Parking 3 Dec 23

Our usual carpark spaces beside the Church Hall are NOT available at any time on Sunday 3rd Dec during the Village Christmas Market.

Alternative carparking has kindly been provided until midday in the private carpark immediately on the right as you enter Parkway from London Road

65 Years as a bell ringer

65 Years as a bell ringer

On 5 November David Phillips, received a presentation recognising his 65th year as a bell ringer at St Luke’s.  He is pictured with his wife Ann who received a bouquet of flowers. David has now added his personal thanks for the presentation and the support of his wife!

Mothers’ Union Oct 2023

On Thursday 18th October, we welcomed Jean McLaren to speak about her life as the wife of a vicar. She entitled her talk: “A Pot of Coffee, a Jam Muffin and 17 Pairs of Welly

She first of all told us the story of how they met, with Jean working in the Birkenhead Bookshop and a certain curate who kept coming in and ordering obscure books! They at
least did have a shared faith…….

Barnabas Aid – Holy Land Appeal

Barnabas Aid Holy Land Appeal – October 2023 – Help needed for our suffering Christian family in the Holy Land amidst the death and destruction which have erupted and continue in that area.

Many Christians have sought refuge in the Holy Land after fleeing persecution in parts of Africa.

Can you help provide for them and other suffering Christians?

Harvest Supper October 23

Harvest Supper October 23

St Luke’s annual Harvest Supper organised by our hard-working Social Committee took place on Friday 6th Oct 2023 in the Church Hall and was enjoyed by around 60 people.

Knitted Bible October 23

Knitted Bible October 23

St Luke’s was most fortunate this month to have hosted once again the 36 knitted Bible scenes created by, and loaned from, St George’s United Reform Church, Hartlepool.

Over the course of a very busy fortnight, we had 21 classes visiting from the village primary schools, plus local Brownies and Rainbows, our own youngsters from Genesis and Exodus, as well as many adults visiting from Holmes Chapel and beyond.

September tidy-up of the churchyard

The dedicated group of volunteers who turned up to tidy the cremation memorials area in our churchyard on Saturday 9th Sep. had plenty of work to do after the wet weather this summer.

MU meeting 19 July 23

This was the last meeting of the year before the Summer Break.

We thought about what it means to be a member of the MU and discussed ideas for our own future meetings.