Meet the Vicar

The Vicar of St John's Camberwell, Father John Baldock,  was inducted by Bishop Genieve Blackwell on Tuesday 21st August 2018.

Father Baldock comes to St John's Camberwell after 12 years as vicar of St John's and St Agnes' Anglican Parish East Malvern. He is an active member of General Synod, The Diocesan Synod, the Diocesan Council and the Diocese's Finance Committee.

Read more  here ...

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.  

Quick Links

Weekly Pewsheet "Contact" to download a copy of the St John's Camberwell weekly pewsheet please follow this  link ...

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 for August- September here..  Journal-Aug-Sept-2019.pdf

Updates

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

St Johns Camberwell is commited to implement the new Diocesan regulations concerning Child Safety in the parish read more  link ...

 

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 2017, 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.

welcome

Everyone is welcome at St John's. With generations of Christ's followers we are all welcomed around the banquet table of the Word made flesh - regardless of gender, race, colour, sexual orientation, social status or any other distinction.

Next Sunday

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

25th August 2019

Isaiah 58: 9b-14;  Psalm 103;

Hebrews 12: 18-29;  Luke 13: 10-17 

Spring Eucharist

1st September 2019

Preacher Bishop Genieve Blackwell,

Song of Songs 2: 8-14, 8:6-7;  Psalm 104;

Romans 8: 18-25;  Luke 6: 25-34 

 

8.00am Eucharist

10.00am Sung Eucharist

6.00pm Evening Worship - Liturgy of Light - (Sung Evensong on second Sunday of each month at 6.00pm.)

Next Evensong - Sunday 8th September at 6.00pm

FOAM is coming.... for Evensong

Saturday 31st August at 4.00pm

A special service of Evensong will be held commencing at 4.00pm on Saturday 31st August, as we welcome FOAM - the Friends of Anglican Music who will gather singers from across Melbourne, swelling our numbers, and thrilling the crowds!

Dont miss this opportunity  to attend a second service of Evensong in the Month of August

Celebrate Spring ...with our Bishop

Join us for a special welcome to Spring on Sunday 1st September at 10.00am.

Bishop of the Marmingatha Episcopate, Genieve Blackwell, will join us at St John's for a celebration of the renewal of creation and the coming of new life. The eucharist will feature a performance of 'The Larks Ascending" by Ralph Vaughan Williams, with Phoebe Masel- violin and Roger Creed - piano.

A morning service not to be missed.

'The inexpressible Joy of Evensong'

The service of Evensong an ancient service of quiet thoughtfulness and musical meditation. Evensong enlarges the heart and is 'shatteringly and utterly gorgeous'. Come focus on listening and find aplace of solace and quiet in a world of noise.

The next Evensong will be held on Sunday 08th September at 6.00pm

All are welcome to attend this wonderful evening, invite your friends

Evensong is being held at St John's Camberwell on the second Sunday of each month at 6.00pm.

Make a note in your diary.

Details of the Evensong program are added to the website prior to the service each month

 

Download general  details here - Evensong.pdf

 

 

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