Community Outreach Opportunities
St. Luke’s strives to support, empower, and encourage the people of St. Luke’s in our shared baptismal ministry of
seeking and serving Christ in all persons,
striving for justice and peace among all people, and
respecting the dignity of every human being.
This ministry is carried out in the world, especially to those living outside our usual perspective or sphere of influence.
Larimer County Food Bank
The mission of the Larimer County Food Bank is "to reduce hunger in Larimer County, Colorado through programs that collect, process, store and distribute food to individuals and in cooperation with agencies that serve those in need." St. Luke’s supports the Larimer County Food Bank by collecting food the first Sunday of each month. By following the link below you can find a list of the most needed items. Please bring your donation to the altar and place it in or near the collection basket. If you would like more information on how you might take a more active role in directly supporting the food bank, please visit their website.
St. Luke's provides meeting space for AA. Meetings are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings from 5 - 6:30pm.
Boy Scouts of America
St. Luke’s is the chartering organization for Troop 97. More than 900 boys have experienced the values of Scouting through St Luke's parish troop since 1952. Scouting teaches leadership and develops character, citizenship, and fitness in a challenging and fun outdoor program that recognizes and encourages the importance of God and church in daily life.
Scouts from age 11 until 18 experience Adventure on a wide variety of weekend outings year-round as well as a week of summer camp in Colorado, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Montana. As Scouts gain experience, they can plan one- to two-week High Adventure ‘treks’, perhaps backpacking the historic Appalachian Trail; perhaps voyageur canoeing in Ontario or along the Yukon River almost to the Arctic Circle; perhaps sailing a 55-foot sloop through the British Virgin Islands; not to mention seeing the sights of Boston, New York, Washington DC, Juneau & Skagway, Whitehorse & Dawson City,....
Almost 200 Troop 97 Scouts have earned the Eagle Scout award, youth's most significant honor. Our troop also counts among its members the first recipients of the Episcopal God and Country award ever awarded in Fort Collins, and the first two recipients of the Episcopal St. George medal awarded in northern Colorado (awarded by the bishop to recognize adults who have given significant service to youth through the church).
Starting in February, 2019, girls 11-18 will be able to earn Eagle Scout and enjoy the same exciting Scouts BSA activities as boys have since 1910. Girls’ troops will be separate from boys’ troops, but those at the same chartering organization are considered ‘linked’ troops and will share the same troop number. There’s no girls’ troop at St Luke’s yet, but if there are enough interested girls and parents, we can start one. Let us know if you’re interested!