Bishop of Stepney to visit St Luke’s

by Dave on January 16, 2017

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This Sunday, 22 January, St Luke’s will be enjoying a visit from the Bishop of Stepney at our 11am service.

Bishop Adrian Newman is joining us to bless our two new icons, painted by Meg Wroe and Daisy Holland, and to get to know the church better. He’ll be preaching on art and spirituality, and we look forward to meeting him and hearing what he has to say.

The Rt Revd Adrian Newman has been Bishop of Stepney (our area diocese) since 2011. He was once introduced as ‘the most un-Dean-like Dean in the Church of England’ – a description he quite liked, and he’s currently doing a good job of being ‘a most un-Bishop-like Bishop’. He should feel at home at St Luke’s, a most un-church-like church!

Please join us in giving Bishop Adrian a very warm welcome.

Happy New Year from St Luke’s

by Dave on January 6, 2017

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2017 has arrived, and St Luke’s wishes a ‘happy new year’ to everyone in our parish of West Holloway, and beyond.

Our vicar, Dave Tomlinson, makes regular appearances on Pause For Thought on Radio 2 and Martin Wroe appears on Thought for the Day on Radio 4. This week, Dave delivered a new year message to listeners of Radio 2’s Breakfast Show with Sara Cox. In it, he offers good advice for creating a happier life in 2017 (and reveals that wearing a clerical collar makes you a bit of a lady magnet!).

You can have a listen here:

https://soundcloud.com/david-w-oconnell/dave-tomlinsons-pause-for-thought-4-jan-17
For more pearls of wisdom from Dave and our other inspiring speakers, you’re always welcome to join us for our all-age service at St Luke’s, every Sunday at 11am.

May 2017 be your best year ever!

Christmas at St Luke’s

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Remembrance Sunday – don’t be late!

This Sunday, 13 November, is Remembrance Sunday, when we’ll remember and honour all those who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our freedom. For this reason, our service this Sunday will start at 10.45am, rather than the usual time. We need to begin promptly so we’re ready to join with others around the country […]

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A Welcome For All Newcomers

St Luke’s is a growing church, with new faces arriving every week, and although we endeavour to be friendly and welcoming, it can be easy for newcomers to get lost in the crowd.  So on Friday 11 November at 8pm, we’re hosting a special welcome evening for those who are relatively new to St Luke’s […]

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