St. Luke’s Cabinet Information

Have you ever wondered who carries out all the programs and missions of St. Luke’s? Here is a brief summary of each Cabinet.

Congregational Life

Mission Statement: The Congregational Life Cabinet works to facilitate events and programming that bring the congregation and community together to strengthen existing relationships and build new ones.

Commitments to lead or assist with Congregational Life Events are short term and can be large scale or small scale.  Opportunities to get involved include organizing the Congregational Picnic, , a Square Dance, helping with the Easter Breakfast or one of the Luncheons.  Congregational Life is looking for a group of people who are available and willing to be called upon as part of a committee to help set up and serve at luncheons and various events throughout the year.

Congregational Life does not have regular meetings.

Cabinet Coordinator:

Member Care

Mission Statement:  The Member Care Cabinet provides opportunity to empower St. Luke’s members to become involved in Christian community to share God’s love, and to express their faith by ministering to and supporting others in daily life.

Ministries include prayer shawls, career transition programs, home visitors for homebound members, flower delivery, bereavement programs, and more.  There are many opportunities within the Member Care Cabinet to serve, either helping with an annual program or with an ongoing year-round ministry.

Member Care Cabinet meets on the 4th Monday of most months, at 7:00 PM.

Cabinet Coordinator: Julie Russell

Operations and  Management

Mission Statement:  Support the operations of the Church from the physical plant perspective.  This entails the work of maintenance and coordination of professional services.  The maintenance of inventory for the church assets is performed.  In addition, the cabinet supports technology, archives and the removal of assets.   This cabinet works with staff members as it pertains to the operation of the church.

This cabinet brings together the Lead Pastor, Financial Management, the Church Office, the Archive Sunset Committee, Technology, the Property Team, Assistant Treasurer, Capitalization, Building Team and the Art & Design Team to discuss the operations of the church. The committee and teams are blessed with many dedicated individuals; however, there is a great deal of work that must be addressed.  Additional help is always welcomed, needed and appreciated.

Operations and Management Cabinet meets the 1st Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM.

Cabinet Coordinator: Jim Henderson

Outreach and Community Service

Mission Statement:  Inspire and motivate our members to share their stories of God’s love with others and serve human needs here and around the world.

The Outreach and Community Service cabinet coordinates the St. Luke’s mission that reaches beyond our walls by (i) reaching out to potential new members, (ii) sharing the St. Luke’s story with the community and (ii) serving human needs, sometimes in cooperation with other organizations here and across the globe.

Outreach and Community Service Cabinet meets the 4th Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM.

Cabinet coordinator:  John English (847) 698-4948.

Faith Formation & Learning Cabinet

Mission Statement: The Faith Formation & Learning Cabinet strives to strengthen the faith and knowledge of St. Luke’s members and friends by providing lifelong learning opportunities that will inspire, lead and guide all to be people of God living faithfully in the world.

The work of this cabinet touches all generations with opportunities for learning and volunteering beginning with the Splash program for infants and parents and moving through Sunday School starting at 3 years old, confirmation classes, youth and adult education forums.  Book discussions, guest speakers and resource sharing through the Dokmo Library are also part of this cabinet’s programs.  All are welcome to share God’s word through the various Faith Formation & Learning ministries.

The Faith Formation and Learning Cabinet meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM.

The Cabinet Coordinator: Aleli Scerba  (847) 825-8332

Worship and Music

Mission Statement: Cabinet plans, oversees and evaluates the worship and music life at St. Luke’s

We discuss creative ideas for worship, as well as support the pastors and music staff at St. Luke’s. We are also responsible for scheduling all worship leaders.

The worship cabinet meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 6:15 PM.

The Cabinet Coordinator: Kim Hendee (847) 825-2258