Dates for your Diary…..

ASH WEDNESDAY: 14th February - the First day of Lent.
There will be a celebration of the Liturgy of Ashes, 6.00pm in the Knox Chapel.
Fr Jim McKenna will preside.


Revd Michelle Collins-Wongkee, a Canadian priest, here on holiday, who has very generously agreed to cover Sunday worship for the next 5 weeks, and 3 Wednesdays from 21 February.


Please note during February, we will celebrate mid-week Eucharist at 10am on Wednesdays, and at 9.30am on Thursdays. We continue to celebrate our Sunday Eucharist at 9.30am. All services in the Chapel at the Knox Centre.


A Quiet Day for Lent is being held on Saturday 17 February
, at the Community of The Sacred Name, 300 Tuam Street, Christchurch. Please bring something to share for our lunch together.
Time: 10.00am 3.00pm
Conducted by: The Revd Ben Randall
All are welcome, and we look forward to seeing you there. CSN.


An invitation to explore Gods gift and calling to Shabbat/Sabbath 
Rest and how we can build this calling into our lives. The timing allows you to make this a Lenten project.
WHEN: Saturday 17th February from 9.30am - 3.00pm at St Silas Anglican Church,
cnr Tuckers and Main North Roads, Redwood.
Registration and queries to Revd Glenda Hicks; 
Email to: or 0277114166 by Tuesday 13th February.
BYO lunch. Hot drinks provided. Suggested koha:$10.00


City Mission Back-to-School Appeal. Details of this appeal have come to us later than usual. It is one St Luke’s have supported generously in the past and we would like to think it will do so again. This is an opportunity to support families in real need to give their children a 
good start to the school year. The Mission has given some suggested gift amounts:
$900 provides a high school uniform with shoes and blazers
$360 provides a primary school uniform, from top to bottom
$155 provides for attendance at a school camp
$125 sets a high school student up with stationery, scientific 
calculator,& back pack
$62 sets up a primary school student with back pack and stationery for 
the year.
All contributions gratefully accepted. 

Coming Up…..

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER. Friday 2nd March
Stephanie Robson, currently with Durham St Methodist, is co-ordinating 
The World Day of Prayer in the central city this year. She has asked for a contact person from each of the churches to help plan and promote the service. Is this something you would be prepared to do on our behalf? If so, please talk to either of the wardens asap.

Pastoral Care: For pastoral matters contact any of the pastoral group: Francie Conolly (325 2832), Jenny Drury (366 3098), Michaele Watson (981 5675).


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