St. Luke’s United Methodist Church

1199 Main Street, Dubuque, Iowa


Upcoming at St. Luke’s

Regular Sunday Worship Services
Fall/Winter/Spring* Sunday Services:  Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.
1st Sundays – Communion (also special services: Easter, Christmas)

Saturday Night Praise Service
Every Saturday at 6:00 p.m. in the Wesley Room


Fall/Winter/Spring* Sunday Schedule (September 8, 2019 – May 17, 2020)

8:30 a.m. Sunday Worship Services in the Sanctuary
9:30 a.m. Sunday School
10:45 a.m. Sunday Worship Services in the Sanctuary

Worship Services Schedule

November 10th – 8:30 & 10:45 a.m. Worship Services
(View 8:30 Bulletin)  (View 10:45 Bulletin)  (View Sunday Chimes)

November 17th – 8:30 & 10:45 a.m. Worship Services

November 24th – Reign of Christ Sunday
8:30 & 10:45 a.m. Worship Services

November 27th – Interfaith Thanksgiving Service
7:00 p.m. Worship Service at Resurrection Church, 4300 Asbury Road, Dubuque
Dubuque Area Congregations United (DACU)’s 37th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service. A service of song and thanksgiving entitled, “Make Us Whole,” the lead speaker will be Rev. Dr. Craig Nessan with music by Dr. Charles Barland, University of Dubuque Choir members, and the Dubuque Chorale Children’s Choir. Accessible entry and off street or street parking.

December 1st – 1st Sunday of Advent
8:30 & 10:45 a.m. Worship Services with Communion

December 8th – 2nd Sunday of Advent
8:30 a.m. Worship Service
10:45 a.m. Worship Service with Children’s Christmas Program & Handbells

December 15th – 3rd Sunday of Advent
8:30 & 10:45 a.m. Worship Services

December 22nd – 4th Sunday of Advent
8:30 & 10:45 a.m. Worship Services

December 24th – Christmas Eve
2:00 p.m. Communion & Candlelight Service
6:00 p.m. Communion & Candlelight Service
10:45 p.m. Festival of Lessons & Carols, Communion & Candlelight Service

December 29th – 10:00 a.m. Worship Service

January 5th – Epiphany Sunday
8:30 & 10:45 a.m. Worship Services with Communion

January 12th – Baptism of the Lord Sunday
8:30 & 10:45 a.m. Worship Services

To view past bulletins, view our bulletin archive.


Special Events

Prescott & St. Luke’s Blood Drive
Monday, November 18, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Neighborhood Resource Center at Prescott Elementary School

Our bi-annual blood drive!  To sign up, call Prescott School at 552-4200 or Mike Loveless at 584-9235. Eat before donating and bring photo ID. Last date you donated elsewhere must be before Sept. 30, 2019.

Decorating the Church for Advent!
Monday, November 25, 2019 – 8:00 a.m. to Noon
All over the church!

Pitch in helping hands to decorate the church! Many hands make light work! Contact Sue Hattel for more information.

Thanksgiving Pies Pickup
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Fellowship Hall of St. Luke’s UMC

Whether you’ve ordered apple pies from our Mountain T.O.P. Mission Trip group or pecan or pumpkin pies from the United Methodist Women, this is the time and date to pickup! Order NOW while supplies last! Order forms are in the South Hall of the church. Payment can be made on the day of pickup.

Church Closed for Thanksgiving
Thursday & Friday, November 28 & 29, 2019
Food for the Soul will be served as usual and there will be Sunday Worship Service

Church Closed for Christmas Week
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, December 23, 25, 26 & 27, 2019
Christmas Eve Services will be held as usual as well as Food for the Soul and Sunday Worship Services. The office will re-open December 30, 2019.

Church Closed for New Year’s Day
Wednesday, January 1, 2020


Regular Weekly Events

Sundays at 8:30am & 10:45am (FWS*) – Worship Service – Sanctuary
1st Sundays and special holy days – Communion

Tuesdays at 9:30am – Terrific Tuesdays – (locations vary, see calendar or bulletins)
                     4th Tuesdays at 8:30am Breakfast at Village Inn
                     4th Tuesdays at 10:00am Sit & Knit – St. Luke’s Parlor
Terrific Tuesdays meet for many, but not all Tuesdays (see calendar or bulletins)

Wednesdays at 5:00pm – Wonderful Wednesdays meal, rehearsals, and activities

Thursdays at 10:00am – Bible Study – Conference Room

Fridays at 7:00am – Men’s Worship Sanctuary

Saturdays at 5:30pm – Food for the Soul (Free Meal) – Fellowship Hall

Saturdays at 6:00pm – Saturday Night Praise – Wesley Room

*FWS: Fall, Winter, Spring: September 2, 2019 – May 17, 2020

*SUM: Summer: May 24, 2020 – September 6, 2020
(Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend)


Volunteers Always Needed!
Food for the Soul Saturday Evening Meals