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News

The Latest News and Updates from St Matthew & St Luke's Church

 

Community Garden

Did you know that we have a community remembrance garden behind the church? The garden is open for you to come and spend some time and just be.

       

 

 

Community Iftar brings over 100 people to St. Matthew and St. Luke's

 

Thank you to everyone who came and helped make the Community Iftar on June 2nd such a success. Over 100 people from all across the town came together to share food and celebrate our common humanity. Speakers from the local Muslim community, as well as church representatives and representatives of the Hindu, Jewish and Humanist communities repeated the message "we are far more united than the things that divide us". 

 

Church Annual Meeting

 

Our Parish AGM was held on 28th April after the main Sunday service. Ruth Irving and Gordon Tough were elected as our Churchwardens for the year, and will be sworn in on 16th May at Holy Trinity Stockton.

Our PCC for 2019/20 will be Joyce Barber (Treasurer/Safeguarding Officer), Val Collins, Peter Craig, Revd Ruth Dawson (Associate Priest), Diane Evans (PCC Minute Secretary/Deanery Synod Rep), Siobhan Hunt, Ruth Irving (Church Warden), Mavis Jubb (PCC Secretary), Andrew McNaughton, Carol Richardson, Revd Lissa Scott  (Vicar), Gordon Tough (Church Warden), Barbara Waistell, Peter Waistell, Sheila Walker (Deanery Synod Rep).

 

The Christmas Journey

It's still a while off, but we're already thinking about Christmas.

Last year we helped tell the Christmas story to over 700 6 and 7 year olds as they went on The Christmas Journey. This year we want to tell it to even more children and are asking for volunteers.

The Christmas Journey this year will be on 28/29th Nov, and 2nd-6th December. We don't expect people to be available for every single day. If you can only help for one morning on one day, we'd still love for you to volunteer. A lot of the new volunteers from last year are already looking forward to this year's journey.

If you, or someone you know, would like to help, or even if you just want to know more about what the Christmas Journey is, please contact Lissa on 01325 312134


 

Social Media

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Data Privacy Notice

Our new Data Privacy Notice can be viewed here.