Strengthen Our Faith, Deepen Out Hope, Spread the Word Of God
St. Luke's Mother's Union - Starting Tuesday, September 18, 7:00 PM. This will be a planning meeting for the Fall Rally and the fall season for our branch. Every one welcome.
Dartmouth Regional Council: Partnership Planning Meeting - our next planning meeting with our regional "Outside the Box Ministry" will be the topic for our next Regional Council Meeting on Thursday, 20 September, 7 p.m. at Church of the Holy Spirit on the corner of Gaston Road and Regency in Dartmouth. All interested persons are welcome to attend.
St. Luke’s Men's Breakfast - September 22 at 8:30 am with our Guest Speaker Erica MacFarlane from the Dartmouth Community Health Team and all are welcome.
St. Luke's Flea Market - The next flea market is Saturday, September 29th at 9 am. If you would like to donate any items: books, clothes, housewares, etc. Please drop them off Monday-Friday between 9 am – 12 pm or at 6:30 pm on Friday, September 28th.
Prayer and Praise - On Sunday, 30 September, St. Luke's will be welcoming our friends from St. Andrew's Church, Locks Road, for a shared worship and educational event. Please join us at St. Luke's for our 10 a.m. Prayer and Praise service, followed by lunch and a workshop on parish hospitality. Pre-registration is requested. Please sign up on the sheet at the back of the church or contact the parish office. Thank you.
Parish Workshop "Stepping Up Congregational Hospitality" - Topics: how to truly welcome guests, what to say and do when greeting a newcomer, understanding 'belonging' and how to connect on a deeper level, and creating authentic community to nurture these new relationships. Who should attend? Everyone! This workshop is not just for greeters or Lay Readers. These best practices apply in all congregational situations, whether it be a turkey supper, craft sale, a concert, Sunday worship, a funeral, etc. So it is for anyone who wishes to brush up their hospitality awareness and skills. We all have habits and practices we can improve when it comes to being truly welcoming to new people. When: Sunday 30 September 2018, 12-2 p.m. This workshop normally runs between 75 minutes and two hours depending on participation and discussion. Materials are supplied, so please sign-up on the sheet at the back or contact the parish office on or before 23 September.
Regional Confirmation Classes - Starting again this Fall. Anyone 15 years or older as of June, 2019 who is interested in confirmation or reaffirmation, (renew their confirmation vows with the bishop), reception (was confirmed in the Roman or Eastern Orthodox church and wishes to be part of the Anglican communion) are asked to contact Rev. Matthew.
One Sky One World - Sunday, 14 October, from 1-4 p.m. at the ball field on the Dartmouth Commons. The Anglican Churches of the Dartmouth Region will be coming together to fly kites as part of a worldwide movement. More information will be available in the coming weeks. www.oneskyoneworld.org
Vital Church Maritimes 2018 Conference - Registration open now, see www.nspeidiocese.ca for more information. Conference dates November 8 at 1:00 PM to November 10 at 12:30 PM. Registration deadline is midnight November 1.