making Christ known in the community of Holmes Chapel so that all can share in the joy of God's love

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Welcome to St Luke's Holmes Chapel

 St Luke's on Christmas morning

 

 Confirmation with Bishop Libby: 15 Jan 17

 

Consecration of new graveyard land by Bishop Libby: 15 Jan 17

 


Latest....

January letter from our Vicar

GENESIS - the new beginning for Sunday School for ages 2-11 each Sunday from 10-11am in the Church Hall

Our House Group

Mothers' Union

Prayer Ministry - our Reader explains more


ALTAR FLOWERS - THANK YOU to all those who helped arrange the altar flowers last year; new volunteers are still needed for the 2017 rota available now in the church porch.

Please contact Ann Stafford (HC 533 504) or Anne Lane (HC 532 870) who will be happy to explain if you are unsure what is involved


BIBLE READING FELLOWSHIP: ‘NEW DAYLIGHT’: ‘GUIDELINES’: all monies for the next year please to Chris Land tel. HC 535 308 by the end of January - the subscription is now £13-05 for three issues - contact Chris if you would like to join.


 please keep bringing your gifts and donations to support the Barnabus charity which helps look after the homeless on the streets of Manchester - suggested donations here 

gifts can be left in the Church porch 

 

 


OPEN CHURCH - our church is open regularly for visitors and for quiet prayer and contemplation each morning until midday on Mondays to Saturdays - why not call in?

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What's on at St. Luke's in the coming days: 

 
SUN JAN 15TH
08:30
HOLY COMMUNION (ORDER 1)
Readings today:
EPIPHANY 2
10:00
CONFIRMATION SERVICE with
BISHOP LIBBY
1 Corinthians 1: 1-9, p 1144
John 1: 29-42, p 1064
 
 
Each weekday except Wednesday, a short service of Morning Prayer is said in church at 9:00 am – do join us!
 
 
Mon JAN 16TH
19:45
HOUSE GROUP – further information from Revd Gail Miller, tel. HC 532 184
 
 
Tues JAN 17TH
09:30
ECUMENICAL PRAYER MEETING – METHODIST CHURCH HALL
 
Wed JAN 18TH
10:30
HOLY COMMUNION (ORDER 1)
 
11:15
HOLY COMMUNION at BERNARD COURT
 
12:30
FUNERAL of GILLIAN BANKS
 
14:00
MOTHERS’ UNION HOLY COMMUNION & EPIPHANY PARTY – Please bring filled subs envelope for Dorothy Wood and SMALL savoury or sweet food to share
 
19:00
MIDWEEK – MASSEY ROOM, CHURCH HALL – ALL WELCOME
 
20:00
COMMUNITY CHOIR – CHURCH HALL – OPEN TO ALL WHO LOVE TO SING
 
Fri JAN 20TH
19:30
CHRISTIAN AID QUIZ NIGHT – ALREADY SOLD OUT – NO MORE TICKETS LEFT
 
 
For help with transport to a service, please contact Bob Monks tel. 07747 605 960
 
SUN JAN 22ND
 ******
WEEK OF PRAYER for CHRISTIAN UNITY – CLERGY PULPIT SWAP      *******
EPIPHANY 3
08:30
HOLY COMMUNION (ORDER 2)
 
10:00
MORNING SERVICE:  Preacher Rev TONY FORD (Deacon from the Catholic Church)
 
10:00
 
GENESIS – CHURCH HALL
 
Further ahead:
 
Mon JAN 23RD
11:30
FUNERAL of DORIS PERKINS
 
Thurs JAN 26TH
14:00 –
16:00
TEA DANCE:  Ballroom and Sequence Dances with music by Tim Walker.  Admission £5 including refreshments.  ALL PROCEEDS TO CHURCH FUNDS.  Tickets from Anne Smith from TODAY, up to & including NEXT SUNDAY or on the door.
 
Sat JAN 28TH
13:30 –
16:30
COMMUNITY CHOIR CHORAL WORKSHOP – would you like a place?  Contact Wendy Macdonald '533 718
 
 
 ► PARISH WEEKEND 2017:  Friday 22nd – Sun 24th Sept 2017
 
BOOKING FORMS at the back of church or obtainable from either Alastair or Karen Cragg in church or phone 01477 534 844. 
The PCC has very generously agreed to support families by providing free places for accompanied children (up to the age of 18 years old). 
 

Church Building Works

The project to repair and refurbish the church roofs started was formally completed at the end of November 2015. The main contractor for the work was Haydock Slating Ltd. of Chorley, Lancashire. The cost of this project was met through the active support of church members and the local community to our Roof Appeal Fund and a generous grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for which we are most grateful.  The Appeal exceeded its original £100,000 target in less than a year with the fantastic support of parishioners and the local community.  

Further monies coming into the Appeal have been used to help fund the separate project to carry out urgent repairs needed to the tower roof and belfry, completed in January 2016.  Any additional monies will go towards future church building development projects such as providing toilet facilities and improved safe access to the church.  

So please continue to give what you can - you can still do this in church through the Blue Envelopes or securely on line through www.stlukesroof.net.  You can read more about the Church building projects here. 


acknowledgement and usage notice: this website was built for St. Luke's by Nick Visick - the original content in the website is the copyright of the Parochial Church Council of Church Hulme, Holmes Chapel (registered charity no. 1132587) - but it may be used for non-commercial purposes if properly attributed - please contact the webmaster with any questions.