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

Transfiguration of Our Lord – 3 March 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                Ann Petersen & Kevin Green

Next week:                         Jennifer McGovern & Grahame Sadler

Readers today                     Victor Anyanji & Katherine Oldfield
Next week:                         Brett Davies & Moya Holle
Intercessor                          Moya Holle
Next week                          Diana Jefferies

Hospitality:                        Reddy Family
Next Week:                        Katherine Oldfield & Sally Woellner

Flowers:                              No Flowers in Lent
Ash Wednesday:                 Welcomers 10 am: John Tonetti; 7.30 pm Ruth C
Readers 7.30 pm:                Michelle Parker & David Dunlop

Ash Wed Morning Tea.      Ruth Champion & Helpers


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.


We acknowledge the Gadigal and Wangal peoples of the Eora Nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which our church stands. We pay our respects to Elders, past and present, and to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in our community today.



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Happy Birthday to:
John MacLulich; Bianca Reddy; Katherine Oldfield; John Tonetti; Tony Brownlow; Joseph Kumar; Violetta & Nam Clarke; Peter Seymour; Hannah Forsyth; Merrill Martin and anyone else this month!

We rejoice that Rosemary went home from hospital on Thursday morning! She thanked us all sincerely for our prayers and flowers we sent; she had 3 stents inserted to assist her heart and they are hoping all will be well.

Today Annual Meeting will be held after morning tea. All reports are collated into the booklet now available in the hall, however our meeting will need to receive the financial statement subject to audit.

Tuesday 5 March 6.30 p.m.Shrove Tuesday/Pancake Day – Invite from Fr Jeff and Michelle to join them for pancakes at the Rectory. If you’ve not been to the Rectory before you are especially welcome. After pancakes we will make ashes for Ash Wednesday, the beginning of our Lenten journey to the cross and the empty tomb. If you could make a savoury or sweet filling for the pancakes, that would be great as well – but please let please let Michelle know.

Wednesday 6 March 10 am – Ash Wednesday – ABM launch their Lenten Appeal at St Luke’s after church; we are serving morning tea to our visitors. Please bring a plate if you can and learn a little more about the work of ABM. And our Evening Service will be at 7.30 p.m.

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

Saturday 16 March 4.00 for 4.30 pmCinema Paradiso in our Hall – The consensus is the first film to be shown will be the Rossellini/Fellini film The Flowers of St Francis (1950).  In 1995, the Vatican listed the film as one of the forty-five greatest films ever made. For those of you who like to be prepared, I have attached the link to the Wikipedia article which explains each of the nine chapters or vignettes portrayed in the film. Wine and cheese, coffee and tea, will be available during a short interval. RSVP 10 March 2019 if possible.

Saturday 16 March Men’s Nite Out at Con Que Vietnamese Restaurant, 6 for 6.30 p.m., 296 Illawarra Road, Marrickville – Please RSVP to Kevin Green by 8 March, 0405 691 055 or by email

Sunday 17 March 1.30 pm – you are invited to Songs and Sonnets within Evening Prayer at St Peter’s Hornsby marking 60th anniversary of John Bunyan’s Ordination as Deacon in Canberra, March 1959. See noticeboard.

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. If you book online send Moya an email so she knows you are going from Enmore Parish –

Thursday 4 April6.30 p.m.– the Long Table next meets at Kafenes Greek Restaurant, Enmore Road, Enmore. All welcome to enjoy a cheerful meal together. Wine is available at restaurant or a corkage fee applies for BYO.

Our Playgroup – meets on Monday mornings in the hall at 10.00 am and is growing! Please give our pamphlets to any mothers or carers you know.

We are still looking for someone to look after the Bookstall!!

Readings for the coming week and next Sunday: –

Monday Sirach 17.24-29 Psalm 32.1-7 Mark 10.17-27
Tuesday Sirach 35.1-12 Psalm 50.20-24 Mark 10.28-31
Wednesday Joel 2.1-2,12-17 Psalm 51.1-17. Matt 6.16,16-21
Thursday Deuteronomy30.15-20 Psalm 1 Luke 9.22-25
Friday Isaiah 58.1-9a Psalm 51.15-19 Matt 9.14-15
Saturday Isaiah 58.9b-14 Psalm 86.1-7 Luke 5.27-32


Readings for Next Sunday 10. March – First Sunday in Lent

First Reading:     Deuteronomy 26.1-11     Psalm: 91.1-2,9-16
Second Reading:                                         Romans 10.4-13    Gospel: Luke 4.1-15


Monday: Diana Jefferies; Noel Jeffs; Kenny Khoo; Eddy, Mint, Atom & Arty Kittirat.

Tuesday: Joseph, Esther, Joyti & Joshlyn Kumar; Geoff Lindsay & Mandy Tibbey.

Wednesday: John Lo; Fabian LoSchiavo; Blue, Amy, Ariel & Booni Luangjai.

Thursday: Jennifer McGovern; Evelyn Maack; Amrit MacLntyre & Brett Davies

Friday: Lea MacNeil & Donald Thomas; Leon & Nan Malascrabes.

Saturday – Pray for our busy local shopkeepers in Enmore Road.

(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; Sam George; 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.

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 (today) in the chapel followed by a cheap and cheerful meal in a local café, if there’s any interest.

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 (Friday is our Rector’s day off!)

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

Rector’s email: Parish:

Lay Minister-Part Time: Amanda Mason (Thai Leader with Eddie Kittirat)
Honorary Lay Minister: Peter Seymour 0422 946 079 –

OFFICE HOURS: Tuesday, Friday 8.30 to 11.30 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, Angela Bell and Ruth Champion.

The Long Table – email to

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

Parish Council:
Andy Serafin; Angela Bell; Susan Hill; Peter Seymour; 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.