St Luke's Anglican Church
To contact our leadership team and parish clergy, please call the parish office
We’re a down-to-earth community of people who are followers of Jesus Christ. We’re focused on deepening our relationship and experience of Jesus so that his teachings change our lives. In that way, we strive to make a positive difference in our local community and beyond — especially for those in need.
Our ministry goes on throughout the week. We also gather each Sunday at 10 am.
A warm welcome awaits you.
A warm welcome awaits you
St Luke's is conveniently located in East City, Peterborough. We are about half-way between Hunter and Parkhill on the East side of Armour Road.
There is ample parking in the rear of the church. From there, the entrance is fully accessible at ground level to the office and to the church.
You may also travel to St Luke's by Peterborough Transit. There is a bus stop directly in front of the church. You may enter through the front, red doors or through the rear parking lot entrance.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who we are
St Luke's is a friendly, down-to-earth community of the faithful who gather in the name of Jesus Christ.
We are engaged in the challenges of re-visioning how to be the Church in a changing world.
We take Jesus' teaching about loving our sisters and brothers seriously and we reach out to those in need within the local community and further afield.
We invite you to our community. You will find a warm welcome awaits you.
Please check out all that we are doing by browsing around our website.
We'd be happy to respond to any questions that you'd like to send by emailing us or by giving a call to our office, or by dropping by.
The parish of St Luke's is alive and well in East City Peterborough.
Blessings to you from the People of St Luke's.
St Luke's proudly traces its roots back to 1876.
Scott’s Plains, as Peterborough was first called, was served by The Rev’d William McCauley from Cobourg and The Rev’d Joseph Thompson from Cavan. With the arrival in 1825 of the Peterborough Robinson settlers there was a need for a school. Samuel Armour moved to the area to become the school's first headmaster.
Frances Stewart — Mrs Thomas A Stewart — lived just north of the village. She had been petitioning her homeland of Ireland for funds to establish a church in the local area. Samuel Armour commenced Services in the school house while, at the same time, he was studying to become a clergy.
On 24 September 1826, the church was officially declared a mission just two days after Armour had been ordained a Deacon in the Diocese of Quebec which was comprised of Lower and Upper Canada.
from booklet A Journey Through Time by Margaret Pulver
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