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Edition No. 224

Date:- 24 October 2005

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St Luke's Church Flower Festival

ST LUKE'S Church, in Formby, Merseyside, is celebrating its 150th Anniversary, and, as part of its celebrations, a Flower Festival was held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday last week. The floral decorations represented various aspects of the church's history and present life and were sponsored by groups and individuals, many in memory of loved ones. The displays, arranged by church members assisted by others of the Formby and District Flower Club, were imaginative and thought-provoking. They were admired by the many visitors, from near and far, who chose to call.

Also greatly appreciated were the musical contributions by the school choirs of Woodlands Primary, St Luke's Primary and Range High Schools, all within the Parish of St Luke, on the Friday, and by the Organist, David Holdroyd on Saturday. On show too were the new tapestry kneelers, beautifully designed and produced by the diligent members of the kneeler project. They also represent facets of the church. They were dedicated during the morning service on the Sunday.

In the Meeting Room, adjacent to the church was an interesting display of well executed paintings, kindly provided by members of the Association of Formby Artists, some of whom are church members.

Last, but certainly not least, were the welcome refreshments provided by dedicated parishioners, all adding to the enjoyment of the occasion.

The Festival, which was the result of much careful planning and hard work, was a great success. The proceeds of a voluntary collection are being shared between St Luke's and the Church of St Mark, Shyira, Rwanda. Happily, the Rev Emmanuel, Pastor of St Mark's and Archdeacon, who was in Formby representing his Diocese at the St Luke's celebrations, was able to see the Festival.

 

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