Parish Church of St Luke - Holmes Chapel

Making Christ known in the community of Holmes Chapel so that all can share in the joy of God's love
coming services and events

SUNDAY SERVICES

Sunday 17th November – 2 before Advent

  • 8.30 am – Holy Communion (Order 1)
  • 10 am – Holy Communion (Order 1)
  • 10 am – Genesis: First Nativity rehearsal (Church Hall)
  • 11 am – Morning Coffee with Fairtrade products and cards for sale.
    Also Mothers’ Union cake sale in aid of Away From It All Holidays
Thank you to Revd Rick Gates who is leading our services today
Readings for both services:
  • 2 Thessalonians C3, v6-13.
  • Luke C21, v1-19

Prayer Ministry is available to anyone after both services today.

INSTITUTION AND INDUCTION – Revd Canon Robert McLaren

Friday 22nd November: 7.30pm

Please join us at the service of Institution and Induction of Revd Canon Robert McLaren as our new Vicar and help welcome him and his family to the parish. 

Everyone is welcome to attend but, if you have not received a formal invitation by email, it will help with numbers  for seating and refreshments if you sign the list at the back of church or else email: secy@stlukesholmeschapel.uk

NEWS & STORIES

MU – Friendship

MU – Friendship

This month’s evening meeting was entitled “Friendship”. We discussed what we thought Friendship was, at what point does an acquaintance or colleague become  a friend, do we need friends and why, where can you go to find Friendship, and what things can you do as acts...

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Redundant choir pews

Redundant choir pews

Update 7th September We are delighted to say that all of the redundant choir pews which were removed during the reordering of the Chancel have now been acquired by members of the congregation.  They will be put to new purpose in exchange for donations to St Luke's...

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From the Wardens – October 2019

From the Wardens – October 2019

Dear Friends The interregnum feels as if it is drawing to a close as our new vicar, Rob and his wife Jean, make their plans to move into the vicarage on the 26th October. Rob’s arrival will mark a new phase in the life of St Luke’s and we will enjoy stability after a...

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Welcome back to Genesis

Welcome back to Genesis

A warm welcome back to Genesis- a place for young people, 2-11 years, to explore faith through craft, music, drama and friendship. We trust you have had an enjoyable summer and it is beginning to feel that Autumn is upon us already! We are approaching one of our...

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CHRISTMAS CARD DELIVERY – SUN 24 NOVEMBER – 12 noon from Church Hall

Churches Together volunteers collect their Village Christmas Cards from the Church Hall. Feel free to deliver them during the following week if that is easier for you. Help is needed to pack the cards Thursday 21 Nov

Thank you. Pete Shackleton