St. Luke News & Happenings

Friendship Family for International Students

Dear St. Luke’s Parishioners,   Would you be interested in being a friendship family for an international student at Grand Valley? Friendship families welcome international students by making them feel at home here in the US and helping them to adjust to life here.   Ways that you can help include: Inviting the student to have dinner with you from time to time Sharing American holidays like Thanksgiving with the student Taking them to fun, cultural, or sporting events in the area Helping them to study to get their driver’s license Practicing speaking English with them if they are from…

Canopy

Dear friends in Christ, Over the last few months, we have talked about getting an entrance canopy for our church and have had several dinners to raise money for it. I just want to give you an update on the progress and perhaps answer some questions you may have: Why are we getting a canopy? An entrance canopy was a part of the original design of the church, but was nixed to cut costs. However, numerous parishioners have expressed to me that there remains a real need for one, to protect Mass-goers from the elements when they enter the church,…