Weekly News & Events  

                             Sunday 23rd February 2020

God is calling us to be a joyful, generous and accessible church, where people encounter God and lives are transformed.

 Weekday Services in the Lady Chapel

Thursday 1200 Holy Communion 


Keech Hospice Curry Night fundraiser -

Come and join us on 9th March from 6.30pm for a fabulous curry night at Indian Ocean in Sundon Park. Tickets are £20 and include a buffet meal (£10 from every ticket will go direct to Keech). There will be a fabulous raffle and also a quiz on the night. Please speak to Terri or Jess to book tickets.

VE Day 75th Anniversary celebration – 9th May 2020 from 2pm onwards at Hockwell Ring Community Centre

We are delighted to be partnering with Hockwell Ring Community Centre to run an afternoon of community activities to mark and celebrate the 75th Anniversary of VE day. Please save the date and watch this space for more information.

Church Electoral Roll – The Annual Meeting is due to take place in April of this year. This is a requirement of the Church Rules, but importantly if gives members of the congregation a chance to hear what is being planned in the coming months, make recommendations and to elect the people they want to represent them on the PCC. But in order to take part in the voting your name must be on the electoral roll. Now is the time to make sure you are on the Roll and if not to apply. Application forms are on the table at the back of church.

Left to there own devices? This is a session which is designed to give parents practical tips to guide families through the digital age. There is a session taking place on the 17th March in Milton Keynes. Further information can be found on the noticeboard

Don’t forget ‘Save the Date Saturday 28th March’ For a quiet morning lead by the Bishop of Bedford at St Luke’s Church in Watford

Precious Pearls’ – Celebrating Women across Faiths and Cultures. 5th March 2020 at High Town Methodist Church Hall,         47 High Town Road, Luton at 6.30pm. Please see notice on the Community Board for further information.

Taize’ for Luton – you are invited to All Saint’s Church on Sunday 8th March – 6.00pm with live music from St Albans Abbey. Further information can be found on the Church noticeboard. 

Will you take his call? – This is the title of a leaflet which can be found at the back of church and will be of interest to anyone feeling that God is calling them to serve in his church. It details a seminar which is taking place in Hitchin on 28th March.

Daily Readings

Monday, February 24, 2020: Psalm 78:17-20, 52-55; Exodus 33:7-23; Acts 7:30-34

Tuesday, February 25, 2020: Psalm 78:17-20, 52-55; 1 Kings 19:9-18;           Romans 11:1-6

Wednesday, February 26, 2020: Ash Wednesday

Joel 2:1-2,12-17, Psalm 51; 1-18, 2 Corinthians 5;20b-6.10; Matthew 6:1-6,16-21

Thursday, February 27, 2020: Psalm 51; Jonah 3:1-10; Romans 1:1-7

Friday, February 28, 2020: Psalm 51; Jonah 4:1-11; Romans 1:8-17

Saturday, February 29, 2020: Psalm 51; Isaiah 58:1-12; Matthew 18:1-7

Vicar : Revd Grace Sentamu Baverstock

 07879481693 – gracesenba@gmail.com

 Curate : Rev Jess McLaren  07743 345314

 Email : curate-stlukes@outlook.com

 Parish Office – 01582 592361 - kpotts.stlukes@hotmail.co.uk 

 Office hours Wednesday/Thursday 8-10.30am 

 Parish Safeguarding Co-ordinator for Children, young people and 

 vulnerable adults is Maureen c/o 07879481693.

Jez Hirst, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser 01582 547653