Parish Church of St Luke - Holmes Chapel

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Sunday 16 February

2nd Sunday before Lent


8.30 am – Holy Communion (Order 2)

10 am – Family Service with GENESIS 

readings at both these services:

  • Ephesians 2: v8-13
  • Mark 10: v13-16


News and Stories



Parish Weekend Away: 25th to 27th September at Willersley Castle, Matlock Bath

Theme: ‘Joy in the Christian life’ with Steve James, former vicar of Holy Trinity Platt

  • Meet newcomers and spend quality time together in  a lovely place at a lovely time of year.
  • Spiritual refreshment helped by our guest Steve James, former vicar of Holy Trinity Platt, Manchester.
  • £180 per adult, family children are free and all meals are included.
  • Booking forms in church now.
  • Deadline Sun 8th March to reserve your place.
  • More information from Pete Shackleton (HC 535148) or our vicar Rob.

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January 2020 letter from our vicar, Rob

January 2020 letter from our vicar, Rob

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 Holmes Chapel Parish Church to see good growth and development, while at the same time building on our traditional strengths.

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MU December 2019 meetings

MU December 2019 meetings

A group of Evening members went out to the George and Dragon in Holmes Chapel on Tuesday evening for our annual Christmas meal.

The Afternoon group held a Christmas Carols and Readings service, with Christine Jones playing the piano for us to help us along.

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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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February 2020 Magazines

These are available at back of church – always a full and interesting source of information past, present and future – do help yourself but remember to put 50p per copy in the red tin!

New Daytime Group

Small group led by Rob on Thursdays 9.30am in church, including discussion/study following up the Ruth sermons, prayer and spiritual encouragement.  All welcome.

Parish Weekend Away

Meet newcomers, spend quality time together, a lovely place at a lovely time of year, spiritual refreshment helped by our guest Steve James, until recently vicar of Holy Trinity Platt.  £180 per adult, family children are free.  Willersley Castle, Matlock Bath.  Put 25-27 September in your diary!  Fill in a booking form today and reserve your place. Talk to Pete Shackleton or Rob. 

Organ and lighting appeal publicity

We are looking for someone to help with the design of the publicity material for the organ and lighting appeal.  Do you have the talent to make a sketch of our new organ which could be included in the appeal literature? Please speak to Rob if you can help.