Sunday 19th November 2017


Liturgist – Philip Clarke   Preacher – Glynn Cardy

Duty Elder –  David McNabb   Readers – Trevor Mosley, Noeline Creighton

Intercessions – Margaret Parr

Flowers – Anne Baird   Organist – Stephen Vincent

Hospitality – Pam Elgar & David McNabb, Tom & Margaret Agee, Nick Paschalis, Judith Ray, Kay Fenwick                                                                                                     


World Council of Churches’ Calendar – East Timor, Indonesia, Philippines

Within the Nation – LAW AND ORDER.  Judges; lawyers; court officials; probation officers; prison staff, prison chaplains, prison visitors; police management, police officers

Within St Luke’s – Envelope Secretary – Margaret Tibbles; Dingwall Trust – Jill Stotter;

                                 Remuera Christians Trust – Stephen Styants



TODAY AT 11am is the last opportunity for parishioners to come together to share views on our MISSION AND MINISTRY at St Luke’s.  The three questions Parish Council wishes to hear from you on are:

-             What has worked well in the past?

-             What hasn’t worked well?

-             What would you like to see [or see more of] in the future?

The ideas will be recorded to help guide the Parish Council. 

FIRST N THIRD MORNING TEA, Tuesday 21st November, 10.30am.  All welcome.

MULTI-FAITH CALENDAR OF RELIGIOUS FESTIVALS 2018 are available from the Religious Diversity Centre web site for only $20 posted:

REMUERA CHRISTIANS’ TRUST AGM.  The 47th Annual General Meeting of the Trust will be held in the Activities Room (behind the main building) at 55 Omahu Road, Remuera on Tuesday 21st November at 5.45pm.  All welcome to come along and see Stephen Styants in action!

FAMILY WORKS NORTHERN writes:  We're hoping you can help us!  We need Christmas Mince Pie packs for the hampers and mini Christmas cakes for the smaller packs. If you're moved to give, please drop off the pie pack/cake at the PSN Support Office, 111 Great South Rd Auckland, by WED 22 NOVEMBER.

  MARGARET AGEE.  On Tuesday last week, members of the Auckland Branch of the NZ Association of Counsellors met to celebrate Margaret Agee being awarded Life Membership of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors.  There are only 3 members from Auckland and one of the others is also a member of our congregation, Janet Irwin.   This was an opportunity for Margaret’s professional colleagues over the last nearly forty years to talk to Margaret about their experiences and friendship with her.   Above all, people spoke about her generosity of time to students, her vision and enthusiasm for counselling in the community and the way she has supported students to continue with research and writing. Margaret started her counselling life as counsellor at Aorere College, moved to Manukau Institute and eventually went to the University of Auckland where she was senior lecturer in counselling till last year and after sabbatical choose to lecture and use her skills in other aspects of the counselling world.  Two of Margaret’s edited text books are Ethics in Practice and Cross Cultural perspectives Pacific Identities and Well Being.   She is convenor of the National Ethics Committee, is an advisor to the Ministry of Education in matters relating to counselling, and till recently chaired the counsellor educators committee.  Congratulations Margaret we are proud of you!

   COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS’ LUNCH Tuesday 5th December, 12.30pm  For those who arrange flowers, count money, serve on teams / committees / council, cater for events, fix things that are broken, guide, serve, sing, play an instrument, teach, tidy, weed ... anyone who voluntarily gives time and talents to enrich the life of our community is invited to lunch.  Please sign the list at reception or RSVP to Pamela by Monday 4th December.


ST LUKE’S SENIORS CHRISTMAS MORNING TEA, Thursday 14th December, 10.30am.  A festive treat awaits all St Lucans who are 70+ years young.  If you would like to come along and share good coffee, Christmas treats, and a good natter, please sign the list at reception, indicating if you require transport.

  HOSPITALITY FOR DECEMBER & JANUARY.  Please sign the lists at reception if you would like to be part of the hospitality team for either month. 

For our Prayers:

Please remember these members of our community:

Glenda Tabuteau recovering from a recent fall.
Ann McKenzie is in Auckland Hospital in an induced coma, and making some positive progress.
Karl Woodroffe [grandson of Olinda and Colin] is now out of intensive care in Brisbane and beginning the long journey towards recovery
Alison Miller is coming to the end of her treatment and is doing well.
Isabel Clarihew (a member of our Wednesday Communion group) mourning the death of her brother this week.
The Wong family mourning the loss of their parents, Alex and Joyce (who were married at St Luke’s).

Barbara Smith on the first anniversary of her sister Isabel's death


Please note that the people above have given permission for this information to be shared.


9.30am – Community Worship

Liturgist – Pam Elgar   Preacher – Glynn Cardy   Duty Elder – David McNabb

Readers – Joan Hardy, Margaret Seagrave   Intercessions – David McNabb

Organist – Stephen Vincent

SLIKS – Rebecca Hayward, Margaret Parr, Anna Cardy


 130 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland 1050  

Community Centre & Church Office: Phone 520 0740

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Minister: GLYNN CARDY  021 545 969;

Community Director: Colin Rose  520 0199  021 987 220;

Administrator: PAMELA DAY  520 0740;

Parish Council Convener: DAVID McNABB;

Parish Clerk: KEN HULLS

Envelope Secretary: MARGARET TIBBLES, 846 7682 (h);


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



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