TODAY – Parish Council will meet after morning tea.
SPECIAL THANKS – to all those who contributed to last week’s Patronal Festival and Confirmation service. What a joyful celebration it was. Heartfelt thanks to the Chiew family for their generous provision of the sumptuous festive meal and Fabian for his musical accompaniment. I’m sure the Bishop saw in St Luke’s a strong and committed parish.
Watercolour Painting Classes – Sunday 23rd October to 4th December
Classes from 1pm to 3pm for 6 Sundays in the St Luke’s Hall
Contact Jessie Hooley (Teacher/Coordinator) regarding class price and materials required on Ph: 0401 979 449 or email Jesshoo53@gmail.com
Wed 26th Oct – ABM Auxiliary invites you to A ‘Mission’ Morning Tea
Guest Speaker: Robert McLean (Key Relationships Coordinator and Communications Officer — ABM)
Topic: Reconciliation – How we can we play our part!
10.30am at CCSL Hall – enter via 505 Pitt Street, Sydney
RSVP to Maureen Mob: 0499 423 212
Sunday 30 October at 5.15pm — ’The Last Hurrah”:
A farewell concert for St James’s, King Street organ.
FREE admission but donations encouraged to the St James’ Organ Appeal. Organists and organ scholars of St James, past and present: David Drury, Peter Ellis, Titus Grenyer, Peter Jewkes, Callum Knox, Brett McKern, Alistair Nelson, Marko Sever … a very fine line up of some of Sydney’s best!
Sat 5 Nov 2022 — St’Anmoré Music Festival Walk - starting at 12pm
Place: meet at the Church car park to walk to Stanmore
Weather: come prepared, as the walk will proceed “rain, hail or shine.”
On Saturday, 5 November 2022, Stanmore’s streets will come alive with the sound of music. The St’Anmoré Music Festival was created in honour of the late Richard Gill AO, the renowned Australian musician, conductor, and educator who lived in Stanmore, a few minutes away from the Church. He had a vision to hold an annual event to bring music to the streets. Richard Gill died in 2018 and the Festival was first held in 2019. It returns this year after a pandemic silence.
Brett is organising a walk to explore the Festival this year. Please contact Brett by 30 October 2022 if you would like to join the walk.
Further information about the Festival programme, stages, locations, music styles and performers, is available at the attached link: https://stanmoremusicfestival.com/
Sunday 6th November – All Saints Day.
Sunday 13th November – All Souls / Remembrance Day.
Sunday 20th November – Christ the King
Saturday 10th December – St Luke’s Mini-Market – SAVE THE DATE!!!
17 Nov 2022 — ANGLICANS TOGETHER DINNER
Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, 169–171 Castlereagh Street, Sydney.
TOPIC: ‘Anglicans Together — is it possible or a pipe dream?’
SPEAKERS: Bishop Michael Stead (our regional bishop), and Professor Peter Sherlock (Vice Chancellor of the University of Divinity, Melbourne).
MODERATOR: Bishop Genieve Blackwell.
$75 each for members, $90 each for non-members for a two-course meal plus tea or coffee. Drinks (wine etc) extra.
BOOKING SITE: Anglicans Together website. See Tony Brownlow for more info.
ST PAUL’S PANTRY needs food, health and cleaning items: A basket is in the church foyer for donations.
Food for our worms – Leave your worm food gifts at church on Sundays or drop off during the week. Please remember to remove the strings from teabags. (NB — no dairy, citrus, onions or meat). Worm castings are available to give away to gardeners in the parish. Just let me know. Fr. Jeff
Lea MacNeil has jam, conserves, pickles and various sauces to sell; please email her at email@example.com to order them from her. All proceeds go to St Luke’s Parish.
Weekly Intercessions for our Community:
Sunday: Selina & John Hardy; Kelvin Harris; Susan Hill, Janet Broady & Alex; Moya Holle; and Nicola & James Howard.
Monday: Pamela Jaksic; and Noel Jeffs.
Tuesday: Joseph, Esther, Joyti & Joshlyn Kumar.
Wednesday: Geoff Lindsay & Mandy Tibbey.
Thursday: Fabian LoSchiavo; and Lea MacNeil & Donald Thomas.
Friday: We pray for Fr John Bunyan’s pastoral care ministry at Bankstown Hospital and all those he ministers to.
Saturday: Loving God, we pray for the people of Ukraine, for all those suffering or afraid, that you will be close to them and protect them. We pray for world leaders, for compassion, strength and wisdom to guide their choices. We pray for the world that in this moment of crisis, we may reach out in solidarity to our brothers and sisters in need. May we walk in your ways so that peace and justice become a reality for the people of Ukraine and for all the world. Amen.
Prayers for the sick: Prayers for the sick: Rosemary Bradford; Janet Walmsley; Kevin Tibbey; Lu Piper; Maria & Trish; Len Parsons; Simone Abrahams; Ed Leuenberger; Salochna Devi; Pauline Newell; (Rev) Marcia Green; Robyn Palmer; (Rev) Helen Phillips; Peter Cinelli; (Fr) John Bowen; Tony Brownlow; Mary Middleton; Julie Ankers; Robert & Lyndall Dubler; and Georgia Keighery.
Anniversaries of the Departed: Elizabeth Dempsey; Ram Chandar; Dorothy McCabe; Jack Kimpton; Charles Austin; Patricia Decker; Evan Kettlye; Frank Dahl; Millicent Elliott; Vera Greenough; Malcolm Chin; William Bullock; and Helen Jones.
Saints Commemoration: 24th: United Nations, inaugurated 1945; and 28th: Simon and Jude, Apostles and martyrs.
Long Term Pastoral Prayer list: Florence Shellard; Ray Sommer; John Hardy; Beth Armstrong; Lyn Carrington; John Dickson; Shirley, Barbara & Jade Allen; Rhiannon Henry-Edwards; Marissa; Jude, Isla, Meg & Al Donnell; Grace & Hannah Ashton; Kuwert; Rev Laurie MacIntyre; Kiki Chun; Raul of Radio Skidrow and his family; Andrew Stratgolda; Lochlan Lonesborough; and Noel Jeffs.
Readings for Next Sunday: Twenty-First Sunday After Pentecost
First Reading: Habakkuk 1.1–4, 2.1–4 Psalms: 119.137–14Second
Reading: 2 Thessalonians 1.1–4, 11–12 Gospel: Luke 19.1–10