Happy birthday to: Andy 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: https://www.vividsydney.com/
Lea MacNeil has jam, conserves, pickles and various sauces to sell; please email her at email@example.com 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