Response to the Club C Shooting

November 22, 2022

By the Very Rev. Benjamin A. Shambaugh Five people were killed and 18 others were wounded in a shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs. It’s hard to know what to say in a time like this. My heart goes out to the LGBTQ community, my LGBTQ friends, and the LGBTQ members, allies, and supporters […]

A New Face – and Ministry: The Rev. Christopher Worthley

November 17, 2022

It is such a pleasure to join the wonderful and welcoming community here at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke! Since first arriving here with my husband, Christian Clough, the Cathedral’s new Canon for Liturgy and Music, I have felt the amazing energy, character, and commitment of this holy place. With Dean Shambaugh’s encouragement, I […]

Diocesan Resolutions on Evangelism

November 10, 2022

By The Very Rev. Dr. Benjamin A. Shambaugh The Diocesan Convention passed several resolutions this year, including one on Evangelism. For many, the word “Evangelism” brings up images of a holier than thou “used car salesman” foisting unwanted faith – and not a little judgement – on others.  The good news is that this is […]

Greater Portland Family Promise Seeking Volunteers

October 27, 2022

St. Luke’s is proud to be part of Greater Portland Family Promise and we need your help! In 2017, COVID necessitated a change from the Family Promise rotational shelter model to a system of family sponsorship within our interfaith community. Since that time, St. Luke’s has sponsored two families, assisting them with a variety of […]

St. Teresa of Avila

October 12, 2022

At our Tuesday service this week, we remembered St Teresa of Avila, in whose memory the Howard Gift was given and the Labyrinth was dedicated. Born in 1515, Teresa was a Carmelite nun, a mystic and author of spiritual classics, and the first woman to be declared a doctor of the church. A few life […]

Climate Disasters, Human Impacts

September 15, 2022

Fifteen inches of rain in 24 hours. Millions experiencing famine on the Horn of Africa as a result of a severe, prolonged and persistent drought.  Wheat as a diplomatic tool between Russia, Ukraine and the U.S. and all of their allies. Devastating floods leaving one-third of Pakistan under water. Hundreds of homes destroyed by wildfires […]

Living Stones Capital Campaign, Final Report Fall 2022

September 15, 2022

September 2022 The Cathedral Church of St. Luke LIVING STONES Capital Campaign Final Report Fall 2022 The Cathedral’s LIVING STONES Capital Campaign officially wrapped up on December 31st ., 2020, after an amazing five-plus years. We are so grateful to everyone who made very generous donations to the Campaign, as well as to those who […]

The Passing of Queen Elizabeth II

September 8, 2022

Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury on the Death of Her Majesty The Queen “It is with profound sadness that I join the nation, the Commonwealth and the world in mourning the death of Her Late Majesty The Queen. My prayers are with The King and the Royal Family. May God draw near them and […]

Proposed Communications Strategy: Cathedral Communications Group

August 25, 2022

The Cathedral Communications Group (CCG) will be a group of St. Luke’s volunteers who are committed to the support of our Cathedral Communications Specialist, Avery Schott, to ensure quality and consistency across all publications on the website, e-pistle, and community publications. The CCG will be broken into 4 main task forces, allowing volunteers to participate […]

PPEAT Meeting Minutes: July 12, 2022

July 12, 2022

Public Policy and Environmental Action Team Minutes July 12, 2022 6-7 PM Facilitator: Charles Skold Minutes: Sarah Braik Present: Mary Linneman, Charles Skold, Ralph Cordes, Meredith Tipton, Dick Farnsworth, Sarah Braik, Sam Allen The Cathedral of St. Luke sits on unceded Wabanaki territory. We acknowledge that we have benefitted from the exploitation and subjugation of […]

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