About Us

Our Sanctuary around Easter

We are a “Welcoming and Affirming” Episcopal church.  We would like to grow in numbers, in spiritual depth, in social outreach, and in our ability to minister to one another.  We wish to support all members of our Eastport community, regardless of ethnicity, economic status, faith background, or sexual orientation.

We are very thankful to have called the Reverend Diana Carroll, first as our Priest-in-Charge and then as our Rector.  You can find out more about her here.  Please read the HouseCall articles for more insights from our priest.

We love music and we like to sing.  We are blessed to have a very gifted Music Director, Dr. Ildar Khannanov, who leads us in classical, gospel, contemporary, chant, and many other musical styles.

In January 2014, we held a parish-wide gathering called "Envisioning Our Future."  This was a wonderful time for reflection on who we are and who God is calling us to be.   You can view a slideshow summary below or read the complete notes from the event here.  Both of these describe why we come to St. Luke's, and why you might wish to join us too! 

St. Luke’s reaps the benefits of a small, faithful community.  We attend St. Luke’s because it fulfills our spiritual needs in a way that is well met by a small, loving parish.

To quote some members of our congregation on why they come here:
  • “Love the small, friendly, loving family atmosphere.”
  • “Because of the outreach through the Food bank and the size that invites participation with effect.”
  • “I like the spiritual energy when I come to St. Luke's.”
  • “I feel at home here; it’s comfortable, I like the ritual and the music.”
  • “It is my family.  I feel that St Luke's reaches out to the community.”
  • “I like that it is a small church where we consider each other as friends. There is closeness with most attendees. There is a comfortable relaxed mood to worship services.”
  • “It is a small church with a variety of caring people, easy parking, and an outreach program with variety, an open-minded "seeking" people.  Worship is Prayer Book based with a love of music and some lay leadership.”
  • "The National Cathedral is one of my favorite places to visit, but St. Luke’s helps to keep it all real."

St. Luke's Episcopal Eastport,
Mar 4, 2014, 10:32 AM