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

Palm Sunday Notices

27th March 2016

Celebrant & Preacher:             Fr. Philip Bradford,

Welcomers Today:                   Stephen Gates & Evelyn Maack
Next week:                              Tony Brownlow & Nadia Wheatley
Readers Today:                       Bryson & Belinda Reddy
Readers next week:                  Bianca & Edwin Reddy
Intercessor:                              Ruth Champion
Next week:                              Jo Burton
Hospitality:                              Shared Lunch

Next Week:                          Reddy Family
Cleaners Saturday 2nd :        Julia Olston, Tony Brownlow, Neville Hack

Gluten free hosts are available. Please see our Sacristan, Andy Serafin, before the service if you need to receive a gluten free host.

Anglican Board of Mission
Anglican Board of Mission

Sometimes, news can be too good to be true and we react with fear, disbelief and shock. The news of the resurrection of Christ brought these feelings to his apostles, but we know that in time those rumours of his resurrection would concretise into flesh and blood experience of this new Adam appearing in the garden and bringing good news of peace with him. From this resurrection, these meetings, and those experiences we have been given the light of the gospel as well passed down through the ages, and we are called to bring it to others.

  • Pray that in the light of the resurrection, we and all Christians might be strengthened to bring Jesus to those who don’t know him.
  • Give thanks for the great gift of Resurrection in our lives.


Text:              The Rev Will Johnston, Assistant Curate,
St Peter’s, East Maitland, Diocese of Newcastle
© Anglican Board of Mission, 2016

The Sentence Christ our Passover has been sacrificed for us; therefore let us keep the feast. The Lord is risen indeed, alleluia! 1 Corinthians 5.7–8

The Collect:

God of glory,

fill your Church with the power

that flows from Christ’s resurrection,

that, in the midst of this sinful world,

it may signal the beginning of a renewed humanity,

raised to new life with Christ;

who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,

one God, for ever and ever. Amen.


Prayer for our Parish

God of Love,
God of Mission,
you alone bring growth to your Church,
send to us your Holy Spirit to give
vision for our planning,
wisdom in our actions,
and power to our witness.
Help our church to grow in numbers,
in spiritual commitment to you,
and in service to our local community.   Amen

Easter Services:

Today: Lighting of the New Fire & Eucharist at 9.30 a.m.


Bookstall News – The 50% off stocktake sale continues until Easter on selected titles.   New books in stockThe Anchoress by Robyn Cadwallader, Simply Jesus by Tom Wright; A Man Called Johnny Mac, edited by Muriel Porter; A New Exile: The future of Anglicanism by Muriel Porter.

Membership Cards – All parishioners are requested to complete one of our new membership cards, which will update your details but also we need your permission to print your name on the pew sheet, which also goes on our website. These are available from the welcomers.

Today: Palm Sunday Rally to welcome refugees– 1 pm Belmore Park. For information: Ian 0417 275 713, Penny 0402 353 205, Peter 0418 312 310.

 This Week:

Today – Shared Lunch following the Easter Eucharist. If you can, please bring a dish to share – hot or cold. All are welcome at the table.

Next Month:

Friday 1 April BOYZ NITE OUT – at Alberto’s Pizzeria, King St. South, opposite Bray St. RSVP to John Roe by 30 March: or 0400 955 772.

Saturday 9 April – Working Bee from 8.30 a.m. to clean out cupboards in the Emmaus Room and the loft. Gardeners wanted as well. Thanks everyone.

Wednesday 13 April – Sesqui-centennary of St Joseph’s Newtown – Sesqui-centennary Dinner at St Scholastica’s College, Glebe, 6.30 for 7 pm. BOOK NOW : Early bird (before 1 March) $80 & concession $50. After 1 March, $95 & concession $50. Send number of tickets, names of diners, dietary needs (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free) to Pay by direct debit: BSB: 062-784 Account No. 452501. Use your surname in reference on direct debit. Please send email when you make the payment. Cheques can be sent to 109 Lennox St, Newtown with all details as above included.

Sesqui-centennary Mass – 31 July at 10.30 am at St Joseph’s, Newtown. Details:

In our hall:

Friday 22, Saturday 23 April – 8 pm, Sunday 24 April – 6.30 pm – Kinetic Energy play “Refuge” in St Luke’s Hall. Bookings 9665 6489 or



23 April – Bunnings Cake Stall – cake makers wanted (single muffins/cup cakes, banana bread slices and fruit loaf slices sell best) and sellers wanted 9-4.


14 May – Bunnings Sausage Sizzle – helpers wanted from 9-4. More information will be provided later.


Coming Events

2 Theatre Parties – please let John Roe know if you are interested.

4 May – Fiddler on the Roof8 pm Capitol Theatre $95.00. Expressions of interest to: John Roe by 31 March to 0400 955 772 or

7 September – Fawlty Towers Live8 pm at Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay $55.00. Expressions of interest to: John Roe by 1 July to 0400 955 772 or


Our Carpark is relatively small so if you can walk the distance we would appreciate it if you parked in the Cypriot Club Carpark, or in the Edgeware Road Public Carpark. Please be aware that you need to pay and display a parking ticket in the public carpark.


ABM Fiji Cyclone Appeal

Thank you everyone for your generous donations to the Fiji Cyclone Appeal. $365 was collected over two weeks and Wardens and Parish Council will add $35 from parish funds to make this up to $400 to be sent to ABM immediately. If you have not yet given and would like to do so, please go to the ABM website and donate online. The need is urgent.


If you want to ensure regular giving to St Luke’s, but find you never have the right amount in cash, or are sometimes unable to attend on Sundays, then St Luke’s Direct Transfer may work for you. Please put your name or the word Offertory as a reference.


St Luke’s Enmore Bank Account Details

Account Name:         St Luke’s Anglican Church Working Account

BSB: 062-165                        Account Number: 10023547

Bible Readings for the Week  28th to 3rdApril 2016

Monday Acts 2. 14; 22-32 Psalm 16 Matthew 28.8-15
Tuesday Acts 2.36-41 Psalm 33.4-9 John 20.11-18
Wednesday Acts 3.1-10 Psalm   105.1-7 Luke 24.13-35
Thursday Acts 3.11- 26 Psalm 8 Luke 24.35-48
Friday Acts 4.1-12 Psalm 118.21-29 John 21.1-14
Saturday Acts4.13-21 Psalm 118.14-20 Mark16.9-15


Next Sunday: Second Sunday of Easter
Acts 5.27-32
Psalm 118.14-29
Revelation 1.4-8
Gospel Reading: John 20.19-31


Prayers for each day of the week


Lyne, Eleanor, Constance Cuneen & John MacLulich; Neville Daniels; Edi & Oscar Davis; Kathy Drummond; Elizabeth, Thomas, Ellenor & Nicholas Fleming.


Stephan Gates & Andrew; Peter Gilbert & Alfredo Narnola; Wayne Gillies; Kevin Green; Stuart Grigg & ‘Tricia Blomberry.


Neville Hack; Richard Hagen & Somsakdi; John, Martha & Christopher Haly; Michael, Jacqueline, Sam & Sophie Hicks.


Janet, Susan & Alex Hill; Moya Holle; Anne Hywood & Peter Tregilggs; Diana Jefferies; Noel Jeffs; Linda Jensathit.


Kenny Khoo; Eddy, Mint, Atom & Arty Kittirat; Robert, Gillian, William & Benjamin Lamb; Ross Lehman & Kuna.

Geoff Lindsay & Mandy Tibbey; Fabian LoSchiavo; Evelyn Maack; Amrit MacIntyre & Brett Davies.


Donald Thomas & Lea MacNeil; Alex Maneekaew; Merrill & Georgie Martin; John Merchant; Fr. Ron Morris.

Our Prayers for those in immediate need:

Simon LoSchiavo; Bishop Ivan Lee; Bruce Sims & Peter; Judy Daniels; Kay & Russell Clark; Caroline Wilson; Fr. Adrian Stephens; Mark Travis; Janet McLeod.


The sick – Long term:

Barbara, Jade & Shirley Allen; Beth Armstrong; Hannah & Grace Ashton; Diane Badcock; Angela Bell; Ross Black, Fatima Begum; Jason Broadbridge; Bryn Brook-Evans ; Aunt Monica; Lyn Carrington; Mavis Cunneen;   Ros and Madeline Gee; Rhiannon Henry-Edwards; Josephine Jabbour; Ann Jeffs, Javed Khan; Kylie Laughlin;   Ross Lehman; Melissa, John & Baby Gerard; Marie McGrath; Lea MacNeil; Norma MacPherson; Jude & Isla; Marissa; Eve Moggs; John Naidu; Pauline Newell; John O’Grady; Peter Ogi, Lu Piper; Bill & Poppy Prezios; Dorothy Prichard; Peter Purcell; Brian Rawnsley; Barbara Raymond; Edward Reddy; Alex Regos; Joy Ree; Michael, Andrew & Warren Ryan;   Ray Sommer; Mary Sotiriadis; Madeline Spielman. Saria Sevilla; Susan Wright

Thanksgiving for Restoration and Joy:


Anniversaries of the Departed:

Harry Mossop; John Faulks; Mynette Alexander;

Recently Departed


Saints Commemoration:

Holy Week is dedicated to Christ, so no Saints Days are observed.




Parish Information                                ABN.78 161 584 893.


Sung Eucharist and Children’s Ministry at 9.30 am followed by hospitality in the hall. Thai Community meets in the Chapel after morning tea. Enquiries to Amanda Mason 0407 101 382.


Wednesday 9.30 a.m. – Morning Prayer; 10.00 a.m. Eucharist (followed by morning tea)

Friday 8.30 a.m. – Morning Prayer

CONFESSIONS (Sacrament of Reconciliation) HOME COMMUNIONS, BAPTISMS, & MARRIAGES by arrangement.

Rector – Fr Philip Bradford.

Ph 9557 4219 – 0431 655 220 (Mob)
PO Box 64. Enmore NSW 2042

Parish email:

Fr Philip:

OFFICE HOURS: Tuesday, Friday 9.00am to 10.30 a.m. Clergy Associate: Fr Ron Morris (Mob 0409 451362)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, Sunday Monday – Closed.

Hall Administrator:
Stuart Veitch Mb 0400-312-354

Eddy Reddy Mb 0410634948
Ruth Champion Mb 0400166041Jennie Winton Mb 0401 727 718.Parish Council:
Andy Serafin; Jennifer Bestel; James Barnes (Treasurer); Peter Seymour; Fabian LoSchiavo; Amrit MacIntyre & Tony Purcell.Parish Nominators:
Moya Holle; Mandy Tibbey Susan Hill; Ruth Champion & Stuart Veitch.

Pastoral Care Group
Ruth Champion; Stuart Ogg; John Tonetti, Moya Holle.