Ministries

 Adult Bible Studies and College Level Courses

This ministry discusses topics from scripture to Church history to Theology.

If you are interested in getting involved in Adult Bible Studies, a College Level Course or would like more information, please contact Jane Cruz Alfano by phone at (619) 442-1697 or email Jane Cruz Alfano.

Altar Servers

Altar Serving at The Church of St. Luke is a ministry that serves the entire community of the Church. In order to get involved you need to have received the sacrament of First Communion and be at least in grade 4. Open to boys and girls, the ministry involves serving the altar and assisting the clergy with necessary preparations for mass. We develop personal growth and a solid bond with our Catholic faith through our actions on the altar and in daily life.  

If you have any questions regarding Altar Server's or would like to get involved, please contact Kelsey Haggard by phone at (619) 442-1697 or by email Altar Servers' Ministry.

Annual Parish Discipleship Retreat

This ministry helps individuals identify the Lord's action in their lives, help them listen and respond to the Holy Spirit's urgings, and live their relationship with the Lord within the community through our Sunday Eucharist Gathering.

If you are interested in getting involved in the Annual Parish Discipleship Retreat or would like more information, please contact Jane Cruz Alfano by phone at (619) 442-1697 or email Jane Cruz Alfano.

Children's Liturgy of the Word

This ministry provides children --preschool to 5th grade-- with age-appropriate experience of God's Word. The children are dismissed from both the 9am and 11:30 am masses to learn about God's message in a near-by room and return prior to the Liturgy of the Eucharist during mass.

If you are interested in becoming a facilitator for Children's Liturgy of the Word or would like more information, please contact Jennifer Kroeger by phone at (619) 442-1697 or email Jennifer Kroeger.

Church Cleaning Crew

The Church Cleaning Crew meets the last Monday of each month in the Baptistry to clean the interior of the church including the Sacristy(s), Church Gathering Space, Adoration Chapel and the Baptistry among others.

If you are interested in working with the Church Cleaning Crew or would like more information, please contact Peggy Nelson by phone at (619) 442-1697 or email Ministries and Opportunities to Serve.

Eucharistic Adoration

This ministry takes place the first Friday of each month, beginning at 8 am. It is set aside for prayer before the Blessed Sacrament ending at 5 pm, with Closing Benediction. This is a time when prayers for vocations to the priesthood, our families, the Church and the world are said. You are invited to stop in anytime during the day at our Adoration Chapel. We encourage you to sign up for a particular hour each month, setting that time aside to be with our Lord who is present on the Altar in the Blessed Sacrament.

If you are interested in getting involved in Eucharistic Adoration or would like more information, please contact Mike Wasyliw or Angie Huezo by phone at (619) 442-1697 or email Ministries and Opportunities to Serve.

Eucharistic Ministers

Eucharistic ministers serve the parish by assisting the clergy in administering the Eucharist at mass and holy days of obligation. In addition to serving at mass and assisting the clergy, ministers bring Communion to the sick and homebound. Eucharistic ministers must be dedicated parishioners who are fully initiated Catholics, love the Eucharist and are willing to accept responsibility when called to serve.

If you are interested in becoming an Eucharistic Minister or would like more information, please contact Kathy LeMay by phone at (619) 442-1697 or email Ministries and Opportunities to Serve.

Grief Ministry

Are you struggling after the loss of loved one, a friend, a co-worker, a pet? Grief is different for each of us. It has no timetable and no boundaries. It can be a long and difficult process, however, you are not alone. For more information contact Rich Warcholik at 619-933-8468, or email Rich Warcholik.

Knights of Columbus

We invite practicing Catholic men age 18 years and older to foster support for their Parish Life Director and parish. The Knights of Columbus is a world wide organization that promotes Catholic education and charity, provides education and homes for Catholic orphans, endows scholarships in Catholic colleges, provides lectures on Catholic doctrine, endows hospital beds and provides for its sick and retired members. In the local community, the Knights provide support for the Parish Life Director, sponsor local events both in the church and in the community and provide help and funds for those in need. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month.

If you are interested in becoming a Knight or would like more information, please contact Ed Broadhurst, G.K. by phone at (619) 442-1697 or email Ministries and Opportunities to Serve

Website: St. Luke Council No. 10512

Lectors

The goal of the lector is to proclaim the Word of God aloud so that the listeners can "hear the Word clearly, understand its meaning, and can be moved into depths of their hearts by the revelation of God". The lector must have strong faith in the Word, commitment to the study and understanding of scripture and the proclamation skills to communicate the meaning of the written text in the sound of his or her own voice. This ministry is open to all men, women and young adults who are fully initiated catholics.

If you are interested in becoming a Lector or would like more information, please contact the Susan Smothers by phone at (619) 442-1697 or email Ministries and Opportunities to Serve.

Ministry to Assisted Living/Retirement Centers

Trained Lay Ministers are needed to either assist Father at Mass or celebrate the Liturgy of the Word with Communion and visit with the senior residents of an assisted living facility or retirement center.

If you are interested in participating in Ministry to Assisted Living/Retirement Centers or would like more information, please contact Pat Riggs by phone at (619) 442-1697 or email Ministries and Opportunities to Serve.

Ministry to the Sick & Homebound

Trained lay ministers are needed to bring the Eucharist to parishioners' homes.

If you are interested in participating in Ministry to the Sick & Homebound or would like more information, please contact Dcn. Jerry Stenovec by phone at (619) 442-1697 or Rich Warcholik at (619) 988-8468 or email Dcn. Jerry Stenovec or Rich Warcholik

Music Ministry

Cantors, choir members and instrumentalists who encourage and enhance community singing are welcomed to join. The Music Ministry has weekly practice and is involved in all masses that take place at The Church of St. Luke with a variety of members at each event based on availability.

If you are interested in participating in Music Ministry or would like more information, please contact Colin McColl by phone at (619) 442-1697 or email Ministries and Opportunities to Serve.

Outreach Committee

This ministry coordinates our assistance efforts to parishioners and community members in need.

If you are interested in participating in the Outreach Committee or would like more information, please contact Jane Cruz Alfano by phone at (619) 442-1697 or email Ministries and Opportunities to Serve.

Safe Place

Safe Place is a ministry to address all forms of violence by raising awareness, providing education aimed at prevention, and providing resources and help to those suffering from any form of violence, including domestic and intimate partner violence, dating violence, sexual abuse, child abuse, and elder abuse.

For more information, go to Safe Place Faith Community.

If you need to talk to someone, contact Rich Warcholik by phone at 619-933-8468 or by email at Rich Warcholik;  or Brooke Norton by phone at 320-292-0776 or by email at Brooke Norton

Scrip

Gift cards are at the scrip table after the 9:00 AM Mass on the first and last weekends of the month. If you would like proceeds from your purchases on Amazon.com to go to The Church of St. Luke, please visit www.smile.amazon.com/ch/27-3946904 to register. Once registered, please use the website https://smile.amazon.com/ to complete all of your shopping in support of the parish.

Consumer Retailer Shoppers! You can link your preferred customer card to Scrip for no additional charge!  Learn how you can benefit the Outreach Program at no additional cost to you. Here is a list of acceptable retailers.

You can place a large order using our Scrip Order Form.  Please submit the form, with a check, to the scrip table.

If you would like to create a family account with our scrip program, you would have the ability to place orders for cards directly for pickup after mass the next time we place a card order. Or, better yet, you can use that account with reloadable cards for your repeated usage. Click here for the list of “Reloadables”.  Contact Scrip Coordinator, Ed Broadhurst, to obtain our Enrollment code.  Ed will send you a link with the code to create the account and answer questions you may have. Cards ordered online can be paid for via Presto Pay or by use of a credit card (there is a service fee for this).

If you are interested in getting involved in Scrip or would like more information, please email Ed Broadhurst.

Ushers

Ushers may be men, women or Confirmed youth who are interested in welcoming and greeting people, helping to distribute the bulletin and assisting through various duties throughout the Sunday liturgy.

If you are interested in becoming an Usher or would like more information, please contact George Heidenreich by phone at (619) 442-1697 or email Ministries and Opportunities to Serve.