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

Notices — Sunday 6th June — Feast of St Augustine


Happy birth­day toAndy Ser­afin; Julie Olston; Anthea Nath; Rachel Reddy; Leil­ani Reddy; Johnny Nitchar­oen; Thomas Raj; Ruth Cham­pi­on; Don­ald Thomas; Atom Kit­tir­at and Annie Pratton.

The flowers in the church today are donated in memory of the Late Edward Reddy from his lov­ing fam­ily, Joyce Reddy, Eddie, Susan, Edwin, Leil­ani, Stephanie & Car­men Reddy, Andrew, Rekha, Bianca, Belinda & Bryson Reddy, Angel, Steve, Krys­tal & Katelyn Anand, Anthea, Ron, Ron­an, Veron­ica & Rohan Nath in lov­ing memory of our Dad, Fath­er-In-Law, Aaja and Par Aaja, who died on 6th June, 2017.  Rest in Peace.

Tonight: 5pm Even­ing Ser­vice in the church.

On Annu­al Leave: Fr Jeff will be away on Sundays 20 and 27 June.  Fr John Hawkins will be cel­eb­rat­ing on those days.  Fr Philip Brad­ford will be offi­ci­at­ing on Wed­nes­days 23rd and 30th of June.


Appeal by The Arch­bish­op Of Jer­u­s­alem for Donations

You will be aware of the dev­ast­a­tion caused by the viol­ence in the Holy land over the last few weeks.  The Anglic­an Arch­bish­op of Jer­u­s­alem has asked for dona­tions to the Gaza Hos­pit­al which is strug­gling with urgent med­ic­al demands.

Dona­tions can be made by access­ing the Anglic­an Board of Mis­sions web­site and then by fol­low­ing these steps: 1. enter MENU, 2. GET INVOLVED, 3. APPEALS, 4. ABM EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR GAZA.

Dona­tions are tax deductible.

If you have any prob­lems or need any more inform­a­tion, please speak to Tony Brownlow.


2021 St Lukes Enmore Vivid Har­bour Lights Cruise:

The fest­iv­al of light music and ideas returns to Sydney in August 2021 (6–28 August 2021) so the Par­ish is plan­ning a Vivid Har­bour Lights Cruise.

Date:  Thursday, 12 August 2021

Time:  5.15pm for a 5.45pm departure

Tick­ets:  $29 per per­son (all ages) — they say it’s a spe­cial price

Depar­ture:  King Street Wharf 1 (this is not the same as Barangaroo Wharf)

RSVP and pay­ment:  by Monday 7 June 2021 to Brett (account details upon private request)

Cov­id-safety announce­ments and updates will be provided in the pew sheet as they come to hand.  Of course, this may mean anoth­er can­cel­la­tion but let’s hope not.

Com­pre­hens­ive details of the Vivid 2021 pro­gramme are avail­able here:


Lea MacNeil has jam, con­serves, pickles and vari­ous sauces to sell; please email her at to order them from her.  Don­ald, her hus­band can deliv­er your spe­cif­ic order to the Opshop where it can be paid for.  All pro­ceeds go to St Luke’s Parish.


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: Shir­ley, Bar­bara, & Jade Allen; Beth Arm­strong; Ian Barnett; Ken­neth Bar­ongo; Jen­nifer Peter, Elise & Blake B.; Fr John & Joanne Bowen; Fr Phil­lip & Rose­mary Bradford.

Monday: Chris­toph­er Brooks; Tony Brown­low; and Les & Lyn Carrington.

Tues­day: Tiffany, Alex­an­der & Nich­olas Chiew and John Satterley

Wed­nes­day: Ruth Cham­pi­on; Nancy Cheng; Brett Dav­ies & Amrit MacIntyre.

Thursday: Ron, Binh, Milly, Nam & Viol­etta Clarke; and Edi & Oscar Davis.

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, par­tic­u­larly in India, PNG and Vic­tor­ia at this time.  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: John Sat­ter­ley; Dav­id Dun­lop; Robert & Lyn­dall Dubler; Pamela Jak­sic; Colin Spokes; Peter Cinelli; John Can Pahali; Alex Regos; Aman­da Cow­ley; Fr Phil­lip Carter; Peter Knox; Sr Colleen Crook; Br Wil­li­am; Ron Clarke & his fam­ily; Lyn­dall McCar­ron; Maurice Pope & his fam­ily; Raul (Skid Row Radio) & fam­ily; Barry McKay; Ruth Dodd; Christina Rees (CBE); Deepika & Deep­shi­ka; and Andrew Stratgolda.


Recently Depar­ted: Fr Phil­lip Thirlwell.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Ruth Humphrig; Stu­art Ogg; Edward Reddy; and Elsie Coombs.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion: 9th: Columba of Iona, Abbot and mis­sion­ary (d.597); and 11th: Barn­a­bas, Apostle and martyr.


Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list: Lyn Car­ring­ton; Steph­en Thur­ley; Wolf Winter; John Dick­son; John Hardy; Andrew Reddy; 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; Ron Nath; Ron­an Nath; Veron­ica Nath; and Rev Laurie McIntyre.


Read­ings for the com­ing week: Even­ing Pray­er 

Sunday 1 Samuel 12.1–15, 19–25 Ps 130 Mark 4.1–12
Monday Sir­ach 1.1–20 Ps 119.89–1‑4 2 Cor­inthi­ans 7.2–16
Tues­day Sir­ach 2 Ps 89.19–38 2 Cor­inthi­ans 8.1–15
Wed­nes­day Sir­ach 3.17–29 Ps 91 2 Cor­inthi­ans 8.16–24
Thursday Sir­ach 4.11–28 Ps 94 2 Cor­inthi­ans 9
Fri­day Sir­ach 5.1–6.1 Pss 97; 98 2 Cor­inthi­ans 10.1–12
Sat­urday Sir­ach 6.14–31 Ps 103 2 Cor­inthi­ans 10.13–11.6


Read­ings for Next Sunday — Third Sunday After Pente­cost:  First Read­ing: 1 Samuel 15.34–16.13; Psalm: 20;  Second Read­ing: 2 Cor­inthi­ans 5.6–10, 14–17;  and Gos­pel: Mark 4.26–34