Join us at North Kent Golf Course for nine holes of golf every Wednesday with the St. Luke’s Golf League. All skill levels invited. Bring a friend, family, spouse, or come by yourself. You do not need to be a member of St. Luke’s to join us. Need info, call Larry at 616-818-8476. Tee times […]
Vision Process Update
This video, which was shown at our visioning forum, outlines the results of the visioning team's prayer and discernment in their work of developing and defining a vision for the future of St. Luke's. Enjoy!
Today we had to leave the Pine Ridge Reservation. On the way to our stopping point, Sioux Falls, we were blessed with getting to stop at the site of the Wounded Knee Massacre. Tonight we are staying in Our Savior Lutheran. ... See MoreSee Less
Day 4 of the Nicaragua Habitat build. Today (Thurs. July 21) we had to create the lentils above the doors and windows and we also worked on putting in the foundation footings for the porch. Tomorrow we will work on getting cement to go up and become the crown topping on all the walls. That means we have to fill buckets of cement and left it up to about 20 feet without pulleys. Then we'll have a celebration including pinatas for the kids. I'm learning more about the education system and found out all three of our Habitat staff have the equivalent of college or professional degrees. They are a pretty bright bunch. ... See MoreSee Less
It has been a busy last couple of days on Pine Ridge Reservation! On Tuesday we visited Thunder Valley Community Development Corp., a very hopeful development of eco-friendly and sustainable low-income housing that will become a model community. The heat index was too high to do much else the rest of the day except play with some local kids. On Wednesday the youth group did a tour of lower northwest South Dakota, visiting Wind Cave National Park (which has great significance in the Lakota creation story), Crazy Horse (a monument of the famous Sioux chief), Mount Rushmore, and Badlands National Park. It was a hot but BEAUTIFUL day! ... See MoreSee Less