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

Notices_Sunday 24th September — Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost


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



DAYLIGHT SAVING STARTS again on Sunday 1st Octo­ber 2023.

REMEMBER to put all of your clocks and devices FORWARDHOUR 




TODAY: Par­ish Coun­cil Meets in the church after ser­vice and morn­ing tea.



Next Sunday – 6pm Spir­it of Taizé Service.



Tues­day at 7.30pm — A Bible Study on St John’s Gos­pel lead by Fr Philip:  Address: 5 Lin­coln Street, Stan­more.   Mob: 0431 655 220.  Please bring a Bible.  Sup­per will be provided.  All welcome!



Sunday 8th Octo­ber — The Feast of St Fran­cis of Assisi:  On this day we will bless pets and the anim­als in gen­er­al and give thanks for all cre­ation.  Bring your pets along for a blessing.




Sat­urday 14th Octo­ber – Aus­trali­an Indi­gen­ous Voice Referendum 

NO pre-polling will be avail­able at St Luke’s Enmore before Sat­urday 14th October.




Sunday 15th Octo­ber – St Luke’s Patron­al Fest­iv­al:  Our Guest Speak­er is to be The Ven­er­able Dr Colleen O’Reilly.  Fol­low­ing the ser­vice we will hold a shared lunch, out­doors in the church car­park — weath­er per­mit­ting.  So please bring food to share – hot or cold; savoury or sweet.



Sat 21st Oct at 6.30pm – Warden’s Din­ner “Oppor­tun­ity Knocks”

Cel­eb­rat­ing the 30th Anniversary since our OpShop first opened on Enmore Road in 1993, so we encour­age you to buy your­self an

OpShop out­fit.  This does not need to be an entire outfit!!

Prizes will be awar­ded for the out­fits: 1. the quir­ki­est, 2. the most cre­at­ive, 3. the most expens­ive, and 4. the cheapest.  Please keep your receipts for the last two categories.

Cost: $40 Adult/ $20 Con­ces­sion, Stu­dent, and OpShop Volun­teers.  No one is to be excluded because they can’t afford it.  Just ask one of the War­dens or Andy Serafin.

Price includes a 2‑course din­ner. Please BYOG. Soft drinks and water provided.  Please let us know if you have any food allergies.

Weath­er per­mit­ting, we will use the car­park area at 6.30pm for pre-din­ner drinks and nibbles.  Our Cater­er will serve din­ner in the hall at 7.15pm but people are wel­come to sit outside.

This is a fun night and we will have 80’s music. Please come and join us.

Get a group of fam­ily or friends togeth­er for a table or book an indi­vidu­al seat.  Tick­ets will be avail­able after church from today.  Please see Kev­in Chiew after church, Andy Ser­afin in the Op Shop or con­tact the Par­ish Office.

Book­ings must be received by 5pm on Fri­day 13th Octo­ber for cater­ing.



23nd-25th Feb­ru­ary 2024 — Par­ish Retreat: Booked at the Old Mon­as­tery Stroud (Fri­day even­ing to Sunday after­noon).  We will start tak­ing names for reser­va­tions in early Decem­ber 2023.  The bed­rooms are nearly all single rooms with shared bath­rooms, and we will be self-cater­ing.  Yes, it most likely will be very warm at that time of the year, but it was all that was avail­able to book.



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).



Notices for the Sunday Ser­vice book­let need to be received by Jen­nifer in the par­ish office by 10am on Thursday morn­ing.  It is best to email the details.



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




Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Com­munity:

Sunday: Vic­tor Any­ar­isi; Jen­nifer, Peter, Elise & Blake B., Fr John & Joanne Bowen; Fr Philip Brad­ford; Tony Brown­low; Ruth Cham­pi­on; and Nancy Cheng.

Monday: Sally Woell­ner; and Kay Younie, Nata­sha, Timothy & Jonathon.

Tues­day: Les & Lyn Car­ring­ton; and Tiffany, Kev­in, Alex & Nick Chiew.

Wed­nes­day: Ron, Milly, Nam & Viol­etta Clarke; and Lyn Cun­neen & John.

Thursday: Brett Dav­ies & Amrit MacIntyre; and Edi & Oscar Davis.

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 war torn areas, par­tic­u­larly the Ukraine and the Sudan.  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: Gra­hame Sadler; Christine Thur­ley; Mar­garet Chiew; Dav­id Dun­lop; (Fr) John Bowen; Janet Walms­ley; Ruth Cham­pi­on Alex Regos; Christine Kon­draten­ko; Simone Abra­hams; Salochna Devi; Ruth Dodd; Robyn Palmer; Julie Ankers; Cath­er­ine Lough­man; Chris­toph­er Middleton; Helen Woell­ner; Libby Dav­is; Rebekah; and Ger­ald Grant.



Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Dav­id Neary; Wil­li­am Dor­ring­ton; Thomas Mor­ton; Jean Thurl­ing; Mary Fish­er; Mary Fer­guson; Bill Cum­mings; Wil­li­am Bugle; Claud­ine McLeod; Har­old McLead; and Ellen Miller.



Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion: 25th: Ser­gi­us of Moscow, Abbot and teach­er (d.1392); 26th: Lancelot Andrewes, Bish­op of Winchester (d. 1626); 27th: Vin­cent de Paul, Priest and work­er for the poor (d.1660); and 30th: Jerome, Priest and bib­lic­al schol­ar (d. 420).



Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list: Pau­line Newell; (Fr) John Hawkins; Robert & Lyn­dall Dubler; Andy Ser­afin; Florence Shel­lard; Ray Som­mer; John Hardy; Lyn Car­ring­ton; John Dick­son; Rhi­an­non Henry-Edwards; Marissa; Jude, Isla, Meg & Al Don­nell; Ann Jeffs; Noel Jeffs; and Ron­ald Wilkins.




Read­ings for Next Sunday: Eight­eenth Sunday After Pentecost

First Read­ing: Exodus 17.1–7                      Psalm: 78.1–4, 11–16

Second Read­ing: Phil­ip­pi­ans 2.1–13        Gos­pel: Mat­thew 21.23–32