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

Notices_Sunday 15th May_ Fifth Sunday Of Easter


Today — 15th May: Par­ish Coun­cil Meets after morn­ing tea.



ABM East­er Appeal 2022

Envel­opes and Digit­al dona­tions cards are avail­able in church foyer.

Or you can donate online at



A monthly heal­ing ser­vice is being planned for Sunday even­ings:  This fol­lows the attend­ance of a small group at the St Andrews Cathed­ral heal­ing ser­vice this week as part of our research and inform­a­tion gath­er­ing.  Any com­ments – speak to Fr Jeff or Peter Seymour.


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.



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.




The Par­ish Hall has been let to the Aus­trali­an Elect­or­al Com­mis­sion for pre-polling for the Fed­er­al Elec­tion on Sat­urday 21st May.  As a res­ult, the Hall will not be avail­able for any oth­er use from Wed­nes­day 4th May to Monday 23rd May.  This includes pre­par­a­tion and pack up time.

Pre-polling will take place dur­ing these times:

Monday 16th May to Thursday 19th May: 8.30am–5.30pm
Fri­day 20th May: 8.30am–6.00pm

  • Altern­at­ive arrange­ments will be made for morn­ing teas on Wed­nes­day and Sunday mornings.
  • Parish­ion­ers who vis­it the church dur­ing the week or attend the 10.30am Wed­nes­day ser­vice should take care to avoid con­front­a­tion with any poll work­ers or polit­ic­al volunteers.

This event is an import­ant source of funds for the par­ish, and it is in all of our interests to make sure that it runs smoothly.                                      Fr Jeff



Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Com­munity:

Sunday:  Eddie, Susan, Stephanie, Edwin, Leil­ani & Car­men Reddy; Mat­ilda Rink­er; Gra­hame Sadler; and Rajah Selva­ra­jah & Greg.

Monday: Peter Sey­mour; Andy Ser­afin & Colin; and Louisa Silverman.

Tues­day: Laurel & Ray Som­mer; Kar­lene Thompson; and Sally Woellner.

Wed­nes­day: Chris Thur­ley, Troy & Fam­ily; and Janet Walmsley.

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

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:  Andrew Reddy; John Pahali; Ray Som­mer; Tony Brown­low; Michelle Sowerby and fam­ily; Kar­lene Thompson; 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.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted:  Myra Hack; Ada Mitchell; Eliza­beth Stew­art; Louis Roberts; Wil­li­am Doyle; & Rhoda Palmer-Gibson.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion19th: Dun­stan, Arch­bish­op of Can­ter­bury (d.988).


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 Next Sunday — Sixth Sunday of Easter:

First Read­ing: Acts 16.9–15;  Psalm: 67;  Second Read­ing: Rev­el­a­tion 21.10–14, 22.1–5;  and Gos­pel: John 14.23–29