The flowers in the church today have been donated by Noel Jeffs in memory of Br Daniel (SSF).
Gardening Volunteers required:
Father Jeff has proposed that a gardening group be formed to maintain the garden areas in the parish, which Andy Serafin has agreed to organize. Frequency, dates and times have yet to be determined following discussions with interested parishioners.
Anyone wishing to participate or requiring further information should contact Andy Serafin on Mob: 0400 471 826.
ST PAUL’S PANTRY desperately needs the following items:
A basket will be placed in the church foyer for food, health and cleaning donations.
Please give generously.
Taizé Pilgrimage of Trust
Prayer for Creation using the Songs of Taizé
Friday 22 October 2021 at 7.00pm (Sydney time).
Brothers Ghislain and Matthew from the Taizé Community in France will be with us.
Music led by Tricia Watts and friends
The NSW Ecumenical Council is inviting you to a Taizé Prayer on Zoom.
Join Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8421921809
Meeting ID: 842 1921 8097
The Rev. Paul Weaver email@example.com
The Rev. Dr Ray Williamson firstname.lastname@example.org
Change to Wednesday service time:
The Eucharist and Prayers for Healing held in the church on Wednesdays will now commence at 10.30am – Followed by morning tea in the hall.
NEXT SUNDAY – St Luke’s Patronal Festival
The Feast of St Luke the Evangelist
A Joyful Service of Holy Eucharist followed by BYO LUNCH in the Car Park
Let’s Celebrate as we recommence our parish life together.
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.
Noel Jeffs has released a new book called “Maturing in the Religious Life” available from MoshShop – link below:
The first 20 buyers can get 20% off if they use coupon code SY2RR before 10 April 2022.
Annual General Meeting of Anglicans Together – via Zoom:
Thursday 4th November 2021 at 7pm
Financial Members who wish to attend should email the Secretary: firstname.lastname@example.org
The link for the meeting will be emailed to you in due course.
Only Financial members may vote and stand for election to the committee.
Weekly Intercessions for our Community:
Sunday: Fr Jeff & Michelle Parker; Ann Petersen, Rachel & Wolf Winter; and Jo, Ramendra; Thomas, Lucy Raj.
Monday: Joyce Andrew, Rachel, Bianca, Belinda, & Bryson Reddy.
Tuesday: Eddie, Susan, Stephanie, Edwin, Leilani, & Carmen Reddy.
Wednesday: John Reimer; Matilda Rinker; Grahame Sadler; and Ken Searle.
Thursday: Rajah Selvarajah & Greg; Peter Seymour; Andy Serafin & Colin.
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 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: Wolf Winter; Amanda Romeo; Maryrose Crowther; Tosia Cribben; Angus; Fr Gary Priest; John Bowen; Robert & Lyndall Dubler; Colin Spokes; John Can Pahali; Alex Regos; Amanda Cowley; Peter Knox; Maurice Pope & his family; Raul (Skid Row Radio) & family; Barry McKay; Ruth Dodd; Deepika & Deepshika; Andrew Stratgolda; and Phillip Hall.
Recently Departed: John Tonetti.
Anniversaries of the Departed: Len Harris; Ruth Arthur; Ela Morey; Vi Watson; Herbert Goldsmith; Alice Boyle; Olga Wall; Walter Pinkerton; Anne Barret; and Elizabeth Dempsey.
Saints Commemoration: 19th: Henry Martyn, missionary and Bible translator in India and Persia (d. 1812); and 23rd: James of Jerusalem, brother of our Lord, martyr (d. c. 62).
Long Term Pastoral Prayer list: Robyn Oldfield; Isabelle Djorgjevic: Lyn Carrington; Stephen Thurley; John Dickson; John Hardy; 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; Ann Connolly; Dayalan Saminathan; Kuwert; Grace & Hannah Ashton; Anaisha, & her parents Anu & Digvijay; Rev Laurie McIntyre; and Lochlan Lonesborough.
Readings for Next Sunday — St Luke’s Day: First Reading: Jeremiah 8.22–9.3; Psalm: 145.10–18; Second Reading: 2 Timothy 4.9–17a; Gospel: Luke 10.1–9
Readings for the coming week: Evening Prayer
|Sunday||Job 40.1–14||Ps 91.9–16||Hebrews 6.19–7.3|
|Monday||Job 38.19–38||Ps 107.23–43||1 Peter 3.1–7|
|Tuesday||Job 38.39–39.12||Pss 112; 113||1 Peter 3.8–16|
|Wednesday||Job 39.13–30||Pss 116; 117||1 Peter 3.17–4.2|
|Thursday||Job 40.1–14||Ps 119.129–152||1 Peter 4.3–11|
|Friday||Job 40.15–41.11||Pss 118.19–29; 120||1 Peter 4.12–19|
|Saturday||Job 41.12–34||Pss 127;128;
|1 Peter 5|