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

Fellowship Annual Report January 2006

Special Events: Nadia Doss/Susanne Lisowski

We provided refreshments for many events throughout the year, including a New Members Brunch, a Mission Vespers dinner, a Presanctified Liturgy dinner hosting Sts. Constantine and Helen, a Pascha feast following the Resurrection service, a lunch honoring the church's feastday, New Year's Eve party, as well as various meetings. We also provided support for the picnic and the Patriot's Day (9/11) events.

We gave out carnations to Moms on Mother's Day, and Dad's root beer on Father's Day.

We also organized the potluck dinners following Presanctified Liturgies during Great Lent.

We appreciate all the people who jumped in to help with cleaning up following events this year. It can be a lot of work and take a lot of time, so were are very grateful to everyone who rolled up their sleeves and washed dishes, cleared tables and took out garbage.

On June 12, 2005 the Quad-Parish Picnic was held at Buffalo Grove #3 in Hickory Hills, Illinois. Approximately 180 participants from Archangel Michael Church, St. Luke Church, Sts. Peter and Paul Church and St. Panteleimon Church attended the picnic.

Liturgy was held at the picnic grounds and began around 9:45 a.m. Liturgy was officiated by clergy from all parishes and by Archbishop Job.

Picnic lunch was catered from Valley Inn Caterers. Lunch consisted of hot dogs, brats with grilled onions, Italian sausage with peppers and onions in red sauce, fried chicken, corn on the cob, baked beans, pasta salad and all condiments. The Picnic Committee provided potato salad. Picnic participants took the extra food and a free will donation basket was placed on the table. Extra water and soda was sold at $3 a case.

The Chili Cook-Off had another good year. Three entries for the Traditional Chili with no beans and six entries for the People's Choice Chili with beans. Prizes were given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizewinners.

Raffles were donated by the four parishes and were raffled off during the picnic. Extra raffles were sold during the picnic, but not too many were bought. Eleven adult raffle prizes were given and 15 children prizes were given out.

Clean up was taken care of by volunteers from the four parishes.

Explanation of Income and Expenses

Income: from tickets, raffles, free will donations, selling of water/soda, and set-up money

Expenses:Catering, supplies and prizes
$ 2370.69

Total Income from 2005 Quad-Parish Picnic
$ 871.31

A 20 ft. x 20 ft. tent was purchased for use by all four parishes (St. Luke, Archangel Michael, Sts. Peter and Paul and St. Panteleimon). The cost of the tent was $730.00, which is to be shared equally by all four parishes. The $730.00 will be subtracted from the income of $871.31, leaving a total of $141.31. Each parish will receive $35.33 cash from the income, leaving a zero balance to be carried over to next year.

The date of the 2006 picnic has been set for Sunday, June 4.