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

Notices: The Baptism of Our Lord — Sunday 9th January 2022


Fr Jeff will be on hol­i­days from 3rd Janu­ary to 17th Janu­ary 2022.  Dur­ing this peri­od Fr John Hawkins will be tak­ing our Sunday Ser­vices and Fr Philip Brad­ford, our Wed­nes­day services.


ST PAUL’S PANTRY needs food, health and clean­ing items:  A bas­ket is in the church foy­er for dona­tions.  Please keep your dona­tions to rel­at­ively small items like pack­ets of noodles, microwaved rice, small tins of baked beans etc these are the most needed.


Food for our worms – Please note that while Fr Jeff and Michelle are on hol­i­days do not bring food for the par­ish worm farms.  Please DO NOT leave the mater­i­al at the front door as there will be no one to collect.



Mark the date: Sat­urday 12th Feb­ru­ary 2022 for a War­dens Din­ner “Under the Stars”.  Will be a catered din­ner, $20pp with tick­ets on sale in the New Year.


Pray­ers for the sick: Maria Ser­afin; Andy Ser­afin; Maryrose Crowth­er; and Joan Dale.


Anniversar­ies of the Depar­ted: Frances Welsh’; Irene Crit­tenden; Thelma Cordukes; Rockley Isa­bella Miller; and John Fraser.


Saints Com­mem­or­a­tion:  

10th: Wil­li­am Laud, Arch­bish­op of Can­ter­bury, mar­tyr (d.1645).

13th: Hil­ary of Poit­i­ers, bish­op and teach­er (d.367).

14th: Sava, first Arch­bish­op of the Ser­bi­an Church (d.1235).


Long Term Pas­tor­al Pray­er list:  Pau­line Newell; Beth Arm­strong; Lyn Car­ring­ton; John Dick­son; Steph­en Thur­ley; Shir­ley, Bar­bara & Jade Allen; Rhi­an­non Henry-Edwards; Marissa; Jude, Isla, Meg & Al Don­nell; Grace & Han­nah Ashton; Andrew Hiro Itadani; Day­lan Sam­inath­an; Kuwert; Anisha, and her par­ents Anu and Digvi­jay; Rev, Laurie MacIntyre; Kiki Chun; Raul of Radio Skidrow and his fam­ily; Andrew Strat­golda; Loch­lan Lones­bor­ough; and Noel Jeffs.


Weekly Inter­ces­sions for our Com­munity:

Sunday: Ruth Cham­pi­on; Tiffany, Kev­in, Alex­an­der & Nich­olas Chiew; Ron, Milly, Nam & Viol­etta Clarke; and Brett Dav­ies & Amrit MacIntyre.

Monday: Edi & Oscar Dav­is; John Dick­son; and Kathy Drummond.

Tues­day: Dav­id Dun­lop; and Michael, Eliza­beth, Tom, Ella & Nick Fleming.

Wed­nes­day: Steph­en Gates & Andrew; Mar­ilyn Gibbs; and Kev­in Green.

Thursday: Peter Gil­bert & Alfredo Narnolo; Stu­art Grigg & ‘Tri­cia Blombery.

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

Sat­urday: Dear lov­ing Fath­er, please deliv­er us from the coronavir­us and lim­it its impact on Aus­tralia and the world. In your mercy bring a swift end to this crisis.  Please pro­tect with your lov­ing care those we love — our fam­il­ies, friends and neigh­bours.  Let your fath­erly hand guide, shel­ter and strengthen them.  Cast out all anxious fears and doubts.  Give us an increas­ing trust in you and fill our hearts and minds with your peace.  We pray for those around the world now strug­gling with vari­ous COVID stains.  Heal and com­fort those who are sick and suf­fer­ing.  Pro­tect and guide the health pro­fes­sion­als who are at the front line.  Please give wis­dom and cour­age to those who bear respons­ib­il­ity for con­front­ing this chal­lenge. We ask these things through the power­ful name of Jesus.  Amen.


Read­ings for Next Sunday — Second Sunday After Epi­phany:  First Read­ing: Isai­ah 62.1–5;  Psalm: 36.5–10;  Second Read­ing: 1 Cor­inthi­ans 12.1–11;  and  Gos­pel: John 2.1–11