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

Luke, Evangelist and Martyr 2018

Luke, Evangelist and Martyr

Like St Francis may we all be channels of peace in our community!

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:                           Fr Philip Bradford

Preacher:                            The Rev’d Judith Atkinson

Welcomers today                Ann Petersen & Stephen Gates

Next week:                         Brett Davies & Amrit MacIntyre

Readers:                              Susan Hill & Peter Gilbert
Readers next week:             David Dunlop & Katherine Oldfield
Intercessor:                         Ruth Champion

Next week:                         Peter Seymour

Tea/Coffee:                        John M, Ruth C & Evelyn Maack
Next Week:                        Katherine Oldfield & Sally Woellner

Flowers/Dusting Sat 27th :    Ruth Champion & Stephen Gates


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.



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A special welcome to our preacher today, The Rev’d Judith Atkinson, her husband Professor Stephen Burns and to their son Dominic. Welcome too to any visitors today and please stay and join with us for tea/coffee and our shared lunch in the hall following the service.

Our St Luke’s Play Group meets each Monday between 10.00 a.m. and 12 noon for 0-5 year-old children and their Carers. For further information please talk to Ian Mylchreest, Matilda Rinker, Moya Holle or Christine.

Tuesday 23 October 2018 – The Opshop re-opens on site from 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. Come and join in the fun with a free BBQ to celebrate! Thank you to all those who have made this possible.

Wednesday 24 October – Women’s Reading Group meets at Pauline Newell’s home at 7.30 p.m. Enquiries to Ruth Champion.

Thursday 25 OctoberAnglicans Together Dinner at City Tattersalls Club, 194 Pitt St, Sydney – 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. start. Please book before Tuesday 23rd Oct, if you are coming and tell Moya Holle. Our Guest Speaker this year is Anne Hywood, General Secretary of the General Synod, Anglican Church of Australia and the topic is interesting – A National Church – actual or virtual? ($70/$65 conc.,

Saturday 27 October, 9.30 to 3.30 – NSW Ecumenical Council Theological Reflection Commission Conference, College of Divinity – see noticeboard.

Sunday 28 October – Parish Council meets after morning tea.

Sadly Angela Bell, one of our Parish Councillors, is currently very ill in RPA Hospital. Please visit if you can and pray for her, as well as Saffron her daughter.

The day of our Christmas Fair is fast approaching– Saturday 24 November 2018 – time to think about baking Christmas cakes and puddings. This event is always on the last Saturday in November so please put it in your diary to help on that day. Our stalls require your help! The Fair always has a Christmas Hamper competition, so if you wish to donate something please place it in the box in the foyer.

Quiet Day – Sat 1st Dec at Golden Grove will commence with morning tea at 9.30 a.m. for a 10 a.m. start. The Day will be conducted by Bishop Peter Watson.

Weekend Retreat at Stroud is on 3/4th November. If you are interested in going please speak to Fr Philip or Rosemary or email them on

HELP NEEDED in the Opshop, particularly on Saturdays. If you can assist once a month or only occasionally, please see Ruth.

Toys & Tucker – just a reminder that we will be collecting new toys and foods from now until early December (not chocolates or anything that melts)

Christmas Day – Community meal in the hall? If anyone does not have family to go to on Christmas Day and would like to be part of this community celebration, see Noel Jeffs who is eager to galvanize interest.

Sculptures by the Sea is currently on until 4 November – take a bus or train to Bondi and walk from Bondi Beach to Tamarama Beach.

Intercessions for this week:

Janet Walmsley; Nadia Wheatley; Janet Widmer; Jennie Winton.


Sally Woellner; Kay & Natasha Younie; Amelia Zea; Shirley & Barbara Allen.


Victor Anyarisi; Beth Armstrong; James, Elliot & Harry Barnes.


Angela Bell & Saffron Powell; Cynthia Berkemeier; Peter, Jennifer, Elise & Blake Bestel.


Mervyn Bishop; Fr. Philip & Rosemary Bradford; Chris Brooks & Martin..


Tony Brownlow; Les & Lyn Carrington; Ruth Champion; Ron, Binh, Milly, Nam & Violetta Clarke..


Parish Information       ABN.78 161 584 893.


Sung Eucharist and Children’s Ministry at 9.30 am followed by hospitality in the hall. Evening Prayer in our Chapel on 1st Sunday of the month at 6.00 p.m.

Thai Community meets at morning tea. Enquiries to 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 led by Peter Seymour.

Rector – Fr Philip Bradford;Phone 9557 4219 – 0431 655 220 (Mob)
PO Box 64. Enmore NSW 2042

Parish email:

Lay Ministers-Part Time: Lea MacNeil & Amanda Mason
Honorary Lay Minister: Peter Seymour

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

Hon Clergy Associate:

Fr John Reimer

Organist: Kathy Drummond Occasional Organist: C. Brooks

133 Enmore Rd, Tel: 9550 5713
Hours: Tues‑Wed & Friday 9.30 ‑ 4; Thursday 9.30-3; Sat 9.30 – 2.30.

Healthy Church Life Group:

Fr Philip; 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, Tony Purcell; 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
Lea MacNeil; Ruth Champion; John Tonetti, Moya Holle, Ann Petersen.