Dean Shambaugh 2022 Summer Schedule

June 23, 2022

Dean Shambaugh will be away from June 20 through July 15 and then again from August 11 through 24 for vacation and General Convention. While he is away, the Rev. Suzanne Roberts and the Rev. Sam Henderson will be available for pastoral emergencies. To reach them, please contact the cathedral office. On June 26, the […]

We Part Ways Physically, But Not in Spirit

June 17, 2022

For everything, there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: … a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; … a time to weep, and a time to laugh;… a time to throw away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, […]

A Letter from The Right Reverend Thomas J. Brown

June 16, 2022

Dear Cathedral Family, Not being able to be with you last Sunday was a big loss. I’m especially sorry for those who were going to be confirmed or received. Please know that the Dean and I are working together to reschedule those important rites. Thank you for your prayers. My experience with Covid was, thankfully, […]

Seeking Volunteers to Assist with Transportation

June 15, 2022

Our community needs volunteers to assist with the transportation of food and people regularly: Monday to Saturday daily food pick-ups: 12:30 pm (lunch) and 5:30 pm (dinner). If you are interested, you can sign up here. On-call transportation (of people to and from appointments, e.g.) 11-2 pm and 3-6 pm. Volunteer “hosts” at Eastpoint Church […]

Special Thanks to Interim Music Director Harold Stover!

May 15, 2022

We offer our deepest gratitude to Harold Stover for sharing his gifts as Music Director following Albert’s retirement. We look forward to welcoming Ray Cornils, who will take on the interim role in the coming weeks prior to the arrival of newly hired Cathedral Musician Christian Clough in August.

Meet Avery Schott, St. Luke’s New Parish Administrator

May 5, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Avery Schott will be the next Parish Administrator for the Cathedral Church of St. Luke.  An enthusiastic and experienced young professional with degrees in Music and Peace and Conflict Studies,  and a background in working with special needs students in both private and public school settings and serving on […]

Spring Labyrinth & Landscaping Project

April 29, 2022

The labyrinth installation and planting of the rain gardens in the front churchyard will occur in May. Rain gardens help improve the quality of stormwater runoff by capturing, infiltrating, cleaning, and slowing down the flow of rainwater before it runs into the watershed. The landscape concept is to have color blocks of the same plants […]

Holding off on the Common Cup until Mother’s Day

April 29, 2022

With Cumberland County at a COVID level of “green,” we have moved to have masks as optional. We had planned to return to using a chalice/common cup during our communion services on May 1. Still, due to cases of COVID in our staff and volunteers, we are delaying offering the chalice until May 8, Mother’s […]

Help Ukraine through Episcopal Relief and Development

April 29, 2022

Help Ukraine through Episcopal Relief and Development Episcopal Relief & Development supports Action by Churches Together (ACT Alliance) as it provides critical assistance to help people affected by violence in Ukraine. Working through ACT member Hungarian Interchurch Aid (HIA) and other local organizations, ACT Alliance provides emergency assistance such as food, shelter, water, and basic […]

United Thank Offering Ingathering

April 29, 2022

We hope that those who participated in the United Thank Offering (UTO) during the period of Lent found the focus of gratitude to be uplifting. It is now time to bring the UTO blue boxes into St. Luke’s so that we can forward your contributions to UTO. Consider counting your coins and putting a check […]