Cathedral Church of St. Luke

The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

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Dean’s Hour - “Being Anglican”

Resumes next Sunday at 9 a.m. in the Great Hall

Join us next Sunday morning for the Dean’s Hour, led by Dean Kidd, where we will continue an exploration of what it means to be a Christian in the Anglican tradition.

St. Elizabeth Guild’s Mardi Gras Breakfast and Silent Auction

Sunday, February 17 at 9 a.m.

The Mardi Gras breakfast and Silent Auction only comes every other year! Please join us on Sunday, February 17 at 9 a.m. in the Great Hall during the Dean’s Hour. Our buffet will feature French Toast sticks, sausage, grits, scrambled eggs, King Cake and new for the year a Biscuit Bar. All profits from breakfast are designated to Cathedral Charities. A suggested donation for breakfast is $5.00/person or $15.00/family. Please join us for breakfast, beads, serpentine and fellowship. We are unveiling three more baskets featured at the Silent Auction. Bids may be placed at 8 a.m. and the auction will conclude at 12:15pm. Laissez les boys temps roller!


  • BOY'S TRUNK FULL OF FUN

    Included in this woven brown trunk: Wilson Football, Bat & Ball Set, Adidas Soccer Ball, 4 Hot Wheel Cars, Play-Doh, UNO Card Game, Wubble Brite Light Up Wubble Ball, Paw Patrol Pop Up Game, Lego City Sea Rescue Plane. What fun!


  • ALOHA BASKET

    Have your own luau!
    Included: Malibu Coconut Rum & two pineapple cups with straws, pineapple serving picks and ice tray that makes pineapple shaped ice! You will enjoy the beautiful pineapple platter, the hibiscus koozie, and your choice of Peach Mango drink mix or Pina Colada Mix, a set of sea salts, original Hawaiian Hula Papaya dressing mix (delicious), and from Maui, onion & garlic macadamia nuts! You will also find a fruit slice pattern towel and a fingertip towel that says "It Takes Two to Mango"! ALOHA!


  • KEEP YOUR SKIN HAPPY & HEALTHY - BALANCE MED SPA

    This item includes Facial Treatment products in a beautiful flowered box and a gift card for $300! Make your appointment with a licensed Dermatologist and Esthetician at Balance Med Spa. Included in the brochure is a list of treatments available with consultation.

Winter Wednesday Night Class

Wednesday Nights in the Great Hall

Dean Kidd is leading a class on Volume 2 of the Immerse Bible called Beginnings, which is available for purchase in the Cathedral Bookstore. Join us in the Cathedral at 5:30 p.m. for Evening Prayer, followed by 6:00-6:50 p.m. class in the Great Hall (Compline to follow.) Dinner will not be served, but you are welcome to bring your own dinner or snack.

Intercessory Prayer

Wednesdays at 6 p.m. in the Activity Room

Do you pray for others? Want to learn more about prayer and praying for others? Even if you have been praying all your life for others, there is always more to learn about prayer - or even better, to share with others. This class consists of a video series and discussion time. All are welcome to attend, and everyone involved in prayer ministry is urged to attend. It would be great to talk about what our prayer life looks like, where we struggle, and ways to improve. If you have any questions, please contact Deacon Rose Sapp. Choir members will be dismissed in time to attend rehearsal. Come early (5:30) for Evening Prayer.

St. Elizabeth Guild Meeting

Wednesday, February 20 at 10 a.m.

The St. Elizabeth Guild will be having its monthly meeting on Wednesday, February 20 at 10 a.m. We will be meeting in the Great Hall and our guest speaker will be from Harbor House. Please join us for fellowship and prayer.

The 2019 Joe Franus Open

On Friday, March 1, join us at the Fairways Country Club to celebrate the 98th birthday of Joe Franus. We will start with a 4-man scramble tournament starting at 9 a.m., and celebrate Joe’s birthday at the 19th hole afterwards. See attached file below for more details.

Diocesan Youth Choir Festival

Sunday, March 3rd, 10am

130 North Magnolia Avenue

Orlando, FL

Over 100 of Central Florida’s talented young Episcopal singers and their esteemed choir directors lead this annual service of Holy Eucharist. Music by Handel, Knight, Candlyn, How, Bouman, Dirksen, and MaultsBy.

Daily Bread Volunteers Needed

March 4-8

The Cathedral will be serving lunch at Daily Bread at the Christian Service Center March 4-8. We need 10 volunteers each day, Monday through Friday to serve from 11:30 a.m. to around 1 p.m. A sign up chart is in the narthex. For more information, contact Sallie Bowen at sallieb.1@att.net.

Honduras Adult Mission Trip

For the past 46 years the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida and Honduras has witnessed one amazing relationship. This relationship over the years changed many lives, started new friendships and most important of all witnessed what Jesus’ Love is all about. The Cathedral is looking for a few men and women to travel to Honduras in July 2019. This year the Cathedral will enter a new relationship with El Buen Pastor Cathedral in San Pedro Sula. Travel to Siguatepeque to visit our sister parish Saint Bartholomew and much more. Do you want to be part of this story? If so, join us Sunday, March 3 at noon in the Activity Building for more information.

Thanksgivings and Memorials

Commemorate important events or people in your life by giving an offering for flowers or candles. The donation for a Sanctuary candle for either the Cathedral or the Memorial Chapel is $10. The minimum donation for flowers is $40. More than one person or family may contribute to the flowers on any given Sunday. We would welcome donations for flowers through Sunday, March 3. Contact Fay at the Cathedral office at 407.849.0680, no later than the Wednesday prior to the Sunday desired.

Cathedral Office Volunteers Needed

The Cathedral office is in need of volunteers to work at the front desk during the week, answering phones and doing other light administrative tasks. We have an opening on Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon, and occasional needs on other days and times during the week. If you’re interested, please contact Anne Michels at amichels@stlukescathedral.org or 407-849-0680 x214.

Because we bear the name of St Luke, the Beloved Physician...

  • Attend healing Eucharist, every first Thursday night at the Cathedral (in partnership with Inheritance House), 6:00 p.m.

  • Be aware that Inheritance House (1220 E Concord St, Orlando, FL 32803, 407-647-8925) is open every week, Mon. thru Fri., for prayer, whether drop-in or by-appointment.


  • Be mindful that the Cathedral offers Eucharist every weekday at 12:05 p.m. (with an emphasis on healing on Wednesday).

The Inheritance House

The Cathedral welcomes a new ministry partner! The Inheritance House is an interdenominational Christian Healing Ministry in the downtown Orlando area, offering a variety of activities that are available to the local and online community. For more information, visit their website at http://www.theinheritancehouse.org.

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Cathedral Church of St. Luke

The Cathedral is located in the central district of downtown Orlando, on the Southwest corner of Magnolia Avenue and Jefferson Street.


PARKING: On Sunday mornings, parking is available at no charge in the surface lot at the corner of Washington and Magnolia. Downtown street meters are free all day on Sundays.


Additionally, we are designating all parking spaces in the Jefferson Street parking lot (the small lot behind the church building) as “Limited Mobility” or “Handicapped" for Sunday services. That includes the Dean’s space and the 2 clergy spaces. We are asking everyone able to do so to park in the Washington Street lot or in the Region’s Bank garage.


Parking is available for Sunday services in the Regions Bank garage located on the northeast corner of Orange Ave. and Washington Street: Enter the up-ramp on Washington and receive an Entrance ticket. At the Cathedral, pick up an Exit ticket from an usher. Then using those two tickets, exit the garage free of charge. The small parking lot behind the Cathedral on Jefferson street is reserved for handicapped and those with limited mobility. During the week (Monday through Friday) from 9 am until 5 pm, the Washington Street lot has ten designated spaces available at no charge for visitors to the Cathedral.

Readings From the Revised Common Lectionary

Jeremiah 17:5-10 | 1 Corinthians 15:12-20 | Luke 6:17-26 | Psalm 1

The Collect

O God, the strength of all who put their trust in you: Mercifully accept our prayers; and because in our weakness we can do nothing good without you, give us the help of your grace, that in keeping your commandments we may please you both in will and deed; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Published Thursday, February 14, 2019