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Letter from Chris
“A community of whole-life disciples of Jesus Christ committed to worship, growth, fellowship and mission.”
Seven men preparing a small area of concrete outside the church hall is a far cry from the exploits of Nehemiah rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem in around 440BC, but it was good to be doing something in the outdoors as a team – and I learned something useful for another day!
There is nothing like belonging to a team. This summer we witnessed great endeavours from British athletes in the Rio Olympics – the women’s hockey team won Gold and the rowers and sailors also found success in their boats. For me…
News and Events
For the week commencing 16th October
Sidholme 28th to 30th April 2017 – Brochures now available! Pick up a brochure, complete & return with your deposit to Roger & Linda Jones. This is a great weekend & an opportunity to grow in faith & get to know each other. We hope you will be able to join us. Should cost be an issue, please speak to Chris Strain or Roger & Linda in confidence.
St. Luke’s ‘Autumn Fayre’ this Sat 22nd October 11am to 2pm at the Church Hall. Stalls including Cakes, Judy’s Jam, Toys, Jewellery, Refreshments & Games. Pick up a flyer & come along. Admission – bring a can of food for Poole Food Bank.
New Address and Prayer Directory – pick up a copy! Available from the back of church for the next two Sunday’s & then on request from the Office. Let Christine know if there are any amendments or additions.
Operation Christmas Child – Fill a shoebox for a needy child this Christmas – Pick up a leaflet. Julie Murphy will be collecting boxes from church up until Sunday the 13th November.
Cake Sale in aid of Tearfund – This Thursday 20th October from 10am – At St. Luke’s Parent & Toddlers to support Tearfunds’s ‘Let’s Beat Hunger’ Campaign. Any donations of cakes to sell would be welcome. Please come & support this event.
Sign up for ‘Fruity Friday’ 11th November at 7.30pm - Come & make your own Christmas Pudding in the Church Rooms. Festive refreshments on arrival & all ingredients provided. Cost £8.50 per person. Sign up to book. Tickets must be paid for in advance & will include a list of items to bring. Contact Louise Samways on 07896197507. Places limited to 24.
CMS (Church Mission Society)Coffee Morning on Sat 5th Nov, 10am – In the Church Rooms. Cake Stall, Bric-a-Brac & Judy’s Jam on sale. Bring a cake to sell to support this event.
‘Men of the Word’ – Bournemouth & Poole Men’s Convention – Saturday 19th November, at Christ Church, Westbourne, 9.30 – 4pm. Book at: www.bournemouthandpooleconvention.org. Tickets £10 includes refreshments & a sandwich lunch.
‘Christ is Better’ – an overview of ‘Hebrews’ Saturday 22nd October At Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue. BH9 1TW at 7.30pm. Speaker: Tim Palmer. More information from 01202 716307
Faithworks Wessex: Promise Auction, Friday 21st October -At Branksome Dene Community Room, Pinewood Road, BH13 6JP. Details at: www.faithworkswessex.org.uk or 01202 417593.
Click here to view archive of our talks, or select one of our most recent talks from the list below.
St Luke's Day - Mercy
(Luke 7:36-50) by Chris Strain on Sunday October 16th.
Morning Worship 9th October 2016
() by Ruth Greig on Sunday October 9th.
The Fruit of the Spirit at Harvest - Preached by John Parrett
(Galatians 5:16 - Jonah 5:18) by Adrian Whitehall on Sunday October 2nd.
The Parable of the Prodigal Son - a different perspective
(Luke 15:11-32) by Kevin Rogers on Sunday September 18th.
The Good Shepherd and other parables
(Luke 15:1-10) by Chris Strain on Sunday September 11th.