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

Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

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 Philip Bradford

Welcomers today                Evelyn Maack & Peter Seymour

Next week:                         Peter Gilbert & Alfredo Narnolo

Readers today                     John M & Janet Walmsley
Next week:                         Lea MacNeil & Tony Purcell
Intercessor:                         Ruth Champion

Next week:                         Peter Gilbert

Hospitality:                        Reddy Family

Next Week:                        Katherine Oldfield, & Sally Woellner

Flowers/Dusting Sat 24th:     Ruth Champion & Stephen Gates

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Our Archbishop, Dr Glenn Davies, has asked that on Sunday 25 November all churches in the Diocese provide an opportunity to acknowledge the failures of the past with a local apology to any survivors of sexual and other forms of abuse who may be present or known by members of our congregation. Accordingly, we will be participating in this apology and praying for all victims of abuse on that Sunday.

Our St Luke’s Play Group continues to meet each Monday between 10.00 a.m. and 12 noon for 0-5-year-old children and their Carers.

Saturday 24 November 2018 – our Christmas Fair please put your name on the list in the hall during morning tea today to help set up or on a stall or closing down at the end of the day. Please take pamphlets for family and to put in letterboxes in your street, if you live locally.

Christmas Hamper competition – last opportunity is Wednesday this week! Please place your items in the box in the foyer TODAY, if possible We are in need of things!!

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)

Quiet Day – Sat 1st Dec at Golden Grove will now commence with morning tea at 10 a.m. for 10.30 start. The Day will be conducted by Bishop Peter Watson. RSVP to Fr Philip if you are coming and please bring your own lunch. Tea and Coffee and biscuits will be provided for morning tea.

Tuesday evenings 4. 11 and 18 December – Advent Study at 7 p.m. at Metropolitan Community Church, St Luke’s Enmore and St Joseph’s Newtown in that date order) – lead by clergy of the respective parishes.

Sunday 16 December Nativity Play 6.00 p.m. – the play without rehearsal.

Sunday 23 December is our visit to the Stanmore Nursing Home (singing carols and if you wish to contribute money towards the gifts that we purchase, please place it in envelope provided by the Welcomers over the next 5-6 weeks).

Christmas Day after the 9.30 a.m. service – a Community meal in the hall? Please see Noel Jeffs if you would like to be part of this Christmas Day meal in attending and assisting in organizing.


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


Lectionary Readings for Mon 19th to 25th November 2018


Monday Revelation 1.1-4; 2.1-5a Psalm 1 Luke 18.35-43
Tuesday Revelation3.1-6,14-22 Psalm 15 Luke 19.1-10
Wednesday Revelation 4.1-11 Psalm 150 Luke 19.11-28
Thursday Revelation 5.1-10 Psalm 149 Luke 19.41-44
Friday Revelation10.8-11 Psalm 119.105-112 Luke 19.45-48
Saturday Revelation11.4-12 Psalm 144.5-10 Luke 20.27-40


Readings for Next Sunday – 25th Nov, Christ the King
First Reading:       2 Samuel 23.1-7           Psalm:   132.1-12

Second Reading:   Revelation 1.4b-8         Gospel Reading: John 18.33-37


Intercessions for this week:

Monday: Please pray for Fr Jeff and Michelle Parker.

Tuesday: John Reimer; Matilda Rinker; Grahame Sadler; Ken Searle.

Wednesday: Andy Serafin & Colin Spokes; Peter Seymour.

Thursday: Somsakdi Sirithammakij & Richard Hagen; Ray & Laurel Sommer.

Friday:Karlene Thompson; Christine Thurley & Troy; John Tonetti

Saturday: Stuart Veitch; Jo Burton & Laurence; Janet Walmsley.


[Long Term list: Shirley, Barbara & Jade Allen; Beth Armstrong; Grace & Hannah Ashton; 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 and Evelyn; Barbara MacLulich; Pauline Newell; Peter Purcell; Dawn Holland; Helen Granowski (Priest); Bruce Sims; Peter; Margaret Flakeler; Matthew Winter; Alex & Libby Jones, Bob Hogg, and Geoff Widmer.]

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 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 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.
www.stlukes Clergy Associate: Fr John Reimer

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:

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: 0400166041Parish 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.