Not about when you show up Read today’s gospel scripture Matthew 20:1-16 https://stlukesanglican.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Pentecost-16A.mp3 Listen to this message This is the homily delivered today (Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 20 September) at St Luke’s, Peterborough. There was no written text so I warmly invite you to listen to the homily on the audio file above. This was…

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Episcopal Candidates: New Westminster From the Diocese of New Westminster This Episcopal Election will be the first election conducted on-line [in the Diocese of New Westminster].  [The Diocese] is in the process of establishing a working relationship with a third-party provider who has experience in conducting on-line elections.  Once we’ve completed our negotiations, there will…

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Coming back together There has been much behind-the-scene preparation over the last few months for us to gather once again as a community of faith. Sincere thanks to our Churchwardens, especially to Lorraine Brown, who has taken the lead in organizing all the moving parts. Thank you to Susan Soble for handling the ‘registration’ process.…

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Freed by forgiving Today’s gospel scripture Matthew 18:21-35 https://stlukesanglican.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Pentecost-15A.mp3 Listen to this message Then Peter came and said to him, “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times. “For this…

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Video from the Diocese St Luke’s plans to reopen on Sunday, 20 September at 10:30 am. As of 13 September 2020, churches in the Diocese of Toronto may reopen for public worship by following established protocols and guidelines that have been developed in consultation with provincial guidelines, public health, the Regional Deans and faith communities…

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Guidelines, background, and checklist: reopening for public worship The following detailed information is an update from the Diocese of Toronto as of 19 August 2020. It includes links to various documents from the Ecclesiastical Province, the Diocese, and the Ontario Ministry of Health. Parishes within the Diocese of Toronto will be permitted to reopen for public…

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4 September 2020 Dear Friends in Christ,   From late November until the early spring, we and kids from our neighbourhood would hit the street to play road hockey. Most days after school, two nets would be set up between parked cars and we would play till supper was called. Sometimes there were five or…

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Two or three gathered together https://stlukesanglican.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Pentecost-14-A.mp3 Listen to this message Jesus said, “If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault when the two of you are alone. If the member listens to you, you have regained that one. But if you are not listened to, take one or…

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28 August 2020   Dear Friends in Christ,   Mary, can I read something to you?   Holidays have always been partly about reading. From an early age, my mother insisted that we read over the summer to keep up with our literary skills during vacation. Each day, time was set apart for reading, just…

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