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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 Members and Friends of St Luke’s,

“He has risen.  He is not here.  He is alive!”

This was the extraordinary message angels spoke to Mary and the disciples two days after Jesus had been tortured and killed on a Cross.   Death seemed to have won the day as his distraught mother, the beloved John and a handful of downcast followers returned to their homes.  For them the journey which had begun in Galilee was now over.  It had been great whilst it had lasted and this anointed teacher had touched the lives of thousands.  His teaching was amazing, his life one of beauty and integrity, his love and compassion extraordinary, his vision glorious, but now He is dead, in the grave, behind a stone and there he will stay; an inspirational prophet whose life and words might be continue to move and challenge, but ultimately he had not brought liberation and his words about “rising again” were wishful thinking.

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News and Events

For the week commencing 1st May

Churches Together Ascension Day Communion Service, this Thursday 5th May, 7.30pm – Do come along to this service at Holy Angels, Lilliput.  Everyone is welcome.

Come to ‘Prom Praise’ next Saturday 7th May, 7.30pm at the Lighthouse, Poole  - With conductor Noel Tredinnick & the All Souls Orchestra, Stuart Townend, Claire Jackson & Rico Tice (speaker).  Tickets at: www.lighthousepoole.co.uk

Holy Communion to the Housebound – If you are aware of someone who cannot make church but would like communion at home, please let Chris or Kevin know.

Get Involved in Christian Aid Week 15th -22nd May 2016 – Please help with door to door to collections by contacting Becky Hebditch at rebeccahebditchatoutlookdotcom  (rebeccahebditchatoutlookdotcom)  .

Christian Aid Sponsored Walk 14th May – Derek Lee is unable to take part in this event this year but encourages everyone to sponsor Katie Yates who is doing the 12 mile walk.  See Katie to sign up.

Calling all Ladies! Get your Tickets for – Women’s Breakfast Saturday 21st May – From 8.30am – 10am in the Church Rooms. Guest Speaker: Prue Bedwell, a well-travelled lady with a wealth of wisdom & wit.  Cost £5 to include breakfast & refreshments.  Tickets available from the church office.

More help needed with Projection on Sundays – Please see Richard Hudson or Chris if you could help with this.

‘The Servant Queen and the King she serves’ – Do pick up a copy of this excellent book. Get several for family & friends.  Please contribute £1.50 per copy.  Thanks

Chernobyl Children’s Life Line Concert this Fri 6th May, 7.30pm  - At St. Paul’s Canford Heath. Free entry, retiring collection with Bournemouth Symphony Youth Chorus. Raising funds to host 17 children this July.

Help us organise a ‘Street Party’ for Saturday 11th June in Wellington Road – To celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday.  In order for this event to go ahead we need help & support. You are invited to an open meeting in the Centenary Room (used as  the crèche) in Church at 7.30pm this Friday 6th May – please come.

CAMEO Extra (Come and meet each other) Saturday 14th May, 2.30pm – 4.30pm – At the Church Hall. Come along to this a free afternoon with tea & cakes. Revd Kevin Rogers will give us his life story.

Poole Foodbank  - Thank everyone for their response to the need for Instant food.  In addition to this there are some other current needs.  Please pick up an updated list.

EU Referendum – We need clarity & God’s guidance as we think about this important vote.  You can find several thought-provoking articles by searching online for ‘World Prayer Centre’.  Select the PRAYER option at the top, & then, within the purple ‘WPC Trending’ section, click on ‘Watch + Pray for the EU referendum’.  The articles may be found on links towards the bottom of this page.   Justin Coldstream

Sarum Lecture with Nicholas Holtham, Bishop of Salisbury at Salisbury Cathedral – Wednesdays 4, 11th & 18th May, 7pm in the Cathedral’s North Transept, Tickets are £7 on the door. Go to: http://www.sarum.ac.uk/

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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

Wednesday May 4th

9.30am Holy Communion

Saturday May 7th

9.30am Prayer for renewal

Sunday May 8th

9am Holy Communion (Common Worship)

10.30am Morning Worship

6.30pm Evening Prayer

Selected upcoming events:

(see events for full listing)

Wednesday May 4th

10am Coffee Hour

Church Rooms, Wellington Road

Friday May 6th

7.30pm Chernovyl Children's Lifeline Concert

At St. Paul's Canford Heath. Free entry, retiring collection

Saturday May 7th

7.30pm Prom Praise at the Lighthouse, Poole

With Noel Tredinnick and the All Souls Orchestra. Tickets available from the Lighthouse

Wednesday May 11th

10am Coffee Hour

Church Rooms, Wellington Road

Thursday May 12th

Parents and Toddlers

In the Church at 10.00am. Cost £2.00 per family. Just come along.

Saturday May 14th

2.30pm CAMEO (Come and Meet Each Other) Extra

Church Hall, Birchwood Road. Come along to this free afternoon with tea and cakes. Revd Kevin Rogers will give us his life story.

Wednesday May 18th

10am Coffee Hour

Church Rooms, Wellington Road

Thursday May 19th

Parents and Toddlers

In the Church at 10.00am. Cost £2.00 per family. Just come along.

Saturday May 21st

Womens Breakfast

In the Church Rooms. Guest Speaker Prue Bedwell. Cost £5 includes breakfast and refreshments. Tickets available from the church office

Wednesday May 25th

10am Coffee Hour

Church Rooms, Wellington Road

Thursday May 26th

Parents and Toddlers

In the Church at 10.00am. Cost £2.00 per family. Just come along.

Sunday May 29th

6.30pm Cantabile Concert

Haydn's Nelson Mass, Schubert's Mass in G and the Kyrie from 'A Little Jazz Mass' by Bob Chilcott. Tickets £8. Conductor Jean Holt.

Wednesday June 1st

10am Coffee Hour

Church Rooms, Wellington Road

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Service Times & Map

Wednesday May 4th

9.30am Holy Communion

Saturday May 7th

9.30am Prayer for renewal

Sunday May 8th

9am Holy Communion (Common Worship)

10.30am Morning Worship

6.30pm Evening Prayer

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