, dating, or friends) to form stronger relationships because of the self-awareness, empathy, and authentic connection required by “partner dancing.” Open to singles and couples. Athletic shoes recommended.
- Tai Chi - Al Frejo
Al Frejo | Room B100
The ancient art of Tai Chi uses gentle flowing movements to help reduce the stress of today’s busy lifestyles and improve health. It is purported that focusing the mind solely on the movements of the form helps to bring about a state of mental calm and clarity. It is a noncompetitive, self-paced, gentle, physical, stretching, exercise. Loose, comfortable clothing and flat-soled shoes or socks are recommended.
- Knitting and Needlepoint – Knit One, Give Two - Group Led
Knitting and Needlepoint – Knit One, Give Two
Group Led | Gallery
Join experienced crafters to learn the art of knitting, needlepoint, and ministering to others, the church, and community. You will learn to create prayer shawls, kneelers, and communion cushions to beautify St. Luke’s.
- Chancel Choir
Chancel Choir | Choir Room
All adult singers are encouraged to be a part of the Chancel Choir. They sing every Sunday in the 10:50 a.m. Traditional service. Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Cantate | Choir Room
An ensemble of advanced singers who sing in the 8:30 and 10:50 a.m. Traditional services once a month. Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. and one Saturday a month, 10 a.m. – noon.
- Bells of St. Luke’s
Bells of St. Luke’s | Bell Room – B123
Bell choir for adults, college age and older. The Bells of St. Luke’s ring at the 8:30 and 10:50 a.m. Traditional services throughout the year and on special occasions. Rehearsals are Wednesdays, 7:45 – 8:45 p.m.
Children and Youth
- Nursery - Birth to 4-year-olds
Birth to 2 year-olds | Room 110
Nursery Walk in the Way of Love
3 and 4 year-olds | Room 116
Children will hear stories from the Bible that teach biblical principles: to be content, rely on God, sing to the Lord, and more.
- Kindergarten to 5th grade
Kindergarten to 5th grade | Room 210
Children K-5th gradeDuring Lent, children will learn about the symbols of Lent, the meaning of Holy Week, and exploring the final days of Jesus’ life on earth. Lessons will be interactive, with whole and small group activities, as well as videos and games. Children who attend WNA during this session will have a firm grasp of the meaning of Lent and how they can celebrate it not only at church, but at home, too.
- Youth Worship & LYFE Groups - 6th - 12th Grade
Youth Worship & LYFE Groups
6th – 12th Grade | Room 216
Youth will have worship starting at 6:15 in the Youth Room, followed by small groups called LYFE Groups (Living Your Faith Everyday). These groups are divided into middle school boys, middle school girls, high school boys, and high school girls. Each LYFE Group will have time for study, discussion, and prayer to help students grow in their faith journey and learn how to live their faith in their daily lives.
DOWNTOWN CAMPUS WEEKDAY CLASSES
- Men’s Faith Group
Men’s Faith Group
Thursdays 7 a.m. | Mansion Library
This group is open to men of all ages who are seeking to grow in faith with one another through Bible study, fellowship, and discussion.
- Under Construction – Building Men of God - Thursdays Noon - 1 p.m.
Under Construction – Building Men of God
Thursdays Noon – 1 p.m. | Room 106 (Vaught Chapel)
Men of all ages are invited to the Under Construction: Building Men of God group. Starting January 17 the Under-Construction Men’s group will begin a new study on “John: The Gospel of Light and Life” by Rev. Adam Hamilton. This lunch meeting promotes fellowship and growth with other dads and husbands. Lunch is provided for $5 and childcare is available.
- Women of Faith Bible Study - Thursdays Noon - 1 p.m.
Women of Faith Bible Study
Thursdays Noon – 1 p.m. | Mansion Library
Women from all ages and stages – stay at home moms, retired women, working women, and more—attend the study and the group is always open to newcomers!
Childcare is provided and lunch is also provided for $5/person.
- Tiffany’s Legacy Bible Study
Tiffany’s Legacy Bible Study
Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. | Room 204 | Georgeann Osby | 751-9046
Tiffany’s Legacy is a women’s bible study that meets weekly on Wednesdays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in room 204. It’s a small group Bible study where women can find caring fellowship while focusing on different series that encourage spiritual growth.
- Emerge Young Adults Group
Emerge Young Adults Group
Mondays 6 p.m. | Beth Armstrong | firstname.lastname@example.org
This group is open to all young adults in their 20s and 30s – couples and singles. The group does book studies together at different locations around the metro.
- Senior Bible Study - Mondays at 9:30 a.m.
Senior Bible Study
Mondays at 9:30 a.m. | Room 200
Throughout the school year, Senior adults gather for weekly Bible Study to focus on growing in their faith while developing relationships with one another. Various methods of study are used in this study including video, lecture, and small group discussion.
Downtown WNA Menu
- Downtown Campus
Dinner is served from 5:15 – 6:15 p.m.
Christian Life Center
Cost is $5 for adults and free for children under 12. Cash, check, or credit cards are accepted.
Each night will have a salad bar and the following:
March 13 – Chicken Parmesan, cheese raviolis, garlic bread, zucchini, lemon bars
March 20 – Chicken enchiladas, Mexican pizza bake, Spanish rice, cookies
March 27 – Fried Chicken, mac and cheese, green beans, rolls, brownies
April 3 – Roasted Chicken, Baked Potato Bar, rolls, cookies
April 10 – Tuscan garlic chicken pasta, spaghetti, broccoli, garlic bread, cookies and brownies
April 17 – Chicken broccoli rice casserole, pot roast with potatoes and carrots, rolls, cookies