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St. Lukes Church

Serving In Memphis, TN
March 16, 2024
Community: Bethel Grove
Partner: Monument of Love Baptist Church
Staff: Douglas Buchanan, Janet Buchanan, Carmen Burke

Taste of Memphis

by Janet Buchanan | March 17, 2024 11:24 AM

The team arrived a little after seven as they stopped to enjoy Memphis’ famous barbecue  for dinner. 


Sunday School with Dr. Terrie

by Janet Buchanan | March 17, 2024 11:27 AM

We enjoyed the Sunday School lesson with Dr. Terrie as she challenged us to defend our faith. 
Sunday School with Dr. Terrie

Monument of Love

by Janet Buchanan | March 17, 2024 11:30 AM

Worship at the Monument of Love showed us the heart of this community as we worshiped in song and heard preaching on the topic of forgiveness. It was truly a blessing. 
Monument of Love

Historical Sites of Memphis

by Janet Buchanan | March 17, 2024 5:32 PM

Pastor Joyce took us around downtown Memphis and showed us some of the forgotten history. We prayed at the sites asking for healing and unity in this community. 

Historical Sites of Memphis

River Walk

by Janet Buchanan | March 17, 2024 5:38 PM

Who wouldn’t want the opportunity to be able to stand on both Arkansas and Tennessee at the same time while walking across the Mississippi River?  Our prayer walk over Memphis lead us on this unique journey. 
River Walk

Calvary Newsletter

by Carmen Burke | March 18, 2024 11:55 AM

This morning, we split up to tackle different projects. One group worked at the Monument of Love, and the other addressed, sorted, and counted envelopes for Calvary Rescue Mission! 

Calvary Newsletter

Playing at Oasis of Hope

by Carmen Burke | March 18, 2024 7:00 PM

We had an awesome time playing dodgeball and kickball with the kids at Oasis of Hope!

Playing at Oasis of Hope

Clean up Crew

by Janet Buchanan | March 18, 2024 9:11 PM

We took the time to bless our host church by cleaning and mopping the floors in the church as well as picking up trash in the parking lot. 

Clean up Crew

Rock Development

by Janet Buchanan | March 19, 2024 5:32 PM

Serving the community with love is what it’s all about at Limit Breaker Church in Memphis. The Rock Development food pantry is just one of the ministries where we helped serve this afternoon. 

Rock Development

Meals on Wheels

by Janet Buchanan | March 19, 2024 5:36 PM

We enjoyed delivering hot and frozen lunches all over the community. It was a joy to get to pray with them and see their smiling faces. 
Meals on Wheels

Mid South Food Bank

by Janet Buchanan | March 19, 2024 5:42 PM

Volunteers are the hands and feet of this ministry. It was an honor to get to pack boxes of food for people with food insecurity. 
Mid South Food Bank

Painting MOL

by Carmen Burke | March 19, 2024 8:12 PM

One group repainted the walls at the Monument of Love church. They did an amazing job! 

Painting MOL

Serving with Room at the Inn

by Carmen Burke | March 19, 2024 8:14 PM

We went to Room at the Inn, and spent time organizing toys and cleaning the space. Afterwards, we enjoyed a game of bingo and a team building exercise. 
Serving with Room at the Inn

Ms. Judy’s Community Garden

by Carmen Burke | March 19, 2024 8:17 PM

We loved helping Ms. Judy in her beautiful garden! We cleared up raised beds and spread mulch and compost. We are praying for her and her neighbors to have an amazing harvest this year! 
Ms. Judy’s Community Garden

Sweet Prayer

by Janet Buchanan | March 19, 2024 8:25 PM

Ms Judy was so excited to see us and appreciated all our help but she was more excited about the time of fellowship we had. Encouraging her and praying for her was a sweet time for everyone. 

Sweet Prayer

Cooking at Calvary

by Carmen Burke | March 20, 2024 5:59 PM

We made dinner for the men and staff at Calvary Rescue Mission. We had fruit salad, hamburgers, hotdogs, chili, beans and chips on our menu! 

Cooking at Calvary

Serving Dinner

by Carmen Burke | March 20, 2024 6:00 PM

We plated and served dinner to the men and staff at Calvary Rescue Mission. Our fruit salad and chili dogs were huge hits! 
Serving Dinner

Worship at Calvary

by Janet Buchanan | March 21, 2024 7:33 PM

Our team led in worship with the men at Calvary. It was such an honor to share God’s love in song and devotion. 

Worship at Calvary

Civil Rights Museum

by Janet Buchanan | March 21, 2024 7:35 PM

Getting to experience the Civil Rights Museum was memorable and engaging. We learned so much about our history today. 
Civil Rights Museum

Butteriffic

by Carmen Burke | March 22, 2024 12:17 AM

Butteriffic’s cookies were fantastic! We loved this sweet treat after lunch at Central Barbeque. Then we headed out to the Memphis Zoo. 

Butteriffic

It’s all about people…

by Janet Buchanan | March 22, 2024 11:28 AM

Even though we had great ministries and opportunity of service, we learned that the most important mission was taking the time to get to know the people.  Ultimately that is what matters most in life. 

It’s all about people…

Continue Your Impact

by Praying Pelican Missions | March 22, 2024 11:57 PM

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