“Unprecedented” — Word of the Year The Readings for Trinity Sunday https://stlukesanglican.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Trinity-A-Unprecedented.mp3 Listen to this message My nomination for Word of the Year is the word unprecedented.   “Unprecedented” has been around for years and years, but in early 2020, the world started taking notice of it in a new way. In early January, the…

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Letter from Archbishop Anne Germond The provincial House of Bishops calls on the parishes of our dioceses to observe a sacred sabbath rest over the summer months so that we can be renewed for mission and ministry in this new season of evangelism and discipleship that is emerging for our Church 1 June 2020  …

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Gifts of the Spirit Read today’s epistle – 1 Corinthians 12: 3b-13 https://stlukesanglican.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Pentecost-A-rev.mp3 Listen to this message “Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who activates all of them in…

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Message from Bishop Andrew at Pentecost “Stay in Jerusalem,” Jesus told them on Easter. Stay until you have been clothed with power from on high. So, for fifty days they remained all together watching, waiting and praying for that day to come. Since the third Sunday of Lent (that’s 65 days and counting), we have been dwelling…

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Resources to assist our visioning with regular updates RATIONALEThe purpose of the Resources is to stimulate thought, creative dreaming, and discussion — “the conversation” NEW Insightful article on the church post-COVID “The future is unkind to the unprepared. The best thing a leader can do is prepare.” By Carey Nieuwhof May 2020  “The good news…

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Is this the time …? Read the assigned scripture for Ascension https://stlukesanglican.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Ascension-A-SL.mp3 Listen to this message When I was looking over the readings for Ascension a few weeks ago, I was struck by a question the disciples asked of Jesus.  In our day and in these times, you may have some questions too.  I do.…

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Join the movement Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray from Ascension to Pentecost (21 May – 1 June) for more people to come to know Jesus. Since its start in May 2016, just three and a half years ago, God has grown Thy Kingdom Come from…

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Abide… dwell in, live in. Read today’s gospel passage – John 15: 9-17 Please note: This gospel reading is actually the reading assigned in Year B. This was a mix-up in the three-year cycle of readings. Apologies. It should have been the gospel for Year A. In any event, the homily here does correspond to…

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SCAM ALERT We have reasons to believe a telephone scam that targets unsuspecting members of local churches may be underway in Peterborough. The caller says that he is calling on behalf of a person’s church. He explains that the church has incurred damage to its building and that he is raising funds on behalf of the…

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Planting to begin soon at St Luke’s Community Gardens Mother nature has delayed the planting season just as much as has the Coronavirus. But now that the provincial government has identified community gardens as essential services, the community gardeners are eager to launch their second season at St Luke’s. They’ve had enough with poring over…

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