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Community Connections


Advent and Christmas at St Luke’s – update

There's something for everyone at St Luke's Check out Advent and Christmas at St Luke's. Great for family and friends. Why not come by to...
Joyce says it was great. Wonderful strawberries ... well worth the trip from Lakefield.

The Food Cupboard

The Food Cupboard Every Friday 9:30 am to noon You can drop by the Food Cupboard on Fridays between 9:30 am and noon. Packages of canned and...
The Thrift Shop

The Thrift Shop

The Thrift Shop Every Friday and Saturday 9 am to noon plus every 3rd Saturday 4 to 6 pm You can visit the Thrift Shop on...

The Spaghetti Supper

The Spaghetti Supper Every 3rd Saturday, you're invited for a home-made spaghetti supper St Luke's invites and welcomes you to a special spaghetti supper on the 3rd...

Featured Story

“community link” newsletter — brand new

the 'community link' -- brand new newsletter from St Luke's Inaugural issue of the 'community link' Advent 2018 Volume 1 Issue 1 The 'community link' is a fresh, innovative communication tool from St Luke's. The printed version of the newsletter will be available on Sunday, 9 December for those attending...

Recent News and Announcements


East City Lessons & Carols

Lessons and Carols for the churches of East City A number of...

Advent explained in two minutes

Advent explained in two minutes A great video from 'Busted Halo' For...

Advent and Christmas at St Luke’s – update

There's something for everyone at St Luke's Check out Advent and Christmas...

CoGS may discuss amendment this month, Hiltz says

House of Bishops seeks compromise Anglicans may have a better idea of...

Neighbours and parishioners toll bell on Centenary of Armistice

At sunset on Sunday, 11 November bell tolls 100 times Neighbourhood families...

Things to Think About


The struggle of trust

The struggle of trust A person has to be discerning. A person...

Be like Bartimaeus

Be like Bartimaeus Mark 10: 46-52 click for reading As a result of...

Practising collective neighbourliness

Practising collective neighbourliness  “You shall love the Lord your God with all...

Pikangikum — Clean Water

Clean Water for Pikangikum Clean water distribution to homes, cisterns, indoor plumbing...
Long grass - sky - Lakefield 2018 W G Empey

Jesus is the bread of life … not was

Jesus is the bread of life -- not was the bread of...

Life Events

How do I ?

The Sacraments and Ministry of the Church are available to you. The clergy of St Luke's would be honoured to respond to your pastoral need. 

Become Baptized


Baptism is the universal ritual of initiation into the fellowship of followers of Jesus Christ known as the Church. Christians, whether adults or infants, are baptized with water in the name of the Holy Trinity: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Baptism is one of the two holy acts mandated by Jesus—the other is the sacred meal known as the Eucharist.

While people are baptized as individuals, they are baptized into a community of faith that promises to persevere in resisting evil, forgive one another as God has forgiven them, seek and serve Christ in all persons, strive for justice and peace among all people, strive to safeguard the integrity of God’s creation and renew the life of the Earth. Parents bringing children for baptism make a commitment to nurturing them in the faith and life of the Christian community.

Get married


Blessings and congratulations to you. A wedding is a happy occasion to celebrate with family and friends. It is also a spiritual occasion and it is a Sacrament of the Church.

The best way to explore a wedding at St Luke's is by contacting the parish office and arranging to meet with our parish priest well in advance of your proposed wedding date. He will be happy to explain the process and to discuss your hopes for your special day.

In the Diocese of Toronto weddings are performed in the church. Under special circumstances, alternate settings may be possible. At least one of the couple to be married must have received the Sacrament of Holy Baptism.

Receive Ministry to the Sick


Various Ministries of Healing are available in the Sacraments, rites, and ministry of the Church. These have been traditionally known as Ministry to the Sick. They include:

  • Communion for shut-ins and those in hospital
  • Healing Ministry - Anointing, Confession and Absolution, Laying on of Hands
  • plus other relevant pastoral ministries and pastoral visits

St Luke's also has a Team of Lay Visitors and Eucharistic Ministers who assist in meeting pastoral needs. You may also arrange to meet with our parish priest for any personal or pastoral matter.

Arrange a funeral

photo - W Glenn Empey (c) 2015 Georgian Bay

Christians believe that the end of this life on earth is the beginning of a new life in Christ. Anglican funerals balance the grief of the living with a celebration of the life of the deceased and faith in the hope of the resurrection. If your loved one is approaching death or has died, the clergy of St Luke's would be honoured to walk with you and support you in this difficult time.

There prayer books offer various forms of services that provide opportunities for family and friends to participate.The parish priest and family together arrange the service structure. The prayer books assume the presence of the body or ashes at the funeral. Services may also be at the graveside or in a funeral home. A memorial service may also be requested.

Next steps


The Sacraments and Ministry of the Church are available to you for the steps in life that mark major Life Events. They are in fact also available at all times. We invite you to speak with any of our clergy.

Or to find out more, please be in touch:

Telephone 705-742-6202

Email Parish Secretary, Susan Soble, or our Parish Priest, The Rev'd Glenn Empey

We will be pleased to respond and to connect with you. Blessings.