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Welcome to St Lukes

St Luke’s is an evangelical Anglican church based in Poole, Dorset. Find out about us here and come along on a Sunday or to one of our regular events.

For youth and children’s work see our youth page


Letter from Chris

Dear Friends and Neighbours
“A community of whole-life disciples of Jesus Christ  committed to worship, growth, fellowship and mission.”
2016 has been quite a year – the ongoing tragedy in Syria and surrounding nations, the Brexit vote in June, the election of Donald Trump as President of the USA and the sad deaths of many celebrities – all these will be among the events for which this year will be remembered.  We live in uncertain times and our lives are fragile and even fearful.
Christmas is not a time to withdraw from all this into nostalgia, escapism or overindulgence…….

 

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Christmas at St. Luke’s

Sunday 18th December – special services

    10.30am Christingle Service

    6.30pm   Carols by Candlelight *

 Christmas Eve

    3.30pm   Families Nativity *    come dressed up!

    11.15pm Midnight Communion *

 Christmas Day

   9.00am   Short Holy Communion

10.30am    Worship for all + Communion

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Come along to –  “Christianity EXPLORED”

  •  Do you have questions about issues of faith and the meaning of  life?
  •   Are you somewhat confused or feeling the need to think afresh   about Christianity?
If your answer is “Yes,” then this excellent seven week course is for you.  There will be a short DVD and time for discussion, questions and refreshments.  .  It begins on Wednesday 18th January, probably at the vicarage.  Coming to the first evening does not commit you.  If interested please email me at cmstrainattiscalidotcodotuk or ring  01202 741030.  Leaflets in church.

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News and Events

For the weeks commencing 27th November

and 4th December

Church Weekend Away at Sidholme 28th to 30th April 2017  – We are really looking forward to our weekend away led by Brian & Jackie Griffiths, with us today! Do pick up the leaflet and return ASAP. Do come!

 

‘Christmas Prelude’ Cantabile Concert Sunday 11th December, 6.30pm – At St. Luke’s. Cantabile will perform ‘Gloria’ by Poulenc & ‘Fantasia on Christmas Carols’ by Vaughan Williams. Conductor, Jean Holt. Tickets £8 (under 18s £5) available from the Church Office (01202 717268) or on the door – a great evening.

 

Help with lifts to the Christmas Tea on 6th December  – Volunteers are needed to provide lifts to and from the Christmas Tea on the  afternoon of 6th December. If you can help with this please contact Anne Roberts on 01202 738402.

 

Community Supermarket – do you or anyone you know belong to J.A.M? – That’s the ‘just about managing’ group! There is a community supermarket for those in crisis run by ‘Poole Waste Not Want Not’ at Lower Parkstone.  Prices are approx. 50% of normal but stock availability is very variable. A permit docket is needed to access this.  For more information please speak to Judy Hudson.

 

The Dorset Health Care Choir, 7.30pm on Tuesday 29th November – At the Church of the Transfiguration, Canford Cliffs.   There will be a retiring collection for the work of ‘Refugee Resilience Collective’.

 

Community Christmas Carol Event at AFC Bournemouth – Vitality Stadium, Dean Court, Tuesday 6th December 6.30pm with Winton Salvation Army Band and  Local Bournemouth Junior Schools Choir.
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Latest Talks

Click here to view archive of our talks, or select one of our most recent talks from the list below.

Service Times

Saturday December 3rd

9.30am Prayer for renewal

Sunday December 4th

9am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

10.30am Morning Worship All Age Service with creche

6.30pm Holy Communion

Wednesday December 7th

9.30am Holy Communion

Thursday December 8th

9.30am Open Doors Prayer Meeting

Selected upcoming events:

(see events for full listing)

Tuesday December 6th

4.30pm Mothers' Union Christmas Party

Church

Wednesday December 7th

10am Coffee Hour

Church Rooms, Wellington Road

7.30pm Ladies Christmas Craft Evening

Church

Thursday December 8th

Parents and Toddlers

In the Church at 10.00am. Christmas Party today ! Cost £2.00 per family. Just come along.

Wednesday December 14th

10am Coffee Hour

Church Rooms, Wellington Road

Monday December 19th

6pm Carol Sining at Wessex Lodge Rest Home

Munster Road

6.45pm Carol Singing at Sheridan Rest Home

Wednesday December 21st

10am Coffee Hour

Church Rooms, Wellington Road

Wednesday December 28th

10am Coffee Hour

Church Rooms, Wellington Road

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Service Times & Map

Saturday December 3rd

9.30am Prayer for renewal

Sunday December 4th

9am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

10.30am Morning Worship All Age Service with creche

6.30pm Holy Communion

Wednesday December 7th

9.30am Holy Communion

Thursday December 8th

9.30am Open Doors Prayer Meeting

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St Luke's Parish Office,
St Luke's Church,
Wellington Road,
Parkstone,
Poole
BH14 9LF
Tel: 01202 717268