by Dave on May 16, 2015


Christian Aid week, 10-16 May

by Dave on May 8, 2015


This Sunday kicks off Christian Aid Week, when churches around the country come together to campaign, pray and raise money to improve the lives of people around the world who are struggling to survive.

This Sunday’s 11am service at St Luke’s will include a focus on the work of Christian Aid, with a short film to help the children (and the grown-ups) understand a little about the issues affecting people in the developing world, and the work Christian charities are doing to tackle those problems.

To learn more about Christian Aid Week, click on the poster above.

Steering the good ship St Luke’s

Life at St Luke’s isn’t all fun and games (although it mostly is!). Running a church is a big task and a serious responsibility. We’re very grateful to our PCC (parochial church council) and church wardens for helping to steer the ship, and supporting our hard-working clergy and their families as St Luke’s sails through [...]

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Easter at St Luke’s

Easter is one of the busiest periods in the Christian calendar, and St Luke’s will be buzzing with activity over the bank holiday weekend. Events kick off on 2 April, when we’ll gather for a Maundy Thursday meal at 8pm. Food is provided but you’re invited to bring a bottle (‘With something in it, preferably [...]

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A special Palm Sunday at St Luke’s

Palm Sunday – the Sunday before Easter – commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, before the tide rapidly turned, leading to his crucifixion five days later. Churches traditionally start their Palm Sunday services with a procession by the congregation carrying palms, woven crosses and other symbols. In keeping with tradition, that’s how we’ll be kicking [...]

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The Devil’s Passion at St Luke’s

Our talented musical director Justin Butcher wears many different hats: as well as overseeing all the wonderful music at St Luke’s, he’s also an award-winning playwright, director and actor. On Good Friday 3 April, at 7.30pm, we have a chance to see Justin performing his latest play, The Devil’s Passion (or Easter In Hell), here [...]

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