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St. Luke in the Fields insprires

St. Luke in the Fields insprires

The Huffington Post highlights the work of the St. Luke in the Fields, an Episcopal Church in lower Manhattan that makes radical welcome the center of their ministry.

Every week, HuffPost Religion shines a spotlight on religious people doing good work in their communities….

This week’s Faith Inspires highlights the Church of St. Luke in the Fields, an inclusive Episcopal church in Greenwich Village in New York City.

St. Luke in the Fields is committed to making a difference in its neighborhood, in greater NYC and in the world. On the block, the church provides a safe space for LGBTQA young people, tutors underachieving youth and creates community for people living with AIDS. In the City, St. Luke in the Fields collaborates with food pantries and homeless shelters. And out in the world, the church has social justice efforts in Myanmar and South Africa.

Their motivation?

“We believe that, as members of the Body of Christ, we have been called to ministries of worship, education, hospitality and witness. We strive to welcome all who come through our doors.”

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Wonderful inspiration to all of us. Were all our parishes like this, doubtless we would have little concern about the path forward for TEC.

Eric Bonetti

GrandmèreMimi

What a wonderful witness to living the Gospel of Jesus at St Luke’s. I attended a lovely service at the church with a friend/parishioner when I was last in New York.

June Butler

Erik Campano

St Luke’s, and St Mark’s in the Bowery, are two amazing, forward-thinking congregations in downtown Manhattan.

Erik Campano

hls

Sooooooo proud of my college bud Caroline Stacey, rector of St. Luke’s, and the members of her congregation.

I’m all teary.

Heidi Shott

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