Archive for May 2017

Thy Kingdom Come worldwide prayer

The Prayer Group of St Luke’s is engaging in Thy Kingdom Come worldwide prayer from Ascension, 25 May, to Pentecost, 4 June 2017. Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray for more people to come to know Jesus. The St Luke’s Prayer Group will gather at 10 am on…

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History of Mother’s Day different than you thought …

The day has long been associated with mothers and family. For centuries it was custom for people to return home to their ‘mother’ church on Laetare Sunday – the middle of Lent. Those who did so were said to have gone ‘a-mothering’. The day often turned into a family reunion and a chance for children working…

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Welcome back, Doug

The Rev’d Doug Woods has completed his service as interim priest at Orono and has now returned to the St Luke’s flock. In a email reply to Doug recently, Father Glenn wrote: ” Your parish home has had a light burning in the window for you all the time. We knew you weren’t lost and…

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High Tea at St Luke’s

Saturday, 6 May was a rainy day outside but in the parish hall there were High Tea delicacies to be enjoyed in warmth and comfort. It was a great kind of day to join with ‘grandma’ in tasting the sandwiches and sweets as several young ladies did. The parish women had been hard at work…

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Peterborough Commission Committee – appointed by Archbishop

The newly formed Peterborough Commission Committee visited the five Peterborough churches on Tuesday, 2 May. That evening at Christ Lutheran, the Commission met with the Covenant Council plus Wardens of the churches. The Peterborough Commission Committee was introduced to the Covenant Council members. Then each person was given the opportunity to express their concerns and…

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Thomas always gets a bad rap

By the Rev’d W Glenn Empey, John 20: 19-31 Poor Thomas. You know, every time I hear “Poor Thomas”, it makes me think back to — of all things — my Latin classes in High School at St Andrew’s College.  You might wonder why that is. Well, it’s in remembering a drill the teacher use…

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