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

Notices_Palm Sunday_ 10th April 2022


This Week:

Thurs 14th April — Maun­dy Thursday at 7.30 pm.

Fri 15th April — Good Fri­day at 9.30am and 12 noon Sta­tions of the Cross.


Dona­tions towards flowers for East­er Day would be appre­ci­ated: Please place the dona­tion in the offer­tory plate in an envel­oped marked ‘East­er flowers’ or give to Ruth Cham­pi­on.  Thank you .


Sat­urday 16th April ‑9.30am East­er Work­ing Bee: Volun­teers are required to help clean up the grounds and church for East­er Day. Thank you to every­one who may spare a few hours to help.


Next Sunday — 17th April — East­er Day at 9.30 am.  At this stage it is pro­posed that we have a BYO lunch in the hall if it is wet, or in the car­park if the weath­er allows.  Morn­ing tea will still be provided on the day.


Thank you to every­one who atten­ded the Par­ish AGM last Sunday.  Con­grat­u­la­tions to the fol­low­ing people who were elec­ted as:

Church War­dens – Susan Hill & Ruth Cham­pi­on (Note: Fr Jeff is still to choose anoth­er Warden).

Par­ish Coun­cil­lors– Andy Ser­afin; Kath­er­ine Old­field; Peter Sey­mour; Tony Brown­low; Tiffany Chiew; & Fabi­an LoS­chiavo (Note: Fr Jeff is still to choose his 3 Par­ish Coun­cil representatives).

Par­ish Nom­in­at­ors – Moya Holle; Kath­er­ine Old­field; Stu­art Veitch; Susan Hill; & Peter Seymour.

Our cur­rent Syn­od Rep­res­ent­at­ives remain in office – Tony Brown­low and Peter Seymour.


Final ABM Len­ten Study – ‘Repair­ing the Breach’;  Will be held on Wed­nes­days after 10.30am Ser­vice and morn­ing tea, and also Monday nights via zoom at 7.30pm.  Ask Fr. Jeff for the link.


ABM Good Fri­day & East­er Appeal 2022: Envel­opes and Digit­al dona­tions cards are avail­able in church foy­er.  Or you can donate online at


Lunch at the War­ren View has resumed: Please join us the War­ren View for lunch after church and morn­ing tea.  All welcome.


Unfin­ished Busi­ness: Cel­eb­rat­ing Anglic­an Women’s Min­istry in Australia

A nation­al con­fer­ence to be held at Christ Church St Laurence, 812 George Street, Sydney, 16–18 Septem­ber 2022

Fur­ther details, includ­ing the con­fer­ence pro­gram and regis­tra­tion details, will be provided in due course.


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: Mat­ilda Rink­er; Gra­hame Sadler; Rajah Selva­ra­jah & Greg; Peter Sey­mour; Andy Ser­afin & Colin; and Louisa Silverman.

Monday: John Reimer; Laurel & Ray Som­mer; and Kar­lene Thompson.

Tues­day: Christine Thur­ley, Troy & fam­ily; and Janet Walmsley.

Wed­nes­day: Stu­art Veitch, Jo Bur­ton & Laurence; Janet Wid­mer & Cliff.

Thursday: Bp Ron­ald & Katie Wil­li­ams; and Sally Woellner.

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: Michelle Sowerby and fam­ily; Rajah Selva­ra­jah; Paul; Kar­lene Thompson; Wolfgang Rose; Julie Ankers; John Bowen; John Per­kins; Florence Shel­lard; Aman­da Romeo; Andy Ser­afin; Maryrose Crowth­er; Ruth Dodd; Robert & Lyn­dall Dubler; Joanne Kenny; and The Pso­mas Family.


Recently Depar­ted: Jen­nifer Trewick.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Val Fran­cis; Andrew Micke; Agnes For­res­t­er; Franco Cevcek; May Gleave; Ben­jamin Potts; Eileen Kerr; Mary Port­er; and Arthur Boyd.


Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list:  John Hardy; Pau­line Newell; Beth Arm­strong; Lyn Car­ring­ton; John Dick­son; Steph­en Thur­ley; 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 Maun­dy Thursday:  First Read­ing: Exodus 12.1–4, 11–14; Psalm: 116.1–2, 11–18; Second Read­ing: 1 Cor­inthi­ans 11.23–26; and Gos­pel: John 13.1–17, 31b-35


Read­ings for Good Fri­day:  First Read­ing: Isai­ah 52.13–53.12;  Psalm: 22;  Second Read­ing: Not used;  and Gos­pel: John 18.1–49.42


Read­ings for Next Sunday- East­er Day: First Read­ing: Acts 10.34–43;  Psalm: The East­er Anthem;  Second Read­ing: 1 Cor­inthi­ans 15.19–26;  and          Gos­pel: John 20.1–18