Welcome

Welcome to St Luke’s!

Here is some key information you might be looking for:

Christmas Services at St Luke’s 2023

Sunday 3/12 9.30am Sunday Service: Advent 1

Thursday 14/12 1.30pm Midweek service

Sunday 10/12 9.30am Sunday Service: Advent 2 Holy Communion

Sunday 17/12 9:30am Sunday Service: Service of Lessons and Carols

Sunday 24/12 3pm Christmas Eve: Messy Church Nativity Service

(This is a service for young and old. It will include an acting out of the story of the birth of Jesus and the whole congregation will be invited to get involved.) (This is the only service at St Luke’s on Christmas Eve.)

Monday 25/12 9:30am Christmas Day celebration

Worship services

Sunday services are at 9:30am in person at the St Luke’s buildings.  The services is also livestreamed when possible to our YouTube channel for those unable to attend, and can be viewed later in the week once the recording is uploaded.

Join us for worship on YouTube here:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJAL8289CyXTVBd-Y8dvT6Q

Church services no longer have restrictions on numbers or requirements to show vaccination status.

Our buildings are now open for regular users in line with the Victorian Government Roadmap through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Online Worship services are posted in the news section of our website.

Church events

Check the events calendar for all current information on St Luke’s activities and events.

St Luke’s Online

On Wednesdays at 8am we gather on Zoom for prayer time together.  If you would like to come, please email info@stlukesuca.org.au for the link to join.

Join us for worship on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJAL8289CyXTVBd-Y8dvT6Q

Here is our Facebook page

For a shared conversation online you can join our St Luke’s Members and Friends group

Connect with us

Fill out our connect form here and a friendly person from our congregation will be in touch according to your interests.

New to the Uniting Church?

You might like to watch this video for a 7 minute introduction –

Click on the photos below to find out more about St Luke’s and our partner organisations:

Groups that operate from our facilities

About St Luke’s

St. Luke’s aims to be a warm and welcoming “all age” faith community that is passionate about engaging with the people  around us and the world we live in.  We believe in kindness and faith in action!

Worship services happen weekly on Sunday mornings, and monthly gatherings include Messy church for all ages, House church for the more intellectually minded person, and a mid-week service especially for folk who find it difficult to get to weekly Sunday services.

Our community activities include helping newly arrived immigrants settle into the Geelong area; a well attended Mens’ Shed, open to all; and a monthly Repair Cafe organised by our Environment Action Group.

We are also building our knowledge of Mental Health and Wellbeing as we support people in our own community and our wider community of Highton and surrounds.

Through our Men’s Shed, Community garage sales and Refugee support, we’re able to ensure that furniture and goods otherwise destined for landfill are repaired in good order and distributed to people who arrive in Geelong with nothing but the clothes they wear.

We welcome volunteers and the spiritually curious – anyone in search of a place to belong – if you’d like to chat to someone, please contact us on 5244 2997.

Please take the time to explore our website and get to know us better.

Key Contacts

When possible, the St Luke’s congregation gathers on Sunday morning for worship in a COVID safe way

 

Events and Activities

Mar
6
Wed
Weekly Prayer time
Mar 6 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am

A weekly prayer time held on Zoom. Contact the office for meeting details: info@stlukesuca.org.au

Mar
8
Fri
Church Sanctuary and Office open
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The church Sanctuary is open for prayer and quiet reflection.

“Drop and Dash” from the driveway is available 
for dropping off groceries for Uniting’s emergency pantries in Grovedale and Corio-Norlane and other donations.  

Support for facilities bookings is also available during office hours.

Mar
10
Sun
Sunday Morning Worship Service
Mar 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Welcome to worship at St Luke’s! Sunday morning services are often followed by a cuppa in the hall, subject to COVID restrictions. When possible, services are livestreamed from our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJAL8289CyXTVBd-Y8dvT6Q

Mar
12
Tue
Prayers by the River
Mar 12 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Join Rev. Will Nicholas of St David’s Uniting Newtown – part of the wider Uniting Church community in Geelong – for a casual time of prayer by the Barwon River. Come any time from 8:30 and stay as long or as little as you like. Will is normally there until 10am.

Church Sanctuary and Office open
Mar 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The church Sanctuary is open for prayer and quiet reflection.

“Drop and Dash” from the driveway is available 
for dropping off groceries for Uniting’s emergency pantries in Grovedale and Corio-Norlane and other donations.  

Support for facilities bookings is also available during office hours.

Contemplative Tuesdays for Climate Justice
Mar 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Meeting online via zoom:
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/76563470028?pwd=UzZkMkg2clJ1THZIYTRGS041bCtwdz09

Note that this is a MULTI-FAITH event.

These weekly sessions are taking place on Tuesdays 9 – 9.30 am AWST (Perth) | 11 am – 12.30 pm AEST (Sydney/Bris/Melb/Hobart), 10.30 am Adelaide

We will follow the successful format created by Fr Peter Martin, facilitator of Queenscliff Lonsdale Anglicans Prayers for COP 26
• 3 – 5 minutes introduction into silence by a guest speaker
• 25 minute meditation
• 5 minutes listening, non-controversial sharing time for those that want to stay on
It is felt that this will be a helpful, powerful way to bring about a solid set of resolutions at COP27 in Egypt during November 2022.
Please join us on our weekly Zoom meeting whichever Tuesday you can. You may want to make it a weekly, fortnightly or monthly personal commitment.
#arrccwa #contemplativetuesdays #Faiths4Climate

More information: https://www.arrcc.org.au/contemplative_tuesdays_for_climate?utm_campaign=1_6_2022&utm_medium=email&utm_source=arrcc

Mar
13
Wed
Weekly Prayer time
Mar 13 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am

A weekly prayer time held on Zoom. Contact the office for meeting details: info@stlukesuca.org.au

Mar
14
Thu
Midweek Worship
Mar 14 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Co-ordinator: Pam Seller

A small traditional style service designed for people who find it difficult to attend church on Sunday morning.

Contact the church office 52442997 for further information

Mar
15
Fri
Church Sanctuary and Office open
Mar 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The church Sanctuary is open for prayer and quiet reflection.

“Drop and Dash” from the driveway is available 
for dropping off groceries for Uniting’s emergency pantries in Grovedale and Corio-Norlane and other donations.  

Support for facilities bookings is also available during office hours.

Collectibles Sale
Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

St Luke’s Collectibles Sale – Raising funds for RefugeeMinistry

An eclectic range of vintage and retro china, crystal,glassware, lamps, mirrors, pictures, kitchenware, vintage & retro pieces,knick-knacks, and more.

Come and browse. You never know what you’ll find!

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