Saint Lucas Lutheran Church

St. Lucas Lutheran Church in Toledo Ohio

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In accord with the Gospel of Jesus Christ St. Lucas welcomes all.  By this we mean, we extend the radical welcome of Jesus to  people of any age, race, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, economic level, mental health diagnosis, recovery status, education level, or previous religious experience to participate in the Sacramental life and work of our congregation.

Lourdes University Chorus at the St. Lucas Holy Week Wednesday Evensong

The Lourdes U. Chorus under the direction of Karen Thornton Biscay will be in the St. Lucas sanctuary for our Holy Week Wednesday Evensong.  They will present five anthem during the service:

                                                                             Send the Light                                           Charles Gabriel, arr. by Benjamin Harlan


                                                                             Do You Not Know His Word?                  Gwen Senerius


                                                                             Hear Me, Redeemer                                 Henry Mollicone


                                                                            Witness                                                        Traditional Spiritual, arr. by Jack Halloran


                                                                            My Lord, What a Mornin’                          Traditional Spiritual, arr. by Donn Weiss

2014 Holy Week & Easter Schedule

2014 St. Lucas Lenten Series: Faith & Family in Anxious Times

Holy Week Lenten services are on Wednesday at noon and 7:30

Maundy Thu. (noon & 7:30) & Good Friday (8pm only)


Holy Wed.              April 16    12 & 7:30        Cutting People Out of Your Life Doesn’t Fix Anything

Maundy Thursday    April 17    12 & 7:30        “Sins Visited unto the Third and Fourth Generation”

Good Friday           April 18    8pm only        The Big Picture: How Anxiety and Reaction Drive the World

  Noon worshipers are invited to have lunch after service at Cindy’s Corner Café and evening worshipers are invited to have supper before worship (food service from 6:00 to 6:45) provided by the Cindy’s Corner Café kitchen crew.  Bring a donation to Babygate to say thanks for the meal.  Below we will post each week's sermon as the weeks go by....

Easter Schedule

Saturday    April 19   4pm  Vigil of Easter Service

Sunday      April 20   8:30a  Easter Festival Service
                                   9:00    Easter Breakfast  $5 Adults  $3  Children 
                                              $15 Family Ticket    Call to reserve 419-243-8189                                  
10:30   Easter Festival Service

Historic, Yet Progressive, St. Lucas Church

     St. Lucas is a progressive ministry in the heart of Toledo's Old South End.  We welcome all people regardless of age, race, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, economic level, or previous spiritual experience.

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then the "Friends of St. Lucas" tab.  Follow the instructions there.

Worship Schedule

Sunday Morning Early Service

8:30am    (September-May)

9am   (Memorial Weekend-Labor Day Weekend)

Less formal liturgy in the St. Lucas main sanctuary.  We sing a variety of hymns old and new. 

Sunday Morning Late Service

10:30am (Year-round)

     Beautiful higher liturgy with the participation of the St. Lucas choir.  We use a variety of styles seasonally and sing a good mix of hymns old and new, accompanied by the beautiful St. Lucas pipe organ.

                                        Saturday Afternoon                                      

4pm (Year-round)

Casual, warm and intimate worship service held in the St. Lucas Lower Church.  We sing hymns mostly from the African American hymnal "This Far By Faith" and the contemporary praise hymnal "Worship and Praise"

 Holy Communion is celebrated at all weekend worship services.

Elevator from street level to sanctuary & lower church  
Lighted parking lot with monitoring for evening services 
For more information, please contact the church office at:
419-243-8189 or email:

This Week's Sermon on Video

This week's sermon on video may now be found on the St. Lucas Facebook site. 

Click on the St. Lucas Facebook link at the top of the page.

Sermon Archives

May 19  Pentecost Sunday

May 26  Holy Trinity Sunday
June 2  Pentecost 2

June 9 Pentecost 3

June 16  Pentecost 4

August 11   Pentecost 12

July 7  Pentcost 7

August 18 Pentecost 13

July 14 Pentecost 8

August 25   Pentecost 14

July 21  Pentecost 9

September 15 Pentecost 17

September 22  Pentecost 18

September  29 Pentecost 20

October 6 Pentecost 21

October 13 Pentecost 22

October 20  Pentecost 22

Reformation Sunday, Oct. 27

A Quick Guide to Our Ministries

St. Lucas is a member congregation of MANY ministries and many ministers.  In all we do we strive to glorify Jesus Christ.

Thursday 10am- noon

     St. Lucas members pick up remaining bread from Panera on Wednesday night so we can distribute it FREE to those for whom it is a help.


M-F Noon-12:45pm

     Serving lunch every day in the St. Lucas gym. As always, we need people who can sacrifice time, treasure, food (particularly meat and dairy), and supplies. Call Cindy 419-724-5280 if you can help, or just stop by for lunch and see what the church is doing in the service of the Lord. 


M-F by appointment        Call 419-724-5280

     A St. Lucas Faith Community member with a social work background is on hand to assist people in connecting to the help they need for food, clothing, health, housing and more.


3rd Tuesday of Every Month 6-7:30pm in the Sanctuary

     The St. Lucas healing team is administers healing touch, anointing for healing, or healing prayer.  Come and go at any time during the healing times.   


Twice a year:  first weeks of May & October 

     Spring rummage sale will be May 2-4.  We need help sorting now!  Come on Wednesday mornings 9:30am to Noon.  Also need help clerking and preparing lunch during the sale.


Wednesday      9:30-11:30

Thursday            9:30-11:30 

              Low cost clothing, household goods and other items to help  those with lower incomes.

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