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

Notices — Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost — 19th September 2021


Vir­tu­al par­ish get-together:

There is a change of time to the vir­tu­al par­ish get-togeth­er this week, with Par­ish Coun­cil meet­ing in the morn­ing.  The vir­tu­al get-togeth­er will begin at 2.30pm on Sunday 19 Septem­ber, with a spe­cial live per­form­ance of some pop­u­lar mood-lift­ing songs by Jo Bur­ton (view only, no chat) for around 20 minutes, then after a short break, the usu­al get-togeth­er at 3pm for after­noon tea, in the usu­al rotat­ing small group format.

Two links will be sent by e‑mail, one for the live music and one for the after­noon tea.

All are wel­come to join either or both.


Angli­care – Online Lock­down Food Drive

Due to lock­down Angli­care are run­ning an ONLINE ‘Lock­down Food Drive’ until Octo­ber 12th 2021.

Online dona­tions are tax deduct­ible and will be used to sup­port Angli­care to pur­chase essen­tial gro­cery items at whole­sale prices. Our Mobile Com­munity Pan­tries and Food and Fin­an­cial Assist­ance pro­grams will get these into the hands of those who are strug­gling the most.

Your gen­er­ous gift will help Angli­care provide essen­tial gro­cery items to fam­il­ies who need it most.

Donate now at


Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Com­munity:

Sunday: Christine Thur­ley, Troy & Fam­ily; Stu­art Veitch, Jo Bur­ton & Laurence; Nadia Wheat­ley; and Janet Walmsley.

Monday: Janet Wid­mer & Cliff; Sally Woell­ner; and Kay Younie, Nata­sha & Timothy.

Tues­day: Shir­ley Allen, Bar­bara & Jade; Vic­tor Any­ar­isi; and Beth Armstrong.

Wed­nes­day: Ian Barnett; Jen­nifer, Peter, Elise & Blake B.; Chris­toph­er Brooks.

Thursday: John & Joanne Bowen; and Phil­lip & Rose­mary Bradford.

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: Tosia Crib­ben; Angus; John Tonetti; Wolf Winter; Br Daniel; Fr Gary Priest; John Bowen; Robert & Lyn­dall Dubler; Colin Spokes; John Can Pahali; Alex Regos; Aman­da Cow­ley; Peter Knox; Br Wil­li­am; Maurice Pope & his fam­ily; Raul (Skid Row Radio) & fam­ily; Barry McKay; Ruth Dodd; Deepika & Deep­shi­ka; Andrew Strat­golda; and Phil­lip Hall.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Des Stone; Patri­cia Smith; and Dav­id Neary.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion: 20th: John Patteson, first Bish­op of Melane­sia, mar­tyr (d. 1871); 21st: Mat­thew, Apostle, evan­gel­ist & mar­tyr; and 25th: Ser­gi­us of Moscow, Abbot & teach­er (1392).


Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list: Robyn Old­field; Isa­belle Djor­gjevic: Lyn Car­ring­ton; Steph­en Thur­ley; John Dick­son; John Hardy; 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; Rev Laurie McIntyre; and Loch­lan Lonesborough.


Read­ings for Next Sunday — St Michael and All Angels:  First Read­ing: Ezekiel 1.4–12;  Psalm: 138;  Second Read­ing: Rev­el­a­tion 12.7–12a:  and  Gos­pel: John 1.45–51


Read­ings for the com­ing week: Even­ing Pray­er                                                                                                                                                                

Sunday Esth­er 3.8–11, 15–4.5, 12–14 Ps 54 Mark 9.14–29
Monday Job 21.1–16 Ps 49 Eph­esians 4.17–28
Tues­day Job 21.17–34 Ps 119.41–64 Eph­esians 4.29–5.5
Wed­nes­day Job 22.1–22 Pss 52; 53 Eph­esians 5.6–20
Thursday Job 22.23–23.17 Ps 55.13–15, 18–28 Eph­esians 5.21–33
Fri­day Job 24.1–17 Pss 60; 61 Eph­esians 6.1–9
Sat­urday Job 24.18–25.6 Pss 64; 67 Eph­esians 6.10–24