The flowers in the church today have been donated by Christine Thurley in loving memory of her brother Stephen Thurley.
NEXT SUNDAY – 5pm Spirit of Taize Service.
National Reconciliation Week: See notice board in the hall for NATSIAC statement and the ULURU STATEMENT FROM THE HEART information.
Thanksgiving Service for the life of Fabian Lo Schiavo – 11 am on Monday 29th May 2023. A Wake will follow in the hall. Thank you to all parishioners who are providing the refreshments, food, wine, drinks, tea and coffee.
The service will be livestreamed on the day from 10.45am onwards at https://www.eventpix.com.au/galleries‑2/fabian/
Parking will be severely limited on the day — drivers will be asked to drive through and drop off only — exiting out the back lane. We ask people to park in the Cypriot Carpark or Edgeware Rd Carpark and as it’s Monday morning there will be spaces available along Stanmore Road after 10 am and in back streets.
Tuesday 30th May at 6pm — Annual Commemoration of the Holocaust at the Great Synagogue:
You are invited to THE NSW COUNCIL OF CHRISTIANS & JEWS SHOAH COMMEMORATION. This year we commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Speaker: Emeritus Professor Konrad Kwiet.
VENUE: THE GREAT SYNAGOGUE — Entry via 178a Elizabeth St, Sydney
RSVP to Anna Berger, CCJ NSW at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sun, 25th June 2023 — St Luke’s Young Organists Series: Recital at 3pm — Please keep and share the date
Winner of the Open Section of the 2022 Sydney Organ Competition, Samuel Giddy performs works by J S and C P E Bach, Byrd and Brahms on the rare 1883 Wordsworth & Maskell Pipe Organ at St Luke’s Anglican Church Enmore with Stanmore.
The St Luke’s Young Organists Series is an occasional series of recitals by local young and emerging organ scholars and organists.
Seating unreserved — No booking required.
Entry, Programme & Refreshments: $ note donation.
Enquiries: Kathy Drummond / Brett Davies / OrganatEnmore@gmail.com
Sunday 17th Sept — 40th Anniversary of Sydney MOW: Join us at CCSL for 10.30am service with female guest preacher. Followed by lunch with female guest speakers. RSVP date to be announced. 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). Worm castings are available. See Fr Jeff.
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: Stephen Gates & Andrew; Marilyn Gibbs; Kevin Green; Peter Gilbert & Fred Narnolo; and Joyce Grant.
Monday: Stuart Grigg & ‘Tricia; and Richard Hagen & Som.
Tuesday: Selina Hardy & John; and Susan Hill, Janet Broady & Alex.
Wednesday: Moya Holle; Noel Jeffs; Geoff Lindsay & Mandy Tibbey.
Thursday: Joseph, Esther, Joyti & Joshlyn Kumar.
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: Margret Chiew; Noel Jeffs; Peter Seymour; David Dunlop; (Fr) John Bowen; Janet Walmsley; Tony Brownlow; Peter Brown; Barbara Raymond; Christine Kondratenko; Val Thomas; Kevin Tibbey; Simone Abrahams; Salochna Devi; Ruth Dodd; Robyn Palmer; Julie Ankers; Franz Legrum; Peta Loveday-Hill; Peter Crook; Catherine Loughman; Jonathan Harris; Wolfgang Haas; Chris Middleton; and Barry Pearton.
Anniversaries of the Departed: Stephen Thurley; Lawrence Clayton; Len Jackson; Frank Senior; Rose Farrell; William Fisher; Edward McNamara; Prandji Tisna; Barry McKellar; Ivan Ross; and John Lord.
Saints Commemoration: 31st May: The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth; 1st June: Justin, martyr at Rome (d. c. 167); and 3rd June: Martyrs of Uganda (d.1886); Janani Luwum, Archbishop of Uganda, martyr (d.1977); & John XXIII, Bishop of Rome, reformer (d.1963).
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; Barbara & Jade Allen; Rhiannon Henry-Edwards; Marissa; Jude, Isla, Meg & Al Donnell; Kuwert; Rev Laurie MacIntyre; Kiki Chun; Raul of Radio Skidrow and his family; Andrew Stratgolda; Lochlan Lonesborough; Ann Jeffs; and Singla Pallav.
Readings for Next Sunday: Trinity Sunday
First Reading: Exodus 34.1–8 Psalm: Song of 3YM 29–34
Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 13.11–14 Gospel: Matthew 26.16–20
EASTER 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 www.abmission.org/Easter2023
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