Two-minute read. Congratulations to Deacon Sherrill Russel for receiving the St. Stephen Award for her service as a committed deacon and her outstanding work as a natural evangelist and pastoral minister.
One-minute read. Fr. John Coil retired on June 23, 2019. His last service at St. Luke, Excelsior Springs was held on June 16. Fr. John reported that “Our last Sunday together after 17 years was a grand celebration. Full sung Eucharist, Magnificent music with organ, violin, viola, cello, keyboard, tympani, choir. A day to remember full of love, tears, and hugs. St. Luke’s is a real gem.”