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Notices_Sunday 17th March 2024 — Fifth Sunday In Lent



TODAY – Par­ish AGM:  There will be morn­ing tea/coffee and bis­cuits in the hall dir­ectly after the church ser­vice and a saus­age sizzle fol­low­ing the AGM. You do not need to bring any­thing as all food will be sup­plied. The Par­ish “Pig” Money Box how­ever will grate­fully receive any cash donations.


Next Sunday – 9.30am Palm Sunday ser­vice and Procession.


Wed 27th March at 11am — Annu­al Chrism Euchar­ist will be held at St James’ King Street. Bish­op Michael Stead will Preside and preach.  All clergy and lay min­is­ters are invited to robe (cas­sock, surplice/cotta and white stole, or alb and white stole) and to renew their vows.  The holy oils will be blessed.  A light lunch will be provided in St James’ Hall fol­low­ing the ser­vice.  RSVP to the Par­ish Office ( or 8227 1300) for cater­ing pur­poses.  Every­one is most welcome.




Thurs 28th March – 7.30pm Maun­dy Thursday.

Fri 29th March – 9.30am Good Friday.

Sat 30th March – Work­ing Bee and Flower arran­ging, from 9.30am

Sun 31st March – 9.30am East­er Day ser­vice fol­lowed by a shared lunch.     (Please bring a dish to share – either a main or a dessert)



New Big Roster for March to June 2024 now avail­able in the church foy­er and on the Com­munity resource table.



2024 Len­ten Stud­ies

Monday group will be at 7.30pm on Zoom.  Con­tact Fr Jeff for the zoom link.

Wed­nes­day group will be held in the hall after the 10.30am ser­vice and morn­ing tea.



ABM mis­sion meet­ing has been post­poned until after the AGM.  New date is yet to be con­firmed.  It would be help­ful to have read the Pro­ject book pri­or to the meet­ing.  If you would like a copy, please see Jennifer.


Tues 2nd April at 7.30 pm — Tues­day Bible Study recom­mences: at Fr Philip’s home, 5 Lin­coln St Stan­more. All wel­come.  The study for this term will be The Acts of the Apostles.  Please bring a bible.


OpShop 30-year cel­eb­ra­tion pens are now avail­able for only $2 each.



ABM Lent, Good Fri­day and East­er Appeal 2024

Envel­opes are avail­able in the church foy­er to place on the col­lect plate Or Scan the QR code to make a dona­tion online.

You can also donate online at



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


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.


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 your teabags.  (N.B. — no dairy, cit­rus, onions or meat).



Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Com­munity:

Sunday: Vic­tor Any­anji; Jen­nifer, Peter, Andy & Blake B.; (Fr) John & Joanne Bowen; and (Fr) Philip Bradford.

Monday: Sally Woell­ner; Kay Younie, Nata­sha, Timothy & Jonathon.

Tues­day: Tony Brown­low; Les & Lyn Car­ring­ton; and Ruth Champion.

Wed­nes­day: Tiffany, Kev­in, Alex­an­der & Nich­olas Chiew; Edi & Oscar Davis.

Thursday: Ron, Milly, Nam & Viol­ette Clarke; and Lyne Cun­neen & John.

Fri­day: We pray for Fr John Bunyan’s pas­tor­al care min­istry at Bank­stown Hos­pit­al and all those he min­is­ters 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: Louisa Sil­ver­man; Kev­in Green; John Bunyan (Priest); Mar­garet Chiew; Dav­id Dun­lop; John Bowen (Priest); Ger­ald Grant; Alex Regos; Christine Kon­draten­ko; Salochna Devi; Ruth Dodd; Robyn Palmer; Cath­er­ine Lough­man; Helen Woell­ner; Libby Dav­is; Steph­en Grif­fen; Nick Moles­worth; Douglas Sey­mour; Max Wood (Priest); Dav­id Brad­ford; Evelyn de Zoysa; Fran, Jac­queline; Donna Har­ris; Douglas John­ston; Susie Brooks; Sarah & Mari­on; and Mer­rizi & her husband.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Peter Wil­li­ams; Ken­neth Newell; Ray­mond Taylor; Joan Bur­ton; Boleslaw Jurczyk; Bessie O’Reilly; Beryl Good­man; and Don­ald Mof­fat (Priest).


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion: 18th: Cyril of Jer­u­s­alem, Bish­op and teach­er (d. 386); 19th: Jospeh, Hus­band of the Blessed Vir­gin Mary; 20th: Cuth­bert of Lindis­farne, Bish­op and mis­sion­ary (d. 687); 21st: Thomas Cramer, Arch­bish­op of Can­ter­bury, mar­tyr & litur­gist (d. 1556); and Thomas Ken, Bish­op of Bath & Wells, teach­er (d. 1711).


Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list: Janet Walms­ley; Simone Crowth­er; Ruth Cham­pi­on; John Hawkins (Priest); Robert & Lyn­dall Dubler; Andy Ser­afin; Florence Shel­lard; Ray Som­mer; John Hardy; Lyn Car­ring­ton; John Dick­son; Bar­bara Allen; Marissa & Meg Maack, Jude, Isla, & Al Don­nell; Ann Jeffs; and Noel Jeffs.



Read­ings for 9.30am Ser­vice – Palm Sunday

Liturgy of the palms: John 12.12–16

First Read­ing: Isai­ah 50.4–9a                 Psalm: 31.9–18

Second Read­ing: Phil­ip­pi­ans 2.5–11        Gos­pel: Mark 15.1–39