A word of encouragement for today:
“Anyone who believes in me may come and drink! For the Scriptures declare, ‘Rivers of living water will flow from his heart.’”
John 7:38 (NLT)
11 September 2020 – Covid Letter 17
Paul, Silas and Timothy,
To the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ:
Grace and peace to you from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Paul writes to the “church of the Thessalonians”, describing them as “in God”. That is the clearest definition of what a Christian is – someone who is “in God”. This is not because God has dragged us in – indeed the story of the fall is of humanity turning our backs on God and running away. He doesn’t force us, but invites us – “come to me all who weary and are heavy laden”. What a privilege to be ‘part of’ God, to be drawn in despite our own failings and sin, but drawn in through the love and selfless sacrifice of Jesus Christ. And our challenge is to share this good news with others, so that they too can know the grace of being “in God”. read more …
Our Covid Response
The aim of the St Luke’s Covid-9 Response Programme is to coordinate efforts to identify and address critical needs in our local community. To be open to hearing the call from those in need, to be sensitive to the other. Community assistance can be provided very effectively by ensuring that the numerous ministries that operate from St Luke’s are enabled to do so in a safe manner for all in any stages of the Lockdown, while being supported with appropriate and well-managed resources. Click here for the letter sent to the Parish.