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The bulletin for the Second Sunday in Lent is posted below.

To read or download bulletins from previous weeks, click here to go to the Bulletins page.

THIS WEEK’S PARISH NEWS – March 1 – March 7 (**New Items, *Revised Items)

**Beginning next Sunday, March 7th, Sunday services will be livestreamed from the church starting at 10:00 am. The link will be at our website and will be sent out ahead. The service will also be recorded to watch later.

*Coffee Time via Zoom next Sunday will start at 11:15 am after the livestreamed service. Watch for the link, which will be sent out by e-mail and join us in your home via Zoom. If you have questions, please e-mail Barb Prescott. Hope to see you there.

*A Lenten Study and Discussion Time will be held Thursday mornings at 10:30 am throughout Lent. The next Lenten Discussion Time will be on March 4th. Watch Bishop Anna's Renew Lenten Video each Wednesday, then join us for a discussion time on Thursday morning. A link to each week's video will be posted at the News page of St. Luke’s website on Wednesday morning. A Zoom Link will be sent out on Thursday morning. See more information at the Events page of St. Luke's website. If you have questions, please e-mail Barb Prescott. Hope to see you there.

**Prescription Deadline – March 13th is the deadline for submissions for the Easter issue of St. Luke's Prescription. (The deadline is slightly extended from the deadline shown in the Christmas Prescription). Please send along your articles, photos, poems, and other creative endeavours, either to St. Luke’s Church Office at [email protected] or to [email protected] We would love others to take up Ray's Lett's challenge to write a story about the picture included in the Christmas issue of the Prescription. See more information at the News page of St. Luke’s website.  

**An Invitation from St. Luke’s Players to Role Play – An online production to watch at home via Zoom, on Saturday, March 13th starting at 7:30 pm. Join in for some laughs and enjoy the show while helping to support local community theatre. Tickets are $5 through Eventbrite. More information is at the Events page of St. Luke’s website.  

**Thank you to everyone who was so generous in collecting Thrifty’s stamps for Vivo Knives over the last four months. Together with our friends at the Lutheran Church of the Cross and Broad View United, we earned 140 knives for the Shelbourne Community Kitchen! Many of you enlisted the help of friends and neighbours in this community venture. We received several thank you notes tucked in with the stamps letting us know how collecting stamps for others was helping you to feel connected during this challenging time. The 140 knives will be shared with the Kitchen’s participants as part of the Shelbourne Community Kitchen’s “Feel The Love Campaign” that kicked off in early February. Thank you for supporting the ongoing work of the Shelbourne Community Kitchen.  

Information about the COVID Vaccination Schedule is posted at the News page of St. Luke’s website. Please note that the scheduling of groups for vaccinations may change based on vaccine availability and transmission rates.

Thrifty Foods Smile Cards – Thank you to everyone who has been using their Smile Cards. We have received a payment of $194.76 this month, bringing our total to date to $1,381.59, which is almost half way to our project goal of $2,800.00. This year the money will go towards repairing some of our rock walls. If you don’t yet have a Smile Card, please call the office and we will arrange to get one to you.

Food Donations for the Shelbourne Community Kitchen  – The Shelbourne Community Kitchen is again accepting non-perishable food donations from individuals and organizations. Donations from individuals will be accepted at the Kitchen (3541 Shelbourne St.) on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am-2 pm. We will also have a basket for donations to the Shelbourne Community Kitchen in the hall so that your donation can be left there. A list of items needed is included at the News page of St. Luke’s website. Monetary support is also greatly appreciated. To make a tax receiptable donation, please note on your cheque payable to St. Luke’s or your envelope that your donation is for the Shelbourne Community Kitchen.  

Thank You for your Support for the Ongoing Ministry of St. Luke’s Church by writing a cheque, making a donation online through Canada Helps, and by signing up for ECP. Your donations are greatly appreciated. Please refer to the DONATE page at the website for more information.

Order Your Anniversary T-Shirt Now – Heather Simpson is taking orders for our anniversary t-shirts with the wonderful, colourful design chosen through the T-Shirt Design Contest earlier this year. T-shirts are available in sizes S-3XL at a cost of $20 each. To order a t-shirt, please call (250-477-6741) or e-mail ([email protected]) St. Luke's Office and Bonnie will pass your message on to Heather. See the design and more information at the News page of St. Luke’s website.