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

Notices_Sunday 5th November — All Saints’ Day


TONIGHT: 6pm Spir­it of Taizé service.


Happy Birth­day to: Geoff Lind­say; Oscar Dav­is; Janet Walms­ley; Stu­art Veitch; John M; Noel Jeffs; Dav­id Dun­lop; Robert Head; Ray­aan Kumar; Kay Younie; Ellen­or Flem­ing; Milly Clarke; Blake B.; Ron­an Nath; Michael Flem­ing; and Les Carrington.


Tue at 7.30pm — Bible Study is can­celled for this week only!     It will resume on Tue 14th November.


Christ­mas Cards for 2023:    Due to lessen­ing demand by Parish­ion­ers for Christ­mas cards we have decided not to pur­chase any more Christ­mas cards for sale at the Com­munity Resource Centre.  We encour­age parish­ion­ers to vis­it The Lep­rosy Mis­sion, ABM, or The Bush Church Aid Soci­ety web­sites to order their own cards.  We have a small num­ber of packs of Christ­mas cards from 2022 for sale in the Com­munity Resource Centre.  Please see Steph­en Gates after church.


St Luke’s Com­munity Art­work:  At our recent Patron­al Fest­iv­al Jo Middleton dis­played the begin­nings of an art­work of vari­ous pieces of mater­i­al sym­bol­ising parts of our com­munity life.  Jo is look­ing for those who wish to join in this artistry with their own con­tri­bu­tions.  If this is you, con­tact Jo on 0484 291 646.



Sat 18 Nov2023 at 3:00 pm St Luke’s Young Organ­ists Series — Recital

St Paul’s Bur­wood organ­ist Bailey Yeates, Win­ner of the Inter­me­di­ate Sec­tion of the 2023 Sydney Organ Com­pet­i­tion per­forms works by J S Bach, Diet­rich Bux­te­hude, Aus­trali­an com­poser Graeme Koehne and oth­ers on our rare 1883 Wordsworth & Maskell Pipe Organ.

No book­ing required — Seat­ing unreserved 

Entry, Pro­gramme & Refresh­ments:  $ note donation

Dona­tions wel­come to con­trib­ute to the performer’s fees.

Enquir­ies: Kathy Drum­mond / Brett Davies.



Sat 25 Nov 2023 — Final Men’s Night Out for 2023:

6.00 for 6.30 pm.

Held at the Row­ers on Cooks River Club (Wolli Creek).

For inform­a­tion speak to Kev­in Green or call Mob: 0405 691 055.



Sat 2 Dec 2023, 9.30am to 2pm — ST LUKE’S CHRISTMAS MARKET

Cake, Plant and Jam Stalls, BBQ/Sausage Sizzle, Food Stalls, Op Shop, Morn­ing Tea & more.  Please make your­self avail­able to help on the day. 

Christ­mas Hamper raffle needs donations!



Tues 12 Dec 2023 – Anglican’s Togeth­er Dinner:

Ven­ue: Cast­lere­agh Boutique Hotel, 169–173 Cast­lere­agh Street, Sydney.

Guest Speak­er: The Rev’d Asso­ci­ate Pro­fess­or Mat­thew Anstey

[Top­ic: the motiv­a­tions and aims of the recently cre­ated ACAN (Nation­al Com­pre­hens­ive Anglic­an Network)].

Tick­ets are $75 (mem­bers) and $85 (non-mem­bers).  Cash Bar.

Book­ing can be made via:

*Please advise any spe­cial diet­ary require­ments to Paula Turn­er, Sec­ret­ary of Anglic­ans Togeth­er — e:



Sat­urday 16 & Sunday 17 Decem­ber at 3pm — RCC Handel’s Messiah:

Join Radio Com­munity Chest for their 82nd annu­al per­form­ance of Han­del’s immor­tal ora­tor­io, Messiah.

These breath­tak­ing per­form­ances fea­ture a 300+ choir, the world-renowned Organ of the Town Hall, pro­fes­sion­al soloists and orchestra.

Ven­ue: Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000

For book­ings see —



23–25 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.


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).


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.



Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Com­munity:

Sunday: Kathy Drum­mond; Steph­en Gates & Andrew Eld­er; Mar­ilyn Gibbs; Kev­in Green; Peter Gil­bert & Fred Narnola.

Monday: Eliza­beth, Michael, Thomas, Elean­or & Nich­olas Fleming.

Tues­day: Joyce Grant; Stu­art Grigg & ‘Tri­cia Blombery; and Robert Head.

Wed­nes­day: Richard Hagen & Sol­ari; and Selina & John Hardy.

Thursday: Susan Hill, Janet Broady, & Alex; Moya Holle; and Noel Jeffs.

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, and those effected by earth­quakes, mud­slides or floods.  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: Mar­garet Chiew; Dav­id Dun­lop; (Fr) John Bowen; Janet Walms­ley; Ruth Cham­pi­on: Joyce Grant; Ger­ald Grant; Alex Regos; Christine Kon­draten­ko; Simone Abra­hams; Salochna Devi; Ruth Dodd; Robyn Palmer; Julie Ankers; Cath­er­ine Lough­man; Chris­toph­er Middleton; Helen Woell­ner; Libby Dav­is and Steph­en Griffen.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­tedNel­lie Cor­nick; Fr Aus­tin Day; Elva Aus­tin; Wit Takham; Owen Cur­rie; Douglas Witt; and Cath­er­ine Shaw.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion: 8th: Saints, mar­tyrs, mis­sion­ar­ies and teach­ers of the Anglic­an Com­mu­nion; 10th: Leo of Rome, Bish­op and teach­er (d. 461); and 11th: Mar­tin, Bish­op of Tours (d. c. 387).


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 Allen; Marissa; Jude, Isla, Meg & Al Don­nell; Ann Jeffs; and Noel Jeffs.



Read­ings for Next Sunday: Remem­brance Sunday 

First Read­ing: Job 14.1–14                     Psalm: 29

Second Read­ing: Romans 6.3–9              Gos­pel: John 5.19–29