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August Newsletter

Dates for your Diary…..

Sunday 13th August - Soup Lunches  An opportunity to share food and warm fellowship together.  Cost $10 per person, for St Luke’s funds.
We need both ‘hosts’ and ‘guests’.  Please contact Lesley Allan 356 1819 if you would like to host a lunch or be a guest, or sign up at church. For your diary, we are planning a further soup lunch on September 10.  

Sunday 20th August  Conversation with Synod reps Ian Lothian & Marion Fairbrass re Synod matters over a snack lunch and a glass of something convivial at Deb Wood’s.

Wednesday 30th August  Stories from the Streets 6pm for 6.30pm-8.00pm St Luke’s Spirituality Centre presents Stories from the Streets: Rob Ferguson, Streets chaplaincy - Photos, Poems, Stories. At The Exchange, XCHC,
376 Wilsons Rd. Open to all. Suggested koha $10. Buy your own drinks & nibbles. More ‘Stories from the Streets’ on October 12 and November 15. 


Thursday 10th August
7:30 pm at the Chapman Room, Christ's College. The Very Revd Professor Martyn Percy, 45th Dean of Christ Church, Oxford on "What it means to be an inclusive Church".

Sunday 13th August 5pm The Very Revd Prof Martyn Percy preaches 
at Evensong, followed by soup tea and seminar 6.30-7.30pm on Miraculous politics: a fresh look at the miracles of Jesus.

Coming Up…..

Saturday 5th August  6.00pm Contemplative Eucharist. Few words, time for silent prayer and reflection, quiet music, light a candle, receive anointing if you would like to.

Sunday 6th August  Open Forum after our eucharist.

Wednesday 9th August 7.00pm Vestry meet in the Committee Room, after 6pm Eucharist and 6.30pm light meal together.

Next Month: Saturday 23rd September 9.30am-3pm Quiet Day. ‘Francis of Assisi & Pope Francis of Rome: a new Springtime for the Church’ at Mary Potter Community Centre, suggested koha $10.00. 
Leader: Sr Eleanor Capper rsj. BYO lunch, drinks & morning tea provided. Come for the whole time or as much as you are able. And yes, go off and vote – we set this date before the election was set! 

Pilgrim Course: The Creeds If you’d like to join a Thursday afternoon (begins August 10) or Thursday evening group (begins August 17) exploring the Apostles’ and Nicene Creeds over 6 weeks, please contact Jenny W. Booklet costs $9; let Jenny know if you’d just prefer a booklet for your own reflection and study. 

Home Movies: If you have a DVD movie you’d like to share and host a home movie session over the winter, please let Roz Lefay know the movie title and a suggested date & time, and she will coordinate events. 

Pastoral Care: For pastoral matters contact any of the pastoral group: Francie Conolly (325 2832), Jenny Drury (366 3098), Michaele Watson (981 5675), Carole Graham (03 312 1553 or 027 204 8047), Jenny Wilkens (366 2253 or 021 025 18826)

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