Thank you to Fr John for celebrating the Eucharist for us today and last week, while Fr Jeff and Michelle have been on holidays.
Happy birthday to: Edi Davis; Nicholas Fleming; Matilda Rinker; Binh Clarke; Rohan Nath; and Som Sirithammakij.
Today: 5pm Evening Prayer service will be held in the church, followed by a meal in a local café for those who wish to join us.
Update – The parish is now implementing the guidelines supplied by the Diocese in co-operation with State Health authorities. A copy of our Covid-19 plan will be available by today.
Wednesday Healing Service — has resumed and is observing Covid-19 restrictions re seating and receiving communion. A biblical discussion takes place following morning tea in the hall – all are invited.
Men’s Night Out — Saturday 18th July @ 6 for 6.30p: Corinthian Rotisserie Restaurant (GREEK),283 Marrickville Road, Marrickville. Ph: 9569 7084. Please see Kevin Green for more details.
Confirmation – Booked in for Sunday 23rd August: Bp Michael Stead will be here for confirmation. Please keep our four confirmees Alex, Lucy, Nicholas & Nam in your prayers.
Any notices for the service booklet will need to be submitted to the Parish Office email by Wednesday evening at the latest.
Food for our little friends — Don’t forget to keep your cooked food scraps, fruit peelings, tea leaves and coffee grounds for the parish worm farms. (No citrus, dairy or meat). You can still drop this off outside the office — during office hours. If you would like some worm castings for your garden you can leave a bucket or bag at the rectory with your details. Our little fertilizer factories have been doing a wonderful job and the fruit of their labours is now available.
Weekly Intercessions for our Community: Sunday: Eddie, Susan, Stephanie, Edwin, Leilani and Carmen Reddy; and Graham Saddler; Monday: Ken Searle; Peter Seymour; Andy Serafin & Colin Spokes; Tuesday: Louisa Silverman; Ray & Laurel Sommer; Raboom & Nol Takham; and Karlene Thompson; Wednesday: Christine Thurley; John Tonetti; and Nadia Wheatley; Thursday: Stuart Veitch, Jo Burton & Laurence; and Janet Walmsley; Friday: Janet Widmer & Cliff; Sally Woellner; Kay Younie, Natasha and Timothy; and Shirley Allen, Barbara & Jade; and Saturday: We pray for all health workers dealing with our current Covid-19 pandemic, particularly doctors and nurses dealing with those affected by Covid-19. We pray too for our Indigenous brothers and sisters, and particularly for African-Americans at this time.
Prayers for the sick: Kristen Harley; Stephen Thurley; Kevin Tibbey; Glen; Kiki Chun; Br Noel Jeffs (SSF); Edna Chambers; Br Michael Saminatham (SSF); Sam George; Mary Middleton; Louise Middleton; Barbara Reyne; Victoria Keighery; Fr John Bunyan; John; Louise Trott; Christina Rees (CBE); John Bowen; Verity Wright; She Kar Nair; Ron Nath; Ronan Nath; Veronica Nath; Ram Chander; Rev’d Val Tibbey; Maureen Clunas; Wolf Winter; Linda Macqualter; Rosemary Bradford; and Errol Tully.
Anniversaries of the Departed: Fr John Green; Alfred Swaffield; Albert Clayton; and Peter Mill.
Saints Commemoration:6th July: John Fisher, Bishop and Thomas More, Martyrs (d.1535); and 11th July: Benedict of Nursia, Abbot (d.550).
Long Term Pastoral Prayer list: Andrew Reddy; Jennifer B.; Shirley, Barbara & Jade Allen; Beth Armstrong; Ann Jeffs; Rhiannon Henry-Edwards; Marissa; Jude, Isla, Meg & Al Donnell; Lyn Carrington; Ruth Champion; Gary & Karen Steiner-Hill; Kenneth Barongo; Pauline Newell; Barbara Beecroft; Lochlan Lonesborough; Ann Connolly; the Perkins Family; Fr Peter Carlsson; Dayalan Saminathan; Grace & Hannah Ashton; Victor Anyarisi; Baby Anaisha, & her parents Anu & Digvijay; Robert & Lyndall; Kit & Ben; and Hiro Itadani.
Readings for Next Sunday — Sixth Sunday after Pentecost: First Reading: Genesis 25.19–34; Psalm: 119.105–112; Second Reading: Romans 8.1–11; and Gospel: Matthew 13.1–9, 18–23
Readings for the coming week: Evening Prayer
|Sunday||Song of Songs 2.8–13||Psalm 145.8–14||Romans 9.1–15|
|Monday||Ezekiel 12.21–13.16||Psalm 18.32–38, 45–52||Galatians 2.11–21|
|Tuesday||Ezekiel 14||Psalm 119.1–16||Galatians 3.12–14|
|Wednesday||Ezekiel 15.1–16.15, 59–63||Psalm 24; 26||Galatians 3.15–26|
|Thursday||Ezekiel 17||Psalms 22.23–32; 23||Galatians 3.27–4.7|
|Friday||Ezekiel 18.1–23, 30–32||Psalm 27||Galatians 4.8–20|
|Saturday||Ezekiel 19||Psalm 30; 32||Galatians 4.21–31|