adult learning

There is a lively program of educational activities, groups and classes at St John’s. These offer parishioners and other interested people opportunities to learn more about the Christian faith in an inclusive, open environment, and to engage with important issues in contemporary Australian life.


Home groups meet in parishioners’ homes within a few kilometres of St John’s Church. All groups meet in the evening from 8.00 pm until about 9.30pm. Led by a lay person, they discuss a passage of scripture, a relevant book, or a social issue.  The evening concludes with a light supper and a time of sharing or further informal discussion.

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For details of occasional Sunday morning education sessions held after the 10am Sung Eucharist



If you would like to join a Home Group at St John’s or would like further information about the educational courses please contact the Parish office – 03 9882 4851 or



St Johns has some useful resource booklets for private study, prayer and reflection.

St Johns produces a 'Journal of  Scripture and prayer' booklet for each season of the Christian Year. The booklet contains the Gospel reading for each day from the lectionary (set readings) of the Anglican Church of Australia. It also contains a brief introduction to the season, and provides some prayers to use for morning and evening.


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 the parish website, in the sermons and archived sermons pages.

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

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