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Notices_Sunday 1st January 2023 — New Year’s Day — Naming and Circumcision of Jesus



Happy Birth­day to: Tiffany Chiew; Ron­ald Clarke; Andrew Reddy; Jo Middleton; Esth­er Kumar; and Andrew Patterson. 


Happy Name Day to: Fabi­an LoSchiavo





TONIGHT: The 6pm Spir­it of Taize ser­vice has been can­celled for Janu­ary only. 


The Par­ish Office will be closed on Monday 2nd Janu­ary 2023.

The Opshop will be closed from 24th Decem­ber 2022 and will reopen on 3rd Janu­ary 2023.


Fr Jeff and Michelle will be on hol­i­days from 2nd Janu­ary to 12th Janu­ary 2023.  Dur­ing this peri­od Fr John Bowen will take our Wed­nes­day and Sunday services.



Christ­mas cards for sale: 

2023 Stock – reduced price.

Sup­port the Lep­rosy Mis­sion.  Avail­able from the Par­ish Resource Centre.  Please see Stephan Gates dur­ing Morn­ing tea.  


ST PAUL’S PANTRY needs food, health and clean­ing items: A bas­ket is in the church foy­er for donations.


Food for our worms – Fr Jeff and Michelle are away until 12th Janu­ary 2023.  Please do not leave any worm food while they are away.  Con­tri­bu­tions of worm food will hap­pily be received when they return from holidays. 


Lea MacNeil has jam, con­serves, pickles and vari­ous sauces to sell; please email her at to order them from her.  All pro­ceeds go to St Luke’s Parish.



Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Com­munity:

Monday: Edi & Oscar Dav­is; John Dick­son; Kathy Drum­mond; Dav­id Dunlop.

Tues­day: Michael, Eliza­beth, Thomas, Elean­or & Nich­olas Fleming.

Wed­nes­day: Steph­en Gates & Andrew; Mar­ilyn Gibbs; and Kev­in Green.

Thursday: Peter Gil­bert & Fred Narnolo; and Joyce Grant.

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.



For our com­munity today: Tiffany, Kev­in, Alex­an­der & Nich­olas Chiew; Ron, Milly, Nam & Viol­etta Clarke; and Brett Dav­ies & Amrit MacIntyre.


Pray­ers for the sick: Mary Middleton; Pau­line Newell; (Fr) John Hawkins; Lyn Ban­ner­man; Bax­ter Min­gis-Per­kins; Craig; Val Thomas; Rose­mary Brad­ford; Maria & Trish; Kev­in Tib­bey; Simone Abra­hams; Ed Leuen­ber­ger; Salochna Devi; Ruth Dodd; Robyn Palmer; (Rev) Helen Phil­lips; Peter Cinelli; Julie Ankers; Robert & Lyn­dall Dubler; and Geor­gia Keighery.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Lil Ket­tlewell; and Peter Middleton.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion: 2nd: Basil of Caesarea (d. 379) & Gregory of Nazi­an­zus (d. 389) Bish­ops and teach­ers; and Eliza Has­sall, pion­eer of CMS (Aus­tralia) and mis­sion­ary train­ing (d. 1917).


Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list: Florence Shel­lard; Ray Som­mer; John Hardy; 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; Noel Jeffs; and Singla Pallav.



Read­ings for Next Sunday: Epi­phany of Our Lord

First Read­ing: Isai­ah 60.1–6                            Psalms: 72.1–7, 10–14

Second Read­ing: Eph­esians 3.1–12                 Gos­pel: Mat­thew 2.1–12