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

Notices — Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost — 20th September 2020


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 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 weekMen’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 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 RESPECT1800 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