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

Notices_ Sunday 25th February — Second Sunday In Lent



NEXT SUNDAY6PM Spir­it of Taizé service.


ABM mis­sion meet­ing has been recon­vened until after the AGM.  New date is yet to be con­firmed.  It would be help­ful to have read the Pro­ject book pri­or to the meet­ing.  If you would like a copy, please see Jennifer.


OpShop 30-year cel­eb­ra­tion pens are avail­able in the foy­er for $2 each.



Sat 2nd March 2024 — Len­ten Quiet Day from 9.45am – 4.15pm:

The Sydney Mis­sion-Col­lege of the Oratory of the Good Shep­herd invite you to share in a day of silence, pray­er and reflec­tion at the begin­ning of Lent.

Ven­ue: The church/grounds of St John’s Bal­main, Spring Street, Birchgrove.

What? Gath­er for cof­fee and con­ver­sa­tion at 9.45 am.  Great­er Silence from 10.00 am until 4.15 pm.  Morn­ing and Even­ing Pray­er; the Holy Euchar­ist; two addresses; oppor­tun­ity for indi­vidu­al con­sulta­tion with lead­er; rest in the garden and loc­al park.

Event is Free of charge.  Par­ti­cipants are asked to bring their own packed lunches. Tea and cof­fee provided.  This year the lead­er is The Rev’d Linda Mary CSC.  All very welcome.



Sat 2nd March @ 6pm for 6.30pm — The first M N O for 2024:

Held at Por­tugalia Pizzer­ia, 104 Per­civ­al Road, Stan­more. Phone 9569 9872.

Con­tact Kev­in Green for details on Mob: 0405 691 055.



2024 Len­ten Stud­ies

Monday group will be at 7.30pm on Zoom.  Con­tact Fr Jeff for the zoom link. We will be using the Arch­bish­op of Can­ter­bury’s Lent Book, “Tarry Awhile — Wis­dom from Black Spir­itu­al­ity for People of Faith.’’  Avail­able from Amazon — Hard­copy $30 or the Kindle format $18.99.

Wed­nes­day group will be held in the hall after the 10.30am ser­vice and morn­ing tea.  We will be using LIVING IN HARMONY from Gar­ratt pub­lish­ing – pur­chased by Fr Jeff.


Sunday 17th March – Par­ish Annu­al Gen­er­al Meet­ing: Will be held in the church after 9.30am ser­vice and morn­ing tea.

If you are an office bear­er, would you please sub­mit your report/s to the Par­ish Office by email, TODAYas the col­lated final edi­tion should be in the hands of parish­ion­ers the week pri­or to the AGM, Sunday 10th March.

And in accord­ance with Dio­ces­an pro­ced­ure, the date of the AGM will be affixed to the entrance doors to the church, two weeks pri­or to the meet­ing, 3rd March 2024.



Dates for your Diary

Sun 10th March – Palm cross mak­ing after service.

Sun 24th March – 9.30am Palm Sunday.

Thurs 28th March – 7.30pm Maun­dy Thursday.

Fri 29th March – 9.30am Good Friday.

Sat 30th March – Work­ing Bee and Flower arranging.

Sun 31st March – 9.30am East­er Day.



Tues 2nd April at 7.30 pm — Tues­day Bible Study recommences:

at Fr Philip’s home, 5 Lin­coln St Stan­more. All wel­come.  The study for this term will be The Acts of the Apostles.  Please bring a bible.



ABM Lent, Good Fri­day and East­er Appeal 2024

Envel­opes are avail­able in the church foy­er to place on the col­lect plate.  Or Scan the QR code to make a dona­tion online.

You can also donate online at




Some parish­ion­ers have been fined for using the Edge­ware Rd Car­park without pay­ing.  Unless they have a Dis­ab­il­ity Per­mit, they should obtain a park­ing tick­et and dis­play it on their front wind­screen and pay before leav­ing the car park.  Even on Sunday morn­ings the car­park is patrolled by Coun­cil’s Rangers. There is free park­ing along Stan­more Road pri­or to Liberty St and some in the streets behind the church and hall.



ST PAUL’S PANTRY needs food, health and clean­ing items: A bas­ket is in the church foy­er for donations.



Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Com­munity:

Sunday:  Selina Hardy & John; Robert Head; Susan Hill, Janet Broady & Alex; Moya Holle; and Noel Jeffs.

Monday: Joseph, Esth­er, Joyti & Joshlyn Kumar; and Ray­aan Kumar.

Tues­day: Geoff Lind­say & Mandy Tib­bey; Lea MacNeil & Don­ald Thomas.

Wed­nes­day: Evelyn Maack; Jen­nifer McGov­ern; John M. & Jo Middleton.

Thursday: Ron­ald Naidu; Anthea, Ron, Ron­an, Veron­ica & Rohan Nath.

Fri­day: We pray for Fr John Bunyan’s pas­tor­al care min­istry at Bank­stown Hos­pit­al and all those he min­is­ters to.

Sat­urday: Almighty God, we pray for those in areas of con­flict.  We pray for heal­ing and good med­ic­al care for those who have been injured.  For those who have lost homes and pos­ses­sions, please meet their daily needs for food, clean water and shel­ter and com­fort those who mourn the loss of loved ones.  And bless all who are help­ing those impacted.  Amen.



Pray­ers for the sick: John Bunyan (Priest); Mar­garet Chiew; Dav­id Dun­lop; John Bowen (Priest); Janet Walms­ley; Joseph Kumar; Ger­ald Grant; Alex Regos; Christine Kon­draten­ko; Salochna Devi; Ruth Dodd; Robyn Palmer; Cath­er­ine Lough­man; Helen Woell­ner; Libby Dav­is; Steph­en Grif­fen; Tom Hall; Nick Moles­worth; Douglas Sey­mour; Max Wood (Priest); Dav­id Brad­ford; Evelyn de Zoysa; Fran, Jac­queline; Donna Har­ris; Douglas John­ston; Susie Brooks; Sarah and Marion.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Her­bert Caines; Her­bert Wand­maker; Gor­don Thurl­ing; and Anne Casey.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion: 27th Feb: George Her­bert, par­ish priest, poet (d. 1633); 1st March: Dav­id, Bish­op of Mene­via, Wales (d. 601); and 2nd March: Chad, Bish­op of Lich­field, mis­sion­ary (d. 672).


Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list: Simone Crowth­er; Ruth Cham­pi­on; John Hawkins (Priest); Robert & Lyn­dall Dubler; Andy Ser­afin; Florence Shel­lard; Ray Som­mer; John Hardy; Lyn Car­ring­ton; John Dick­son; Bar­bara Allen; Marissa & Meg Maack, Jude, Isla, & Al Don­nell; Ann Jeffs; and Noel Jeffs.



Read­ings for 9.30am Ser­vice – Third Sunday in Lent

First Read­ing: Exodus 20.1–17                            Psalm: 19

Second Read­ing: 1 Cor­inthi­ans 1.18–25              Gos­pel: John 2.13–22