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    10/16/2017 to 10/23/2017
    Sunday 22nd October
    19th Sunday after Trinity
  • 9.00am - Morning Prayer
    Speaker: Chris Key
     
  • 10.30am - Holy Communion
    Speaker: Chris Key
     
  • 6.30pm - Celebration
    Speaker: Gordon Mackley
     
  • 10/23/2017 to 10/30/2017
    Sunday 29th October
    Last Sunday after Trinity
  • 9.00am - Holy Communion
    Speaker: Chris Key (TBC)
     
  • 10.30am - Celebration
    Speaker: Chris Key (TBC)
     
  • 6.30pm - Celebration
    Speaker: Melanie Williams
     
  • 10/30/2017 to 11/06/2017
    Sunday 5th November
    4th Sunday before Advent / All Saints Day
  • 9.00am - Holy Communion
    Speaker: Dave Torrens
     
  • 10.30am - Celebration
    Speaker: Dave Torrens
     
  • 6.30pm - Celebration
    Speaker: Gordon Mackley
     
  • 11/06/2017 to 11/13/2017
    Sunday 12th November
    Remembrance Sunday / 3rd Sunday before Advent
  • 9.00am - Morning Prayer
    Speaker: Chris Key
     
  • 10.30am - Remembrance Service
    Speaker: Chris Key
     
  • 3.00pm - Candle in the Wind
    Speaker: Chris Key
     
  • 6.30pm - Holy Communion
    Speaker: Lewis Doyle
     
  • 11/13/2017 to 11/20/2017
    Sunday 19th November
    2nd Sunday before Advent
  • 9.00am - Holy Communion
    Speaker: Chris Key
     
  • 10.30am - All Age Celebration
    Speaker: Chris Key
     
  • 6.30pm - Celebration
    Speaker: Chris Key
     
  • 11/20/2017 to 11/27/2017
    Sunday 26th November
    Sunday before Advent / Christ the King
  • 9.00am - Morning Prayer
    Speaker: Karen Sanders
     
  • 10.30am - Holy Communion
    Speaker: Karen Sanders
     
  • 6.30pm - Celebration
    Speaker: Clare Torrens
     
  • 11/27/2017 to 12/04/2017
    Sunday 3rd December
    1st Sunday of Advent
  • 9.00am - Holy Communion
    Speaker: Robin Williamson
     
  • 10.30am - Celebration
    Speaker: Dorcas Kingsford
     
  • 6.30pm - Celebration
    Speaker: Dave Torrens
     
  • 12/04/2017 to 12/11/2017
    Sunday 10th December
    2nd Sunday of Advent
  • 9.00am - Morning Prayer
    Speaker: Bruce Malcolm
     
  • 10.30am - All Age Christingle
    Speaker: Donella McGill
     
  • 6.30pm - Holy Communion
    Speaker: Chris Key
     
  • 12/11/2017 to 12/18/2017
    Sunday 17th December
    3rd Sunday of Advent
  • 9.00am - Holy Communion
    Speaker: Gordon Mackley
     
  • 10.30am - Celebration
    Speaker: Gordon Mackley
     
  • 5.00pm - Carol Service
    Speaker: Chris Key
     
  • 12/18/2017 to 12/25/2017
    Sunday 24th December
    Christmas Eve / 4th Sunday of Advent
  • 9.00am - Morning Prayer
    Speaker: Wendy Suffield
     
  • 4.00pm - Kidz Karolz
    Speaker: Chris Key
     
  • 11.30pm - Midnight Communion
    Speaker: Chris Key
     
  • 12/25/2017 to 12/26/2017
    Monday 25th December
    Christmas Day
  • 10.00pm - All Age Communion
    Speaker: Chris Key
     
  • 12/26/2017 to 01/01/2018
    Sunday 31st December
    New Year’s Eve / 1st Sunday of Christmas
  • 10.30am - All Age Communion
    Speaker: Chris Key
     
  • 6.30pm - Watchnight Service
    Speaker: Chris Key
     
  • 01/01/2017 to 01/08/2017
    Sunday 7th January
    Epiphany / Baptism of Christ
  • 9.00am - Holy Communion
    Speaker: Chris Key (TBC)
     
  • 10.30am - Celebration
    Speaker: Chris Key (TBC)
     
  • 6.30pm - Celebration
    Speaker: Chris Key (TBC)
     

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Remembrance Sunday - 10:30am
 
6th Sunday after Trinity - 10:30am
 
 
Missionary Support

Helping those in need is a demonstration of our faith. We are constantly amazed by the generosity of the members of St. Luke’s in responding financially to needs in the world around them. Those supported range from local organisations to those serving areas across the world.

The PCC delegates the distribution of the mission-giving budget to a Mission Sub Committee, which prayerfully considers the needs of many Christian groups and distributes the allocated monies, with additional causes being supported through further special collections during church services and other special events.

Maidstone Refuge for Battered Wives
Provides support and shelter to women and their children who are fleeing from abuse and domestic violence.

Maidstone Street Pastors
Street Pastors engage with people on the streets to care for them, listen to them and help them. They work together with other partners in the night-time economy to make communities.
www.maidstone.streetpastors.org.uk

Crossline
A counselling service based in Maidstone established in January 1991 by Christians who wished to provide a resource to those who were hurting or struggling with life’s problems. Crossline offers short term and open-ended counselling to individuals and couples.
www.crosslinecounselling-maidstone.org

Princess Project
The Princess Project is a registered charity based in Maidstone. The Princess Project aims to give a helping hand and a listening ear to young mothers who are in need of a little extra support. To provide one-to-one support, mentoring and friendship.
www.princessproject.co.uk

Maidstone Winter Night Shelter
The project aims to take the uncertainty and stress out of trying to find overnight accommodation during the coldest nights of the winter for 15 homeless people in Maidstone. Free overnight hospitality and support which includes a hot evening meal, shelter, a dry warm bed, breakfast and a listening ear is provided by teams of volunteers in seven church buildings across Maidstone.
www.maidstoneshelter.org.uk

CAST & Family Trust
CAST (Churches And Schools Together) began in September 2004. CAST is the senior school arm of The Family Trust - a highly regarded schools work ministry based in Kent.
www.castmaidstone.org.uk & www.familytrust.org.uk

CMS (Church Mission Society)
Is an organisation committed to evangelistic mission in Africa, Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East. Our link mission partner Andrew Parfitt presently works in Glasgow with refugees from Afghanistan.
www.churchmissionsociety.org

CPAS (Church Pastoral Aid Society)
CPAS is an Anglican evangelical mission agency working with churches, mainly in the UK and Republic of Ireland. Its mission is to enable churches to help every person hear and discover the good news of Jesus Christ.
www.cpas.org.uk

CAP (Christians Against Poverty)
CAP offers hope and a solution to anyone in debt through its non-judgmental, unique, in-depth service based in local churches. Thousands of families have already been released from the pressure of debt through a combination of advice, financial education, budgeting and insolvency services. The Maidstone CAP Centre was established in 2010.
www.connectchurchmaidstone.org.uk/cap

Christ 4 all in Andhra Pradesh
Christ For All In Andhra Pradesh aims to help poor communities in the state of Andhra Pradesh, Southern India, by sharing the love of God with all people including children, old people, destitute people, children and adults with physical and learning difficulties, people who have HIV/AIDS and others who have no access to clean water.
christ4all.co.uk

People Reaching People
Led by Bishop Todd. Working in the diocese of Toliara (over 62,000 sq. miles) in the south west of Madagascar, focusing on evangelism, education and economic development, including a new lay training centre and clergy housing, several church plants and training programmes for lay and clergy.
www.peoplereaching.org

Lawrence Barham Memorial Trust
Continues to work in eastern Africa in Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. It is named after Bishop Lawrence Barham, (a former vicar of St Luke’s) who worked for 40 years in Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi supporting the work of the Anglican Church in the context of local culture and ways.
www.lbmt.org.uk

Church Army Africa
Church Army is the Missionary Arm of the Anglican Church. Church Army Africa has a rich history of training and equipping the church in Africa for community transformation. With an active presence in nine countries in Eastern and Central Africa, they currently run a primary school, College of Theology, College of Business Studies, a Health Centre, a Bore Hole, water pump and tank and a wide variety of mission projects at Carlile College in Nairobi Kenya.
www.ackenya.org/institutions/church_army.html

Soteria Trust
Founded by Andy Economides, Soteria provides welfare, education and care for poor, vulnerable children and young people at Apata, Ibadan in southern Nigeria at the Prospect School with vocational training at the Soteria Business School through scholarships.
www.soteriatrust.org.uk

Tearfund
A relief and development charity, working in partnership with Christian agencies and churches worldwide to tackle the causes and effects of poverty, supporting to the poor and vulnerable, respond to disasters, and campaigning for justice.
www.tearfund.org

KCC (Kampala Children’s Centre)
Founded by Arnold and Josephine Muwonge. Opened in 2005 to meet the needs of some of Uganda’s most vulnerable children, orphans and young people previously at risk from war torn areas, slums and AIDS affected families. They provide a safe childhood, a loving home, education and training, healthcare provision and recreational activities.
www.kampalachildren.com

Bible Society
Supports the work of translating and distributing the Scriptures throughout the world.
www.biblesociety.org.uk

Beauty from Brokenness
Beauty from Brokenness is a Christian based ministry established in 2010, committed to addressing critical life issues for children living in Emjandini township, Mpumulanga, South Africa. Beauty from Brokenness is a small charity with no paid staff. A small group of volunteers deal with administration and implement the charity, including travel, at their own cost. The charity provides sanctuary and food to abused and abandoned children, changing lives and brings hope, practically and in prayer, in the belief that lives can be changed for the better.
www.beautyfrombrokenness.org.uk

A Roche
Is a Christian Organisation engaging Communities in nature conservation in more than 20 countries.
www.arocha.org.uk

Mike Campbell Foundation
The Mike Campbell Foundation seeks justice for victims of torture and abuse in Zimbabwe; It works towards the restoration of the rule of law and assists those forced to live in extreme poverty with survival skills; It brings hope where there is otherwise only despair.
www.mikecampbellfoundation.com

Compassion
St. Luke’s has been in partnership with two Compassion Child Sponsorship Projects since May 2009 one, in Kenya (in Kieni, a small village nearly 200 kilometres north of Nairobi) and one, in Uganda (in Jinja, approximately 81 kilometres, east of Kampala)
www.Ccompassionuk.org

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Other Organisations

The Waypoint Project
The Waypoint Project is a town wide group of over 20 churches and organisations working together to put on events, and connect with the people of Maidstone.
www.waypointmaidstone.org.uk

Touch Maidstone
Touch Maidstone is a resource for the people of Maidstone, connecting you to community projects provided by the local Church..
www.touchmaidstone.org

Belonging

From the moment we are born, we need a family, we need to belong in a community of people.

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Worship

Worship is at the heart of everything we do, not just on Sunday, but the whole of our lives.

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Children & Youth

We hope to engage our young people to be excited about what God has planned for their lives.

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