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

Notices_Sunday 29th January — Celebration of Australia




The flowers in the church are donated by Ann Petersen donated in lov­ing memory of her late hus­band Peter Petersen who would have turned 92 on the 26th January.



Sunday 12th Feb – is our Wel­come Back BBQ after church.  Gen­er­ously provided by the Chiew family.



Wed­nes­day 15th Feb­ru­ary – War­dens Zoom Meet­ing at 7.30 p.m.




Sat­urday 18th Feb­ru­ary — The first MNO for 2023 — 6.00 for 6.30 pm 

Held at Alberto’s Pizzer­ia, 589 King Street New­town. Phone 9519 4262.

Con­tact Kev­in on 0405 691 055.



Sunday 19th Feb – At 9.30am we will be hold­ing a Ser­vice for Recon­cili­ation and Under­stand­ing.  Our guest speak­er will be Jen­nifer New­man.  More inform­a­tion to come.



Also, Sunday 19th Feb – Farewell for Nic­ola and James Howard dur­ing morn­ing tea – fol­low­ing the 9.30am ser­vice.  You are also invited to lunch at the War­ren View after­wards.  Please let Ruth know if you intend to come.



Sunday 26th FebPar­ish Coun­cil meets after morn­ing tea.



Sunday 5th March – Par­ish Annu­al Gen­er­al Meet­ing:  Will be held in the church after 9.30am ser­vice and morn­ing tea.

If you are an office bear­er, would you please sub­mit your report/s to the Par­ish Office by email, on or before Sunday 19th Febas the col­lated final edi­tion should be in the hands of parish­ion­ers the week pri­or to the AGM, Sunday 26 February.

And in accord­ance with Dio­ces­an pro­ced­ure, the date of the AGM will be affixed to the entrance doors to the church, two weeks pri­or to the meeting.




Noel Jeffs new book “Walk­ing in Stealth” (a book of poetry) is now avail­able from the Bet­ter Read Than Dead book­shop in Newtown.



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).  Worm cast­ings are avail­able.  See Fr Jeff.



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:

Monday: Janet Wid­mer & Cliff; Ron & Katie Wil­li­ams; and Sally Woellner.

Tues­day: Kay Younie, and Nata­sha, Timothy & Johnathon

Wed­nes­day: Shir­ley Allen, Bar­bara & Jade; and Vic­tor Anyarisi.

Thursday: Jen­nifer, Peter, Elise & Blake B.; and Fr John & Joanne Bowen

Fri­day: We pray for Fr John Bunyan’s pas­tor­al care min­istry at Bank­stown Hos­pit­al and all those he min­is­ters to.

Sat­urday: Lov­ing God, we pray for the people of Ukraine, for all those suf­fer­ing or afraid, that you will be close to them and pro­tect them.  We pray for world lead­ers, for com­pas­sion, strength and wis­dom to guide their choices.  We pray for the world that in this moment of crisis, we may reach out in solid­ar­ity to our broth­ers and sis­ters in need.  May we walk in your ways so that peace and justice become a real­ity for the people of Ukraine and for all the world.  Amen.




For our com­munity today: Christine Thur­ley, Troy and Fam­ily; Stu­art Veitch, Jo Bur­ton & Laurence; and Janet Walmsley.



Pray­ers for the sick: Tony Brown­low; Pau­line Newell; Rose­mary Brad­ford; Mary Middleton; (Fr) John Hawkins; Christine Kon­draten­ko; Bax­ter Min­gis-Per­kins; Val Thomas; Maria & Trish; Kev­in Tib­bey; Simone Abra­hams; Salochna Devi; Ruth Dodd; Robyn Palmer; (Rev) Helen Phil­lips; Peter Cinelli; Julie Ankers; Robert & Lyn­dall Dubler; Geor­gia Keighery; Suzie Brooks; Franz Legrum; Peta Loveday-Hill; and The Cun­neen Family.



Recently Depar­ted: Dom Pla­cid Lawson OSB.



Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Fr John Vock­ler; Jen­nifer Rus­sell & Florence Simpson.



Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion: 30th: Charles, King of Eng­land (d. 1649).



Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list: 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; Noel Jeffs; Singla Pal­lav; and Jen­nifer McGovern.



Read­ings for Next Sunday: The Present­a­tion of Christ in the Temple

First Read­ing: Mala­chi 3.1–4            Psalms: 84

Second Read­ing: Hebrews 2.14–18   Gos­pel: Luke 2.22–40