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The Church needs generous givers — here’s why

The Anglican April 2018 by Peter Misiaszek, Director of Stewardship, Diocese of Toronto Last month’s article on The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Churches garnered considerable interest as evidenced by...
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Easter — it’s not just one day but 50 days

Easter isn't just one day -- it's 50 days From Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate, Anglican Church of Canada While society makes much of Easter Day and largely from the perspective...
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Good Friday with Bishop Riscylla

Bishop Riscylla shares in Good Friday Liturgy On 30 March, Good Friday, Bishop Riscylla shared in the Solemn Liturgy for Good Friday at St Luke's in the morning followed by...
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How come people eat fish on Fridays

Lust, Lies And Empire: The Fishy Tale Behind Eating Fish On Friday A great short article from US National Public Radio by MARIA GODOY It sounds like the plot of a Dan...
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Victoria Matthews to step down as NZ bishop

 Victoria Matthews, a Canadian Anglican who once served as Bishop of Edmonton, is stepping down as Bishop of Christchurch in the Anglican Church in Aoteaora, New Zealand and Polynesia. According...
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The ‘wee people’ were out for St Paddy’s

The wee people had a lot going on in Peterborough and in the area but there were lots of leprechauns who chose the Irish Stew dinner at St Luke's on...
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Vigil for Murdered-Missing Indigenous Women

A Gathering at Trent University on International Women's Day for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for the Status of Women and MP for Peterborough-Kawartha, was...
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Oscar Romero and Paul VI to be named Saints

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has cleared the way for slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero to be made a saint, declaring that the churchman who became a hero for...
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A model for self-determination from NZ?

The Anglican Journal The two existing primates of the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia (ANZP) have announced that the province’s third primate will be Bishop Don Tamihere,...
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Fun Fashions for East City and Spring

Fashions from Alia N' TanJay of Lansdowne Place, Peterborough, were the feature of the afternoon Fashion Show on Tuesday 6 March. For the eighty woman who attended there were fantastic...
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Grise Fiord’s only church a ‘total loss’ in fire

While the skeleton of the only church in Grise Fiord, Nunavut, still stands, the interior is completely gutted after a fire Tuesday night. The pews are gone as is a devotional...
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Billy Graham, laid to rest near his childhood home

(RNS) The highly scripted funeral was also a testament to Graham’s extraordinary reach. He preached to an estimated 215 million during the course of his career — both in person,...
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What’s involved in being the Bishop of Toronto

What's really involved in being the Bishop of Toronto? Archbishop Colin Johnson offers advice to Synod members as they consider the upcoming electoral Synod on June 9. "Becoming the Bishop...
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An appeal for a good conscience

An appeal for a good conscience BY FRED HILTZ, ARCHBISHOP AND PRIMATE ON FEBRUARY 21, 2018 Last Sunday, we heard in a reading from the First Letter of Peter that baptism is “not...
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Church of England shows the way

-- from Anglican Communion News Service ACNS Church of England shows the way Tens of thousands of Christians from churches around the world are expected to take part once again...
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Electing a new Primate for Canada

by  Joelle Kidd - Anglican Journal - January 16, 2018 Archbishop Fred Hiltz announced January 9 that he will resign as primate of the Anglican Church of Canada in July 2019. At that time, a...
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Building on community connections

Over two hundred people enjoyed the fare of the community meal on Saturday, 20 January in the parish hall. In January, the community meal is one event in the month-long...
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C of E announces £24.4 million for renewal

Photo Credit: Skitterphoto / Pixabay ACNS -- by The Anglican Communion News Service The Church of England has announced grants of £24.4 million in the latest tranche of its Renewal and...
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Helping local families thrive and enjoy Christmas

Over recent years, the People of St Luke's have partnered with Armour Heights Public School in a project to help local families have a Happy Christmas. The project provides food...
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Folks connect at community dinner …

For several years now, each month St Luke's invites neighbours from the local community for a home-made spaghetti dinner. In December, the fare changes to a pre-Christmas turkey dinner with...
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Awesome addition to Lessons and Carols

On 10 December, Second Sunday of Advent, the St Luke's family gathered for the Annual Lessons and Carols Service. This year children and parents brought the added touch of acting...
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We’d like to help in our neighbourhood … your ideas?

originally posted 19 November 2017 We're looking for ways to help in our neighbourhood by making a positive difference for our neighbourhood. We'd love to get your input and hear...
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Blessings to our Servers

l-r Christopher Nadeau-Lavallée, Autumn Konkle, and Trinity Garvey Blessings to our Servers and welcome to our new Servers. It is great to have each of you as part of our...
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All Saints’ Day with Holy Baptism

l-r  Evan, Randy with Korben, Rayna, Shannon after their Baptisms Homily by Father Glenn Empey This is a happy day. This is a happy day for Evan. It’s a happy...
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Christmas Bazaar 150

It was fifty days before Christmas and The Christmas Bazaar 150 was a great spot to begin getting in the spirit. Home-made baked goods sold out quickly after the opening...
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A timely encore from PtboCanada about church sign

"St. Luke's Anglican Church In Peterborough Has Awesome Funny Signs" On Sunday 26 November, PtboCanada posted a comment on Facebook: -- via PtboCanada.com from February 26, 2017 St. Luke's Anglican Church in...
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A cornucopia of music on a Sunday afternoon

It was a breezy and rainy afternoon but about 130 people decided to make the best of it by dropping by the church for a cornucopia of music on a...
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The Reformation: Anglicans – Protestant or Catholic

Thoughts on the impact of  the Reformation within Anglicanism -- The Rev'd Glenn Empey I've been reading items in the media -- including our national print media The Anglican -- that...
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125 community members enjoy spaghetti supper together — update

Each month except July and August, the parish prepares a home-made spaghetti supper for the local community. The going-rate is a toonie, more if you can, but if you're a...
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“If it doesn’t look like Jesus, it’s not Christianity” — US Presiding Bishop

By Mary Frances Schjonberg Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland -- excerpts It would seem obvious that Episcopalians [Anglicans in USA] have Jesus at the center of their lives and...
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Peterborough church amalgamation proposal — Anglican Journal

Five existing Anglican and Lutheran churches in Peterborough could be merged into a single church, and a new “mission church” planted elsewhere in the city, under a proposal put forth...
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A MESSAGE TO THE BISHOPS, CLERGY AND PEOPLE — Archbishop Colin Johnson

            A MESSAGE TO THE BISHOPS, CLERGY AND PEOPLE OF THE DIOCESE OF TORONTO Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ: This afternoon I have informed...
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Quaker Oats fire monument dedication

On Saturday, 2 September, members of the Peterborough community and East-City clergy gathered to dedicate a new monument in memory of the victims of the tragic Quaker Oats fire that...
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Prayer for Barcelona – from the Primate

Today the world has witnessed yet another terrorist attack on innocent people. This time it was a van crashing through hundreds of people along the beautiful Las Ramblas Boulevard in Barcelona,...
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Important info for August

Welcome to you! And a special welcome to the people of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church who gather with us each Sunday in August for a combined Holy Eucharist. AUGUST Holy...
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Ham and Strawberry Dinner … great success

After days of continuing rain, the weather had turned to drizzle but this didn't dampen the spirits of those in search of a great dinner topped off with fresh local...
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Parish picnic and special celebration

On Sunday, 10 June, the St Luke's community gathered for the Annual Parish Picnic following the morning Service. This year, there was an added cause for celebration. Barbara Lee was...
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High Tea at St Luke’s

Saturday, 6 May was a rainy day outside but in the parish hall there were High Tea delicacies to be enjoyed in warmth and comfort. It was a great kind...
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Welcome for newest parishioner

Palm Sunday was a fitting occasion to celebrate the recent arrival of St Luke's newest parishioner: Korben Guest! After the Liturgy of Palms and reading of the Passion as part...
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Great Easter article– Wall Street Journal

Greetings to you in Eastertide, Easter Sunday afternoon, I happened acoss this really great article in the Wall Street Journal from March 2016 on social media. I recommend it to...