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

Notices_Sunday 26th March_The Annuniciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary



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


TODAY: Palm Cross Mak­ing after morn­ing tea.  No exper­i­ence neces­sary.  Instruc­tions and assist­ance provided.  Every­body is invited to come join in this yearly St Luke’s com­munity event.



Next Sunday 2nd AprilPALM SUNDAY

Day­light Sav­ing ends

Remem­ber to put your clocks back 1 hour!



Next Sunday - 6pm Spir­it of Taize Service.


New Big Roster now avail­able – cop­ies avail­able in church foy­er and on the Com­munity Resource Centre table.


Thurs 30 Mar @ 2 PM (NSW, Vic and Tas time) - Zoom ABM East­er Appeal: Hear dir­ectly from the Bish­op of North Queens­land and seni­or clergy and laity about the excit­ing work our East­er Appeal will be fund­ing.  If you are unable to attend, but would like to receive the notes and record­ing from the event, please email or phone 1300 302 663. RSVPs must be received by MIDDAY Wed­nes­day 29 March



Wed 5th April (Wed­nes­day in Holy Week) — 2023 Chrism Eucharist: 

Held at Christ Church St Laurence, George St, Sydney, at 11.00am.  Bish­op Michael Stead will be the cel­eb­rant.  A gen­er­al invit­a­tion is exten­ded to clergy, par­ish read­ers and parish­ion­ers to attend the ser­vice.  All clergy and par­ish read­ers are invited to robe and renew their vows dur­ing the liturgy.

A light lunch will be served fol­low­ing the service.

Please RSVP (with any spe­cif­ic diet­ary require­ments) to for cater­ing pur­poses by Wed­nes­day 29 March. 



Sat­urday 8th April – Par­ish Work­ing Bee in read­i­ness for Easter:

Please come at 9.30am if you can spare an hour or two – either in the church, hall, kit­chen or garden.



Sat­urday 15th April; 6.00 for 6.30 pm — Men’s Night Out:

Little Turtle Vegan Res­taur­ant, 10 Stan­more Road, Enmore

Phone: 8868 7554

See Kev­in Green or Mob: 0405 691 055


Thurs 8th June 2023 — Par­ish Vivid 2023 Lights Sight­see­ing Cruise
Brett seeks expres­sions of interest.  As in 2019, the cruise will be oper­ated by Cap­tain Cook Cruises.  Depar­ture is expec­ted to be from King Street Wharf 1 at 5.45pm.  The cost is $29 per adult.  Please see the link for more inform­a­tion and con­tact Brett by Sunday, 16 April 2023.

Vivid Lights Sight­see­ing Cruises 2023



The par­ish week­end retreat at Stroud (21st-23rd April) is now fully booked.  Unfor­tu­nately the Fran­cis­can Bros are unable to accom­mod­ate any addi­tion­al attendees.



The par­ish has recently heard that a former parish­ion­er Hiro Andrew Itadani died in Japan in July, 2021.  While at St Luke’s, he was an organ­ist and con­trib­uted gen­er­ously to the life of the par­ish.  After leav­ing St Lukes Hiro moved to Cairns and then later to Kur­as­hiki, Japan where he worked in a demen­tia facil­ity.   May he rest in peace and rise in glory.



Thursday 7th May — Myan­mar Lunch Fun­draiser for ABM:  Catered lunch with drinks and wine. Your RSVP at a later date would be appre­ci­ated.  Keep the date!



Sunday, 25 June 2023 at 3pm — St Luke’s Young Organ­ists Series:  Samuel Giddy, win­ner of the Open Sec­tion of the 2022 Sydney Organ Com­pet­i­tion.  Fur­ther details to fol­low.  Keep the date!


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 please).


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.



Future Dates for your Diary:

Thursday 6th April — Maun­dy Thursday at 7.30 pm.

Fri­day 7th April — Good Fri­day at 9.30am (Fol­lowed by morn­ing tea) and

12pm Sta­tions of the Cross.

Sunday 9th April — East­er Day at 9.30 am (Fol­lowed by a big morn­ing tea).

Sunday 7th May – Myan­mar Lunch Fun­draiser for ABM.

Thurs 8th June – Par­ish Vivid 2023 Lights Sight­see­ing Cruise.



Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Com­munity:

Sunday: Moya Holle; Noel Jeffs; Joseph, Esth­er, Joyti & Joshlyn Kumar; and Geoff Lind­say & Mandy Tibbey.

Monday: Fabi­an LoS­chiavo; Lea McNeil & Don­ald Thomas; and Evelyn Maack.

Tues­day: Jen­nifer McGov­ern; John, M., Jo Middleton; and Ron­ald Naidu.

Wed­nes­day: Anthea, Ron, Ron­an, Veron­ica & Rohan Nath.

Thursday: Pau­line Newell; and Johnny Nitchareon & Eed Intapan.

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 Tur­key and Syr­ia who are suf­fer­ing fol­low­ing the dev­ast­at­ing earth­quake.  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 on the ground help­ing those impacted.  Amen



Pray­ers for the sick: Stu­art Grigg; (Fr) John Bowen; (Fr) Philip Brad­ford; Janet Walms­ley; Tony Brown­low; Pau­line Newell; Rose­mary Brad­ford; Mary Middleton; (Fr) John Hawkins; Christine Kon­draten­ko; Val Thomas; Kev­in Tib­bey; Simone Abra­hams; Salochna Devi; Ruth Dodd; Robyn Palmer; (Rev) Helen Phil­lips; Julie Ankers; Robert & Lyn­dall Dubler; Franz Legrum; Peta Loveday-Hill; Raf Forents; Peter Crook; James Baker; Broth­er Don­ald; Jeremy Kinross and Joan Dale.



Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Ida Ross; Hazell Sheath­er; Harry Mos­sop; and John Faulks.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion: 29th: John Keeble, Priest (d. 1866).


Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list: Andy Ser­afin; 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; Ann Jeffs; Noel Jeffs; Peter Cinelli; and Singla Pallav.


Read­ings for Next Sunday: Palm Sunday — First Read­ing: Isai­ah 50.4–9a;  Psalms: 31.9–18;  Second Read­ing: Phil­ip­pi­ans 2.5–11;  Gos­pel: Mat­thew 21.1–11;  and  Pas­sion Read­ing: 27.11–54



ABM Lent & Good Fri­day Appeal 2023

Envel­opes are avail­able in the church foy­er to place on the col­lect plate

Or Scan the QR code to make a dona­tion online.

You can also donate online at