Parish Newsletter - October 2018 
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A NOTE FROM THE CHURCH WARDENS:
Last Sunday we were also reminded that the food basket which sits at the entrance to the Chapel each week is there for donations of food for the City Mission Food Bank. Canned, preserved, dried food - (not fresh or frozen), or toiletries such as soap, toothpaste, or toilet-paper are always in demand. Our gifts are delivered to the City Mission by Jim Conolly on a regular basis. Of late, the majority of donations have come from the elderly who take advantage of the weekly shopping trips we offer, with the occasional donation from a kindly parishioner. How about we make a concerted effort in honour of St Francis to fill the basket from among ourselves?


Coming Up…..

FEAST OF ST LUKE - CELEBRATION EUCHARIST
Thursday 18th October
 at 7.00pm in the Knox Chapel, 28 Bealey Avenue.
Dessert Supper to follow. All Welcome.
We will celebrate the 159th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone of the first St Luke's Church in Manchester Street. The Very Revd Peter Beck will preside and preach at the Eucharist, 7pm in Knox Chapel, with light refreshments to follow. Do mark it in your diary now. Invitations are being extended to folk from St Michael's and the Cathedral so we need a good turnout to host our visitors. Further details will follow.


SPECIAL MIDWEEK EUCHARIST and Afternoon tea
Wednesday 14th November at 2.00pm at the Mary Potter Community Centre. This is a time to catch up with our friends from Rest Homes and others who find it difficult to come on a Sunday morning. All are Welcome. For more information or if transport is required please contact Michaele Watson Ph 03 981 5675 


Notices…..

NEWSLETTER:  A reminder that copy for the next newsletter is to be with the editors (Roz:  rosalind.barrell@outlook.com  :  Therese: therese.aitchison@cyberxpress.co.nz) by 23 November 2018.


MIDWEEK LITURGIES
Our mid-week Eucharists are celebrated at 6.00pm Tuesday10.00am Wednesdayand at 9.30am Thursday All services in the Chapel at the Knox Centre.

 

PASTORAL CARE: For pastoral matters contact any of the pastoral group: Francie Conolly (325 2832), Jenny Drury (366 3098), Michaele Watson (981 5675), Helen Roud (027 657 7947).

 

KEEPING IN TOUCH: If you would like to be on our parish e-list for occasional emails, or if you have changed your address or phone number(s), please send details to office@stlukesinthecity.org.nz  Thank you.

 

ST LUKE'S WEBSITE: Information updates and sermons are posted on the parish web site: www.stlukesinthecity.org.nz 
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