8am - Traditional
10:30am - Choral
Nursery care is provided during all worship services (from 7:50 - 11:45 a.m.) every Sunday for infants and toddlers through age 3.
2000 Stover Street Fort Collins, CO 80525 970-493-7512
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Welcome to St. Luke's Episcopal Church
St. Luke's Episcopal Church is a growing, dynamic and welcoming community, with programs for children, youth, families and people of all ages.
We reach out to the community of Fort Collins and beyond with the Music at St. Luke's concert series, outreach ministries, St. Luke's Preschool, and shared programs with St. Paul's Episcopal church including a middle school youth group and summer mission trip. Read more
A Message from Fr. Rex…
What does Shrove Mean?
'Shriving' is a ritual that Christians used to go through in the past where they confess their sins and receive absolution for them.
The absolution frees the person from the guilt and pain that their sins have been causing them. According to This Is Church, "in the Catholic or Orthodox context, the absolution is pronounced by a priest.
"This tradition is very old. Over 1000 years ago a monk wrote in the Anglo-Saxon Ecclesiastical Institutes: 'In the week immediately before Lent everyone shall go to his confessor and confess his deeds and the confessor shall so shrive him.'"
Traditionally many different types of food would be given up - meat, fish, eggs and milky food - so they were all cooked up so they wouldn't be wasted.
Flour was added in to the mix, and pancakes were born.