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

Notices_Sunday 24th July 2022 ‑7th Sunday After Pentcost


 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 if attend­ing the dinner.



Next MNOSat­urday 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 (

If you have any quer­ies or wish to be included on the con­fer­ence mail­ing list, please con­tact Elaine Lind­say at 


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 /



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 itemsA 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.



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