I was glad when they said unto me Let us go into the house of the Lord
Psalm 122:1


St. Luke's Episcopal Church

Bronx, NY

  News & Events

  •   News

    “In a long life of which nearly one third was spent behind bars, Nelson Mandela saw both hardship and blessing. We today give thanks for his experience of both, for they enabled the advance of freedom in South Africa and throughout the world. The passing of Nelson Mandela marks the end of an era. All who value liberty and justice will miss him. As Mandela himself said, “to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” “We at Washington National Cathedral are mindful of Mandela’s role in the fight against apartheid, to which our own Bishop John T. Walker joined his voice. We are likewise grateful for the creation of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission led by the Cathedral’s friend and ally, Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The Commission’s work was a powerful example of how political leaders can create a more just society by telling the truth-no matter how hard-in love, a value central to the great faith traditions.” “Nelson Mandela, his family, the people of South Africa, and all who carry forward the struggle against discrimination will remain in our prayers as well as on our mission. His life can and should be a reminder to all people that change for the better will always come when leaders serve with perseverance and compassion. To that call we recommit ourselves in his memory and honor.”
    The Very Rev. Gary Hall, Dean of Washington National Cathedral

    Congratulations to all celebrating Birthdays and Wedding Anniversaries this week.

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  •   Upcoming Events

      ROBOTICS WORKSHOP A product of the S.T.E.M. initiative..
      Saturdays, December 7th, 2013 to January 25th, 2014 for students (grades 1-3) - 8 sessions.
      Time: 10am -11:00am. Venue: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Hall.
      To register please call 646-245-2400. Deadline for registration is Friday, November 22nd, 2013.

      All are invited to our 100th Annual Banquet at Marina Del Rey, 1 Marina Drive, Bronx NY 10465.
      Date: Friday, December 20th, 2013. Cocktail Hour 9-10pm. Dinner 10pm.
      Donation: Adults - $110, Youths – To be announced. Please call the Church office for
      more information (718) 882-3060. HAPPY 100th ST. LUKE’S CHURCH!

      All are invited to the Annual Sunday School Christmas Pageant on Sunday, December 15th, 2013 at 4pm.
       Venue: St. Luke’s Church

  •   Notices

              See St. Luke's Scheduled Events for the Month

      St. Luke’s Senior Community Program(Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen)
         The Church is presently conducting a food drive for our Food Pantry located at 661 East 219th Street. Canned food that is low in
          sodium (salt) are requested, and items must be placed in the black container located in the Church Hall.

      Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Sunday, January 26th, 2014 and there will only be one Service at 9:30am.

      Pack and Troop 111 is having their annual Care Package Drive for participants at a local Community Center for Christmas.
          Parishioners are requested to drop off their donations in a box in the Church Hall, or on Fridays at 661 East 219th Street by
         December 22nd. Items needed are:
         Roll-on Deodorant, Body Wash/Shampoo, Lotion, Cologne/Perfume, Scarves, Hats and Gloves. Cash donations are also welcome.
         “Help us spread some joy during this season of giving.”

St. Luke's Motto


MISSION STATEMENT: We the congregation of St. Luke's Church, pledge to love and serve our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ through worship, prayer and the sacrements in the fellowship of the Episcopal Church. We promise to give willingly of our time, talent and resources, and to commit our lives to His service, by going out and into the community and world to seek and to serve those in need, and to share with them the Good New of the Gospel.


History of the Parish

Founding Members - April 1917

Mr. & Mrs. William H. Witty - Mrs. Julia P. Wilson and Family - Mrs. Bassett and Family - Mr. Joseph Love - Mr. John Stevenson - Mr. Mitchell - Mrs. Cuthbert - Mrs. Martha Parker.

St. Luke‘s grew out of All Saints Mission which started in June 1914 under the leadership of the Rev. F. Wilcom Ellegor. The first site was the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Whitty, 869 East 224 Street. The location was then moved to the second site at 719 East 217 Street. This mission dissolved in 1919 to be later called St. Luke‘s Mission, which was organized once more at the Whitty's home on November 11, 1921 under the leadership of the Rev. Harold McLean. To quote the late Mr. Edgar O. Wilson's documentary, "It was due mostly to the efforts of Mr. William Whitty that St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Williamsbridge became a fact".


The Governmental Structure

1. The Rector
2 . Two Wardens
3. Twelve Vestry Persons


Our Organizations serve the church and community to address our spiritual, emotional, and physical needs.

  Ministering Groups

Worship Services

LOW MASS Sundays at 7:30 am
FAMILY SERVICE Every First Sunday at 9:30 am
SUNG MASS Sundays at 11:00 am
LOW MASS Wednesdays at 9:30 am
BIBLE STUDY Wednesdays at 7:30 pm
Seasonal Services

Contact Information

 Address: 777 East 222nd Street Bronx, NY 10467
 Phone: (718) 882-3060
 Fax 1: (718) 231-5186
 Fax 2: (718) 882-2790
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