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

Notices_First Sunday Of Advent_Sunday 27th November 2022



Next Sunday: 6pm Spir­it of Taize Service.


NEXT Sun 4th Decem­ber – Open House & eats after church – at the Rect­ory!  Morn­ing tea and BBQ saus­ages provided.  Please bring a salad or veget­ari­an option to share.  There will be drinks provided but you can BYO.


Zoom Advent Study — 7.30pm on Monday nights: Start­ing from 28th Nov 2022 with Fr Jeff.  All wel­come to join in. Please email Fr Jeff and he will send you the link and information.


But­ter chick­en is avail­able to pre-order for St Lukes Mini Mar­ket on Sat­urday 10th Decem­ber 2022: Con­tri­bu­tions towards the cost would be grate­fully received.  Please see Rachel Reddy or ring her on mob: 0410 552 144


Stan­more Nurs­ing Home Gifts:  Your dona­tion no mat­ter how small helps the par­ish to pay for a selec­tion of equal value gifts — usu­ally chocol­ates, or some­thing suit­able for those patients who are dia­bet­ic.  If you would like to donate please place your dona­tion (in a marked envel­ope) in the offer­tory plate or donate online ref­er­ence “Stan­more Nurs­ing Home”.  Many thanks for your generosity.


Fri 2nd Dec 2022 — The Feast of Nich­olas Fer­rar of Little Gid­ding: The annu­al pub­lic cel­eb­ra­tion of the life and wit­ness of Nich­olas Fer­rar and his com­munity returns to Sydney this year after a Cov­id hiatus. The loc­al mis­sion-col­lege of the Oratory of the Good Shep­herd invites you to a sung Euchar­ist in hon­our of Nich­olas and his fam­ily at Christ Church St Laurence, Rail­way Square, at 5.30 pm.  The preach­er will be the Revd Ron­ald Hende­r­son. Sup­per will fol­low in the Hall.



Christ­mas cards for sale: New stock has been ordered

2022 Stock – reduced price.

2023 Stock — $13 per pack (Arriv­ing soon).

Sup­port the Lep­rosy Mis­sion.  Avail­able from the Par­ish Resource Centre.  Please see Stephan Gates dur­ing Morn­ing tea.



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


Food for our worms – Leave your worm food gifts at church on Sundays or drop off dur­ing the week.  Please remem­ber to remove the strings from teabags.  (NB — no dairy, cit­rus, onions or meat).  Worm cast­ings are avail­able.  See Fr Jeff.


Lea MacNeil has jam, con­serves, pickles and vari­ous sauces to sell; please email her at to order them from her.  All pro­ceeds go to St Luke’s Parish.



Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Com­munity:

Sunday: Steph­en Gates & Andrew; Mar­ilyn Gibbs; Kev­in Green; Peter Gil­bert & Fred Narnolo; and Joyce Grant.

Monday: Michael, Eliza­beth, Thomas, Ellen­or & Nicholas.

Tues­day: Lach­lan Gray, Rose­mary Ran­dall, & Frances.

Wed­nes­day: Stu­art Grigg & ‘Tri­cia; and Richard Hagen & Som.

Thursday: Selina & John Hardy; Kelvin Har­ris; and Moya Holle.

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

Sat­urday: Lov­ing God, we pray for the people of Ukraine, for all those suf­fer­ing or afraid, that you will be close to them and pro­tect them.  We pray for world lead­ers, for com­pas­sion, strength and wis­dom to guide their choices.  We pray for the world that in this moment of crisis, we may reach out in solid­ar­ity to our broth­ers and sis­ters in need.  May we walk in your ways so that peace and justice become a real­ity for the people of Ukraine and for all the world.  Amen.



Pray­ers for the sick: Andy Ser­afin; Lyn Ban­ner­man; Jimmy; Craig; Val Thomas; Rose­mary Brad­ford; Maria & Trish; Kev­in Tib­bey; (Rev) Lu Piper; Simone Abra­hams; Ed Leuen­ber­ger; Salochna Devi; Ruth Dodd; Pau­line Newell; (Rev) Mar­cia Green; Robyn Palmer; (Rev) Helen Phil­lips; Peter Cinelli; (Fr) John Bowen; Tony Brown­low; Mary Middleton; Julie Ankers; Robert & Lyn­dall Dubler; and Geor­gia Keighery.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Les Clark; Alfred Walsh; Peter Sze­pe­tiuk; and Elsie Farrell.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion30th: Andrew, Apostle and mar­tyr; 2nd: Frances Perry, founder of the Roy­al Woman’s Hos­pit­al, Mel­bourne (d. 1892); and 3rd: Fran­cis Xavi­er, Priest and mis­sion­ary (d. 1552).


Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list: Florence Shel­lard; Ray Som­mer; John Hardy; 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; Noel Jeffs; and Singla Pallav.



Read­ings for Next Sunday: Second Sunday of Advent

First Read­ing: Isai­ah 11.1–10                 Psalms: 72.1–7, 18–21

Second Read­ing: Romans 15.4–13          Gos­pel: Mat­thew 3.1–12



Christ­mas 2022 Services 

Sunday 18th Decem­ber — 6pm Car­ol Service.

Sat­urday 24th Decem­ber — 11pm Christ­mas Eve Service.

Sunday 25th Decem­ber – 9.30am Christ­mas Day Service.