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

NEXT SUNDAY SERVICES

 

Sunday 18 August – Trinity 9

8.30am – Holy Communion (Order 2)

10.00am – Morning Prayer

Revd John Varty

Readings today:
Hebrews c11, v29 – c12, v2; Luke 12,  v49-56

No Genesis today – it’s the Summer break!

 

Details of those officiating at services during August 2019 can be downloaded here.

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NEWS & STORIES

Churchyard tidied again!

Churchyard tidied again!

Many thanks to the regular team who tidied the weeds and dead flowers in the memorials area of the Knutsford Road churchyard last Saturday morning, 6th July.  Pictured  (left to right) are Mike, Jayne, Charlotte, Val, John, Darren, Ken and Tim. Why not come along to...

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MU Afternoon tea

MU Afternoon tea

As we have done for the last few years our final meeting in July was Afternoon Tea, supplied by The Cobbles in Holmes Chapel. They did a wonderful job yet again, providing us with a good variety of sandwiches and a lovely selection of home-made cakes. Leah came over...

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From the Wardens – August 2019

From the Wardens – August 2019

It feels as though the summer is shaping up to be quite typically British...we have spells of torrential downpours with some flash flooding and then we have extended periods of tropical heat. Initially, we like the heat and the long summer days but after too long we...

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Redundant choir pews for disposal

Redundant choir pews for disposal

We are disposing of nine dark wood pews which were used for the choir before the reordering of the Chancel and are now redundant.  We are offering them first to members of the congregation on a "first come, first served" basis! The approximate dimensions of the pews...

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Interregnum update – July 2019

Interregnum update – July 2019

We have a new Vicar and his name is Rob McLaren, pictured above with his wife, Jean!  That, in a nutshell, is the main exciting news to share with you this month.  Jayne and I have had the privilege to be your representatives in this selection process and are...

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Another Year at Genesis

Another Year at Genesis

As another year at Genesis draws to a close it’s time to reflect on highlights and learning. All our work focus’ on bringing God’s kingdom in heaven to earth and how we can be the hands and feet of God learning from the teachings in the Bible. ‘Thy Kingdom Come’...

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PLANNED GIVING

On Thanksgiving Sunday we asked members of our Planned Giving Scheme to review their giving to enable us to donate to Christian causes locally, nationally and internationally.  We are delighted that 28 people felt able to increase their donations and 6 new people joined the scheme.  As a result total donations will rise by £5,186 (7%) for the year.  Thank you to everybody who is a member of the Planned Giving Scheme and for your continued donations which support the work at St Luke’s and in the wider community.