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St Luke's Church


October 4, 2007
Church Name St Luke's Church 
Denomination/Affiliation Anglican
Address of meeting place
Burton Stone Lane
York
Post Code YO30 6BZ
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Office 79 Burton Stone Lane, York
Office Post Code YO30 6BZ
Phone 01904 641058
Email

benford@doctors.org.uk

Website www.stlukesyork.org
Meeting times Sun 9:30am: Sung Eucharist
Sun 6:30pm: Evening Prayer
Minister
Rev Dr Steve Benford
Student Contact Name Rev Dr Steve Benford
Student Contact Phone 01904 641058
Student Contact Email benford@doctors.org.uk
One Voice Member? Yes
Churches Together in York Member? Yes
Evangelical Alliance Member? No
Registered to run Alpha? Yes
   
Brand Anglo-Catholic / Charismatic
Music style Piano / Guitar / drums or organ
Flavour

Liturgical / Parcitipative
Family Friendly / Seeker Friendly
Pastorally supportive/ some opportunity for personal ministry
Prayer based / Spirit led

Which meeting is the best attended? Sung Eucharist 
What is the average congregation size at this meeting 90
In the last 2 years Sunday attendance has Increased slightly
Approximate length of average Sunday sermon 12 mins
Special services/facilities/support for students
Do you encourage student involvement in any particular areas of church function Involvement encouraged
Church overview statment It is difficult to pigeon-hole St luke's. The piano, guitar, drums and organ with vestments, incense and reservation allow us to use all our senses in the worship of God. We enjoy modern worship songs and traditional hymns. We believe in the power of prayer and offer opportunities for personal prayer ministry. Children's groups, youth groups, choir and music group function in the week. We are not only a Sunday church!!
Song words Songbooks / some use of OHP
Do you operate any system of small midweek groups Bible Study / Home groups
Have your church ever run Alpha? Yes
Do you expect to run Alpha in the next year? Yes
How near is a bus stop to your meeting place and what is it known as? Cromer Street (off Burton Stone Lane)
What number buses stop there? 14
Do you have any special connections with student establishments in the city? Yes Lynn Comer (Reader) is a lecturer in Theology at Yok St John College

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