Love to Move

The British Gymnastics Foundation are hiring the hall every Tuesday from 9.30am-12.30pm to deliver Love to Move sessions, an age & dementia friendly seated exercise program (55yrs +). They'd like to find a few volunteers to set up & serve refreshments before the sessions & possibly sit with/encourage participants to take part during the session. If you'd like to volunteer please contact the office.

Children & Holy Communion PCC Consultation

A Q&A document has been emailed & added to our website (a hard copy is at the back), summarising the various conversations. If you think a question hasn’t been answered please fill in a form from the back or talk to Nick or Sarah directly so that it’s included in the discussion. ‘Clinics’ will take place after both services on 4th Nov. There’ll be discussion time with the 9.15am congregation on 21st Oct & the 11am congregation 28th Oct.

Harvest Offerings

Thank you to everyone who made a financial contribution towards Nansambo School at our Harvest service last week a total of 401 was collected. Luton Foodbank were very grateful to pick up the huge amount of produce that was donated, thank you for your generosity.

Nick Sabbatical 2019

I plan to be on Sabbatical [technically ‘Study Leave’] from mid-Jan to the end of Feb 2019. Christine & I will be using this time to explore God’s calling beyond my retirement in June 2020.

Operation Christmas Child (OCC) & Go Boxes

We’re collecting shoe box gifts for OCC again this year. Please bring your completed boxes to church by 4th Nov for ‘Shoebox Sunday’. You can take a ‘how to pack your shoebox’ flyer from the back or download a flyer from We are ordering OCC ‘Go Boxes’ (which require no gift wrapping). If you would like a box(es) please sign up at the back or contact the office by 14th Oct. Boxes cost cost 40p-70p each depending on how many we order.


If anyone has any questions about financial giving to the church please email Paula Cardy -


St. Francis Parish Church, Carteret Road, Luton. LU2 9JZ. Tel 01582 451132 (Parish Office)
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The church office is open  Mondays - Thursday 9.30 - 12.30 Friday closed


14th October


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