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

Notices — Fourth Sunday in Lent — 22nd March


Com­mis­sion­ing of our recently appoin­ted Church War­dens, Par­ish Coun­cil­lors, Par­ish Nom­in­at­ors & Syn­od Reps – has been can­celled this week.  Please keep them in your prayer.


Par­ish Work­ing Bee – Sat­urday 21st March start­ing at 9.30am.  Please bring your own garden­ing gloves. ALL wel­come and needed.


Blayney Week­end (28/29 March) has been post­poned – Bathurst Dio­cese have decided to can­cel church ser­vices after this Sunday — until fur­ther notice.


Wordsworth & Maskell Pipe Organ Recit­al – Has been post­poned – future date TBA later this year.


Len­ten stud­ies –Wed­nes­day stud­ies have been can­celled.  At this stage, the study at 7.30 pm on Monday even­ing (at the Rect­ory) is still being reviewed.


Vivid Har­bour Lights Cruise post­poned until 2021 – Unfor­tu­nately the NSW Gov­ern­ment has can­celled the 2020 Vivid lights fest­iv­al due to large pub­lic gath­er­ing lim­it­a­tion dur­ing the cur­rent Cov­id-19 pan­dem­ic.  Brett will con­tact the cruise oper­at­or as soon as pos­sible and make arrange­ments for refunds.


Con­firm­a­tion – Booked for Sunday 23rd August (but wait­ing to be advised),  Bp Michael Stead will be here for con­firm­a­tion.  Any­one who is not con­firmed is invited to go through the pro­cess of pre­par­a­tion with Fr Jeff.  Please speak to Fr Jeff about this.


Play Group @ Enmore – has been sus­pen­ded until the cur­rent health crisis is under con­trol.  For inform­a­tion phone Ian: Mob 0427 250 390.


Any notices for the ser­vice book­let will need to be sub­mit­ted to the Par­ish Office email by Wed­nes­day even­ing at the latest.


Read­ings for Next Sunday — The Annun­ci­ation of the blessed Vir­gin Mary: First Read­ing: Isai­ah 7.10–14; Psalm: 40.6–13; Second Read­ing: Hebrew 10.4–10; and Gos­pel: Luke 1.26–38


Read­ings for the com­ing week: 


Monday Isai­ah 65.17–21 Psalm 30.8–12 John 4.43–54
Tues­day Ezekiel 47.1–9,12 Psalm 46. 1–7 John 5.1–16
Wed­nes­day Isai­ah 49.8–15 Psalm 145.8–13 John 5.17–30
Thursday Exodus 32.7–14 Psalm 106.20–24 John 5.31–47
Fri­day Wis­dom 2.l1,12–22 Psalm 34.15–22 John 7.1–2,10,25–30
Sat­urday Jeremi­ah 11.18–20 Psalm 7.7–12 John 7.40–52


Pray­ers for the sick: Br Martyn Robin­son (CSBC); Kristen Har­ley; Steph­en Thur­ley; Kev­in Tib­bey; Glen; Kiki Chun; Br Noel Jeffs (SSF); Edna Cham­bers; Br Michael Sam­inath­am (SSF); Sam George; Mary Middleton; Louise Middleton; Bar­bara Reyne; Vic­tor­ia Keighery; Fr John Bunyan; and John.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Bessie O’Reilly; Beryl Good­man; Edith Spur­ri­er; Elsie Dav­is; Wendy Clarke; Ida Ross; and Joan Burton.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion:  24th: Paul Cou­tur­i­er, ecu­men­ist (d. 1953); & Oscar Romero, Arch­bish­op of San Sal­vador, mar­tyr (d, 1980); and 25th: The Annun­ci­ation to the blessed Vir­gin Mary.


Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Com­munity: Sunday: John Reimer; Mat­ilda Rink­er; Gra­hame Sadler; Ken Searle; Peter Tre­gil­gas & Anne Hywood.  Monday: Stu­art Veitch, Jo Bur­ton & Laurence; Janet Walms­ley; Nadia Wheat­ley.  Tues­day: Janet Wid­mer & Cliff; Sally Woell­ner; Kay Younie & fam­ily.  Wed­nes­day: Fr Jeff, Michelle & fam­ily; Safron Pow­ell; Andy Ser­afin & Colin.  Thursday: Peter Sey­mour; Ray & Laurel Som­mer; Kar­lene Thompson.  Fri­day: Christine Thur­ley & fam­ily; John Tonetti; Shir­ley Allen; Vic­tor Any­ar­isi.  Sat­urday: We pray­er for all health work­ers deal­ing with our cur­rent Cov­id-19 pan­dem­ic, par­tic­u­larly Raboom Takham & the nurs­ing staff at St Vincent’s Hos­pit­al.  That they all may receive the resources and sup­port that they need at this time.

Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list: Andrew Reddy; Jen­nifer B.; Rose­mary Brad­ford; Shir­ley, Bar­bara & Jade Allen; Beth Arm­strong; Ann Jeffs; Rhi­an­non Henry-Edwards; Marissa; Jude, Isla, Meg & Al Don­nell; Lyn Car­ring­ton; Ruth Cham­pi­on; Gary & Kar­en Stein­er-Hill; Ken­neth Bar­ongo; Pau­line Newell; Bar­bara Beec­roft; Sr Eliza­beth (SSC); Loch­lan Lones­bor­ough; Ann Con­nolly; the Per­kins Fam­ily; Fr Peter Carls­son; Day­alan Sam­inath­an; Grace & Han­nah Ashton; Vic­tor Any­ar­isi; Baby Anaisha, & her par­ents Anu & Digvi­jay; Robert & Lyn­dall; Kit & Ben; Hiro Itadini; and Br Wil­li­am (SSF).