Clicking here goes to information on the icon.Welcome to the St. Luke Web Page.
Search the site.Listen to Father Borichevsky's restored radio programsSee What St. Luke Orthodox Church has planned.Visit and sign our guest book.Contact the St. Luke Orthodox Church Web Development Team.
Find something on the site in a hurry.
St. Lukes Orthodox Church Home PageDonate Now!Shop for Orthodox goods from your Computerchurchdirectory Pages that deal with St. Luke the Evangelist Orthodox Church. What's the news at St. Lukes.View all the previous and current Evangelist newsletters.View the Sunday bulletin.Information about St. Luke Orthodox Church including the Mission and Vision statements. Pages for 'keeping in touch' with God. Information on prayers and prayingView the prayer of the week and all other previos prayers of the week.Need to pray for something? What is the Orthodox Church and how/why do Orthodox Christians worship? What is the Orthodox Church of America?Who were the Saints, and why do we honor them?Find and explore many different liturgical texts we have available, including the Divine LiturgyWhat is Pascha?  See what it's like at St. Luke's.How is Orthodoxy playing a role in the present times?Learn what are icons and how are they used in the Orthodox Church today.BellsSee what we have to offer!Current Issues Pages for Organizations of St. Lukes. Christian Education, Youth Group, Music, Church Resource Center, Adult Education, and Junior Olympics.Maintenance, New Building, Strategic Planning, Cell Phone Tower, Inventory, Cemetery/Memorial Book, and Historian.Outreach, Charities, Internet, Evangelist Newsletter, Media, Prison, Sanctity of Life, and Mission.Liturgical, Altar Servers, Bell Ringers, Cemetery, Readers, Greeters, Choir, and Vestments.Fellowship, Supply Coordinator, Prayer, Women's Ministry, New Americans, Sunshinem, Flowers, and Vestments. Some stuff Study the bibleSearch the bibleOrthodoxy on the lighter side...Words of Wisdom...If you've got the taste for great Orthodox foods, this is the place to be.Children friendly section of the pageMessages


Events Are In Sequence - Please Scroll Down

Many Years To Almaz And Timothy

Scene from Many Years To Almaz And Timothy.

The Sunday St. Lukes celebrated the marriage of Almaz and Timothy. God Grant Them Many Years!

St. Luke's Feast Day And Missionary Visit

Scene from St. Luke's Feast Day And Missionary Visit.

St. Luke Parish celebrated its feastday this weekend. Liturgy was held on Saturday morning. Fr. Luke and Fr. Herman were present.

Scene from St. Luke's Feast Day And Missionary Visit.

Floyd and Ancuta Frantz visited St. Luke's on our feast day. They are full time missionaries with the Orthodox Christian Mission Commission. Floyd developed an Alcoholism treatment facility which support Alcoholic's Anonymous in Romania. Ancuta runs a facility to help at risk babies from single mothers many of whom have addictions and personal problems. Last November St. Luke collected baby cloths for this facility.

Scene from St. Luke's Feast Day And Missionary Visit.

Donations and the proceeds from the feast day dinner which followed the Liturgy were sent to the OCMC to help Floyd and Ancuta's missionary work in Romania.

Scene from St. Luke's Feast Day And Missionary Visit.

After the dinner Floyd made a presentation about his expanded activities in Moldova. Click If you would like to see a slide program about his work and Fr. Andrew's missionary activities.

Children's Sermon For October

Scene from Children's Sermon For October.

Fr. Andrew told the children about his recent trip to China. He showed them several candles and incense sticks which are used in China to commemorate ancestors. These religious practices are returning in China.

Scene from Children's Sermon For October.

He held up this Icon of Chinese Martyrs of the Boxer rebellion which he took with him on his trip.

For a description of this icon for these saints please click here

Scene from Children's Sermon For October.

During the Cultural Revolution in China under Mao all religious practices were forbidden. There were over 20,000 Chinese Orthodox Christians who were persecuted and their churches were closed.

Scene from Children's Sermon For October.

He showed the children this photo of the Orthodox Church in Shanghai which is now being used as a restaurant. Notice there are no crosses on the domes.

Scene from Children's Sermon For October.

He then gave the children Chinese coins and ask them to pray that the Chinese Orthodox Church be permitted to function again and challenged them to be missionaries to China when they have religious freedom.

A New Look For ST. Lukes

Scene from A New Look For ST. Lukes.

The rennovation of the front of the church continued with the construction of a landscaping wall and the planting of new shrubs. The wall will provide parishioners protection from street traffic and the bushes when they grow to full size in the spring will help to prevent our young children from running out into traffic. Additional work is planned around the driveway and a new sign for the church is also in the planning stages.

PASS Annual Banquet

Scene from PASS Annual Banquet.

12 members of St. Luke Parish attended the 25th anniversary of PASS. Pregnancy Assistance South Suburban. St. Luke has been supporting this organization from its beginning. They now have a new director and are planning to expand into several other townships. Click Here to view our Sanctity of Life Ministry page and more information.

Church Basement Ladies

Scene from Church Basement Ladies.

Luba, Sue and Caye, the St. Luke Church Basement Ladies, went to see the play Church Basement Ladies recently in Skokie at the North Shore Center for Performing Arts. The playwrites Jim Stowell and Jessica Zuehlke adapted the script based on the book "Growing Up Lutheran" by Suzanne Johnson Nelson and Janet Letnes Martin. A good time was had by all -- lots of laughs. William Christopher (of M*A*S*H fame, Fr. Mulcahy) played the priest.

Back to 2008 Events
Back to Current Events