Resilience and Connections in Life at Grace-St. Luke’s

Resilience and Connections in Life at Grace-St. Luke’s

Reflecting on life at GSL, especially over the last several months and looking ahead, the words resilience and connections come to mind. Our thriving community of faith has shown resilience by staying the course, faithfully navigating an ever-changing, complicated and unreconciled world, and staying connected.   

GSL members of the body of Christ have made a way out of what at times can feel like no way. And on the journey, it has been obvious that connections are essential. This I know personally and hear from parishioners and non-parishioners. In this season of physical distancing, many gifts can come from connections made with another through prayer, conversation, worship, formation, pastoral care, stewardship, outreach, social justice, fellowship, music, recreation and wellness. Whether virtual or in person, each offering and setting will foster some degree of connection.

In this extraordinary issue of The Messenger, we include an expansive Life at GSL–Fall 2020 Guide intended to be a companion for continued resilience and connections—and for sharing with others who might benefit. You will find a full schedule of worship and music offerings; formation events, guest speakers, and resources for adults, youth, and children; ways to connect with parishioners; and ways to share in the stewardship (giving) ministry of time, talent and treasure at Grace-St. Luke’s.  

Our vision is to be a thriving community of hope, belonging, and healing through worship, parish life, and service, and who rejoices in the love of Jesus to transform the world. I look forward to sharing an exciting fall season of deep engagement and spiritual growth that will feed our hearts and souls.  


The Rev. Ollie V. Rencher, Rector
901-252-6320 | orencher [at] gracestlukes [dot] org

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