News and Virtual Events

St. Luke's Outdoor Worship

It was a joy and a blessing for 27 of us to gather on the grounds of the Dominican College to share in a Eucharist this past Sunday! Click here to read the homily Rev. Victoria preached.

The next Outdoor Worship will take place on Sunday, July 25th, 2021 at 4 p.m.. Please register for that here

Hope to see you there! 

A Service of the Word with Lectio Divina

We will continue to meet on Zoom on Wednesdays 11 a.m. through the month of July.

All are welcome at this virtual gathering, where we reflect on the Gospel passage for the coming Sunday with the questions "What word or phrase stands out for you?" What speaks to you in the passage?" "What meaning had you not perceived before?" "What is the Gospel asking you to do today?" guiding us, and share in a liturgy of the word. 

Click here for the Zoom link. Click here for the Order of Service.

Auction Update

Thank you parishioners for your generous contribution of items for this auction, and heartfelt thanks to the Auction Team (Susan Reid, Helen Cathcart and Sally Griffin) for all your efforts!

The auction is the final stage before the online launch. A note will go out when it goes live, so stay tuned!


Widening Our Welcome at St. Luke's

As mentioned last week, a Widening Our Welcome Task Team has been formed. The timeline for this group’s work is July 2021 to December 2021. The focus will include: working on being consistently and explicitly welcoming to the GLBTQ2+ community, looking at how St. Luke’s signals our welcome, and building and supporting our GLBTQ2+ community internally. The first meeting will take place on Tuesday, July 13th, 2021. Please feel free to be in touch with Anne Wright ( with questions.
St. Luke's Storytelling and Social Time

For the month of July, you're invited to keep up the Storytelling Time connection during Rev. Victoria's drop in office hours from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays. 

Here is the Zoom link:

Many thanks to Anne and Helen for their efforts around Storytelling Time. This space for sharing, and the connections made on a Thursday afternoon have been a tremendous blessing during these pandemic days. Heartfelt thanks to everyone who shared stories and to those who listened.

Hope to see you tomorrow!

Rev. Victoria's Office Hours on Zoom
Rev. Victoria will be on Zoom from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays, and you are invited to drop in to Zoom to connect any time during that hour. You may see other St. Luke's friends when you join! As noted above, you are warmly invited to maintain your Storytelling Time connection at this time for the month of July. Click here to drop in to Zoom any time between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Wednesdays.

She will also be available by phone or Zoom from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. if you would like to book an appointment for one-on-one conversation. Please email her to book your time.

If Wednesdays aren't convenient for you, just email Rev. Victoria to find another time to connect.

These are difficult days, but we can get through this together!

St. Luke's Anglican Church
760 Somerset Street West
Ottawa, Ontario
K1R 6P9

Pastoral Emergencies: 613-698-6083

The Reverend Victoria Scott, Incumbent
The Reverend Canon Christine Piper, Honorary Assistant
Sarah Whitehead, Rector's Warden
Helen Cathcart, People's Warden
Robert Jones, Organist and Choir Director


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