Church Groups


Acolytes assist in worship as altar servers and can be any age or gender. They may carry the processional cross, light candles, assist at the altar and many other tasks as seen fit by the Rector.

Trainings for those interested are held monthly.

Altar Guild

The Altar Guild of St. Luke’s is responsible for maintaining Liturgical supplies and preparing the altar for the greatest feast of all times!

Bible Study

Parishioners and the Rector come together weekly to read, study and discuss the Scriptures and other related topics.


Under the direction of the Organist and Director of Music, Dr. Marijim Thoene, DMA, St. Luke’s Choir is open to all. No audition or prior experience is required.

Church Garden / Lawn Care

Parishioners with an interest and love for gardening/ lawn care share their gifts with St. Luke’s.

Church Nursery

St. Luke’s provides safe and loving care for infants and toddlers every Sunday during the service.

Church School

Interested adults work together to engage children in the church school experience and to create family-centered activities. The annual Epiphany Pageant is an intergenerational telling of the story of Christ’s birth.

Eastern Michigan University Ministry

St. Luke’s presents special and seasonal programs for EMU students, faculty, staff and alums—at church, on campus and around town.

Eucharistic Minister

Lay ministers assist with the chalice during the celebration of Holy Communion. They also provide regular Liturgical outreach at the Gilbert Residence in Ypsilanti.

Ladies League

The League offers spiritual and social opportunities for the women of St. Luke’s. They engage in community-wide fellowship, stewardship and service to the parish.

More than Bread

A new program for parishioners and friends to meet monthly for dinner and fellowship in their homes.


St. Luke’s has a noteworthy relationship with SOS Community Services helping to provide the homeless and those in crisis with food, clothing and incidentals.

St. Luke's also helps the community through partnerships with the Ann Arbor YMCA and Washtenaw Literacy.   Classes are held locally and at the church.

Parish Life

Parish Life identifies opportunities and supports the social community we are blessed to be a part of — inside the walls of St. Luke’s as well as the surrounding community.

Prayer Chain

The Prayer Chain Ministry prays for the sick, recovering, and housebound members and friends of St. Luke's Church.


Adult communicants in good standing are eligible for nomination to serve on the Vestry.
This group oversees the business aspects of the church and offers support to the Rector.

Youth Groups

The mission of the Youth Ministries is to engage, equip and celebrate the power and presence of youth, young adults and those working with these populations allowing young people to explore their relationships with Jesus, each other and the world.