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

Notices — Day of Pentecost — Sunday 23rd May 2021


Cinema Para­diso:  3.45pm for a 4pm start on Sat­urday, 29 May 2021 in the Church Hall, wine at interval.

RSVP required by 23 May 2021 to Brett via or Mob: 0431 133 193.

Should you wish to con­trib­ute to cater­ing, please let Brett know by 23 May.

Film: 1987 Dan­ish film Babette’s Feast, which won the Academy Award for Best Inter­na­tion­al Fea­ture Film in that year.


If any­one has any unwanted small plastic plant pots Kathy Drum­mond would like some to pot up plants for the Op Shop. Thank you.


Men’s Night Out: Sat­urday 5th June at 6 for 6.30pm

At the Hikaru Japan­ese Res­taur­ant, Buck­nell Street New­town (off Kings Street, almost dir­ectly oppos­ite Mis­senden Road).  Phone: 9516 5959.

See Kev­in Green for more details or Ph: (02) 9567–1206.


2021 St Lukes Enmore Vivid Har­bour Lights Cruise:

The fest­iv­al of light music and ideas returns to Sydney in August 2021 (6–28 August 2021) so the Par­ish is plan­ning a Vivid Har­bour Lights Cruise.

Date:  Thursday, 12 August 2021

Time:  5.15pm for a 5.45pm departure

Tick­ets:  $29 per per­son (all ages) — they say it’s a spe­cial price

Depar­ture:  King Street Wharf 1 (not the same as Barangaroo Wharf)

RSVP and pay­ment:  by Monday 7 June 2021 to Brett (account details upon private request)

Cov­id-safety announce­ments and updates will be provided in the pew sheet as they come to hand.  Of course, this may mean anoth­er can­cel­la­tion but let’s hope not.

Com­pre­hens­ive details of the Vivid 2021 pro­gramme are avail­able here:


Lea MacNeil has jam, con­serves, pickles and vari­ous sauces to sell; please email her at to order them from her.

Don­ald, her hus­band can deliv­er your spe­cif­ic order to the Opshop where it can be paid for.  All pro­ceeds go to St Luke’s Parish.


Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Community:

Sunday:  Fr Jeff & Michelle Park­er; Ann Petersen, Rachel, & Wolf Winter; Saf­fron Pow­ell; and Annie Pratton.

Monday: Jo, Ramendra, Thomas & Lucy Raj; John Reimer & Mat­ilda Rinker.

Tues­day: Joyce, Andrew, Rachel, Bianca, Belinda, and Bryson Reddy.

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

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

Fri­day: We pray for Fr John Bunyan’s pas­tor­al care min­istry at Bank­stown Hos­pit­al and all those he min­is­ters to.

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, par­tic­u­larly in India and PNG.  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: Dav­id Dun­lop; Robert & Lyn­dall Dubler; Pamela Jak­sic; Colin Spokes; Peter Cinelli; John Can Pahali; Alex Regos; Aman­da Cow­ley; Fr Phil­lip Carter; Peter Knox; Sr Colleen Crook; Nada G.; Br Wil­li­am; Ron Clarke & his fam­ily; Lyn­dall McCar­ron; Maurice Pope & his fam­ily; Raul (Skid Row Radio) & fam­ily; Barry McKay; Ruth Dodd; Christina Rees (CBE); Deepika & Deep­shi­ka; and Andrew Stratgolda.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Clive Turn­bull; Neville Arm­strong; Patrick Sadler; Freda Fer­guson; Peter Edgely; and Lawrence Clayton.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion: 24th: John (d.1791) & Charles (d.1788) Wes­ley, evan­gel­ists; 25th: Bede of Jar­row, Priest and teach­er (d.735); and 26th Augustine of Can­ter­bury, Bish­op and mis­sion­ary (d.605).


Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list: Lyn Car­ring­ton; Steph­en Thur­ley; Wolf Winter; John Dick­son; John Hardy; 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; Suz­anne Camp­ton; Pau­line Newell; Bar­bara Beec­roft; Ann Con­nolly; Day­alan Sam­inath­an; Kuwert; Grace & Han­nah Ashton; Anaisha, & her par­ents Anu & Digvijay;Ron Nath; Ron­an Nath; Veron­ica Nath; and Rev Laurie McIntyre.


Read­ings for Next Sunday — Trin­ity Sunday: First Read­ing: Isai­ah 6.1–8; Psalm: 29; Second Read­ing: Romans 8.12–17; Gos­pel: John 3.1–17.


Read­ings for the com­ing week: Even­ing Pray­er 

Sunday Ezekiel 36.22–28 Ps 103.13–22 1 Cor­inthi­ans 12.1–13
Monday Judges 15.9–20 Pss 60; 61 1 Cor­inthi­ans 14.26–40
Tues­day Judges 16.1–17 Pss 64; 67 1 Cor­inthi­ans 15.1–11
Wed­nes­day Judges 16.18–31 Ps 66 1 Cor­inthi­ans 15.12–34
Thursday Judges 17.1–18.6 Ps 68.24–35 1 Cor­inthi­ans 15.35–50
Fri­day Judges 18.7–31 Ps 119.65–88 1 Cor­inthi­ans 15.51–58
Sat­urday Isai­ah 44.1–8 Ps 150 John 17.17–26