Archive for February 2017

Church sign catches eye of local singer-songwriter

On 25 February, Carling Stephen, local singer-songwriter noticed the caption on the St Luke’s church sign and took a photo of it. She then shared it on social media via Twitter. Her tweet was seen shortly by over 800 of those who follow the artist on Twitter. Carling also shared her photo with PTBOCanada, a…

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All about Ash Wednesday

 All about Ash Wednesday and Lent Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent for Western Christian churches. It’s a day of penitence to clean the soul before the Lent fast. Roman Catholic, Anglican, and some other churches hold special services at which worshippers are marked with ashes as a symbol of death and sorrow for…

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Cub – Scout Sunday

On 26 February 2017, St Luke’s welcomes cub, scouts, their families and leaders to St Luke’s for Cub – Scout Sunday and a special Service to recognize the importance of Scouting and to observe the birthday of Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of the Scouting movement. Scouting began in 1907 when Lt. Gen. Robert Baden-Powell took…

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Trent-Durham Area Day

Wrestling with God is the theme of this year’s Trent-Durham Area Day. Jacob’s wrestling with God/Angel as recorded in Genesis 32:22-32 is a metaphor for the journey of the ancient Hebrew people in their relationship with the divine.  Jacob’s name is changed in this encounter to Israel, which means to wrestle with God.  This metaphor is…

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Community spaghetti supper

Saturday 18 February, 5 pm Parish Hall spaghetti with delicious home-made sauce caesar salad, crusty bread delicious home-made desserts coffee / tea / juice all are welcome — pay what you are able $2.00 or … less or more

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Special Meeting of Vestry — results

A Special Meeting of Vestry for St Luke’s was held on 12 February in the nave of the church for the purpose of presenting a Motion from the Covenant process for a vote by parishioners. The Motion BE IT SO MOVED that the option as recommended by the Bishop’s Commission in their Final Report of…

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Town Hall Meeting

On Saturday, 4 February over 50 members of the St Luke’s community gathered for a Town Hall Meeting with Bishop Patrick White and Peter Tovell. The purpose of the meeting was to allow parishioners time with the Bishop to discuss the next steps in the Peterborough Covenant process. Bishop Patrick is serving as Commissary for…

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Recent reporting about Peterborough Covenant

On Wednesday, 1 February an article was published in the Peterborough Examiner about local Anglican and Lutheran Churches. The article cites the Final Report made by the Commission of the Peterborough Church Covenant which has been tasked with formulating a recommendation on future options for the churches to consider. This comes after several years of…

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