St Luke's Anglican Church in Enmore a lively, inclusive welcoming liturgical community

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany – 10th February 2019

Welcome to our worship this morning!

At St Luke’s we seek to share God’s unconditional love and acceptance of all people, regardless of age, gender, race, marital or family status, sexual orientation, disability or wealth.

Celebrant & Preacher:        Fr Jeff Parker

Welcomers today                David Dunlop and Ann Petersen

Next week:                         Peter Gilbert & Alfredo Narnolo

Readers today                     Jennifer Bestel & Ian Mylchreest
Next week:                         Peter Gilbert & Grahame Sadler
Intercessor                          John Tonetti
Next week                          Ruth Champion

Hospitality:                        John M, Evelyn M & Ruth C

Next Week:                        Brett Davies & Amrit MacIntyre

Flowers/Dusting Sat 16th :    Matilda Rinker & Kevin Green


Gluten free hosts are available – Please see the Welcomers.


This church is fitted with a hearing loop – please turn your hearing aid

to the T-setting.



Please turn off your mobile phone before the service commences.




And be a friend and like us on Facebook


Sunday 17 February – Parish Council meeting after morning tea.

Thursday 21 February – The Long Table 2019 meets at 6 for 6.30 p.m. DeLanna Thai, 220 Addison Road (south side between Essex and Neville St) Marrickville. There is on street parking along Addison Rd and in sides streets. Also the 428 bus runs along Addison Rd to and from Newtown/Enmore and the other way from Dulwich Hill. Please email/RSVP to Brett Davies if you can come.

Thursday 21 February 6 p.m. (St James Institute with Trinity College Melbourne) – Speaker Professor Mark Hill – Anglican Canon Law – Identity, Ecclesiology and Ecumenism. (book online

Saturday 2 MarchEremos Summer Retreat DayWandering with Wide-eyed Wonder, led by the Eremos Retreat Team. Venue is Bundeena House, Bundeena. Cost is $60 or Conc $50 and includes morning tea and lunch. See their website or the noticeboard for more details.

Sunday 3 March – is now our tentative date for our AGM (subject to our audit). If this date is correct. all reports need to be received, collated and printed into a booklet by Sunday 24 February, week prior, ready for the parishioners. Please submit reports by Thursday 21 February by email to the parish office.

Wednesday 6 March – Ash Wednesday – ABM launch their Lenten Appeal at St Luke’s after church; we are serving morning tea to our visitors.

Saturday 9 March – Lenten Quiet Day by OGS at St John’s Balmain – The Desert Fathers and Mothers – please see the noticeboard for details.

Saturday 16 March – Cinema Paradiso at 4.00 for 4.30 our Hall – our first movie night this year. First film, a documentary, is yet to be chosen but bound to be of general interest. Bring something to share at intermission – wine, cheese, biscuits or nuts etc. See the email from Brett or speak to him this morning. Email your RSVP to

Tuesday 19 MarchAnglicans Together Dinner with The Primate, Archbishop Philip Freier (Melbourne) at City Tattersalls Club (Gadigal Room) – $75 per person $70 conc. See flyer on the noticeboard for bookings or talk to Moya Holle. St Luke’s regularly has a table booked, but you will need to let her know. If you book online send her an email so she knows you are going from Enmore Parish –

Our Bookshop needs someone to look after it – We NEED a volunteer! It is not difficult so please see Ruth if you feel that’s something you could do.

Mondays– our Playgroup continues at 10.00 a.m. for parents and carers. Please spread the word to all you know who care for young children.

St Luke’s Direct Transfer: If you would prefer to give this way, please put your name or the word ‘Offertory’ as a reference, thank you.

Account Name:          St Luke’s Anglican Church Working Account

BSB: 062-165             Account Number: 10023547

Readings for the coming week and next Sunday 17 February:-

Lectionary Readings for Mon 11 to 16 February 2019

Monday Genesis 1.1-19 Psalm 104.33-37 Mark 6.53-56
Tuesday Genesis 1.20-2.4a Psalm 8 Mark 7.1-13
Wednesday Genesis 2.4b-9; 15-17 Psalm 104.26-32 Mark 7.14-23
Thursday Genesis18.252 Psalm 128 Mark 7.24-30
Friday Genesis 3.1-8 Psalm 32.1-8 Mark 7.31-37
Saturday Genesis 3.9-24 Psalm 106.20-24 Mark 8.1-10


Readings for Next Sunday 17 February – 6th Sunday after Epiphany

First Reading:     Jeremiah 17:5-10             Psalm: 1
Second Reading:                                         I Corinthians 15:12-20      Gospel: Luke 6:17-26


Monday: Ray & Laurel Sommer; Karlene Thompson; Christine Thurley and Troy.

Tuesday: John Tonetti; Stuart Veitch, Jo Burton & Laurence Burton-Veitch; Janet Walmsley.

Wednesday: Nadia Wheatley; Janet Widmer; Jennie Winton.

Thursday: Sally Woellner; Kay & Natasha Younie; Amelia Zea.

Friday: Marcin Adamczuk; Shirley & Barbara Allen; Victor Anyarisi.


(Please see the service booklet for the day for the Immediate Sick List.)

Long Sick Term list: Michael Bunyan; Anand, Digvijay and baby Anaisha; Shirley, Barbara & Jade Allen; Beth Armstrong; Grace & Hannah Ashton; Jackie Bonham; Hugo Cunningham; Laurie Bestel; Robert Gibbs; Joseph Jeebell; Ann Jeffs; Melissa, John & Baby Gerard; Barbara Granger; Rhiannon Henry-Edwards; Joyti & Joshlyn Kumar; Jude, Isla, Megan & Alan; Marissa; Norma Macpherson; Pauline Newell; Dawn Holland; Helen Granowski (Priest); Bruce Sims; Margaret Flakeler; Alex & Libby Jones and Peter Wheatley.

Prayer of Thanksgiving for Carol Selvarajah who has responded well to her cancer treatment.

PARISH INFORMATION                           ABN.78 161 584 893.


9.30 a.m. Eucharist and Children’s Ministry, followed by hospitality in the hall.

6.00 p.m. Evening Prayer on the first Sunday in the month (our next is 3 March) in the chapel followed by a meal in a local cafe.

Thai Community meets at morning tea with Amanda Mason (0407 101 382).


Wednesday 9.30 a.m. – Morning Prayer; and

10.00 a.m. Eucharist and Prayers for Healing (followed by morning tea)

Friday 8.30 a.m.Morning Prayer with our Hon. Lay Minister Peter Seymour

Rector – Fr Jeffrey Parker; Phone 9557 4219; mobile 0409 719 927
PO Box 64. Enmore NSW 2042

Parish email:

Lay Minister-Part Time: Amanda Mason (Thai Leader with Eddie Kittirat)
Honorary Lay Minister: Peter Seymour

OFFICE HOURS: Tuesday, Friday 8.30 to 10.30 a.m.

Hon Clergy Associate:


Organist: Kathy Drummond Occasional Organist: C. Brooks

Tues to Friday 10.00 am – 3.00 pm
Sat 10.00 am – 2.30 pm

Healthy Church Life Group:

Peter Seymour, Moya Holle, Ian Mylchreest, Fabian LoSchiavo, Evelyn Maack, Brett Davies; Angela Bell and Ruth Champion.

The Long Table – Brett Davies – email to

Fabian LoSchiavo: 0417670749.
Eddie Reddy: 0410634948
Ruth Champion: 0400166041

Parish Council:
Andy Serafin; Angela Bell; Susan Hill; Peter Seymour; Brett Davies, Evelyn Maack & James Barnes (Treasurer)

Hall Administrator:
Stuart Veitch Mb 0400-312-354

Synod Representatives
Diana Jefferies & Peter Seymour

Parish Nominators:
Moya Holle; Mandy Tibbey; Susan Hill; Ruth Champion & Stuart Veitch.

Pastoral Care Group
Ruth Champion; John Tonetti, Moya Holle, Ann Petersen.