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Here’s what’s happening around St Luke’s, and what we’re looking forward to. If you’d like to be added to our weekly email newsletter list, please drop an email to Andrew, our Administrator.

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St Luke’s in Isolation

St Luke’s in Isolation

We can't gather for worship in this 'lockdown' season while we all shelter at home, but we're remaining connected and resourced as a faith community. We have a public Facebook page as well as a private Facebook group. We're also...

St Luke’s Closed – Covid-19

St Luke’s Closed – Covid-19

At the direction of the Bishops of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, St Luke's is currently closed for services. However we're still 'the church'! And we're finding new ways to support one another and our neighbours as we remain in our homes - including prayer for...

Christmas Services at St Luke’s

Christmas Services at St Luke’s

Our children's nativity service on Christmas Eve (5pm) tells the story in carols, and is very informal. Our 'midnight mass' (11:30pm) is the first Eucharist of Christmas, a beautiful gathering to be part of. On Christmas Day we have one service only (9am). All welcome...

St Luke’s Parish Council

St Luke’s Parish Council

St Luke's is well served by a wonderful group of people who make up our Parish Council - early in December we gathered for an end of year dinner at The Garden Shed in Mt Eden. Lots of laughter and much to give thanks for! We look forward to sharing in another year in...

St Luke’s Day Celebration

St Luke’s Day Celebration

On Sunday 20th October, we had Bishop Ross with us as we celebrated our patronal festival and had confirmations and renewals of faith for a number of our community. Bishop Ross explained the symbolism of his ministry as bishop to our kids - and most of our grown ups...

Social Services Sunday

Social Services Sunday

On Sunday we were glad to worship together with our neighbours and partners in mission in Mt Albert, Mt Albert Methodist Church. We took up a special collection to raise funds for our joint service project, Beneficiaries Advice Mt Albert (BAMA). The Rev’d Amos...

Toi Māori Together

Toi Māori Together

On the last Friday evening of each month, a group of us from St Luke’s Mt Albert and St Alban’s Balmoral are being hosted at St Chad’s Sandringham for an informal gathering to learn about Māori language, protocol, and culture, wonderfully led by The Rev’d Jacynthia...

Congratulations Kit & Hilary!

Congratulations Kit & Hilary!

Our love and congratulations to two members of our parish community, Kit McMenamin and Hilary Johnston, who are now Kit & Hilary Willet! Standing in solidarity with queer friends who cannot yet be married in the Anglican church, they were married at a registry...

Sojourn in the USA

Sojourn in the USA

Our Vicar, Clare, is on sabbatical study leave for the rest of June and services will be covered by The Rev’d Richard Bonifant. Clare is studying at Sewanee, one of the Episcopalian seminaries, and is pictured here with fellow students in the Advanced Degrees...

Interfaith Vigil in Rocket Park

Interfaith Vigil in Rocket Park

Like so many across Aotearoa NZ, the people of Mt Albert wanted to gather in prayer and solidarity with our local Muslim neighbours following the shootings in Christchurch on 15 March and St Luke’s was one of the local churches involved in planning this event. We were...

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