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Community Gardens

Community gardens provide fresh food for neighbourhoods Peterborough GreenUP engages local neighbourhoods in the challenge of sustainability Since early 2018, St Luke’s has been exploring partnership opportunities with Jenn McCallum, a Coordinator in the Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods (SUN) section of Peterborough GreenUP. SUN has been piloting several initiatives that include community gardens in Peterborough and specifically in…

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Great teamwork at High Tea

Great teamwork at High Tea event Parish team creates another successful event for the local community Another great effort by the parish team for another successful parish event. Thanks to June, Kathy, and all team members! And thanks to those who came by to enjoy tasty fancy sandwiches and the sweets. It was all very…

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Pray for Sri Lankans

Pray for Sri Lankans Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate for Anglican Church of Canada, calls for prayer in aftermath of Sri Lanka’s Easter bombings BY FRED HILTZ, ARCHBISHOP AND PRIMATE In the terrible aftermath of bombings of churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Day, I ask for your prayers for all affected by these hate…

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Easter is 50 days

The Easter Season extends to the Day of Pentecost ‘Pentecost’ is derived from the Greek word for fifty and it is 50 days after Easter BY FRED HILTZ, ARCHBISHOP AND PRIMATE While society makes much of Easter Day and largely from the perspective of bunnies and chocolate and springtime, it is for Christians the first day…

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Parish update info

Parish update info Information for parishioners from the Planning and Options Group Every second Wednesday since the end of January the members of St Luke’s Planning and Options Group have been meeting with Susan Abell and Val Whalley as our facilitators. The sessions have been productive and continue to be so. There is a high…

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Canadian House of Bishops nominate bishops for next Primatial election

Canadian Anglican House of Bishops nominate bishops for next Primatial election The Canadian House of Bishops has nominated five bishops from among their number to stand for election as the next Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada. BY GENERAL SYNOD COMMUNICATIONS ON 27 MARCH 2019 Archbishop Fred Hiltz, who was elected the 13th Primate of…

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Take stock of the journey so far, primate tells CoGS

Take stock of the journey so far, primate tells CoGS “We need to be praying for a revival in the life of our church,” Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, told Council of General Synod -14 March BY JOELLE KIDD –  The Anglican Journal March 15, 2019 Mississauga, Ont. In his…

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Revive — equipping lay leaders

Revive: Equipping lay leaders to be spiritual leaders Revive is a small-group discipleship programme that celebrates the dedicated service of lay leaders and helps them grow into deeper relationship with God. A new programme offered by Forward Movement seeks to inspire and reinvigorate lay leaders of the church. Created by the Rev. Canon Dawn Davis, Revive is…

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A Word to the Church from General Synod

A Word to the Church: Considering the proposed amendment of Marriage Canon XXI This Word to the Church was passed by consensus by the Council of General Synod on March 16, 2019.BY GENERAL SYNOD COMMUNICATIONS ON 16 MARCH 2019 NOTE: The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada is comprised of lay and clerical representatives…

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