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News & updates from St Luke’s – W/C 20th July 2021


Hello Beautiful people

This Sunday 25th July the 10am service will be a ‘songs of praise service on the lawn. Bring a chair/rug and bring your singing voices. All ages welcome. We look forward to seeing you.

The St Luke’s Thanksgiving Fund.

An opportunity to Give & be the change we want to see!

What: raise £7,000, 20% of what we raise will be shared equally between Azalea, Luton Food Bank and Christian Aid.

When: between 11th July to 12th September 2021

Why: as an act of gratitude for all that God has got us through these past 15 months and to enable us to carry out his mission in this new season that is unfolding.

How to give:

1.     Online using our justgiving page https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/stlukesthanksgiving

2.     Cheques payable to St Luke’s PCC (on back of cheque or envelope write ‘Thanksgiving Fund 2021’

3.     Cash, in an envelope please write ‘Thanksgiving Fund 2021’

                                 Thank you for being a part of this adventure Grace.

Summer outreach


Dates for the diary

Sunday 12th September The St Luke’s Jamboree. Starting at 11am with a service followed by a church picnic and activities for children and young people.

Standing Notices:

Let us build one another up - Sunday Contributions

As St Paul writes to the Christians in corinth

let each one contribute what strengthens others.

(The passion translation, 1 Cor 14.26b)

Thank you! I have been greatly encouraged by the various contributions people have sent in which we will be sharing over the coming weeks. Thank you to Peter Hardy, Phil Nunn and Gerald Law for their contributions this sunday.

I know some of you are having a  think, about what you want to share. For those of you with children please do ask them what they wish to share. All of us have something to bring - please text me or email me your contributions (songs, hymns, photos, poems, music, prayers etc) which will be shared our our saturday and sunday gatherings.

Text me: 07879 481 693

E: vicarleagrave@gmail.com

Flowers in memory of a loved one.

Due to covid our flower team isn’t operational, however, Lynda Brown has been bringing a vase/display of flowers for our Sunday services. Lynda has kindly offered to make displays in memory of loved ones, by writing a small card which will be placed in front of the flowers. If you would like to take Lynda up on her offer please call her on: 07963 193 130

Life events (baptisms, wedding, funerals) in St Luke’s

Wedding Rehearsal Friday 30th July evening

Wedding Saturday 31st July, 3pm Louise and Tom

Baptism, Sunday 22nd August at 12noon, baby Ashley

Wedding, Saturday 4th September at 1pm, Stephen & Anthea Wedding Saturday 4th September at 3.30pm, Henrietta & Paddy

Gathered Worship at St Luke’s & Hockwell Ring

Compline, Night prayer Thursdays at 9pm Led by Sue Ambrose. Join Zoom Meeting

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Meeting ID: 915 8245 1487

Passcode: 877919

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Saturday 24th July Church@5 at 5pm

We will be meeting at Mayne space nature trail which is just before Hockwell Ring Community centre on Mayne Avene, LU4 9LB

What to expect: time for children to run around, then gather together and go find some big trees as our focus will be trees this week. We will stay in the park area around Hockwell Ring Community Centre.

Who can come: anyone, young and old alike, those with little ones, big ones and those on their own.

What to bring: yourselves, warm clothes and waterproofs if it is raining, bottled water, camping chair or blanket

We will provide: covid secure snacks.

How long: 30-40 minutes

To get update info text me on 07879 481 693.

Sunday 25th July

8am Said Eucharist- in St Luke’s Church building

10am Songs of Praise, outdoor service.

Bring a chair/s picnic rug and anything else to be comfortable

St Luke’s PCC needs you! 

This is team that works with me to ensure as a church we carry out and live out the mission of God in our Church and community. We are also responsible for the finance, building, and safeguarding. We meet once a month on zoom and carry out work in between our meetings.

You need to be on the electoral roll to stand and all PCC members are required to be DBS checked. You serve for 3 years. Previous members can be re-elected if they have been off the PCC for a year. For more details please speak to our church wardens Jacqui Brown or Andrew Headley.

Jacqui: 07752 284 371. jacquibrown20@msn.com

Andrew:  07432 888 236 andrewbjh@gmail.com

God bless

Grace, the Vicar.