Our Community

Auchmuty, Glenrothes, Fife (KY7 4HP)

St. Luke’s can be found in the heart of the Auchmuty community.

Scottish winners of Good News competition announced

St Luke’s was chosen as the regional winner for Scotland of the The Good News church competition which was launched by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical to shine a light on churches’ bright ideas and success stories, community heroes and ingenuity in the face of adversity.– earning themselves £1,500 to support the church’s work in the community.

The church, led by former teacher Father Gerry Dillon, provided computers and tablets to local pupils to take part in online learning during the UK-wide lockdown.

St Luke’s will now join four other churches in the national final where they can win a further £6,000 as overall winner – bringing the total winnings to £7,500.

Members of the public will be able to vote for their favourite shortlisted church to help decide the overall national winner, who will receive a further £6,000.

Voting will open on Wednesday 3 January and closes on Tuesday 22 February and can be made at www.ecclesiastical.com/churchcomp.

Read about our win here

St. Luke’s connects with and supports:

Growing Auchmuty

Growing Auchmuty is an exciting project to encourage everyone to get outside, use green spaces and grow food, flowers and gardens. The project is open to all experience levels and would love to have you involved.

Their garden volunteers did a terrific transforming our green spaces. The once baron land to the front and side of church is now home to planters (made by Garelie Planters), shrubs and fruit trees funded by Growing Auchmuty.

Find out more about Growing Auchmuty here.

Contact details: dave.ross@samh.org.uk

YMCA Glenrothes

The Y is a community hub within the centre of Glenrothes offering specialist services such as supported housing, family learning, youth projects and community health projects.

We were delighted to give over £4500 to YMCA Glenrothes to allow the purchase of bikes and all the equipment that goes with them so that their young people can have free access to bikes from within their homeless accommodation settings. It is also a true story of partnership working and will be the first of many connections and opportunities between St Luke’s and YMCA Glenrothes.

Find out more here

Glenrothes Men’s Shed

Men’s sheds are community spaces for men to connect, converse and create. The activities are often similar to those of garden sheds, but for groups of men to enjoy together. They help reduce loneliness and isolation, but most importantly, they’re fun

Find out more here.

Find out more about Men’s Shed Association here.

Auchmuty and Dovecot Tenants and Residents Association (ADTRA)

ADTRA have a community flat at 107 Alexander road.

Find out more about ADTRA here.

Leslie Community Pantry

A community pantry, located at Quarry Park Sports Pavilion, Back Braes, Leslie, KY6 3EZ, for anyone in Leslie with a mission to put the unity back in the community. They team are a winner of the Kingdom FM 2021 Local Hero Awards: Best Community Group award.

Gayle and the team of volunteers have given their time and donations to help kick-start our community pantry.

Find out more here and here

Contact details: info@lesliecommunitypantry.co.uk or 07730 789255

CAREA Community Hub, Glenrothes

CAREA are volunteers providing a Community Hub in the North of Glenrothes. They are currently running a ‘Winter Coat Drive’ for families within Glenrothes and the surrounding area who may need help with jackets, scarfs, hats etc… If you would benefit from this service, please reach out to Christine on 07518435821 or attend at 50th Scouts, Wayside Hall, Balbirnie Road, Glenrothes.

Find out more here.