St. Luke's Anglican, Maysville, Kentucky

St. Luke's Anglican, Maysville, Kentucky, is a relatively new church started in 2005 by a group of commited Christians who left the Episcopal Church of the USA

St. Luke's is a dynamic community ranging from senior citizens to infants, with parishioners involved in a wide spectrum of professions from industry and business to various ministries.  As a church family, they provide a place where the Gospel of Jesus Christ is proclaimed, sinners are accepted and healed, the hand of fellowship is extended, and individuals are invited to join in striving to make Jesus Lord in their lives and in the church.

History

Although St. Luke's is a relatively new church, it has a dynamic history and has been involved in mission work throughout the world.  Initially under Temporary Emergency Episcopal Oversight provided by the Rt. Rev. Dr. Gideon Githiga, Thika Diocese, Anglican Church of Kenya, the fellowship later became an incorporated and fully qualified Anglican congregation that came under the protection of Rt. Rev. Dr. Bill Atwood, Suffragan Bishop, All Saints' Cathedral Diocese, Nairobi, Anglican Church of Kenya and Bishop of the International Diocese, ACNA. 

The first baptism took place on December 13, 2006:

St. Luke's Baptism

In the Fall of 2007, St. Luke's obtained appproval from Bishop Githiga for Bishop Atwood to ordain Bob Hudson, who had been working with the fellowship in several ways, to the order of Deacon on January 8, 2008.  On July 12, 2008, Rev. Hudson was ordained by Bishop Atwood to the priesthood and installed as St. Luke's Rector:

St. Luke's Ordination

Church Activities and Outreach

St. Luke's has numerous opportunities for growing in the Lord and for being involved with other parishioners:

All ages participate in providing Vacation Bible School for the children:

St. Luke's VBS1       St. Luke's VBS2

Oktoberfest also is a great success:

St. Luke's Octoberfest    St. Luke's Octoberfest2

And nothing beats the New Year's Eve gathering:

St. Luke's New Year

Several of the parishioners joined Rev. Hudson and his wife for the First General Assembly of the International Diocese, held in August 2011, and for a trip to Niagara Falls:

First General Assembly  St. Luke's Niagara

 

Global Connections

St. Luke's is deeply committed to numerous missionary endeavors, which include:

St. Luke's Nhial

Support of Bishop Abraham Nhial, for whom Rev. Hudson served as "house dad" for his first year at Trinity School for Ministry. Bishop Nihial was a "lost boy" of Sudan and spent his childhood in refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya before coming to the United States.

St. Luke's Chakupewa   St. Luke's ChakupewaOrd

Support of Bishop Elias Chakupewa, Dean and President of Tabora Bible School and Bishop of Tabora, also a former student with Fr. Hudson.

St. Luke's Honduras

Support of efforts in Honduras.

As we move forward in faith as a family to share God's Good News, we invite you to "come and see" how Jesus Christ is transforming individual lives through God's love and forgiveness, regardless of where we are on the path of our spiritual journeys as followers of Christ.