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Church Beautification

Director of Church Beautification, Laurie Bauml.

Name: Laureen Bauml
Job: Head of Church Beautification

Beautification means to make sure God's house is kept in a state that is worthy of prayer and worship.

Job Description

Heads a committee to determine the interior and exterior appearance of church facilities with an eye for spiritual and physical ascetics. This includes iconography, furniture, exterior facade and grounds.

Current Events & Information

Help Needed!!!

St. Luke Beautification Project Update

As many of you know due to the construction costs, there will be no funds let over for the finishing touches on the new building. Three programs have arisen to help defray these costs.

Thanks to all those who have donated. So far all eight classrooms have been donated and five of six of the bells. There is still however a long way to go.

1. Adopt a room. Individuals or groups of individuals can adopt one or more of the new rooms and donate the cost of furnishing these rooms. These rooms can be donated in the name of your favorite saint. Below is a list of the available rooms and their cost.

  • Pastor's Office Donated
  • Church Office Area/Reception $1500.00
  • Kitchen Area: Refrigertator=$1200.00, Stove and Oven=$1200.00, Microvave=$200.00, Sink and Countertops=$2500.00, Floor Tile=$800.00
  • Basement/ Fellowship - Hall Tables(15 tables at $125.00 each)=$1875.00 - Chairs (120 at $35.00 each)=$4200.00, Coat Rack $600.00, Floor Tile=$3500.00

Contact Person: Mike Bauml 388-2630


2. Bell Fund The only remaining bell not to be donated is the $5300.00 bell. All or part of this bell may be donated

Contact Person: Helen Partol 301-8784

3. Buy a Brick. The courtyard between the two buildings will be paved with bricks that may be inscribed with various messages and names. In addition to our parishioners, we would like to reach out beyond our own parish with this project. Bricks are 100.00 dollars each. More information will follow on this important project.

Contact Person: Luba Johnson 773-925-2204


With the building construction drawing to a close, now is the time to help. Please feel free to contact any of these individuals, members of the parish council, or Father Andrew about these projects.

Also if you have pledged money to date, please begin to make plans to turn in your donations as the construction is rapidly finishing and we need to begin ordering these items.

Buy A Brick Program Is Underway

Buy a Brick Flyer

Anyone who is interested in helping with this worthwhile project may do so. If you wish to help please contact us and we will be glad to help you purchase a brick for the courtyard.

Buy a Brick Flyer