Archive for December 2017

A message to ponder at Christmas

A brief homily for Christmas by The Rev’d Glenn Empey Luke 2: 1-20 NRSV Mary kept these things in her heart. She treasured them and she pondered them. All from the words of a few shepherds. It was what they had been told by angels who appeared to them in their fields in the deep…

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Helping local families thrive and enjoy Christmas

Over recent years, the People of St Luke’s have partnered with Armour Heights Public School in a project to help local families have a Happy Christmas. The project provides food hampers for local families who would otherwise not be able to enjoy the family festivities that should accompany the celebration of this Holy Season. The…

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Folks connect at community dinner …

For several years now, each month St Luke’s invites neighbours from the local community for a home-made spaghetti dinner. In December, the fare changes to a pre-Christmas turkey dinner with all the trimmings. This year the turkey dinner was on 9 December. The cost was still a toonie or a free-will offering but no one…

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Christmas at St Luke’s

All are welcome to join in the Celebration of Jesus’ Birth on the Eve of the Nativity, 24 December. 2 pm Holy Eucharist, St Mark’s, Keene, Celebrant, The Rev’d Doug Woods — directions 4 pm Family Eucharist, St Luke’s, Celebrant, The Rev’d Glenn Empey 7 pm Candle Light, Choir and Holy Eucharist, Celebrant, The Rev’d…

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For the kid in you … or the kid(s) visiting you

Here’s a fun little video for young and old. Courtesy Southland Church USA Christmas Eve 2 pm Holy Eucharist, St Mark’s, Keene 4 pm  Family Eucharist, St Luke’s 7 pm Holy Eucharist with choir and candle light, St Luke’s

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Awesome addition to Lessons and Carols

On 10 December, Second Sunday of Advent, the St Luke’s family gathered for the Annual Lessons and Carols Service. This year children and parents brought the added touch of acting out the stories told in the scripture readings. Ian Morton and the choir added a festive touch to the liturgy with a great selection of…

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A message from Glenn+

6 December 2017 – Feast of St Nicholas Greetings to each of you in the Season of Advent, I want to extend to you warm greetings for the Advent Season in anticipation of our celebration of Christ’s Birth at Christmas. Blessings to you. Because Christmas Eve falls this year on a Sunday, it takes priority…

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Get Advent right #AdventWord

#AdventWord – A Global Advent Calendar Be part of the Anglican Communion’s Global Advent Calendar. It’s an innovative way to engage in the season of Advent with people all over the world. Simply respond to the daily meditation emailed to you with images and prayers that speak to your heart. Your images and prayers will…

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