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

Notices_Mary Mother of Our Lord_Sunday 14th August 2022




Con­grat­u­la­tions to Noel Jeffs who cel­eb­rated 36 years of pro­fes­sion in the soci­ety of Saint Fran­cis on the 8th August.



CONFIRMATIONBp Stead will be the con­firm­ing bish­op at St Luke’s on 16 Octo­ber which will also be our Patron­al Fest­iv­al for 2022.  We do have one can­did­ate but if there are oth­ers inter­ested, please speak with Fr Jeff.  Pre­par­ing for con­firm­a­tion is a fun and inter­est­ing time.



MOW Nation­al Con­fer­ence and 30th Anniversary – 16–18 Sept 2022

Fly­ers are avail­able at the back of the church, with details regard­ing regis­tra­tion and costs.

There are now 100 female Bish­ops through­out the Anglic­an Com­mu­nion – but not one female priested in Sydney!




It has now been con­firmed that that Pro­fess­or Peter Sher­lock, Vice Chan­cel­lor of the Uni­ver­sity of Divin­ity and Bish­op Michael Stead will engage in a con­ver­sa­tion and dis­cus­sion on the top­ic, ‘Anglic­ans Togeth­er — is it pos­sible or a pipe dream?’ with Bish­op Genieve Black­well as moderator.

Cost: $75 for mem­bers of AT and $90 for non-mem­bers for a two-course din­ner, speak­ers and cof­fee, wine extra.

Loc­a­tion: Cast­lere­agh Boutique Hotel (the old Mason­ic club), 169–171 Cast­lere­agh Street, Sydney.

BOOKINGS will be online only.  When the web­site for book­ings appears you will have a notice sent to you by par­ish e‑mail.  Num­bers are lim­ited so get in early. Any ques­tions please ask Tony Brownlow.



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 /



Sat 3rd Sept — ABM — The Feast of the Com­mem­or­a­tion of the New Guinea Martyrs:

11am at St Luke’s Con­cord – Bur­wood, 19 Bur­ton Street Concord.

Light refresh­ments will be avail­able after the service.

Please advise Mar­garet Lawth­er by email if you wish at attend.




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 to order them from her.  All pro­ceeds go to St Luke’s Parish.



Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Com­munity:

Sunday: Lea McNeil & Don­ald Thomas; Evelyn Maack; Jen­nifer McGov­ern; John M.; and Jo Middleton.

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

Tues­day: Pau­line Newell; and Johnny Nitchareon & Eed Intapan.

Wed­nes­day: Kath­er­ine Old­field; Julie Olston & Phil­ippa; and Andrew Patterson.

Thursday: Fr Jeff & Michelle Park­er; and Ann Petersen & Rachel.

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.


Pray­ers for the sick: Peter Cinelli; Ray Som­mer; John Bowen; John Pahali; Tony Brown­low; Mary Middleton; Helen; Vince; Julie Ankers; John Per­kins; Florence Shel­lard; Andy Ser­afin; Ruth Dodd; Robert & Lyn­dall Dubler; Joanne Kenny; The Pso­mas Fam­ily and Len Parsons.


Recently Depar­ted: Bish­op Arthur Mal­colm; Ben Lee; and Aman­da Romeo.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: John Sat­ter­ley; Henry Byers; Vera Clarke; Neil Daniels; Arthur Ayers; Maria Bugle; Amy Bur­row; John Lewis; Allan Pol­gen; Mary McCarthy; Sydney Day; Flo Taylor; and Dorothy Dunkerley.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion: 20th: Bern­ard of Clair­vaux, Abbot & teach­er (d. 1153).


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: Elev­enth Sunday After Pentecost

First Read­ing: Jeremi­ah 1.4–10               Psalms: 71.1–6

Second Read­ing: Hebrews 12.18–29       Gos­pel: Luke 13.10–17