Shield Saint Luke's Episcopal Church
210 E. 9th St., Bartlesville, OK  74003
Phone:  (918) 336-1212     FAX (918-336-2557)
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St. Luke's Communication Links

Weekly Newsletter - The Steeple - Ann Bell, Parish Secretary.
The Steeple newsletter is published once a week.  It provides a weekly calendar of events and news of the parish, plus other valuable and timely information about our members and activities of interest to everyone at St. Luke's.  Articles for The Steeple must be submitted to the church office no later than noon on Tuesdays.  The newsletter is mailed out on Wednesday every week.  Current and previous Steeples are posted on this website.

Prayer List - Ann Bell, Parish Secretary
The Parish Office maintains a prayer list, which is used in all of the liturgies of the week - Holy Eucharist and Morning Prayer.  Only first names are used in the Prayers of the People in order to maintain confidentiality.  Unless otherwise specified, names are rotated off after four weeks.  Names can always be resubmitted.  Call the Parish Office with requests, 918-336-1212, or send an email to

Prayer Chain – Thelma Blackburn and Richard Chamberlain
St. Luke’s also provides an “email prayer chain” which includes people who will incorporate special prayer requests in their daily prayers.  These requests will often include more information concerning the specifics and circumstances of the need for prayer.  On occasion there will be updates concerning the prayer request.  The Prayer Chain often includes people beyond the parish and are linked to other Prayer Chains.  If you need prayers for yourself or others and want to be included in the Prayer Chain, please call the church office, 918-336-1212 or write to  and specify that you want your request on the Prayer Chain

Emergencies – Fr. Stephens
If you have an emergency situation and need to contact the Rector, call the church office at 918-336-1212. After hours, the answering machine will give you the Rector's phone number which is 397-3683. This number is also listed on the back page of the weekly newsletter.


Appointments – Fr. Stephens and Staff
Personal appointments are made directly with staff members including Fr. Stephens. If they are not available when you call, please leave a message. Fr. Stephens is interested in meeting with people as needed, but an agreed upon time and place is helpful.  His email address is .

Bulletin boards – Ann Bell, Parish Secretary
There are numerous bulletin boards in the main hallway of the church with an abundance of useful information regarding activities and opportunities at St. Luke’s and in the community. These include St. Luke’s Young Disciples youth group, Episcopal Church Women (ECW), Lay Ministry Schedules, Upcoming Events, CONCERN, missionary activities and various community events of interest.

Pew request pamphlets – Fr. Stephens
These pamphlets were developed as a means of communication “from the pew.” If you are visiting St. Luke’s, new to the community, needing information about the church, have a prayer request, concern or question you are urged to fill out the pamphlet and simply place it in the collection during the service. The information will be passed on to the clergy or the church office.

Electronic Links
Explore the links in St. Luke's web. Information is available concerning the Diocese of Oklahoma, The Episcopal Church of the USA (ECUSA), The Book of Common Prayer, and much more.  Start by trying this list of links and this list of Spiritual Aids