Sunday 10 September 2017


Liturgist – Kathryn Jones   Preacher – Glynn Cardy

Serving elders – Sandie Jost, Noeline Creighton, Stephen Vincent, Bev Mosley, Stephen Styants

Duty Elder – Ken Hulls   Intercessions – Eric Parr
Organist – Stephen Vincent   Flowers – Lara Cheadle
Readers – Rosalie Lockwood, Margaret Seagrave  

Hospitality – Sandie Jost, Judy Nicholson, Ria & Josua Tan, George Dodd,  Alan & Kathy Brown

SLIKS – Ling Ynag & Rebecca Hayward   Crèche – Karen Fehl



World Council of Churches’ Calendar – Ghana, Nigeria

Within the Nation – THE ELDERLY.  Those living in their own homes; those in rest homes; elderly confused; people operating and working in homes for the elderly; geriatric wards and staff; individual care-givers; charities helping the elderly.

Within St Luke’s – Tony & Clare Sutton; Ria & Josua Tan; Marie Thomas



1.  TODAY at 2pm, SPRING IS IN THE AIR.  Don't miss this chance to hear NZ Barok perform Vivaldi's masterpiece "Spring” alongside Bach's uplifting E major violin concerto in a programme packed full of favourites.  Tickets from iticket or at the door.

2.  INTERFAITH PILGRIMAGE.  For those interested in learning about and experiencing something of the Universal Sufi Path of Hazrat Inayat Khan, our pre-visit meeting will be at St Luke’s on the 17th September at 11am, the visit itself will be on Thursday 28th September, leaving St Luke’s at 7 pm, and the debrief after the visit will be on October 1st at St Luke’s at 11 am.  Please sign the list at reception.

3.  MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE II. Three talks from Ken Hulls which take place on 13th, 20th, and 27th September at 7.30pm, and following the first series in spring 2016.

-        Our Cosmic Habitat. Starting from the “Big Bang”, how it evolved so that life came to exist in at least one tiny corner of the universe, - or a universe.

-        The Micro-World. The way the very early universe evolved depended on how fundamental particles interacted. We take a glimpse at these and find no shortage of mysteries, and include a look at the so called God particle, - ‘found’ four years ago!

-        The Mystery of Time.  Einstein said time was an illusion, and that the past present and future all exist. We explore how he got to this understanding, starting from early thoughts on what time is and isn’t- or was and wasn’t, or will or won’t be

Please sign the list at reception.

4.  THE SUNDAY ROAST, 17th September 12noon.  A monthly meal for people who live alone, so feel free to bring friends who also live alone.  Please book your meal by 10am on the previous Friday. You can sign the list at reception, or email Pamela. 

5.  SARAH MILES IN CONVERSATION.  Tuesday 19th September, 7.30pm at St Luke’s Anglican Church, 704 New North Road, Mt Albert.  Sarah is founder and director of The Food Pantry which offers free, fresh groceries to 400 families each Friday, right around the altar at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco.  For more information, contact Brenda Rockell on 021 261 1292.

6.  PEWS AND/OR CHAIRS DISCUSSION.  There will be a third and final opportunity to talk with each other about furniture in the church on September 24th at 11 am.  The decision/s will be made on October 8th at our Annual General Meeting.

7.  ADC’s ANNUAL QUIZ NIGHT IS BACK!  Come along on Saturday 30th September, 6.30pm for a fun and entertaining evening of trivia, spot prizes, live and silent auctions and more!  Freemans Bay Community Hall, 52 Hepburn Street, Freemans Bay. Tickets are $40 per person with teams of up to eight per table (or $300 for a whole table of eight).  This year, ADC is teaming up with Evolve, so all proceeds will go to supporting ADC’s partner microfinance project in Myanmar.  BYO beer/wine and food (or pre-book a yummy platter with your tickets).  Snacks, tea, coffee and juice will be provided.  Book now to avoid disappointment as the night is always a sell-out.  If you would like to be part of a St Luke’s team, please contact Pamela or sign the list at reception.  Tickets can also be bought through Eventbrite here

8.  THE AUCKLAND WELSH CHOIR/COR CYMREIG is singing at St Luke’s on Sunday 24th September between 2pm and 3pm followed by afternoon tea.  For this concert, their nominated charity partner is Auckland Restorative Justice Trust.   Cost is $25 per person with a silver coin donation for afternoon tea.  Enquiries to Dorothy McCarrison.

9.  AUCKLAND ORGAN ASSOCIATION HISTORIC ORGAN TOUR 30 September led by Dr Ron Newton.  Meet at Mt Albert Methodist 831 New North Road, parking on Alexis around Asquith and New North Rd.  Bus leaves at 8.30am.  Cost: $30.  1) Holy Trinity church, Ngaruawahia - George Croft 1923; 2) Morrinsville Methodist - Wm. Hill & Son 1881; 3) St. Mark’s church, Te Aroha – various; 4) St. James’ church, Thames - N.T. Pearce (Christchurch) 1923; Walk to 5) St. George’s church, Thames - Hewlett (Northland) 1877.  Return to Mt Albert.  Running commentary throughout the day of organ, church and local history; organ demonstrations; hymn singing; photo opportunities; morning and afternoon teas provided; bring own packed lunch.  Contact Ron Newton 027 204 7228 or Walter Nicholls 09 444 0580.

10.  OFFERTORY COLLECTION.  During August, instead of the usual collection bags being passed around during the Offertory Voluntary, we had a collection/koha box available.  This was a trial period and the Worship Committee will now review it.  If you wish to comment upon, or make a suggestion about this, please email Kathryn Jones

11.  CONCERNS PROCESS.  Arising from its workshop in July, Parish Council has produced a brief paper to clarify how to make known a complaint or concern.  PCANZ has a confidential complaints process.  In St Luke's foyer [next to the whiteboard], there is, on the noticeboard, a list of six people to independently advise and support anyone who wishes to make a complaint about a minister, office bearer, or church member.  For matters that are concerns, not complaints, the Parish Council paper outlines the process if a parishioner or member of the public has a parish-related concern about an individual[s] or committee.  This paper is on the screen bench.

12.  COLIN McCAHON: ON THE ROAD.  Inspired by Faith.  9 – 14 October, at Somervell Church.  Free entry.



9.30am – Community Worship

Liturgist – Albert Numanga   Preacher – Glynn Cardy   Duty Elder – Alexa Johnston

Readers – Jim Feist & a volunteer   Intercessions – Neil Wright

Organist – Grant Hutchinson  

SLIKS – Margaret Parr & Rebecca Hayward  Crèche – Maria 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;


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

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



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