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

Notices_Sunday 3rd March — Third Sunday In Lent



Happy Birth­day to: Peter Sey­mour; Tony Brown­low; Mar­ilyn Gibbs; Selina Hardy; Kath­er­ine Old­field; Bianca Reddy; Rick Prately; Andy Bestel; Joseph Kumar; Viol­etta Clarke; and Nam Clarke.



ABM mis­sion meet­ing has been post­poned until after the AGM.  New date is yet to be con­firmed.  It would be help­ful to have read the Pro­ject book pri­or to the meet­ing.  If you would like a copy, please see Jennifer.


TONIGHT6PM Spir­it of Taizé service.


NEXT SUNDAY 10th March – Moth­er­ing Sunday: Ruth Cham­pi­on is organ­ising Sim­nel cake mak­ing.  Volun­teers required!


NEXT SUNDAY 10th March — Palm Cross mak­ing –after morn­ing tea.  Please come and join us in the hall to make our palm crosses for Palm Sunday.  No exper­i­ence needed as instruc­tion will be giv­en on the day.



2024 Len­ten Stud­ies – 

Monday group will be at 7.30pm on Zoom.  Con­tact Fr Jeff for the zoom link.

Wed­nes­day group will be held in the hall after the 10.30am ser­vice and morn­ing tea.


Sunday 17th March – Par­ish AGM: Held in the church after 9.30am ser­vice and morn­ing tea.

“Notice of Pro­posed Nom­in­a­tion” forms

for elec­tion into office at the AGM are now avail­able in the church foy­er and at the Com­munity Resource Centre.

Please ask someone before you nom­in­ate them and don’t for­get to ask someone to second your nomination.


Dates for your Diary

Sun 24th March – 9.30am Palm Sunday.

Thurs 28th March – 7.30pm Maun­dy Thursday.

Fri 29th March – 9.30am Good Friday.

Sat 30th March – Work­ing Bee and Flower arranging.

Sun 31st March – 9.30am East­er Day.



Tues 2nd April at 7.30 pm — Tues­day Bible Study recom­mences: at Fr Philip’s home, 5 Lin­coln St Stan­more. All welcome.

The study for this term will be The Acts of the Apostles.  Please bring a bible.




ABM Lent, Good Fri­day and East­er Appeal 2024

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




Some parish­ion­ers have been fined for using the Edge­ware Rd Car­park without pay­ing.  Unless they have a Dis­ab­il­ity Per­mit, they should obtain a park­ing tick­et and dis­play it on their front wind­screen and pay before leav­ing the car park.  Even on Sunday morn­ings the car­park is patrolled by Coun­cil’s Rangers. There is free park­ing along Stan­more Road pri­or to Liberty St and some in the streets behind the church and hall.



OpShop 30-year cel­eb­ra­tion pens are now avail­able for only $2 each.


ST PAUL’S PANTRY needs food, health and clean­ing items: A 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.


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 your teabags.  (N.B. — no dairy, cit­rus, onions or meat).



Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Com­munity:

Sunday: Fran Neilson; Johnny Nitchareon & Eed; Kath­er­ine Old­field; Julie Olston & Phil­ippa; and Fr Jeff & Michelle Parker.

Monday: Andrew Pat­ter­son; Mea­ghan Pat­ter­son; and Ann Petersen & Rachel.

Tues­day: Rick Prat­ley & Simon; Jo, Ramendra, Thomas & Lucy Raj.

Wed­nes­day: Joyce, Andrew, Rachel, Bianca, Belinda, & Bryson Reddy.

Thursday: Eddie, Susan, Stephanie, Edwin, Leil­ani & Car­men Reddy.

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 areas of con­flict.  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: John Bunyan (Priest); Mar­garet Chiew; Dav­id Dun­lop; John Bowen (Priest); Janet Walms­ley; Joseph Kumar; Ger­ald Grant; Alex Regos; Christine Kon­draten­ko; Salochna Devi; Ruth Dodd; Robyn Palmer; Cath­er­ine Lough­man; Helen Woell­ner; Libby Dav­is; Steph­en Grif­fen; Tom Hall; Nick Moles­worth; Douglas Sey­mour; Max Wood (Priest); Dav­id Brad­ford; Evelyn de Zoysa; Fran, Jac­queline; Donna Har­ris; Douglas John­ston; Susie Brooks; Sarah and Marion.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Merryn Ban­ner­man; Her­bert Sur­rey; Thomas Ster­ick­er; and Isa­bel Morgan.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion: 7th: Per­petua and her com­pan­ions, mar­tyrs at Carthage (d. 203); 8th: John of God, work­er among the sick and poor, Spain (d, 1550); and 9th: Sis­ter Emma SSA, super­i­or of the Soci­ety of the Sac­red Advent, Queens­land (d. 1939).


Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list: Simone Crowth­er; Ruth Cham­pi­on; John Hawkins (Priest); Robert & Lyn­dall Dubler; Andy Ser­afin; Florence Shel­lard; Ray Som­mer; John Hardy; Lyn Car­ring­ton; John Dick­son; Bar­bara Allen; Marissa & Meg Maack, Jude, Isla, & Al Don­nell; Ann Jeffs; and Noel Jeffs.



Read­ings for 9.30am Ser­vice – Fourth Sunday in Lent

First Read­ing: Num­bers 21.4–9               Psalm: 107.1–3, 17–22

Second Read­ing: Eph­esians 2.1–10         Gos­pel: John 3.14–21