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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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Trinity 13

9:30 am — Morning Pray

10:00 am — Eucharist & Sermon

    11:30 am — Refreshments   


13th Sunday after Trinity, August 31

    9:30 am — Morning Prayer

    10:00 am — Eucharist (green) & Sermon 

    11:20 am — Refreshments


Wednesday, September 2, 5:30 pm — Evening Prayer, followed by silent prayer


14th Sunday after Trinity, September 6

    9:30 am — Morning Prayer

    10:00 am — Eucharist (green) & Sermon 

    11:20 am — Refreshments

(Vestry meeting on September 13.)





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.








13 Sunday after Trinity


EPISTLE. Galatians iii. 16. To Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ. And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect. For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise: but God gave it to Abraham by promise. Wherefore then serveth the law? It was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator. Now a mediator is not a mediator of one, but God is one. Is the law then against the promises of God? God forbid: for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law. But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.


GOSPEL. St Luke x. 23. Blessed are the eyes which see the things that ye see: for I tell you, that many prophets and kings have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them. And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? He said unto him, What is written in the law? how readest thou? And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself. And he said unto him, Thou hast answered right: this do, and thou shalt live. But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour? And Jesus answering said, A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead. And by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side. And likewise a Levite, when he was at the place, came and looked on him, and passed by on the other side. But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him, and went to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him. And on the morrow when he departed, he took out two pence, and gave them to the host, and said unto him, Take care of him and whatsoever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay thee. Which now of these three, thinkest thou was neighbour unto him that fell among the thieves? And he said, he that showed mercy on him. Then said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou likewise.

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 Reverend
Frederick Morison

Suffragan Bishop

The Rt. Reverend

Donald Ashman


Choir Director

Mrs. Barbara Beers

Vestry 2015-16
Charlotte Carlson, Senior Warden
Ben Lawrence, Junior Warden
Jenny Fator, Treasurer
Margaret Brennan-Maxey
Gail Acheson
Brad Rust
The Rev. Mr. Paul Shepard, Clerk (non-Vestry member)

These tree men are
Luka Mel Mel, James Ayuel Adhel, William Deng Bak. 
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