St.Luke's Episcopal Church
Blue Ridge, Georgia

Current and Upcoming Events at St. Luke's


Rector's Annual Lenten Study - Wednesday Evenings through March 29

      The Rector's annual Lenten study is entitled "What Manner of Persons Ought We To Be: A Look at 2 Peter". The study begins on Wednesday, March 8, at 6:30 p.m. in Thomason Hall and will continue through Wednesday, March 29. The study will be preceded by a Lenten soup supper at 6 p.m. For more information, call (706) 633-7734.

Episcopal Church Women (ECW) Meeting and Beth Moore Bible Study - Wednesday March 22

      There will be an ECW meeting on Wednesday, March 22, starting at 9:30 a.m. in Thomason Hall. The meeting will be followed by the Beth Moore Bible Study (The Patriarchs) which will be held each Wednesday from March 1 through May 24, (except April 19). The class will be held at 12:00 noon in Thomason Hall. The study guide is approximately $17.00. See Teresa Wankel for further information.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 15

      The 21st Annual St. Luke's Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, April 15. St. Luke's members and friends are encouraged to give prizes and candy for stuffing plastic eggs. Several days prior to the hunt, volunteers will be needed to dye 1000 real eggs. Date and time for the hunt to be announced. Assistant Rector the Rev. Ron Wikander, will coordinate this event.

AARP Tax Preparation - Fridays Through April 14

      AARP volunteers continue to offer tax preparation assistance to seniors and others in Thomason Hall. Tax preparers are here each Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., through April 14. Service is provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, contact Steffanie Laven at 770-312-2258.

Volunteers with Wheels

      St. Luke's Men's Group is seeking additional drivers - male or female - to assist with transporting St. Luke's parishioners to medical appointments, etc. Following a request, an appeal goes out to members of the pool who are free to volunteer for that day. For more information, please contact Joe Brandon at 706-258-7339.

Safe Choice, Items Needed

      Initiated last year, and much appreciated by the grateful recipients, the ECW will once again be accepting donations of diapers, new or gently used baby clothes, baby blankets and other baby supplies (wipes, bottles, lotion, powder etc.) for the Safe Choice Pregnancy Center in Ellijay. A basket will be placed in the Narthex for your donations.

St. Luke's Men's Group

      All St. Luke's men are members of the Group and your ideas for future projects, and service and fellowship opportunities, as well as constructive recommendations, are solicited and appreciated. Please contact Neil McDonald at for further information.

News From The Knitting Guild

      For your comfort during the service, the Knitting Guild has placed a couple of shoulder/lap wrap blankets in the "old organ" area for use during the church services when one is in need. Please use, enjoy and replace after use.

Ushers Needed

      People are needed to be ushers for the 10 a.m. service. If you would like to serve as an usher or have any questions on being an usher, please see Dewey Cates for more information.

Coffee Hour Volunteers Needed

      We're looking for volunteers to make coffee and clean up on Sundays after the 10 a.m. service. If you are able to help, please sign up on the sheet provided in Thomason Hall.

North Georgia Community Action Agency - DONATIONS NEEDED

      North Georgia Community Action Agency has requested a helping hand for the needy of Fannin county. They need paper and soap products as well as canned and dry food items. Please place your donations in the narthex and the church will see that they are taken to the North Georgia Community Action Agency.

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