February 2020 letter from our vicar Rob

February 2020 letter from our vicar Rob

Dear friends, Last month we had an unusual exercise in democracy at St Luke’s.  Regular worshippers were encouraged to vote for which book of the Bible they would like to hear about during the sermons of February and March. Normally St Luke’s has Bible readings chosen...
January 2020 letter from our vicar, Rob

January 2020 letter from our vicar, Rob

Dear Friends It is 2020 and although my eyes are not good enough to claim 2020 vision for myself, this is the year to reset our vision at St Luke’s. 2020 is the time to pray and plan for the next five or ten years.  There is a desire amongst many of the people of...
Advent letter from our Vicar

Advent letter from our Vicar

Dear Friends, The events of the first Christmas were strange and wonderful.  That was the experience of Mary, Joseph, the shepherds and the wise men.  For them the first coming of Jesus was disturbing and awesome. Too many of us have lost the awe.  We tend to receive...
From the Wardens – September 2019

From the Wardens – September 2019

Dear Friends Recently I have been thinking about the importance of the people in our lives. Whether it is family, friends, neighbours or people we see regularly, people can make such a difference to how we feel and how we manage the challenges and opportunities which...
From the Wardens – September 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...