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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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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Another great season underway Spring was taking her time in arriving this year. And then the lockdowns to fight the spread of the Coronavirus put planting on hold for a couple of months. But by the long weekend in May, things were back on track with safety and hygiene protocols for COVID-19 in place.  …

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from our parish priest photo – W.G. Empey (c) 2019 31 July 2020   Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,   Please know that you have been, and continue to be, in my thoughts and prayer. I am also praying earnestly for our parish that we hold the course in managing the challenges of COVID-19…

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Letter to the Diocese from Bishop Andrew – 17 July Bishop Andrew speaks of the inevitability of change and presents ways to learn and discover new perspectives that are facets of change in the Church and in society Dear Friends in Christ, Change. I began my June 26th, 2020 letter to you with the age-old…

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Timeline Template and Guidelines for Re-opening In his letter to the Diocese on 10 July 2020, Bishop Andrew provides background on the process for parishes to re-gather in person as communities of faith. Links are included to a timeline template and the details of steps to be taken as outlined in the guidelines for re-opening…

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