welcome

Everyone is welcome at St John's. Christ our gracious host welcomes all at the banquet of Word and Sacrament - regardless of gender, race, colour, sexual orientation, social status or any other distinction.

st john's

St John’s Church is a contemporary catholic Anglican parish in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. It is a parish of the Diocese of Melbourne in the Anglican Church of Australia.

Our corporate life cherishes word and sacrament and is embedded in prayer and worship. We are committed to compassion and justice. St John's is an inclusive parish  community welcoming people of all ages, gender, race, colour, creed and sexual orientation.

The parish community acknowledges the traditional custodians  of the land on which St John's is built and pays their respects to the elders.

Our mission is to bring people into communion with God and with each other. Our mission is centred in Camberwell Junction and beyond – to other people and the wider needs to which God calls us.   

Sermons for the Christian Year

Thanksgiving for Fr Davids Moores's ministry

Father David Moore Vicar of St John's Anglican Church, Camberwell, from 2013 to 2018. His challenging and engaging sermons during his ministry here remain a significant part of his legacy to the parish. They were published weekly on the parish website, where they can still be found. This collection of some of his sermons is published to mark the conclusion of his time as Vicar of St John's. The collection comprises a selection of his sermons for the major feasts of the Christian Year, together with sermons preached on selected important saints' days: St John The Evangelist, the parish's patron saint: Mary Magdalene, The Apostle to the Apostles: and Mary the God_bearer.

Download the selection here Fr David Moore's collected sermons booklet

There are many more to be found on parish website in the sermons and archived sermons pages.

Please feel free to search them out and enjoy them like we all have.            

Parish Covenant

St John’s Parish Council is committed to guarding against all forms of bullying in parish life.

It has endorsed a Parish Covenant, introduced on 25 June, which is the basis for all relationships, social interactions, and patterns of behaviour within and concerning the Parish.

It is currently available for signing by parishioners.

View or download a copy here...... Parish Covenant July 2017

getting there

552 Burke Road, Camberwell Junction 3124(Melways reference 59 J1)

St John’s Church  is 100 metres from Camberwell Junction, on the south side, and is readily accessed by public transport. Camberwell Railway Station is a 10-minute walk from the church or a brief ride on the 72 tram. Two other tram lines – 70 and 75 – also access the Junction. Ample car parking is available on weekends and weeknights.

Next Sunday

Trinity Sunday

27th May 2018

Isaiah 6: 1-8;  Psalm 29;

Romans 8: 12-17;  John 3: 1-17;

8.00am Eucharist

10.00am Sung Eucharist

6.00pm Evening Worship

 

Annual Corpus Christi Lecture

Barney Swartz - journalist, media commentator and senior fellow of the Centre for Public Christianity - will be our Corpus Christi lecturer this year.

His topic is 'Christianity's forgotten contribution to Western society in general and Australia in particular'.

The lecture will be held on Thurday 31st May, following the 6.30pm Corpus Christi Eucharist. Entry to the lecture is $10 (gst incl)

Anglicare Partnership Group

28th May 2018

Japan in Cherry-Blossom Time - Liz and Graham Pratt

Share their very recent visit to Japan

 for further dates please follow the following link ...

Education for Ministry

On Ascension Thursday Fr. Greg Davies gave an introduction to the Education for Ministry program, which was well-received by the parishioners present. Fr. Greg has kindly offered to hold an EFM "taster" over three Sunday mornings sometime in July. The "taster" sessions will enable interested parishioners to experience first-hand how the program works, before the parish decides whether to commit to the full program. Further details will be advised.

Meanwhile for further information and to download the Education for Ministry 2018 prospectus please follow the EFM website link which can be found on our website Links page.

Quick Links

 Whats Happening at St John's please follow the following  link ...

 Anglicare Partnership Group - please follow the following  link ...

 You can download the current Journal of Scripture and Prayer here......Easter to Pentecost-2018

Updates

The Parish Liturgical Calendar has been revised please visit the Worship page to download the latest version

 

 

 

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