Our clergy, staff, and members of St. Luke's; participants and staff of St. Luke's Table in this unusual and challenging time
Those on Our Hearts
Brad, Inez, Ken, Sarah, Bryan W.; Kathleen; Lawson (father of Rick Adams); Liz Demelo (long-time Community Ministries staff member); all who suffer discrimination based on race; all who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic; all those on our hearts.
We pray for Susie Adams and family as they mourn the loss of Susie's brother Kevin, who died on Wednesday.
We pray for Helen Cathcart and family as they mourn the loss of Helen's sister Sarah McLoughlin, who died on Wednesday.
Rest eternal, grant unto them, O God
and let light perpetual shine upon them.
May their souls, and the souls of all the departed
through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
Shane, our Bishop; The Director of Community Ministries The Reverend Canon Dr. Peter John Hobbs and members of the Community Ministries Committee. Resurrection Lutheran Church and their pastor Mei Sum Lai. All called to vocations in the priesthood and religious life.
Our Companion Diocese of Jerusalem
Archbishop Suheil Dawani, and their Coadjutor Bishop, The Right Reverend Dr. Hosam Naoum. Christ Church, Nazareth, Israel.
Linda, our Primate; Anne, our Metropolitan; The Bishop, the people and clergy of the Diocese of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Anglican Church of Canada
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
Susan, National Bishop; The dean, council, and congregations of the Central Toronto Area and Greater Toronto Areas East and West of the Eastern Synod.
The generosity of all of you who continue to make the extra effort required at this time to offer your financial support is appreciated so very much. It is making all the difference. Thank you!
You can donate online through Canada Helps here
Please note that tax receipts will be mailed this week. Those who have given through Canada Helps will receive tax receipts from Canada Helps directly. Be assured that we do receive this donations. We thank you all for all of your support, in time, talent, prayer, and financial offerings!
Wednesdays 11 a.m.
This week we will meet on Zoom for an Ash Wednesday Service of the Word with Lectio divina
Click here for the Zoom link. The order of service will be included in a special Tuesday newsletter this week.
St. Luke's Storytelling and Social Time
Do you need support?
Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. on Zoom
You're invited to drop in to St. Luke's Story Time, Thursdays 2:30 - 3:30
Thank you so much to Laraine Paradis who shared her love of ikebana with us this week. We had 14 participants -- two from St. Thomas the Apostle, and two from further afield (Anne's Mum and sister). Laraine helped us all appreciate the way simplicity, space, and structure help us to see the miracle of nature and life even more fully.
One of Laraine's arrangements!
Next week, Anne will share about hitch-hiking and poetry and how they're all connected to faith. Here's the link. We hope you'll join.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 844 6491 9588
Each one of us is experiencing these pandemic days in a different way. If you would like to check in, have a conversation, share a laugh or a cry, or be prayed with, please be in touch with Rev. Victoria (email@example.com or 613-698-6083) to set up a Zoom meeting or phone conversation.
Would you like to connect with another member of the community but aren’t sure how to reach them? Contact Helen Cathcart at firstname.lastname@example.org, or leave a message on the church answering machine and we’ll make the connection.
We can get through this together!
Those who usually submit Vestry Reports are asked to do so as soon as possible, and to email them to the church office: email@example.com
While those preparing reports might wonder at first what to include, given that we've been in a pandemic all these months, reports are an important record and it's important to document each year. Thank you in advance for your efforts!