Parish family gathers to welcome Neeva and break bread together On the Feast of the Epiphany, Neeva receives the Sacrament of Holy Baptism to enter into the community of faith as a new follower of Jesus Neeva with parents, Sarah and Talon, on the occasion of her Baptism – The Epiphany 2020 There is a…

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Christmas Message from Her Majesty the Queen Queen Elizabeth shares a timely message at Christmas Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas! This year marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day and in The Queen’s Christmas Broadcast Her Majesty reflects on the commemorations. “For the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of that decisive battle, in a true spirit of reconciliation,…

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Blessings to you at Christmas The Right Reverend Andrew Asbil, Bishop of Toronto, shares a Christmas message with the people of the Diocese The day you were born was a beautiful day. It may have been a very long time ago, or maybe not so much. And on that day, or a few days later,…

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Bishop Riscylla visits St Luke’s On the Third Sunday in Advent, The Right Reverend Riscylla Shaw, Suffragan Bishop of Toronto and Area Bishop of Trent Durham, was the Celebrant and Preacher at the Sunday Eucharist It was a great pleasure for the people of St Luke’s to welcome Bishop Riscylla as Celebrant at the Holy…

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Advent and Christmas at St Luke’s There’s something for everyone during Advent and Christmas at St Luke’s Pageant Sunday, 8 December 1030 am Come and join in the fun of the Christmas Story as interpreted by the parish children There’ll be some special appearances by a few of the young at heart too. Bishop’s Visit…

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Pageant brings lots of smiles to faces at St Luke’s The parish kids, under the able guidance of Marion, Hilda and team, retell the Christmas Story with costumes and carols. A great experience for young and old with special cameo appearances to portray the three kings. Thanks to Marion, Hilda and their helpers, there were a…

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There’s a war on Christmas … kinda Dean of Yale Divinity School muses about ‘the war on Christmas’. It’s probably not what you’ve been thinking. This blog article, by Andrew McGowan of the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale University, is focused on the experience in the USA, but, it easily applies to the setting in…

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Bishop delivers charge to synod Bishop Andrew says, “It’s not a time to be afraid; it’s a time to have courage.” During the Eucharist, Bishop Andrew Asbil gave his Charge to Synod. Watch the video. He spoke about pruning for growth, of letting go of dead wood and trying new things for the sake of the gospel.…

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St Luke’s Gardens wrap up the season It was a terrific year for the community gardeners and neighbourhood — from November issue of The Anglican The first harvest of a wide selection of vegetables at the St Luke’s Community Gardens [has been completed now]. The project exemplifies one of the parish goals: “connecting with our…

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Social Justice and Advocacy – resources A collection of resources for learning about social justice issues Jesus’ teachings make it clear that we are called to care for the poor and for those in need. The resources here are to provide some references about needs and to foster thinking about how best to engage intentionally…

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