Building an essential church through relevant ministries, that touches lives, meets needs and glorifies God.
Find Something For You
Welcome to the Ministries page! Below is a list of different ministries that you have the opportunity to be a part of. God calls us to engage in fellowship with one another, and being a part of a small group is the best way to do that. Feel free to find one that fits you best. For more information, please contact the church office at 615-256-5446.
Kingdom Kidz/Children's Church: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Sunday, Wednesdays at 6:30pm
Sunday Church School (All ages) Sunday at 8:45am Virtually
Choirs & Praise Team: Children’s Choir, Praise Team, Mass Choir, Male Chorus, Youth and Young Adult Choir. God-honoring worship is something we strive for. Many church members get involved in our music ministry. Some play their instruments. Some are vocalists.
Christian Youth Fellowship (CYF): Ages 12 – 17 or Grades 6 – 12. The primary mission is to disciple young people in Christian growth through study, worship, fellowship, leadership, and service. Advisor: A.J. Thurman
Evangelism Ministry: (BOEM) The goal of the Board of Evangelism is to bring all persons into living active relationship with God through Jesus Christ as Divine Savior and through the regenerating power of the Holy Spirit. It is to also welcome them, gather them into the fellowship of the church, capture pertinent data for church records and reporting as well as assign “Prayer Partners”. We hope to lead members (old and new) to express their Christian discipleship in every area of their lives.
Housing Ministry: Affordable Housing for Seniors
Saint Luke CME Church in Nashville, Tennessee, provides affordable housing for senior citizens. The John L. Glenn Residential Center and the Alsup Arbors constitute one beautiful campus of affordable housing for persons sixty-two years of age and over. The campus features a shaded patio, walking trails, convenient outside benches, resident parking, all within walking distance of Saint Luke. The apartments of Alsup Arbors are elegantly designed with a hallway entrance to each apartment, a spacious living room with a ceiling fan, a separate kitchen with modern appliances, a dining area, a large bathroom, and ample storage space. The residents of both facilities enjoy and have access to a computer learning center, two activity rooms, a library, an arts and crafts room, and two furnished laundry rooms. Entrances lobbies and group areas at both buildings provide comfortable furniture for socializing with other residents and friends. A state-of-the-art electronic security system is in place, which permits 24-hour video surveillance of the inside and outside of the buildings. A personal alert system is installed in each apartment.
The various circles of the Missionary Society carry out regularly scheduled activities for the residents during holidays and throughout the year. Special invitations are extended to the residents for all church events. Bible study is conducted every Wednesday at the Glenn Center and is open to all residents. Residents of this housing ministry enjoy lectures, shopping trips, recreational outings, board games, exercise classes, and other functions. An independent resident council allows the residents to convey their concerns and desires to various levels of management and governance including the Board of Directors of each facility.
This outreach ministry of the church enables senior citizens to have safe, affordable, and attractive housing in an environment where the quality of life is enhanced.
John L. Glenn Residential Center & Peggy Ann Alsup Arbors
2020 Ed Temple Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37208
Media & Technology: Using media to spread the gospel is a privilege of this church. In an age of widespread technology, we use these tools as best as possible for kingdom purposes. All of our weekly sermons are uploaded to our website in video and audio formats. We also maintain an active Facebook and Instagram feed for additional church communication. We also send out weekly e-blasts and communications to keep our church connected.
Men’s Ministry: The Men’s Solid Foundation Support Group is dedicated to the mutual sharing of our strength, support, and hope. They work together to regain and maintain balance and order in our lives through brotherly advice and biblical instruction. God’s word is the only power able to deliver us completely.
Missionary: All CME churches are to have a Missionary Society, but few also have circles. The Rossie T. Hollis, Mattie E. Coleman, and Phyllis H. Bedford are Departments for children and young adults. All our Circles and Departments are under the umbrella of our Ida Mae Black Missionary Society. The departments are named by the CME connection in honor of the connectional founding members and officers.
Rossie T. Hollis | Ages: 9-12
Mattie E. Coleman | Ages: 12-17
Phyllis H. Bedford | Ages: 18-35
New Members Group: Open to all new members. Come learn and grow. Our new member groups are designed to engage the new members in becoming assimilated in the Christian faith and to help establish their walk and relationship with Christ through their membership at St. Luke.
Praise Dancers: The Dance Ministry is available to children, youth, and adults who have a passion to serve God and a desire to praise Him through dance. The preferred age for our youngest dancer to begin is 4-6, depending on how well they are able to follow directions and focus on what is being taught. There is no cut-off age.
One Church One School: One School which was founded in 1992 by Bishop Henry M. Williamson, Sr. It was built upon the foundation that it takes a whole village to raise a child. The purpose of One Church, One School is to facilitate the creation of church/school partnerships that positively addresses the academic achievement, social behavior and personal development of the children they serve. Learn more about this ministry at OCOS.
Security Ministry/Peacekeepers: Security team members are responsible for securing the building during worship services and other events.
Transportation Ministry: Are responsible for transporting members to church and other scheduled church and outreach ministries.
Women's Ministry: Women's Ministry Group: is dedicated to the mutual sharing of strength, support, and hope. They work together to regain and maintain balance and order in our lives through prayer, sisterly wisdom and biblical instruction. God’s word is the only power able to deliver us completely.
Young Adult Ministry:
For additional information contact St. Luke CME @ 615-256-5446 or firstname.lastname@example.org