Church of England Diocese of Blackburn St. Luke Slyne with Hest

Monthly Newsletter

The United Benefice of Slyne with Hest St Luke and Halton St Wilfrid with Aughton St Saviour

Monthly Newsletter - August

Thought for the month:

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness. Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Action for the month:

Have a summer clear out and give your unused clothes away to support a charity.

Bishop’s Memory Verses:

• Making Disciples - Matthew 7.21 Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven.

• Being Witnesses - Revelation 3.20 Listen! I am standing at the door, knocking; if you hear my voice and open the door, I will come in to you and eat with you, and you with me.

• Growing Leaders - Matthew 9.37 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the labourers are few


Children and Young People (All groups are term time only)

St Wilfrid's - Junior Church - 10 am on 1st and 3rd Sundays

                      Messy Church - 3.30 pm on Friday 13th September in School.

St Luke's - Sunday School - 9.30 am

                   Urban Saints (for school years 7 up) - Fridays 7-9 pm at Hest Bank Scout Hut

                   Shining Stars (Pre-School) - Tuesdays 9 -10.45 am in the Memorial Hall

Events and Activities.

Open Church

St Luke's Church will be open on Saturday and Sunday <span style="font-size: 1rem;">during the summer months.

St Wilfrid's will be open on the weekend of September 13th and 14th as part of the Heritage Open days.

There will be tours up the tower and refreshments available.

Taizé Service - On August 11th we will have a Taizé style evening service at St Wilfrid's at 6.30pm.

This will be a quiet reflective service of Holy Communion incorporating Taizé chants.

Bible Study and Discussion Group - will meet next on Thursday September 5th, 7.30 pm at the Vicarage

Cafe Church - 18th August at 6.30 pm


St Luke's Mothers' Union

On Wednesday 24th July Mothers' Union members met for afternoon Tea at the Vicarage to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the branch at St Luke's Slyne. Everyone enjoyed the afternoon.

Home Insurance. 

'Ecclesiastical' is offering to donate £130 to your church for every new home insurance policy taken out. See the poster in church for more details. 


Church Services in August - St Luke's Slyne with Hest

1st 12.00 p.m. Holy Communion

4th Sunday - Seventh after Trinity

8.00 am Holy Communion

9.30 am Family Worship

6.30 pm Holy Communion

8th 12.00 pm Holy Communion

11th Sunday - Eighth after Trinity

8.00 am Holy Communion

9.30 am Family Communion

6.30 pm Evensong

14th 9.00 a.m. Morning Prayer

15th 12.00 pm Holy Communion

18th Sunday - Ninth after Trinity

8.00 a.m. Holy Communion

9.30 a.m. Family Worship

6.30 p.m. Cafe Church

21st 9.00 a.m. Morning Prayer

22nd 12.00 pm Holy Communion

25th Sunday - Tenth after Trinity

8.00 am Holy Communion

9.30 am Holy Communion

6.30 pm Evensong

28th 9.00 a.m. Morning Prayer


Contact Details:

 Websites www.achurchnearyou.com 

 Visit our Facebook pages

Rector: Susan Seed 822128, [email protected]

Associate Priests: Helen Leathard 849495 Pauline Nixon 927234

Reader: Martin Wakelin, 07740933463                      

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