Living life in full colour from the still centre of God
The Team Parish of St Luke in the City is situated on the southern side of Liverpool city centre, stretching eastward from the Baltic Triangle, through Chinatown and the Canning and University areas on to Edge Hill and the border of Wavertree.
The parish is named after the original parish church of St Luke, Bold Place, known locally as ’The Bombed Out Church‘, which has been preserved as a war memorial and peace garden. It reopened in June 2017 as a community arts venue after major restoration.
The parish is now served by three churches: St Bride's, St Dunstan's, and St Michael in the City. It also hosts Open Table, a growing Fresh Expression for the LGBTQIA+ community.
We are delighted to launch our new parish logo, which visually expresses the distinct identities of our three churches and also our unity in God and community with one another. The rainbow colours reflect our commitment to diversity and inclusion. We aim to be a parish and people ‘living life in full colour from the still centre of God’.
Here is a brief intro to each of these communities:
St Bride's, Percy Street, Liverpool L8 7LT
creative, progressive, inclusive
St Bride’s is in the heart of the Georgian Canning district of Liverpool. We aim to be a safe, welcoming and inclusive sacred space where faith can be explored in an open, non-judgmental way with an emphasis on the value of questions, rather than cut and dried answers.
St Dunstan's, Earle Road, Liverpool L7 6HD
dramatic - sensory - renewing
St Dunstan's draws mainly from the Edge Hill neighbourhood. Theologically it is progressive and sacramental with a focus on a faith which is never content to rest on inherited certainties. New members have said that this openness is a key reason why they joined and stayed.
St Michael In The City, Upper Pitt St, Liverpool L1 5DB
growing community in the heart of the city
St Michael in the City is the most centrally located church in Liverpool, about five minutes’ walk from the city centre. Its heart is a strong network of family and kinship partially rooted in many Anglo-Chinese families who have historically been connected to the church.
come as you are
A Christian worship community which genuinely welcomes and affirms people who are: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, & Asexual (LGBTQIA), + anyone who wants to belong in an accepting, loving community. It began at St Bride's Liverpool in June 2008, Now Open Table communities gather across the UK, hosted by inclusive churches as part of the Open Table Network.
Open Table Liverpool webpage - Open Table Network website
The Team Parish of St Luke in the City takes its duty and obligation to protect everyone extremely seriously. We have adopted the national Church of England's robust procedures and guidelines. Find out more about the national policies and procedures.
If you have any concerns or issued on a safeguarding matter, you can find useful contact information on the Diocese of Liverpool website.