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Pageant brings smiles to faces at St Luke’s

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....
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There’s a war on Christmas … kinda

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...
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Bishop delivers charge to synod

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...
St Luke’s Community Gardens wrap up season

St Luke’s Community Gardens wrap up season

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...
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Learn about social justice

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...
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We celebrate the Feast of St Luke

Sunday, 20 October: We celebrate the Feast of Saint Luke -- our Patron Saint We gather as the community of faith to celebrate our Patron Saint This is a great...
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The Story of Poker Joe

The Story of Poker Joe Updating pastoral skills and tools of ministry The people of St Luke's have a great sense of humour. Arnold, one of the parishioners, sent this...
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PWRDF mobilizes in response to Dorian

PWRDF mobilizes reponse to Dorian Hurricane Dorian has devastated the Bahamas. News footage shows the areas around Freeport to be unrecognizable, completely submerged in water. In response to the immediate...
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Coming in October…

Great events coming in October Mark you calendars and spread the word -- celebrate the Feast of St Luke Turkey Dinner A delicious full turkey dinner with all the trimmings...
New primate foresees time of change for national church

New primate foresees time of change for national church

New primate foresees time of change for national church BY  TALI FOLKINS August 26, 2019 The Anglican Journal photo - Geoff Howe The Anglican Church of Canada’s new primate says her...
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Community Gardens … WOW !

Amazing community gardens Neighbours grow amazing produce ready for fall harvest from community gardens Neighbourhood gardeners in the Curtis Creek area of East City have had amazing results from their hard...
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Anglican Church introduces new digital magazine

Anglican Church introduces new digital magazine BY Matthew Townsend The Anglican Journal Anglicans looking for in-depth stories and diverse perspectives on complex subjects have a new place to look: Epiphanies, a digital...
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New issue — ‘community link’ newsletter features exciting news

Exciting news from the Planning and Options Group 'community link' newsletter feature: New sense of direction for the future The Planning and Options Group (POG) has been meeting on a...
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Affordable housing — Diocese of Ottawa

Diocese of Ottawa on target for 125 new affordable housing units In 2013 Anglican Church of Canada set action on homelessness and affordable housing as priority Via The Anglican Journal...
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St Luke’s crew part of local food drive

St Luke's takes part in local food drive Members of the parish join with Kawartha Food Share in local food drive One Saturday, 1 June, an energetic crew of people from...
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Here grows the community gardens

Here grows the community gardens at St Luke's Local community gardeners put in a full day in getting the gardens ready for planting Thanks to the support of Peterborough GreenUp, the...
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Organ Recital: Ian Morton (audio)

Beautiful lunch-time music recital by Ian Morton Ian performed a wide range of music as part of Peterborough Lunch Time Organ Recitals Ian selected a varied repertoire of music for...
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Chorus concert at St Luke’s

Ontario Presbyterian Chorus visits St Luke's Chorus Director, Alastair McCallum, brings chorus to Peterborough for evening of sacred choral music click a photo for full-screen On Sunday evening, 26 May...
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Letter to Premier from Bishop Andrew

Responding to 2019 Ontario Budget Letter to Premier from Bishop Andrew on behalf of the Diocese and Social Justice Advocacy The 2019 Ontario budget was released 11 April 2019.  While...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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“Singing our faith” — Ontario Presbyterian Chorus, Sunday 26 May

"Singing our faith" -- Ontario Presbyterian Chorus An evening of choir music at St Luke's
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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Just when you thought you missed Saint Paddy’s

You didn't miss Saint Paddy's after all Even if you did take in Saint Patrick's Day, you can never get enough home-made real Irish Stew There is absolutely no reason...
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The truth about St Patrick’s Day

The truth about St Patrick's Day James Farrelly -- Religion News Service 15 March 2019. Republished from The Conversation under Creative Commons Licence. In 1997, my students and I traveled...
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Weeping, praying, and standing with our Muslim neighbours

Weeping, praying, and standing with our Muslim neighbours BY FRED HILTZ, ARCHBISHOP AND PRIMATE ON MARCH 15, 2019 -- The Anglican Church of Canada Our hearts are aching for Muslims across our country...
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Ashes: Should they stay or should they go?

Ashes: Should they stay or should they go? By SCOTT GUNN, Executive Director, Forward Movement · Published 5 March 2019. Used with permission. There are a few predictable moments on churchy...
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Pancakes and Shrove Tuesday?

Pancakes and Shrove Tuesday? What's the connection with Shrove Tuesday and pancakes and what about 'mardi gras' According to Wikipedia, "The tradition of marking the start of Lent has been documented...
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New resources for Social Justice

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...
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Parish rolls out new programme and valentines

New learning programme and valentines Yes, we know. There's no feast day in the Church for Valentine but when the customary day is not far off, what d'ya do. Plus...
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Acknowledging the painful errors of our past

Acknowledging the painful errors of our past By Mark Macdonald 29 January 2019, The Anglican Journal A few decades ago, I heard a classmate-friend give a comparison and an example that has been clinging...
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Ministry of imagination — creative dreaming

Ministry of imagination -- creative dreaming There is no shortage of needs. It takes a ministry of imagination and creative dreaming to connect with those needs in a realistic and...
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Planning and Options update

Planning and Options Group Update Most recent update information for all Our tasks The Planning and Options Group is looking at high-level themes and ideas that will connect us with our...
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The song — Twelve Days of Christmas

"Twelve Days of Christmas" -- the song Recent urban legends about this song not accurate Christmas actually begins on The Feast of the Nativity -- 25 December. The period prior...
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The Story of Christmas — Pageant

The Story of Christmas -- Pageant on Advent III On Sunday 16 December, young folks and not-so-young share in telling the Story of Christmas Our younger folks had been practising...