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

Notices_Sunday 14th July — 8th Sunday After Pentecost

Wel­come to any vis­it­ors with us today.  Please join us for morn­ing tea.



Thank you to Fr Philip for tak­ing our ser­vice today.   Fr Jeff and Michelle will be back on Tues­day 16th July.



Thank you once again to all who assisted with our won­der­ful Christ­mas in July High Tea last Sat­urday week.  Our mulled wine, hot savoury food, and homemade scones and cakes were deli­cious.  Thank you to all who came; spe­cial thanks to Susan Deas who greatly enhanced the atmo­sphere with her piano play­ing and to Jo and Lou for the fant­ast­ic dec­or­a­tions.  To our cooks and food pre­par­a­tion people, to those who provided teapots and china and espe­cially to Fr Philip, the Chiew and Flem­ing fam­il­ies and Kathy Drum­mond — a simple thank you isn’t enough!! Tally for the Myan­mar pro­ject TBC.




Thanks to Stu­art Veitch, Stu­art Grigg and Nich­olas Chiew for their garden work this week along­side the entrance steps!





TONIGHT – Monthly 5pm Taizé Ser­vice here at St Luke’s.



TONIGHT at 6.30pm — Oxford Move­ment Even­song: The Par­ish of Christ Church St Laurence (812 George St, Hay­mar­ket) extends an invit­a­tion to Fest­iv­al Even­song, Pro­ces­sion and Bene­dic­tion. This ser­vice will com­mem­or­ate Oxford Move­ment Sunday, giv­ing thanks for the litur­gic­al tra­di­tion with­in Anglic­an­ism. The ser­vice will be fol­lowed by light refresh­ments. No RSVP required. All welcome.



NAIDOC WEEK — Poetry BoardFea­tur­ing Greg Page (not the Wiggle), a Koori poet from Sydney.  Greg holds a MA in Cre­at­ive Writ­ing from the Uni­ver­sity of Tech­no­logy, Sydney, & is pub­lished in vari­ous lit­er­ary journ­als.  Greg is a friend of Jo Middleton’s.  Please see her if you have any ques­tions.   Noel Jeff’s poem about a mas­sacre of indi­gen­ous people which happened on the land near his family’s prop­erty is also fea­tured. Please take a look.



Bench seat in our car­park garden in memory of Fr Ron Mor­ris.   Dona­tions are sought towards the $1500 cost of the bench seat.  If you would like to donate, please pay dir­ectly to the church account as lis­ted on the back of the pew sheet (ref­er­ence Fr Ron Mor­ris) or place your dona­tion in an envel­ope in the offer­tory with the same reference.



7.30 pm — Tues­day Night Bible Study at Fr Philip’s home, 5 Lin­coln St Stan­more.  All wel­come.  The study is cur­rently on the book of Hebrews.  Please bring a bible.



2024 St James’ Inter­na­tion­al Organ Festival:

*Fri­day 26th July @ 7pmJames O’Donnell (USA), past Organ­ist and Mas­ter of the Chor­is­ters at West­min­ster Abbey.

Held at St James’ Church, 173 King Street , Sydney.  Tick­et avail­able at cost – In Per­son or livestream.




Sat­urday 10th Aug 2024 at 6pm – Con­sort 8:   O Musica Du Edle Kunst; “Oh Music The Noble Art”, Renais­sance and baroque music from Ger­many.  St Paul’s Anglic­an Church, 205–207 Bur­wood Road, Bur­wood.  For more inform­a­tion




Sat­urday 7th Sept at 11am – ABM Mar­tyrs Day Ser­vice here at St Luke’s fol­lowed by a light lunch in the Hall.  RSVP to Par­ish Office by 28th Aug 2024.



Sunday 29th Sept — Myan­mar Lunch here at St Luke’s fol­low­ing church, and tea/coffee, and sim­il­ar to last year.   This is to help raise a fur­ther con­tri­bu­tion to the Myan­mar Clean Water Pro­ject.   It would be great to duplic­ate the sup­port our par­ish gave to this ABM ini­ti­at­ive last year.  RSVP to the Par­ish Office by 18th Sept 2024.



Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Com­munity:

Sunday: Susan Hill, Janet Broady & Alex; Joseph, Esth­er, Joyti & Joshlyn Kumar; and Geoff Lind­say & Mandy Tibbey.

Monday: Lea McNeil & Don­ald Thomas; Evelyn Maack; and Jen­nifer McGovern.

Tues­day: John M.; Ron­ald Naidu; Fran Niel­son; and Johnny Nitchar­oen & Eed.

Wed­nes­day: Kath­er­ine Old­field; and Julie Olston & Philippa.

Thursday: Fr Jeff & Michelle Park­er; Andrew Pat­ter­son; Mea­ghan Patterson.

Fri­day: We pray for pas­tor­al care min­istry teams at all Hos­pit­als and all those who are min­istered to.

Sat­urday: Almighty God, we pray for those in areas of con­flict.  We pray for heal­ing and good med­ic­al care for those who have been injured.  For those who have lost homes and pos­ses­sions, please meet their daily needs for food, clean water and shel­ter and com­fort those who mourn the loss of loved ones.  And bless all who are help­ing those impacted.  Amen.



Pray­ers for the sick: Chand Raju; Alex Regos; Christine Kon­draten­ko; Ruth Dodd; Helen Woell­ner; Douglas John­ston; Susie Brooks; Sarah & Mari­on; Laurie Bestel; Robert Gibbs; Delia Bone; Judith Beveridge; Michael Aiken; Lana MacPh­er­son; Alex Watt; Kar­en Stein­er-Hill; and Andrew.



Recently Depar­ted: (Dr) Tre­vor Smith. (Tre­vor and his wife Heath­er worked with The Lep­rosy Mis­sion for 55 years, help­ing to trans­ition McK­ean in Chi­angmai, North­ern Thai­l­and, from a Lep­rosy Insti­tu­tion, to a mod­ern, integ­rated state of the art centre for sur­gery and rehab­il­it­a­tion for people with all sorts of dis­ab­il­it­ies, as well as a mod­ern aged care facility).



Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Mor­in Dav­is; Robert West; Eth­el Day; Marusia Nester; Philip West­ley; and Hiro Itadani.



Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list: John Bowen (Priest); John Bunyan (Priest); Mar­garet Chiew; Ger­ald Grant; Bar­bara Ray­mond; Janet Walms­ley; Simone Crowth­er; Andy Ser­afin; Florence Shel­lard; Ray Som­mer; John Hardy; Lyn Car­ring­ton; Bar­bara Allen; Marissa & Meg Maack, Jude, Isla, & Al Don­nell; Ann Jeffs; Laurie McIntyre and Noel Jeffs.



Read­ings for Next Sunday – Ninth Sunday After Pentecost

First Read­ing: 2 Samuel 7.1–14a                         Psalm: 89.21–38

Second Read­ing: Eph­esians 2.11–22                   Gos­pel: Mark 6.30–34, 53–56