In 2011, we completed a Parish Profile as part of our search for a new priest. This was an important introspective exercise that helped us to evaluate who we are and who we want to be. You can read all about us here or via the download link below. The profile describes why we come to St. Luke's and why you might wish to join us too!
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, spiritual, contemporary, chant, and many other musical styles.
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
- “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
- “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
- "The National Cathedral is one of my favorite places to visit, but St. Luke’s helps to keep it all real."