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A message from our parish priest

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...
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How many Anglicans does it take to change a lightbulb?

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...
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Template and Guidelines for Re-opening Anglican Churches

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...
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SOLD OUT: St Luke’s COVID Masks

SOLD OUT Be safe and ready when you're out there Get your stylish COVID mask with parish logo to show your parish pride and your preparation for when physical distancing...
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National Indigenous Day of Prayer

National Indigenous Day of Prayer The Office of the National Indigenous Anglican Archbishop invites you to join us here for an online video worship service to celebrate National Indigenous Day...
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Letter from Bishop of Toronto – 10 June 2020

Letter to the Diocese from Bishop Andrew - 10 June The bishops are asking clergy and lay leaders to “stay the course” of distanced ministry using technology with virtual and...
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Homily: Trinity Sunday – ‘Unprecedented’… Word of the Year

"Unprecedented" -- Word of the Year The Readings for Trinity Sunday Listen to this message My nomination for Word of the Year is the word unprecedented.   “Unprecedented”...
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Letter from Metropolitan of Ontario

Letter from Archbishop Anne Germond The provincial House of Bishops calls on the parishes of our dioceses to observe a sacred sabbath rest over the summer months so that we...
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Message from Bishop Andrew at Pentecost

Message from Bishop Andrew at Pentecost “Stay in Jerusalem,” Jesus told them on Easter. Stay until you have been clothed with power from on high. So, for fifty days they remained all...
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Parish Planning Resources

Resources to assist our visioning with regular updates RATIONALEThe purpose of the Resources is to stimulate thought, creative dreaming, and discussion -- "the conversation" NEW Insightful article on the church...
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Thy Kingdom Come 2020 – #PrayerandCare

Join the movement Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray from Ascension to Pentecost (21 May - 1 June) for more...
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Scam Alert

SCAM ALERT We have reasons to believe a telephone scam that targets unsuspecting members of local churches may be underway in Peterborough. The caller says that he is calling on behalf...
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St Luke’s Community Gardens 2020 Season

Planting to begin soon at St Luke's Community Gardens Mother nature has delayed the planting season just as much as has the Coronavirus. But now that the provincial government has...
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New parishioners

New parishioners COVID-19 has had unprecedented impact on the local church. People may not be able to be physically present in the pews but people have found creative ways to...
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Do YouTube sermons feed the hungry?

Do YouTube sermons feed the hungry? Opinion comments in The Church Times by The Rev'd Alice Whalley, Vicar of St John’s, Brownswood Park, in London diocese, UK. by The Rev'd...
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Alleluia! Christ is risen. Now what?

Alleluia! Christ is Risen! Christ is Risen Indeed! Alleluia! Now what? In a letter to the Diocese, Bishop Andrew looks into the Fifty Days of Easter and into the 'new...
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The People of St Luke pay it forward on Palm Sunday 2020

People of St Luke pay it forward on Palm Sunday 2020 Although the people of the parish did not gather on Palm Sunday, they did model their sense of gratitude...
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Primate leads national prayers

Archbishop Linda Nicholls leads evening prayers for Anglicans coast to coast across Canada on the Fifth Sunday in Lent Archbishop Linda Nicholls, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, called...
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How about transformed by 2021

‘Gone by 2040?’ How about ‘Transformed by 2021?’ Father David Harrison writes perceptive article in March issue of The Anglican Journal It’s time to come clean and admit it. I...
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Call to prayer and fasting 26 March

Call to prayer and fasting Bishops call people of the diocese to prayer and fasting on Thursday, 26 March The College of Bishops is inviting all people in the Diocese...
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Bishop Andrew speaks to people of the diocese

Video message from Bishop Andrew Bishop Andrew Asbil has shared a message with the people and parishes of the Diocese about the COVID-19 pandemic On 18 March, Bishop Andrew, Bishop...
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Cessation of Worship Services throughout Diocese

Cessation of all Worship Services throughout the Diocese At 9:30 pm Friday,13 March, a second letter was received from Bishop Andrew, Bishop of Toronto, to notify parishes of the decision...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) important update info

Coronavirus (COVID-19) important update info for parish Bishop Andrew, Bishop of Toronto, has provided update information in a letter to Churchwardens and parish clergy Message from our Parish Priest Bishop...
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Pastoral Letter about coronavirus procedures

Pastoral Letter to the Clergy and People in the Diocese of Toronto (To be read at every service on March 8, 2020 and posted or published in each parish for...
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Lent in three minutes – video

All you need to know about Lent in three minutes Lent begins on Ash Wednesday: You are invited and welcome -- 10 am at St Luke's On Ash Wednesday, churchgoers are...
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Bishop Andrew’s Letter to Vestries with Video

Bishop Andrew's Letter to Vestries with Video "The imagery of the vine, the grower, and pruning for growth form the roots of the Priorities and Plans of the Diocese for...
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Anglican Church of Canada gone by 2040 — Rubbish

Anglican Church of Canada gone by 2040 -- Rubbish The Most Reverend Melissa Skelton takes on the Anglican Journal- from blog on Diocese of New Westminster Take that, Anglican Journal !...
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In-depth look at state of the church – Anglican Journal

Perspectives on recent research about Anglican Church Recent statistics, future projections, comments and perspectives from around the church The January issue of the Anglican Journal is a 28-page report and reflection on the...
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Being a Christian in a secular age

Being a Christian in a secular age The Rev. Dr. Mike Michielin, incumbent of St. John's Anglican Church, Kingston, reflects on his experience as a Christian in contemporary secular society ...
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Parish gathers as family to welcome Neeva, break bread and celebrate

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...
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Christmas Message from Her Majesty The Queen

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...
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Blessings to you at Christmas

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...
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Bishop Riscylla visits St Luke’s

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...
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Advent and Christmas at St Luke’s

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...
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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...
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Innovative affordable housing project attracts national attention

Innovative Hamilton affordable housing project gets nearly $2M in federal cash — and national attention Via Matthew Van Dongen  The Hamilton Spectator The Hughson Street Baptist Church is building a new...
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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...