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

Notices — Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost — 8th August 2021


The office is closed until fur­ther notice: Jen­nifer will be work­ing from home on Tues­day, Wed­nes­day and Thursday from 9.15–2.45pm.  Please email or if urgent call Mob: 0409 049 442.


ST PAUL’S PANTRY des­per­ately needs food.

Please keep col­lect­ing your dona­tions of tinned and non-per­ish­able food items.  You will be able to bring them in to the church when ser­vices resume. 


Organ Pipes


Post­poned to a date to be fixed in 2022

Please note the recit­al will not take place in Septem­ber 2021 due to the pan­dem­ic.

Watch this space or the Par­ish Face­book page for announce­ments next year, or in the mean­time, express interest to attend future recit­als at:


Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Com­munity:

Sunday: Mat­ilda Rink­er; Gra­hame Sadler; Rajah Selva­ra­jah & Greg; Peter Sey­mour; Andy Ser­afin & Colin Spokes.

Monday: John Reimer; Ken Searle; Louisa Sil­ver­man; and Ray & Laurel Som­mer.

Tues­day: Raboom & Nol Takham; Kar­lene Thompson; and John Tonetti.

Wed­nes­day: Christine Thur­ley, Troy and Fam­ily; and Nadia Wheat­ley.

Thursday: Stu­art Veitch, Jo Bur­ton & Laurence; and Janet Walms­ley.

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.  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: John Bowen; John Sat­ter­ley; Robert & Lyn­dall Dubler; Colin Spokes; Peter Cinelli; John Can Pahali; Alex Regos; Aman­da Cow­ley; Peter Knox; Sr Colleen Crook; Br Wil­li­am; Ron Clarke & his fam­ily; Maurice Pope & his fam­ily; Raul (Skid Row Radio) & fam­ily; Barry McKay; Ruth Dodd; Christina Rees (CBE); Deepika & Deep­shi­ka; Andrew Strat­golda; and Sr Helen Juli­an CSF.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Grace Johnsen; Ian Scott; Mary Sotiri­adis; and Neil Daniels.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion: 9th: Mary Sum­ner, founder of the Mother’s Uni­on (d.1921); 10th: Laurence, Dea­con and mar­tyr at Rome (d.258); 11th: Clare of Assisi (d.1252); and John Henry New­man, Car­din­al & Theo­lo­gian (d.1890); 13th: Jeremy Taylor, Bish­op and spir­itu­al writer (d.1667); and 14th: Twen­ti­eth cen­tury mar­tyrs includ­ing Grand Duch­ess Eliza­beth of Rus­sia (d.1918); Max­im­i­li­en Kolbe, Fri­ar (d.1940); Maria Skob­t­sova, Abbess in Rus­sia (d.1945); Mar­tin Luth­er King, work­er for civil liber­ties (d.1968); Janani Luwum, Arch­bish­op of Uganda (d.19770; and Oscar Romero, Arch­bish­op of San Sal­vador (d.1980).


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; Rev Laurie McIntyre; and Loch­lan Lones­bor­ough


Read­ings for Next Sunday — Mary Moth­er of Our Lord:  First Read­ing: 61.10–2.3; Psalm: Song of Mary (APBA p.31); Second Read­ing: Gala­tians 4.4–7; and Gos­pel: Luke 2.1–7


Read­ings for the com­ing week: Even­ing Pray­er 

Sunday 2 Samuel 19.1–15 Ps 34.1–10 Eph­esians 5.1–14
Monday Pro­verbs 15.1–15 Ps 91 Romans 9.1–13
Tues­day Pro­verbs 15.16–33 Ps 94 Romans 9.14–24
Wed­nes­day Pro­verbs 16.1–15 Pss 97; 98 Romans 9.25–10.4
Thursday Pro­verbs 16.16–33 Ps 103 Romans 10.5–13
Fri­day Pro­verbs 17.1–16 Ps 102.12–28 Romans 10.14–21
Sat­urday Pro­verbs 17.17–18.3 Ps 119.105–128 Romans 11.1–12



Dis­cus­sion Ques­tions from Work­ing Preach­er

  1. When your grief is deep, as David’s was, are you able to lament as Dav­id did? (2 Sam 18:5–9, 15, 31–33)
  2. See­ing or hear­ing are ways to exper­i­ence spir­itu­ally but how do we taste God’s good­ness? (Psa 34:1–8)
  3. What is the dis­tinc­tion Jesus makes between the mir­acle of manna and the bread of life? (John 6:35, 41–51)

This week’s Reflect & Con­nect ques­tions writ­ten by Melissa Tid­well.