St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, located in the heart of Newtown, is a Rite 1
, following traditional liturgies reflected in the
language and piety of the Elizabethan era and uses the first Book of Common Prayer
. St. Luke’s has been under the spiritual guidance of Fr. Ernest Albert
Curtin Jr., rector of St. Luke’s Church since 2009.
The Mission of St. Luke's Church is to worship and serve Jesus Christ,
and to proclaim His Good News by providing traditional Anglican faith,
doctrine and practice; by nurturing the spiritual and emotional growth
of the parish family; and by enabling outreach to the broader community
to serve others in need.
We offer a well-developed Christian education program, because we
believe that it is spiritually essential for everyone to learn not only
what he or she believes, but why. St. Luke's parish is blessed with a
strong, vital lay leadership whose faith is firmly placed in Jesus
Christ as expressed through traditional Anglicanism. Parish membership
is a wonderful cross-section of ages, income levels, interests, and
Give us an opportunity to meet you and welcome you to St. Luke's.
Whether you are passing through, or looking for a new church home, we
hope that you find our community welcoming. Our members are available to
assist those who are new to our church and our masses.