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).