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Notices_Sunday 22nd January 2023_Third Sunday After Epiphany



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


A Funer­al for Joyce Page (Former Parish­ion­er) will be held at 11am on 23rd Janu­ary at Pitt Street Unit­ing Church.


Sunday 12th Feb – is our Wel­come Back BBQ after church.  Gen­er­ously provided by the Chiew family.


Sunday 19th Feb – Farewell for Nic­ola and James Howard (Note: Par­ish Coun­cil will now meet on the fol­low­ing Sunday 26th February)


Sunday 26th FebPar­ish Coun­cil meets after morn­ing tea.


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


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 teabags.  (NB — no dairy, cit­rus, onions or meat).  Worm cast­ings are avail­able.  See 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: Ann Petersen & Rachel; Joyce, Andrew, Rachel, Bianca, Belinda, & Bryson Reddy; and Eddie, Susan, Stephanie, Edwin, Leil­ani, & Car­men Reddy.

Monday: Jo, Ramendra, Thomas & Lucy Raj

Tues­day: John Reimer; Mat­ilda Rink­er; and Rajah Selva­ra­jah & Greg;

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

Thursday: Laurel & Ray Som­mer; and Kar­lene Thompson.

Fri­day: We pray for Fr John Bunyan’s pas­tor­al care min­istry at Bank­stown Hos­pit­al and all those he min­is­ters to.

Sat­urday: Lov­ing God, we pray for the people of Ukraine, for all those suf­fer­ing or afraid, that you will be close to them and pro­tect them.  We pray for world lead­ers, for com­pas­sion, strength and wis­dom to guide their choices.  We pray for the world that in this moment of crisis, we may reach out in solid­ar­ity to our broth­ers and sis­ters in need.  May we walk in your ways so that peace and justice become a real­ity for the people of Ukraine and for all the world.  Amen.



Pray­ers for the sick: Tony Brown­low; Pau­line Newell; Rose­mary Brad­ford (thank­fully now home from hos­pit­al); Mary Middleton; (Fr) John Hawkins; Christine Kon­draten­ko; Bax­ter Min­gis-Per­kins; Craig; Val Thomas; Maria & Trish; Kev­in Tib­bey; Simone Abra­hams; Salochna Devi; Ruth Dodd; Robyn Palmer; (Rev) Helen Phil­lips; Peter Cinelli; Julie Ankers; Robert & Lyn­dall Dubler; and Geor­gia Keighery.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Henry Ped­er­son; Bri­an Rawns­ley; Kay Mat­thews; Frank Clarke; & Ron Buckingham.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion:

24th: Com­pan­ions of Paul, includ­ing Timothy, Tit­us & Silas.

25th: Con­ver­sion of Paul the Apostle.

27th: John Chryso­stom, Bish­op of Con­stantinople, teach­er (d.407).

28th: Thomas Aqui­nas, Theo­lo­gian (d.1274).


Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list: Florence Shel­lard; Ray Som­mer; John Hardy; Lyn Car­ring­ton; John Dick­son; 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; Noel Jeffs; and Singla Pallav.



Read­ings for Next Sunday: Cel­eb­ra­tion of Australia

First Read­ing: Deu­ter­o­nomy 8.5–14a                   Psalms: 125

Second Read­ing: Hebrews 11.8–16                     Gos­pel: Mat­thew 5.1–12