The flowers in the church today have been donate by Noel Jeffs in celebration of the ordination of Christina Rees (CBE) at Norwich Cathedral on 25th September.
Daylight saving begins next Sun 3rd Oct:
Remember to put clocks forward one hour on Saturday night.
‘Trinity Salute’ Painting Launch – Postponed
Date yet to be fixed.
The virtual parish get-together continues at 10.30am this coming Sunday 26th September
We will break into rooms of 4–5 people in Zoom, and chatting in small groups like we do at morning tea.
The link will be advised by email. All are welcome to join!
DID YOU KNOW that you only need a mobile phone to join in? If you are unsure of how to join with your phone, text or call Stuart on 0400 312 354, who can help you with the set-up.
ST PAUL’S PANTRY desperately needs the following items:
Please start collecting and storing your donations at home. You will be able to bring them into the church when Covid-19 restrictions permit.
Note: If you don’t live in a hotspot area, you may take food directly to St Paul’s, but contact Fr James Collins first as to what day and time to deliver the goods. Contact is best by email on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Weekly Intercessions for our Community:
Sunday: Tony Brownlow; Les & Lyn Carrington; Ruth Champion; and Tiffany, Kevin, Alexander & Nicholas Chiew.
Monday: Nancy Cheng; and Ron, Binh, Milly, Nam, & Violetta Clarke.
Tuesday: Brett Davies & Amrit MacIntyre; and Edi Davis Edi & Oscar.
Wednesday: John Dickson; Kathy Drummond; and David Dunlop.
Thursday: Michael Fleming, Elizabeth Armstrong, Tom, Ella & Nick.
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: Amanda Romeo; Maryrose Crowther; 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: William Dorrington; Thomas Morton; Jean Thurling; Mary Fisher; Mary Ferguson; Bill Cummings; William Bugle; Claudine McLeod; Harold McLead; Ellen Miller; Marj Newport; Margaret Doyle; and Geoff Juergens.
Saints Commemoration: 27th: Vincent de Paul, Priest and worker with the poor (d.1660); and 30th: Jerome, Priest and biblical scholar (d.420).
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 Francis of Assisi: First Reading: Jeremiah 22.13–16; Psalm: 148.7–14; Second Reading: Galatians 6.14–18; and Gospel: Matthew 11.25–30
Readings for the coming week: Evening Prayer
|Sunday||Esther 9.23–32||Ps 19.7–14||James 3.13–4.7a|
|Monday||Job 26||Ps 68.24–35||Colossians 1.1–8|
|Tuesday||Job 27||Ps 119.65–88||Colossians 1.9–20|
|Wednesday||Job 28||Ps 69.17–23, 31–38||Colossians 1.21–29|
|Thursday||Job 29.1–20||Ps 73||Colossians 2.1–7|
|Friday||Job 29.21–30.15||Pss 75; 76||Colossians 2.8–15|
|Saturday||Job 30.16–31.4||Ps 30.16–31.4||Colossians 2.16–23|