Easter Joy and Blessings from Fr Jeff, Michelle and family.
Please drive/travel safely and observe all the Covid precautions for your own protection and the safety of others.
ABM Easter Appeal 2022
Envelopes and Digital donations cards are available in church foyer.
Or you can donate online at www.abmission.org/Easter2022
Congratulations to the following people who have been appointed by Fr Jeff as:
Rector’s Warden – Fabian LoSchiavo
Parish Councilors – Kathy Drummond, Julie Olston, Evelyn Maack.
Note: The Parish Council is to fill a further vacancy caused by Fabian becoming a warden.
Unfinished Business: Celebrating Anglican Women’s Ministry in Australia
A national conference to be held at Christ Church St Laurence, 812 George Street, Sydney, 16–18 September 2022
Further details, including the conference program and registration details, will be provided in due course.
ST PAUL’S PANTRY needs food, health and cleaning items: A basket is in the church foyer for donations.
Food for our worms –Please leave your worm food gifts at church on Sundays or drop off during the week. (NB — no dairy, citrus or meat) 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.
Prayers for the sick: Dawn Sparkes; Tony Brownlow; Julie Olston: Michelle Sowerby and family; Paul; Karlene Thompson; Wolfgang Rose; Julie Ankers; John Bowen; John Perkins; Florence Shellard; Amanda Romeo; Andy Serafin; Maryrose Crowther; Ruth Dodd; Robert & Lyndall Dubler; Joanne Kenny; and The Psomas Family.
Anniversaries of the Departed: James Unwin; Margaret Coote; Frederick Anderson; Grahame Hall; Bill Moffat.
Weekly Intercessions for our Community:
Sunday: Shirley Allen, Barbara & Jade; Beth Armstrong; John & Joanne Bowen; Fr Philip & Rosemary Bradford; and Tony Brownlow.
Monday: Victor Anyarisi; Jennifer, Peter, Elise & Blake B.; and John Dickson.
Tuesday: Les & Lyn Carrington; Ruth Champion; and Edi & Oscar Davis.
Wednesday: Tiffany, Kevin, Alexander & Nicholas Chiew; and Kathy Drummond.
Thursday: Ron, Milly, Nam & Violetta Clarke; and Brett Davies & Amrit MacIntyre.
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 various COVID stains. 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: John Hardy; Pauline Newell; Beth Armstrong; Lyn Carrington; John Dickson; Stephen Thurley; 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; and Noel Jeffs.
Readings for Next Sunday: Second Sunday of Easter
First Reading: Acts 5.27–32 Psalm: 118.14–29
Second Reading: Revelation 1.4–8 Gospel: John 20.19–31