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 Welcome to St. Luke’s Anglican Church of Redding, California

St. Luke's Anglican Church | 1750 Canby Road | Redding, CA 96002

Mailing: P.O. Box 493965, Redding, CA 96049


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18th After Trinity Sunday

8:30 am — Morning Prayer

9:00 am — Bible study (Romans) 

    9:00 am — Catechism for youth in church office

10:00 am — Eucharist (white) & Sermon 

11:20 am — Refreshments





Wednesday, September 21, 5:30 pm — Eucharist (St Matthew — red)


18th Sunday after Trinity, September 25

8:30 am — Morning Prayer

9:00 am — Bible study (Romans) 

10:00 am — Eucharist (green) & Sermon

11:20 am — Refreshments





St. Luke's Anglican Church
The Stained Glass Window going in above Altar
 Cross and Crown, a symbol of Jesus Christ
as we are a part of Christ the King Province
An open Bible and a scallop shell, signifying the Apostles' mission to preach and baptize, are alternated within the inner petals

The twelve rose petals contain the symbols of the Apostles with Matthias having been substituted for Judas. Starting at the upper right (at one o'clock) and proceeding clockwise, they are as follows:

Andrew and Phillip:Tradition says that while Andrew was preaching in Greece, he was put to death on this "X shaped" type of cross. The anchor symbolizes the fact that St. Andrew was a fisherman, who had been a disciple of John the Baptist, before becoming the first-called of Christ's twelve apostles. 

A cross and basket of bread symbolize Phillip because of Phillip’s remark when Jesus fed the multitude. John 6:7

Thomas and James the Lesser: Carpenters square, spear & arrows. Thomas is said to have built a church in India with his own hands, and later he was persecuted there and killed with a spear by a pagan priest. James the lesser is represented by a saw, because it is said his body was sawn asunder after a horrible martyrdom.

Matthew and  Jude: Three purses refer to Matthew's original calling as a tax collector. Jude traveled far on missionary journeys in company with Simon, according to tradition, hence the ship.

Simon and MatthiasA fish and a boat hook, because through the power of the Gospel, Simon became a great fisher of men. Chosen to take the place of Judas, Matthias is symbolized by an open bible, and a double bladed battle-axe. He is said to have been beheaded after his missionary work.

Peter and James The Greater:

The crossed keys recall Peter’s confession and our Lord’s gift to him of the keys of the kingdom. Matt. 16:18,19. The scallop shell is the symbol of pilgrimage and baptism, and stands for James The Greater's zeal and missionary spirit.

John and  Bartholomew:

Early writers said that John once drank from a poisoned chalice and was unharmed. Jesus once said that John should drink of His cup. Thus the snake & chalice as symbols for John. Bartholomew was said to have been flayed alive, hence he is usually represented by one to three flaying knives.








18th After Trinity






St Luke's Staff

Rector
The Rev. Jeffrey Smith

Curate

The Rev. Scott Mitchell

Assistant Priest
The Rev. David Webb
The Rev. Richard Duval

Deacon

The Rev. Mr. Paul Shepard


Cantors

Lindsay Stroing
David Hartwick

Organists
Josina Van Wyck
Sharon Boyer

Archbishop
The Most Rev. Frederick G. Morrison

Suffragan Bishop
The Rt. Reverend Donald Ashman


Choir Director
Mrs. Barbara Beers

Vestry 2015-16

Dr. David Hartwick, Senior Warden
Ben Lawrence, Junior Warden
Jenny Fator, Treasurer
Gail Acheson, ACW President & Vestry
Joel Moore
Brad Rust
The Rev. Mr. Paul Shepard, Clerk (non-Vestry member)

These tree men are
Luka Mel Mel, James Ayuel Adhel, William Deng Bak. 
Please pray for them.

Imagine waking up and not having water!
Our men await assistance via donations to acquire their needed equipment and supplies for the hand drilling of their first well.
Donations taken at St. Luke's by front door. 
Phase 2 donations being accepted now.
Healthy Relief Foundation (501c3) 
EIN 45-2543082. 
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Women may travel 8-10 hours one way to retrieve water! 
The same water wild animal drink, bath and excrement in. 
WATER is the most basic of needs! 
They have NO clean water!