Welcome to any visitors with us today. Please join us for morning tea.
Welcome back to Fr Jeff and Michelle. We trust they enjoyed a relaxing and peaceful holiday.
Thank you to Fr John Bowen for taking our services in Fr Jeff’s absence.
Mon 16 (Tomorrow) & Tue 17th Jan – St Luke’s CARPARK CLOSURE for partial repair work
(Note: this could take longer).
Please do not attempt to drive into the carpark on these days.
A Funeral for Joyce Page (Former Parishioner) will be held at 11am on Monday 23rd January at Pit Street Uniting Church.
Sunday 12th Feb – is our Welcome Back BBQ after church. Generously provided by the Caterers of Nicholas Chiew’s confirmation
Sunday 19th Feb – Farewell for Nicola and James Howard (Note: Parish Council will now meet on the following Sunday 26th February)
Sunday 26th Feb – Parish Council meets after morning tea.
ST PAUL’S PANTRY needs food, health and cleaning items: A basket is in the church foyer for donations.
Food for our worms – Leave your worm food gifts at church on Sundays or drop off during the week. Please remember to remove the strings from teabags. (NB — no dairy, citrus, onions or meat). Worm castings are available. See Fr Jeff.
Lea MacNeil has jam, conserves, pickles and various sauces to sell; please email her at email@example.com to order them from her. All proceeds go to St Luke’s Parish.
Weekly Intercessions for our Community:
Sunday: Lea McNeil & Donald Thomas; Evelyn Maack; Jennifer McGovern; John M., and Jo Middleton.
Monday: Ronald Naidu; Anthea, Ron, Ronan, Veronica, & Rohan Nath.
Tuesday: Pauline Newell; & Johnny Nitchareon & Eed Intapan.
Wednesday: Katherine Oldfield; and Julie Olston & Philippa.
Thursday: Fr Jeff & Michelle Parker; and Andrew Patterson.
Friday: We pray for Fr John Bunyan’s pastoral care ministry at Bankstown Hospital and all those he ministers to.
Saturday: Loving God, we pray for the people of Ukraine, for all those suffering or afraid, that you will be close to them and protect them. We pray for world leaders, for compassion, strength and wisdom to guide their choices. We pray for the world that in this moment of crisis, we may reach out in solidarity to our brothers and sisters in need. May we walk in your ways so that peace and justice become a reality for the people of Ukraine and for all the world. Amen.
Prayers for the sick: Tony Brownlow; Pauline Newell; Rosemary Bradford; Mary Middleton; (Fr) John Hawkins; Christine Kondratenko; Baxter Mingis-Perkins; Craig; Val Thomas; Maria & Trish; Kevin Tibbey; Simone Abrahams; Salochna Devi; Ruth Dodd; Robyn Palmer; (Rev) Helen Phillips; Peter Cinelli; Julie Ankers; Robert & Lyndall Dubler; and Georgia Keighery.
Recently Departed: Joyce Page and Leigh Cuneen.
Anniversaries of the Departed: Peter Middleton; Edna Juergens; Robert David Miller; Kevin McEntee; Mary Carr; and Keith Arnold Dahler.
17th: Anthony of Egypt, Abbot (d.356).
18th: Confession of Peter.
21st: Agnes, Martyr at Rome, virgin (d.304).
Long Term Pastoral Prayer list:
Florence Shellard; Ray Sommer; John Hardy; Lyn Carrington; John Dickson; Shirley, Barbara & Jade Allen; Rhiannon Henry-Edwards; Marissa; Jude, Isla, Meg & Al Donnell; Grace & Hannah Ashton; Kuwert; Rev Laurie MacIntyre; Kiki Chun; Raul of Radio Skidrow and his family; Andrew Stratgolda; Lochlan Lonesborough; Noel Jeffs; and Singla Pallav.
Readings for Next Sunday: Third Sunday After Epiphany
First Reading: Isaiah 9.1–4 ; Psalms: 27.1–10; Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 1.10–18; and Gospel: Matthew 4.12–25