Congratulations to Kay Younie who has become a grandmother for the second time. Her daughter Natasha gave birth to Jonathan Charles Younie on Thurs 21st July, at 8:06am. He weighed 3.695kg and was 52 cm Long. Both are doing well and are now home.
Change to Parish office opening hours: From Tuesday 2nd August Jennifer will be in the parish office on Tuesday and Wednesday – 8.30am to 4.30pm
Reminder — notices for the Sunday service booklet need to be received by Jennifer in the parish office, by 10am on Wednesday morning.
Next Sunday — 7th August: 5pm Spirit of Taize service — in the chapel.
Offertory envelopes are available in the church foyer.
Next MNO — Saturday 6th August: De Lanna Thai Restaurant, 220 Addison Rd Marrickville. Phone: 9569 4709. Please speak to Kevin Green after the service or Mob: 0405 691 055.
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
ST PAUL’S PANTRY needs food, health and cleaning items: A basket is in the church foyer for donations.
Lea MacNeil has jam, conserves, pickles and various sauces to sell; please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org to order them from her. All proceeds go to St Luke’s Parish.
MOW National Conference and 30th Anniversary – 16–18 Sept
Flyers are available at the back of the church, with details regarding registration and costs.
Wordsworth & Maskell Pipe Organ Recital — 3pm on Sunday, 18 September 2022 — keep and share the date
Well-known to Sydney audiences, St Luke’s is delighted to welcome Heather Moen-Boyd to perform, at last, a recital to mark the final stage in the restoration of the Church’s unique 1883 Wordsworth & Maskell Pipe Organ.
From Mozart to Mendelssohn, whose works were performed at the instrument’s 1884 recital, the performance will include butterflies and cuckoos for the Spring Equinox and the Great Gate of Kyiv.
Entry: $10 ($5 all concessions), including programme note.
RSVP: to Kathy Drummond /Brett Davies / OrganatEnmore@gmail.com
Anglicans Together Dinner-Thursday 17th Nov: The topic is: ‘The Anglican Church of Australia: Can we stay together?’ One of the speakers is Peter Sherlock, a well-respected Anglican theologian and historian. See Tony Brownlow.
Weekly Intercessions for our Community:
Sunday: John & Joanne Bowen; Philip & Rosemary Bradford; Tony Brownlow; Ruth Champion; and Tiffany, Kevin, Alexander, and Nicholas Chiew.
Monday: Les & Lyn Carrington; and Ron, Milly, Nam & Violetta Clarke.
Tuesday: Brett Davies & Amrit MacIntyre; and Edi & Oscar Davis.
Wednesday: John Dickson; Kathy Drummond; and David Dunlop.
Thursday: Michael, Elizabeth, Thomas, Ellenor, & Nicholas Fleming.
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 strains. 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: Ray Sommer; John Bowen; John Pahali; Tony Brownlow; Mary Middleton; Helen; Vince; Julie Ankers; John Perkins; Florence Shellard; Amanda Romeo; Andy Serafin; Ruth Dodd; Robert & Lyndall Dubler; Joanne Kenny; and The Psomas Family.
Anniversaries of the Departed: Pearl McCallum; Margaret Munns; Sydney Rowlands; Maisie Caddis; Harold Legge; Antonia Nagy-Laing; and Septima Mortimer.
Saints Commemoration:1st: Holy men and women of the Old Testament; 3rd: Stephen, Deacon and first martyr; 4th: John Baptist Vianney, Parish Priest of Ars, France (d. 1859); and 5th: Oswald, King and martyr (d. 642).
Long Term Pastoral Prayer list: John Hardy; Pauline Newell; Beth Armstrong; 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; and Noel Jeffs.
Readings for Next Sunday: Ninth Sunday After Pentecost
First Reading: Isaiah 1.1, 10–20 Psalms: 50.1–8, 23–24
Second Reading: Hebrew 11.1–3, 8–16 Gospel: Luke 12.32–40