Tonight - Evening Service — at 6pm : On a trial basis, Fr Jeff will be holding an additional evening service on the 3rd Sunday of the month at 6pm. Communion with be available.
Attendance List: Each week, parishioners are emailed with a request to respond with their intention to attend church and morning tea. Thank you to all who regularly respond, as it helps us with the planning needed to ensure a safe environment.
If you are not receiving the email, please contact us on email@example.com and we will be in touch to ensure we have your contact details. Those without email can also RSVP by text to Jennifer on her Mobile No. Please contact a warden (see back of service booklet) if you do not have access to text or email.
New Big roster available — for Oct 2020 — Jan 2021.
Next week — Men’s Night Out – Sat 26th Sept – 6 for 6.30pm: De Lanna Thai Restaurant, 220 Addison Rd., Marrickville. Ph: 9569 4709. Socially Distanced seating requested. Please RSVP to Kevin Mob: 0405 691 055 by Monday, 21 Sept.
The Feast of St Francis of Assisi Sunday, 4th October: On this day we will bless pets and the animals in general and give thanks for all creation. Bring your pets along for a blessing.
“Words of Hope” — Poetry Event – 31 October at 2.00 p.m.: A sharing of poetry by local artists will take place St Luke’s Enmore. There will be readings by a talented group of poets and delightful refreshments at interval. Come along and be part of our special day, with some funding from the Inner West Council. There are limits on attendance so please RSVP to the office.
Poetry Board – is now available in the hall to view.
Lea MacNeal has jam to sell and various sauces; please email her firstname.lastname@example.org 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 will pay for it.
Remember Mission Giving: The Parish supports several mission projects through giving to the ABM. In the current circumstances, our mission agencies, like the churches, are in greater need. Please remember to support ABM.
Life-Saving Phone numbers: Some important phone numbers which everyone should have on hand are:
LifeLine: 13 11 14 Kids Help Line: 1800 55 1800 Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636 MensLine: 1300 789 978 1800 RESPECT: 1800 737 732
Please write these numbers down, put them on your mobile or keep this notice somewhere safe. Fr Jeff
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: Stuart Veitch, Jo Burton & Laurence; Nadia Wheatley; Janet Walmsley.
Monday: Janet Widmer & Cliff; Sally Woellner; Kay, Natasha & Tim Younie.
Tuesday: Shirley Allen, Barbara & Jade; Victor Anyarisi; Beth Armstrong.
Wednesday: James, Elliot & Harry Barnes; Ian Barnett; Kenneth Barongo.
Thursday: Jennifer, Peter, Elise & Blake B.; John Bowen; Christopher Brooks.
Friday: Fr Philip & Rosemary Bradford; Tony Brownlow; Les & Lyn Carrington.
Saturday: Dear loving Father, You are the loving God of all the nations and peoples on this earth. Please look with mercy and compassion on all you have created. This day we ask for your help. 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; Ram Chander; 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; and John Can Pahali.
Recently Departed: Kate Hawkers (died in Darwin, aged 43 years).
Anniversaries of the Departed: Des Stone; Patricia Smith; and David Neary.
Saints Commemoration:21st Sept: Matthew, Apostle, evangelist & Martyr; 25th Sept: Sergius of Moscow, Abbot & Teacher (d.1392); and 26th Sept: Lancelot Andrewes, Bishop of Winchester (d.1626).
Long Term Pastoral Prayer list: Andrew Reddy; Shirley, Barbara & Jade Allen; Br Noel Jeffs (SSF); 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; Baby Anaisha, & her parents Anu & Digvijay; Ron Nath; Ronan Nath; Veronica Nath; Rosemary Bradford; and Rev Laurie McIntyre.
Readings for Next Sunday: Saint Michael and All Angels.
First Reading: Daniel 7.9–10, 13–14 Psalm: 138
Second Reading: Revelation 12.7–12a Gospel: John 1.45–51
Readings for the coming week: Evening Prayer
|Sunday||Exodus 16.14–31||Psalm 145.14–21||Romans 15.7–13|
|Monday||2 Maccabees 7.1–19||Psalm 119.41–64||Ephesians 4.17–28|
|Tuesday||2 Maccabees 7.20–41||Psalms 52;53||Ephesians 4.29–5.5|
|Wednesday||1 Maccabees 2.1–28||Psalm 55.13–15, 18–28||Ephesians 5.6–20|
|Thursday||1 Maccabees 2.29–48||Psalms 60;61||Ephesians 5.21–33|
|Friday||1 Maccabees 2.49–70||Psalm 64;67||Ephesians 6.1–9|
|Saturday||1 Maccabees 3.1–26||Psalms 66||Ephesians 6.10–24|