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

Notices_Sunday 21st April — Feast of the Good Shepherd



The flowers in the church today are donated by Andy Ser­afin in lov­ing memory of Gra­ham Hall.



7.30 pm — Tues­day Night Bible Study 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.


Sat­urday 27th April 6pm for 6.30pm – MNO: The Little Turtle Res­taur­ant, 10–14 Stan­more Road, Enmore. Ph: 8068 7554.  For more Inform­a­tion speak to Kev­in Green Mob:0405 691 055



28th April at 3pm – Sydney Cham­ber Choir con­cert “Moz­art Requiem”:

Where: City Recit­al Hall, Angel Place, Sydney

Tick­ets: $95/$85 to $50/$45; Stu­dents and under 30’s $30

Book online:



Sunday 5th May – at the con­clu­sion of the 9.30am ser­vice and pri­or to morn­ing tea: the garden seats are being ded­ic­ated in memory of Fabi­an LoS­chiavo and Rose­mary Brad­ford.  The fam­il­ies of Rose­mary and Fabi­an have been invited to join us and it would be appre­ci­ated if those of you who are NOT dis­abled or eld­erly would park else­where on this occa­sion and cer­tainly NOT park out­side of the marked park­ing spaces.  We will need to provide park­ing and hos­pit­al­ity to those trav­el­ling from far away, as they are not so famil­i­ar with the area and where park­ing is freely avail­able.  We can park at the Cyprus Club or in the Edge­ware Road Car­park or along Stan­more Road.  Thank you!



Fri­day 10th May – Week of Pray­er for Chris­ti­an Unity — Ser­vice and Fun­drais­ing Dinner:

Ser­vice held at the Greek Ortho­dox Cathed­ral in Red­fern at 5.30pm, fol­lowed by a fun­drais­ing din­ner at 6.45pm in their adja­cent hall.  Tick­ets are $70 and include a three-course din­ner, includ­ing drinks and some entertainment.

It is also the 100th Anniversary of the Greek Ortho­dox Arch­diocese in Aus­tralia, so we will cel­eb­rate with them.  We would like to have a table from St Luke’s Enmore and join folk from the oth­er churches.  Please see Mandy Tib­bey if you are able to attend. You can pur­chase a tick­et from Mandy after the service.



Wed­nes­day 22nd May – The Sixth Shar­wood Lecture:

The Sixth Robin Shar­wood Lec­ture will can­vass where there have been appar­ent col­li­sions between anti-dis­crim­in­a­tion law and church law and prac­tice (for example, on women and LGBTQI issues), wheth­er there needs to be a col­li­sion, what the lim­its of anti-dis­crim­in­a­tion law are as it inter­acts with church law and affects churches and where our val­ues may sug­gest that we sup­port anti-dis­crim­in­a­tion law.

Time: 7.15pm (pre­ceded by Even­song at 6.15pm)

Ven­ue: St James’ Church, King Street, Sydney NSW 2000

RSVP: By 5pm, Wed­nes­day 10 May 2024

Enquir­ies: St James’ Insti­tute | | 02 8227 1300



Sunday 14th July 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.




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: Jen­nifer, Peter, Andy & Blake B., (Fr) John & Joanne Bowen; (Fr) Philip Brad­ford; Tony Brown­low; Ruth Champion.

Monday: Kay Younie, Nata­sha, Timothy & Jona­thon; and Edi Dav­is & Oscar.

Tues­day: Les & Lyn Car­ring­ton; Nancy Cheng; Brett Dav­ies & Amrit MacIntyre.

Wed­nes­day: Tiffany, Kev­in, Alex­an­der & Nich­olas Chiew.

Thursday: Ron, Milly Nam, & Viol­etta; and Lyne Cun­neen & John

Fri­day: We pray for pas­tor­al care min­istry teams at 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: Michelle Park­er; James Ray­mond; Louisa Sil­ver­man; 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; Dav­id Brad­ford; Evelyn de Zoysa; Fran, Jac­queline; Donna Har­ris; Douglas John­ston; Susie Brooks; Sarah & Mari­on; Mer­rizi & her hus­band; and Delia & Dav­id Bone; Laurie Bestel and Robert Gibbs.


Recently Depar­ted:  Liam Adams (Noel Jeff’s Cous­in in Ireland).


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Gra­ham Hall; Fre­d­er­ick Ander­son; Bill Mof­fat; Har­old Chees­man; Han­nah Gav­in; Her­bert Heck; Wil­li­am Keat­ing; and Anne Roberts.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion: 25th: Mark, Evan­gel­ist & martyr.


Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list: Bar­bara Ray­mond; 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 Next Sunday: 5th Sunday of East­er – ANZAC DAY REMEMBRANCE

First Read­ing: Acts 8.26–40                    Psalm:22.26–32

Second Read­ing: 1 John 4.7–21              Gos­pel: John 15.1–8