Pilgrim’s Prayer 

God, you called your servant Abraham from Ur in Chaldea, watching over him in all his wanderings, and guided the Hebrew people as they crossed the desert.  Guard this your servant David who, for love of your Name, makes a pilgrimage to Compostela.  

Be his companion on the way, his guide at the crossroads, his strength in weariness, his defence in dangers, his shelter on the path, his shade in the heat, his light in darkness, his comfort in discouragement, and the firmness of his intentions, that through your guidance he may arrive safely at the end of his journey and, enriched with grace and virtue, may return to his home filled with salutary and lasting joy.

Adapted from the Codex Calixtinus – 12th Century.


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.                       

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.


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....Journal October-November 2017


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


Next Sunday

Feast of St Luke

22 October 2017

Jeremiah 8: 22-9:3;  Psalm 145:10-18;

2 Timothy 4: 9-17a;  Luke 10: 1-9;

8.00am Eucharist

10.00am Sung Eucharist

3.00pm Eucharist - Bahasa Indonesia

6.00pm Liturgy of Light


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


Anglicare Partnership Group

for further dates please follow the following link ...



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