Parish Council Meeting will be held today after morning tea.
New Offertory envelopes are now available in the church foyer.
St James’ Day Festal Eucharist — Monday 25th July at 6.30pm:
The Rector, Rev’d Andrew Sempell and the Church Wardens of St James’ Church King Street, Sydney invite the clergy and people of St Luke’s Enmore to attend St James’ Day Festal Eucharist & Pastoral Leave-taking of the Rector.
The Service will be followed by a Spanish themed dinner held in the covered courtyard.
Please RSVP to email@example.com if attending the dinner.
Next MNO — Saturday 6th August
De Lanna Thai Restaurant, 220 Addison Rd Marrickville. Phone: 9569 4709
Please speak to Kevin Green after the service or Mob: 0405 691 055.
Anglicans Together Dinner: Thursday 17th Nov
Anglicans Together are having a dinner on Thursday, 17th November with two guest speakers representing differing traditions in the Anglican Church. The topic is: ‘The Anglican Church of Australia: Can we stay together?’ One of the speakers is Peter Sherlock, a well-respected Anglican theologian and historian. We need to get a rough idea of numbers so we can book an appropriately sized venue. If you are interested please let Tony Brownlow know after the service.
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
Program and registration details will be posted on the MOW website as they become available (https://mowatch.com.au/)
If you have any queries or wish to be included on the conference mailing list, please contact Elaine Lindsay at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wordsworth & Maskell Pipe Organ Recital — 3pm on Sunday, 18 September 2022 — keep and share the date
Well-known to Sydney audiences, St Luke’s is delighted to welcome Heather Moen-Boyd to perform, at last, a recital to mark the final stage in the restoration of the Church’s unique 1883 Wordsworth & Maskell Pipe Organ.
From Mozart to Mendelssohn, whose works were performed at the instrument’s 1884 recital, the performance will include butterflies and cuckoos for the Spring Equinox and the Great Gate of Kyiv.
Entry: $10 ($5 all concessions), including programme note.
RSVP: to Kathy Drummond /Brett Davies / OrganatEnmore@gmail.com
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
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 email@example.com to order them from her. All proceeds go to St Luke’s Parish.
Weekly Intercessions for our Community:
Sunday: Rajah Selvarajah & Greg; Peter Seymour; Andy Serafin & Colin; Louisa Silverman; Ray & Laurel Sommer; and Christine Thurley, Troy & Family.
Monday: Karlene Thompson; Jane Walmsley; and Janet Widmer & Cliff.
Tuesday: Stuart Veitch, Jo Burton & Laurence; and Ron & Katie Williams.
Wednesday: Sally Woellner; Kay Younie, Natasha & Timothy; Victor Anyarisi.
Thursday: Shirley Allen, Barbara & Jade; Beth Armstrong; and Jennifer, Peter, Elise & Blake B.
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 strains. 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: Ray Sommer; John Bowen; John Pahali; Tony Brownlow; Mary Middleton; Helen; Vince; Julie Ankers; John Perkins; Florence Shellard; Amanda Romeo; Andy Serafin; Ruth Dodd; Robert & Lyndall Dubler; Joanne Kenny; and The Psomas Family.
Anniversaries of the Departed: Ivy Rowlands; Rita Green; Queenie Balkwell; and Harry Harrison.
Recently Departed: Br William (Franciscan).
Saints Commemoration: 25th: James, Apostle and Martyr; 26th: Anne, Mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary; 29th: Mary and Martha of Bethany; and 30th: William Wilberforce, social reformer (d. 1833).
Long Term Pastoral Prayer list: John Hardy; Pauline Newell; Beth Armstrong; 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; and Noel Jeffs.
Readings for Next Sunday: Eighth Sunday After Pentecost
First Reading: Hosea 11.1–11 Psalms: 107.1–9, 43
Second Reading: Colossians 3.1–11 Gospel: Luke 12.13–21
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