THIS MORNING, 9.30am
Liturgist – Jill Stotter Preacher – Glynn Cardy
Serving elders – Rebecca Hayward, Karen Fehl, Maria Winder, Peter Winder,
John Trainor, Judith Ray
Duty Elder – Peter Winder Intercessions – Peter Winder
Organist – Michael Bell Flowers – Margaret Agee
Readers – Penelope Stevenson, Gloria Jenkins
Hospitality – Albert & Emona Numanga, Glenda Tabuteau, Leo Hobbis, Robin Flynn, Sue & Geoff Olliff
THIS WEEK WE PRAY FOR
World Council of Churches’ Calendar – Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger
Within the Nation – COMMUNICATIONS. Radio and TV broadcasters, public relations people, advertisers, journalists, commentators, speakers, librarians, IT providers and workers, post & telephone providers & workers.
Within St Luke’s – Marjory Ramage; Judith & Richard Ray; Margaret Sadler; Margaret Seagrave;
Bruce & Pam Shearer; Graham Shearer
NOTICES FOR SUNDAY 13 AUGUST 2017
1. WELCOME TODAY to Michael Bell, our guest organist.
2. VIOLENCE DIVINE, the lecture series by JD Crossan, continues this Tuesday. Undecided Justice & Not, not, not, not, not, NOT the End of the World.
3. FIRST N THIRD MORNING TEA, Tuesday 15th August, 10.30am. All welcome.
4. ARE WE A MORAL NATION? THE UPCOMING ELECTION & INEQUALITY with Richard Randerson on Wednesday 16th August at 7.30pm. This seminar examines the socio-economic realities for New Zealand and offers a critique of the neo-liberal values which underpin them. By contrast, Gospel values of mutuality and well-being raise critical questions about choices for all Kiwis in the September 23rd election. Join us at 7.30pm for 75 minutes, $15 waged $10 unwaged. Please sign the list at reception.
5. SLIKS AFTERNOON TEA. A very successful afternoon raising $405 for the Burundi Empowerment Project.
6. THE AUCKLAND WELSH CHOIR/COR CYMREIG is singing at St Luke’s on Sunday 24th September between 2pm and 3pm followed by afternoon tea and the chance for everyone to talk together. For this concert, their nominated charity partner is Auckland Restorative Justice Trust. The Community of Saint Luke is committed to Restorative Justice and it is a crucial component of social justice at St Luke’s. We are delighted that we have been nominated as their charity for this concert. Look forward to you all coming and hearing this great choir who have been supporting Auckland charities for many years. Cost is $25 per person with a silver coin donation for afternoon tea. Enquiries to Dorothy McCarrison.
7. LITTLE LIBRARY. Parish Council has approved in principle St Luke’s being part of the ‘Little Library’ movement. You may have noticed that in various parts of Auckland, and outside some churches, there are these little community libraries that border the footpath. Those who live nearby, or are simply passing by, can take a free book home to read. Others may like to add a book to the little library. The purpose is both to encourage reading and to offer a free community service to our neighbourhood. The set up costs are minimal, and various companies have provided building materials free of charge. We now need to work with the organisers of the movement, John and Yvonne, to design a ‘little library’ that would look good in front of St Luke’s. If you are interested in being part of this design phase, please contact Glynn email@example.com
8. SEA OF FAITH, Sunday 20th August from 4pm. Guest speaker Peter Harrison on “Raising Robots, a pedagogical approach to teaching values to artificially intelligent agents”. Peter say robots are commonly seen as tools or slaves for humans to use. But it’s more helpful to see them as children capable of learning the way we do. Peter’s speciality is building software systems to automate business processes. Tea & coffee from 4pm with the lecture and discussion about 4.35pm.
Annual Conference Registrations now open. This is an advance notice about this year’s conference which is from 6-8 November at the Silverstream Conference Centre, Lower Hutt. Keynote speakers will be:
Sir Lloyd Geering “500 years: From Reformation of the Church to the Reformation of the Christian Faith”;
Hal Taussig from the Westar Institute “Reformation within the Christian Church and the Progressive Christian take on this”; Rachael Kohn from ABC Radio Australia. “A wider view on the need for reform in the world’s religions, we hope including Islam, Judaism, and also within the Catholic Church”; Sue Bradford, former politician “Making it Real: Beyond Reformation to Transformation in Aotearoa 2017”. A subsidy of $25 is available to people travelling from Auckland. Registration details available at www.sof.org.nz
SUNDAY 20 AUGUST 2017
9.30am – Community Worship
Liturgist – Philip Clarke Preacher – Glynn Cardy Duty Elder – Trevor Mosley
Readers – Curt Davidson, Megan Davidson Intercessions – Margaret Parr
Organist – Tim Carpenter
SLIKS – Martin Needham, Anna Cardy Crèche – Margaret Tibbles
130 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland 1050
Community Centre & Church Office: Phone 520 0740
Minister: GLYNN CARDY 021 545 969; firstname.lastname@example.org
Administrator: PAMELA DAY 520 0740; email@example.com
Parish Council Convener: DAVID McNABB; firstname.lastname@example.org
Parish Clerk: ALEXA JOHNSTON email@example.com
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PASTORAL. If you know of anyone needing support, a listening ear, a phone call or a visit at home or in hospital, please contact Pamela email@example.com
NEWCOMERS: If you would like to know about the Community of Saint Luke, including membership, or simply to join the mailing list, please fill out the blue “Welcome to St Luke’s” form (in pews) and put in the box on the screen bench