LOAVES AND FISHES
At St. Lucas UCC, our Loaves & Fishes Ministry aims to feed the hungry, or those who are food insecure. This ministry currently sponsors 5 different initiatives: The Backpack Program, The Little Free Pantry, The Freezer Meal program, Free Community Meals and Purchase With A Purpose.
St. Lucas UCC is a vibrant and large church offering many opportunities to get involved in service activities, both to our congregation and to our greater community. We invite you to become involved in an activity that is comfortable for you. Or if you are ready to stretch and reach, join an activity that is new for you. You can grow personally while at the same time making a contribution to the work of our church and mission as the hands of Christ. Reach out to learn how you can get involved!
At St. Lucas UCC we make a promise to serve lovingly all of God's creation. Our Environmental Committee takes this seriously and is continuously finding ways to make our church greener!
SOCIAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE
The Social Justice Committee is committed to recognizing and reducing the bias related to gender, national origin, skin color, ethnicity, age, sexual preference, wealth and religion in the U.S., and promoting legal, economic and social equality.
The committee recognizes the historical and ongoing role of immigrants and their contributions to American culture and are proactive in sharing these growing understandings with other members of the wider community, which is in keeping with the mission of the greater church. Reach out to learn more!
The Victory Garden consists of 10 beds and is tended to by the leadership group and their group of volunteers. They are responsible for the planning, planting, weeding, watering and the harvesting of a variety of vegetables for donation to a local food pantry. Reach out to learn more!
The congregation of St. Lucas UCC offers unique opportunities to serve in our Caring Ministries Program which include: Visiting homebound members, Praying in the intercessory prayer network, Delivering Sunday flowers to the hospitalized, Phoning folks in transition from rehab, Organizing funeral luncheons, Writing/sending caring notes, Knitting/Crocheting prayer shawls, Knitting pocket prayers for our men and women in the U.S. Military, Creating baby blankets for baptismal gifts and Participating in regular hospital calling. Reach out to learn more!