St Luke’s, Havelock North

St Luke’s, Havelock North
St Luke’s, Havelock North is a strong and self-confident parish serving one of the two wealthiest communities in Hawke’s Bay. Havelock North Village has a clear sense of community, and St Luke’s is a part of that community. It works to cater for all ages in its worship, and has an OSCAR programme for children after school. It has managed to link good modern meeting facilities to a traditional church.

Contact: St Luke’s Church, 24 Te Mata Rd, Havelock North
Email: officestlukeshn@waiapu.com  Ph 06 877-7366;
Website: www.stlukeshn.org.nz
Vicar: Reverend Bryan Carey - email: vicarstlukeshn@waiapu.com
Parish Administrator: Thea Kloppenburg - email: officestlukeshn@waiapu.com
OSCAR After School @ St Luke's, in the Lounge - Mobile: 027 4175 145   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AfterSchoolatStLukes
After School & Holiday Programme Coordinator: Bronwyn Watkins - email: afterschoolstlukeshn@acw.org.nz 

Worship:
Reflects broad church tradition; most services use NZ Prayer Book but there is also an informal all-age service and 1662 Communion services (60-90min); music straddles old and new; preaching seen as parish priority.
 
DECEMBER SERVICES 2018

Sunday 2nd December 

8:00am Holy Communion with Hymns 

9.30am All Age Family Worship

Sunday 9th December 

9.30am All Age Worship 

6.00pm Community Carol Service by St James Choir, Hereworth

Sunday 16th December

8.00am Eucharist BCP

9.30am Advent Carol Service with Parish Choir& KidzTime

Saturday 22nd December

2pm Waiapu Diocese Liturgical Farewell to Vicar Bryan. All welcome.  Light refreshments served. 

Sunday 23rd December

8.00am Holy Communion

9.30am All age Christmas Pageant and fare well to Bryan & Rosemary 

24th December

6.00pm Carols @ the Kairakau Beach Hall

11.00pm Carols @ St Luke’s

11.30pm Christmas Eve Holy Communion @ St Luke’s

25th December

8.00am Holy Communion

10.00am Family Communion 

10.00am Holy Communion St Stephen’s (Elsthorpe)

30th December

9.30am Family Communion & KidzTime

Monday – Friday - 8:30am Morning Prayer (last 21st Dec)

Thursday - 10.00am Eucharist (20th Dec, last Thursday service for the year) 

 

Ethos:
Common purpose and mission even though parishioners come from diverse backgrounds; parish tries to situate itself at the spiritual heart of Havelock North; largeness of parish means it’s easy to be inconspicuous but impossible to be anonymous. 
Ethnicity:
Mainly Pakeha with diverse mix of cultural and national groups; some Te Reo Maori in services.
Children/youth:
Major priority for parish. Kidstime during 9.30am main Sunday service; other programmes throughout week including pre-school music and after-school care.
Social:
Morning tea after 9.30am service each Sunday; special parish events happen throughout the year.
Training:
Range of opportunities for further study available throughout Anglican Network.
Outreach:
After-school programme every weekday of term; Holiday Programmes, Mission Guild supports local and overseas missions, particularly through Op Shop. Association of Anglican Women support mission overseas and over the fence.
Highlights:
Christmas and Easter, including 3hr service on Good Friday; St Luke’s Day; Parish Fair, Village Fiesta, All Saint's Day.
Other:
Parish covers large area and incorporates satellite church of St Stephen, Elsthorpe which offers services as well as Christmas and Easter worship; Mangakuri Chapel offers services during the year.

 

Common purpose and mission even though parishioners come from diverse backgrounds; parish tries to situate itself at spiritual heart of Havelock North; largeness of parish means it’s easy to be inconspicuous but impossible to be anonymous.