Please note: Daylight saving begins next Sunday 4th October – remember to put clocks forward one hour on Saturday night.
Next Week - The Feast of St Francis of Assisi — 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.
Next week: Evening Service — at 6pm — 4th October.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be in touch to ensure we have your contact details. Those without email can also RSVP by text to Jennifer. Please contact a warden (see back of service booklet) if you do not have access to text or email.
New Big roster is available — for Oct 2020 — Jan 2021.
“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 email@example.com 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 can 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 55 180 Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636 MensLine: 1300 789 978 1800 RESPECT: 1800 737 732
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.
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.
Anniversaries of the Departed: William Dorrington; Thomas Thorton; Jean Thurling; Mary Fisher; Mary Ferguson; Bill Cummings; William Bugle; Claudine McLead; Harold McLead; Ellen Miller; Marj Newport; Margaret Doyle; Geoff Juergens; and Eunice Dahler.
Saints Commemoration: 30th Sept: Jerome, Priest & Biblical scholar (d.420).
Weekly Intercessions for our Community:
Sunday: Ruth Champion; Nancy Cheung; Ron, Binh, Milly, Nam & Violetta Clarke.
Monday: Ron Cross; Brett Davies & Amrit MacIntyre; and Edi & Oscar Davis.
Tuesday: John Dickson; Kathy Drummond; and David Dunlop.
Wednesday: Michael Fleming, Elizabeth Armstrong, Tom, Ella and Nick.
Thursday: Stephan Gates & Andrew Elder; Marilyn Gibbs; and Kevin Green.
Friday: Peter Gilbert & Alfredo Narnolo; and Stuart Grigg & ‘Trica Blomberry.
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.
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; Anaisha, & her parents Anu & Digvijay; Ron Nath; Ronan Nath; Veronica Nath; Rosemary Bradford; Rev Laurie McIntyre; and Verity Wright.
Readings for Next Sunday: The feast of St Francis of Assisi
First Reading: Jeremiah 22.13–16 Psalm: 148. 7–14
Second Reading: Galatians 6.14–18 Gospel: Matthew 11.25–30
Readings for the coming week: Evening Prayer
|Sunday||Exodus 18.5–241||Psalm 25.1–9||Romans 15.14–22, 30–33|
|Monday||1 Maccabees 3.27–41||Psalm 119.65–88||Colossians 1.1–8|
|Tuesday||1 Maccabees 3.42–60||Psalms 69.17–23, 31–38||Colossians 1.9–20|
|Wednesday||1 Maccabees 4.1–36||Psalms 73||Colossians 1.21–29|
|Thursday||1 Maccabees 34.37–61||Psalms 75;76||Colossians 2.1–7|
|Friday||1 Maccabees 6.1–17||Psalm 78.1–15||Colossians 12.8–15|
|Saturday||1 Maccabees 6.18–47||Psalms 78.39–70||Colossians 2.16–23|