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

Monthly News Letter

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

Monthly Newsletter - July

Thought for the month:

When the power of love the love of power the world will know peacem Jimi Hendrix

Action for the month:

Save water by using your washing up water to water your plants.

Bishop’s Memory Verses:

• Making Disciples - John 14.6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me”

• Being Witnesses - John 10.10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.

• Growing Leaders - 1 Corinthians 2.2 For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and him crucified.


The Rectors Fundraising Challenges!

May 100 Mile run Thank you to everyone who sponsored the 'Church Hall Runners', Helen, Val and Rev Susan.They raised £3040 for the new Church hall.

June Great North Swim Rev Susan would like to thank everyone who joined in with the sweepstake for her swim,or gave a contribution towards the repair of St Wilfrid's Church Roof.


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 12th July 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.

Lune valley Peace Pilgrimage. Saturday 27th July 10am - 4pm. A 10 mile walk along the Lune Valley from Kirkby Lonsdale to Hornby, visiting six Churches on the way, each with a different theme for peace. See Rev Susan for more details.

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.

Open Church. St Luke's Church, Slyne will be open on Saturday and Sunday during the summer months.

St Luke's School Concert Wednesday 3rd July at St Luke's Church in Aid of the Mothers Union Charity.

Bible Study and Discussion Group -Thursday July 4th, 7.30 pm. This month it will be held at the home of Barbara Wilkinson, 5 The Old School, High road, Halton. LA2 6LN

Taizé Service - On July 7th we will have a Taizé style evening service at St Luke's at 6.30pm.

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

Contemplative Prayer Group - Tuesday 9th July, 7.50 p.m. in St Luke's Vestry meeting room.

Cafe Church - 21st July at 6.30 pm St Luke's Slyne with Hest. The theme will be homelessness.

St Luke's Mothers' Union - Wednesday 24th July 2 pm - Afternoon Tea at the Vicarage, 2 Summerfield Drive, Slyne.

Visit to Jodrell Bank & Quinta Arboretum - Tuesday 20th August. Contact Andrew Worgan on 07901522443 to book.


Church Services in July at <span style="font-size: 1rem;">St Luke's Slyne with Hest</span>

3rd 9.00 a.m. Morning Prayer

7th Sunday - Third after Trinity

8.00 am Holy Communion

9.30 am Family Worship<

6.30 pm Holy Communion

10th 9.00 a.m. Morning prayer

11th 12.00 pm Holy Communion

14th Sunday - Fourth after Trinity

8.00 am Holy Communion

9.30 am Family Communion

6.30 pm Evensong

17th 9.00 a.m. Morning Prayer

18th 12.00 pm Holy Communion

21st Sunday - Fifth after Trinity

8.00 a.m. Holy Communion

9.30 a.m. Family Worship

6.30 p.m. Cafe Church

24th 9.00 a.m. Morning Prayer

25th 12.00 pm Holy Communion

28th Sunday - Sixth after Trinity

8.00 am Holy Communion

9.30 am Holy Communion

6.30 pm Evensong

31st 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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