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

Notices: Christ the King — Sunday 22nd November 2020


Par­ish Coun­cil — meets in the church today after morn­ing tea.


The flowers in the church today have been donated by Noel Jeffs in cel­eb­ra­tion of his 70th birthday.


Advent Stud­ies: Begin Wed­nes­days, after 10.00 a.m. Euchar­ist and Morn­ing Tea from 2 Decem­ber, and in the even­ing at 7.00 p.m. on those same days. We are using “Advent for Every­one – A Jour­ney with the Apostles” by Tom Wright.  I have some books for free or they can be down­loaded instantly from Amazon via Kindle for a small cost.  

Advent for Everyone


Advent Stud­ies will be held using this resource.

This work by world renowned theo­lo­gian, Tom Wright, looks at New Test­a­ment read­ings  each day dur­ing Advent, with reflec­tions by the author and a point for reflection.

I have lim­ited cop­ies of the prin­ted book which I am mak­ing avail­able for no charge.   (111 pages)


Living well through Advent

Liv­ing Well Through Advent 2020: Prac­ti­cing Hope With All Your Heart, Soul, Strength, and Mind.   Can be down­loaded from Amazon or purchased.

This resource is ideal for indi­vidu­al use or shar­ing with a friend or two.  It is avail­able to down­load onto your phone or to a kindle device at a very cheap price – less than two dollars.

This 50-page guide provides a found­a­tion for seek­ing a deep­er exper­i­ence of Advent, an exper­i­ence that will help pre­pare us for the true mean­ing of Christmas.



Stan­more Nurs­ing Home Gifts:  Money can be donated via the offer­tory plate (placed in a sep­ar­ate labelled envel­ope) or the St Luke’s Church Work­ing Account (see back of Ser­vice book­let for details).  Please remem­ber to ref­er­ence your giftS N Home.       Even if we can­not sing Car­ols, we can still take chocol­ates etc.


Christ­mas Cards now for Sale:  New 2020 stock –- sup­port­ing The Lep­rosy Mis­sion, Australia-$10 per pack of 10.  Please see Stephan Gates at the Com­munity Resource Centre straight after the service.


Poetry Board: Please see the board for poems from each of the poets from our ‘Word of Hope’ poetry day.  A video of the day will also be avail­able shortly.


St Luke's Enmore Mini Market

Sat­urday 5th Dec – 10am to 2.30pm

Parish­ion­ers are urged to sup­port the St Luke’s Mini Mar­ket as it is the annu­al fun­drais­ing event for the parish.

Pre­serves, Pickles, Curds & Jams, and Plants will be on sale, as well as reduced price items from the Opshop.

Tick­ets will also be on sale for the Christ­mas Hamper.

If you have any ques­tions, please see Andy Serafin.



Attend­ance List: This is an essen­tial part of our Cov­id-safe plan which has been lodged with the State Health Depart­ment.  We request, once again, that you do respond, as it helps us with the plan­ning needed to ensure a safe envir­on­ment.  Please RSVP via, ring Church Office (Dur­ing office hours ONLY) or con­tact Jennifer.


ABM Pro­jects — St Luke’s con­trib­utes to three pro­jects.  One of these is the ‘Vanuatu Integ­rated and Lit­er­acy Pro­ject’.  A descrip­tion of this pro­ject has recently been placed on the notice board in the hall foy­er near the Com­munity Resource Centre


Life-Sav­ing Phone num­bers:   Life­Line: 13 11 14   Kids Help Line: 1800 55 1800   MensLine: 1300 789 978   Bey­ond Blue: 1300 22 4636   1800 RESPECT1800 737 732


Lea MacNeal has jam to sell and vari­ous sauces; please email her if you would like to give her an order.  You may, of course, ask her what type of jam and/or pre­serve or sauces she has on hand.  Don­ald, her hus­band can deliv­er your spe­cif­ic order to the Opshop where you are able to pay for it.


Food for our worms – Food scraps (no dairy, cit­rus or meat) can be left in the buck­et provided.  This is part of our Par­ish envir­on­ment­al initiative.


Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Community:

Sunday: Julie Olston & Phil­ippa Fre­drick­son; and Fr Jeff & Michelle Parker.

Monday: Ann Petersen, Rachel & Wolf Winter; and John Reimer.

Tues­day: Jo, Ramendra, Thomas & Lucy Raj; and Mat­ilda Rinker.

Wed­nes­day: Joyce, Andrew, Rachel, Bianca, Belinda & Bryson Reddy.

Thursday: Eddie, Susan, Stephanie, Edwin, Leil­ani & Car­men Reddy.

Fri­day: Gra­hame Sadler; Ken Searle; and Rajah Selva­ra­jah & Greg.

Sat­urday: Dear lov­ing Fath­er, please deliv­er us from the coronavir­us and lim­it its impact on Aus­tralia and the world. In your mercy bring a swift end to this crisis.  Please pro­tect with your lov­ing care those we love — our fam­il­ies, friends and neigh­bours. Let your fath­erly hand guide, shel­ter and  strengthen them.   Cast out all anxious fears and doubts.  Give us an increas­ing trust in you and fill our hearts and minds with your peace.   We pray for those around the world now strug­gling with COVID-19.  Heal and com­fort those who are sick and suf­fer­ing.  Pro­tect and guide the health pro­fes­sion­als who are at the front line.  Please give wis­dom and cour­age to those who bear respons­ib­il­ity for con­front­ing this chal­lenge. We ask these things through the power­ful name of Jesus.  Amen.


Pray­ers for the sick: Kristen Har­ley; Steph­en Thur­ley; Kev­in Tib­bey; Glen; Mary Middleton; Bar­bara Reyne; Fr John Bunyan; John Hardy; Louise Trott; She Kar Nair; Rev’d Val Tib­bey; Maur­een Clunas; Wolf Winter; Edna Cham­bers; Linda Mac­qual­ter; Esth­er Middleton; Mea­ghan Pat­ter­son; Peter Cinelli; John Dick­son; Rita Mus­cat & her fam­ily; Rob Lake; Tamara & Craig; John Can Pahali; Alex Regos; Phil­lip Gar­gano; Gra­ham Wad­ding­ton; and Aman­da Cowley.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted:  Fr John Holle; Mar­garet Lofts; Alice Lofts; Les Clark; Alfred Welsh; Peter Sze­pe­tiuk; and Elsie Farrell.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion: 23rd Nov: Clem­ent of Rome, Bish­op & mar­tyr (d. c. 100); and 25th Nov: James Noble, pion­eer Abori­gin­al Dea­con (d.1941).


Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list: Andrew Reddy; Shir­ley, Bar­bara & Jade Allen; Br Noel Jeffs (SSF); Kiki Chun; Beth Arm­strong; Ann Jeffs; Rhi­an­non Henry-Edwards; Marissa; Jude, Isla, Meg & Al Don­nell; Lyn Car­ring­ton; Suz­anne Camp­ton; Pau­line Newell; Bar­bara Beec­roft; Ann Con­nolly; Fr Peter Carls­son; Day­alan Sam­inath­an; Grace & Han­nah Ashton; Anaisha, & her par­ents Anu & Digvi­jay; Ron Nath; Ron­an Nath; Veron­ica Nath; Rose­mary Brad­ford; Rev Laurie McIntyre; Ver­ity Wright; and Ruth Champion.


Read­ings for Next Sunday — First Sunday of Advent:

First Read­ing: Isai­ah 64.1–9                                 Psalm: 80.1–7,17–19

Second Read­ing: 1 Cor­inthi­ans 1.1–9                  Gos­pel: Mat­thew 13.24–37



Read­ings for the com­ing week: Even­ing Prayer

Sunday 1 Samuel 16.2–13 Psalm 93 Mat­thew 21.1–11
Monday Wis­dom 8.5–18 Psalm 55.13–15, 18–28 Rev­el­a­tion 11. 1–14
Tues­day Wis­dom 8.21–9.18 Psalms 60; 61 Rev­el­a­tion 11. 15–19
Wed­nes­day Wis­dom 10.15–11.10 Psalms 64; 67 Rev­el­a­tion 12.1–6
Thursday Wis­dom 11.5–12.2 Psalm 66 Rev­el­a­tion 12.7–18
Fri­day Wis­dom 12.12–21 Psalm 68.24–35 Rev­el­a­tion 13. 1–10
Sat­urday Wis­dom 18.14–24 Psalm 119.65–88 Rev­el­a­tion 13.11–18