Sunday 24th November – Sunday before Advent/Christ The King
- 8.30 am – Holy Communion (Order 2)
- 10 am – Morning Family Worship with Genesis
- 12 noon – Churches Together volunteers collect their Village Christmas Cards from the Church Hall
We offer a particularly warm welcome to our new vicar Canon Rob McLaren, who is leading our services today, to his wife Jean and to anyone visiting or with us for the first time
Readings for both services:
- Jeremiah C23, v1-6.
- Colossians C1, v11-20.
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: email@example.com
NEWS & STORIES
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...
I write from north-west Argentina knowing, as soon as I return, Jean and I will move to Holmes Chapel. Several months after hearing the Lord’s call to join you at St Luke’s, we are excited to start meeting everyone.
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...
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...
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
December Magazines available at back of church – always a full and interesting source of information past, present and future – do help yourself and put 50p per copy in the red tin!
Mothers’ Union Cake Stall in aid of Away From It All – A huge ‘Thank You’ from the MU team to everyone who supported last Sunday – Cake bakers and providers and all who donated to our fund. Together we raised a Grand Total of £195.20. Dorothy Wood.
Open the Boxes – Children’s Society Collecting Boxes now due in church – please either bring your box, or the contents clearly labelled with your name and address, to hand to a churchwarden or sidesman for safe-keeping. Collection of your box may be arranged through Abi Rayner HC 537 554. Thank you.