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Notices_Sunday 24th December — Christmas Eve


Fr Jeff and Michelle Park­er and their fam­ily wish you all a happy and holy Christmas.

Stay safe, drive care­fully, and let’s all look to make 2024 a year full of joy and healing.



A very big thank you to all those who have con­trib­uted money for flowers and gifts to the nurs­ing home this Christ­mas.  Also, to our fab­ulous flower arrangers.


The Par­ish Office and the OpShop are now closed for the hol­i­days: They will both reopen on 2nd Janu­ary 2024.


Sunday 7th Janu­ary 2024 — The 6pm ser­vice has been can­celled for Janu­ary only.



Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Com­munity:

Sunday: Ann Petersen & Rachel; and Rick Prat­ley & Simon.

Monday: Jo, Ramendra, Thomas & Lucy Raj; and John Reimer.

Tues­day: Joyce, Andrew, Rachel, Bianca, Belinda & Bryson Reddy.

Wed­nes­day: Eddie, Susan, Stephanie, Edwin, Leil­ani, & Car­men Reddy.

Thursday: Mat­ilda Rink­er; Gra­hame Sadler; Rajah Selva­ra­jah & Greg.

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: Mar­garet Chiew; Dav­id Dun­lop; (Fr) John Bowen; Janet Walms­ley; Joseph Kumar; Rick Prat­ley; Ger­ald Grant; Alex Regos; Christine Kon­draten­ko; Salochna Devi; Ruth Dodd; Robyn Palmer; Julie Ankers; Cath­er­ine Lough­man; Helen Woell­ner; Libby Dav­is; Steph­en Grif­fen; Christine Pick­ard; Tom Hall; Auntie Glor­ia (Shipp); Nick Moles­worth; Michael Egan; Amy Bent­ley; and Douglas Seymour.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Adrien Arch­in­al; Ada Fer­ris; Nel­lie Potts; Leigh Cun­neen; Mil­li­cent Elli­ot; and Regin­ald Sheather.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion: 26th: Steph­en, Dea­con and first mar­tyr; 27th: John, Apostle and mar­tyr; 28th: Holy Inno­cents; 29th: Thomas Beck­et, Arch­bish­op of Can­ter­bury, mar­tyr (d.1170); and Josephine But­ler, social reformer (d.1905).


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


Read­ings for 9.30am Christ­mas Day Ser­vice – 25th Decem­ber 2023

First Read­ing: Isai­ah 62.6–12                          Psalm: 97

Second Read­ing: Tit­us 3.4–8a                         Gos­pel: Luke 2.8–20


Read­ings for 9.30am Sunday after Christmas/New Year’s Eve – 31st Decem­ber 2023

First Read­ing: Isai­ah 61.10–62.3                    Psalm: 148

Second Read­ing: Gala­tians 4.4–7    Gos­pel: Luke 2.22–40


Read­ings for 9.30am Epi­phany of Our Lord – 7th Janu­ary 2023

First Read­ing: Isai­ah 60.1–6                            Psalm: 72.1–7, 10–14

Second Read­ing: Ephesians3.1–12                 Gos­pel: Matthew2.1–12




The Christ­mas Bowl Appeal – annu­al appeal of the Acts of Peace, the inter­na­tion­al aid agency of the Nation­al Coun­cil of Churches.

We encour­age parish­ion­ers to scan the code link and donate online (our par­ish is registered as ‘Enmore-Stan­more Anglic­an Par­ish’), or call 1800 025 101.




ABM Advent and Christ­mas Appeal:   We encour­age parish­ion­ers to scan the code link to donate online.



Please note: There are a lim­ited num­ber of dona­tion envel­opes for both ABM and the Christ­mas Bowl Appeal avail­able in the church foyer.


Christmas Services

MONDAY 25th Dec – 9.30am CHRISTMAS DAY service.

SUNDAY 31st Dec – 9.30am First Sunday after Christmas/NEW YEAR’S EVE service

 SUNDAY 7th Jan – 9.30am Epi­phany of Our Lord