Meet the new Vicar

St John's Camberwell welcomes its new Vicar, Father John Baldock, who 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 here.. Journal Feb-March 2019.pdf


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.


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

Third Sunday in Lent

24th March 2019

Isaiah 55: 1-9, 17-18;  Psalm 63;

1 Corinthians 10: 1-13;  Luke 13: 31-35;

Fourth Sunday in Lent

31th March 2019

Joshua 5: 2-12;  Psalm 32;

2 Corinthians 5: 16-21;  Luke 15: 11-32;


14th April 2019 - 6.00pm


8.00am Eucharist

10.00am Sung Eucharist

6.00pm Evening Worship - Liturgy of Light

(Sung Evensong on second Sunday of each month.

Next Evensong - Sunday 14th April at 6.00pm)

Lenten Studies

This year during Lent we will be studying The Book of Forgiving. This wonderful book is written by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho. It includes reflections, practical exercises and wisdom gleaned from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

We will be ordering copies of the book, (costing around $20) for those interested in joining in the study sessions. There will be 2 studies each week for the 6 weeks of Lent as follows.

Sunday after the 10.00am service commencing on Sunday 10th March

Tuesday after the midday Eucharist commencing on Tuesday 12th March.

Stay tuned for further information 

Evensong returns to St John's

The service of Evensong an ancient service of quiet thoughtfulness and musical meditationis held at St John's Camberwell on the second Sunday of each month at 6.00pm.

The music will be directed by Michael Fulcher.

All welcome to attend.

The next service of Evensong will be held on Sunday 14th April at 6.00pm

Download the above details here - Evensong.pdf


St John's Camberwell congratulates all those who were ordained to the Office of Deacon at St Paul's Cathedral Melbourne on Saturday 9th February 2018.

Our best wishes go out to all especially those well known to us, Dr Wendy Crouch one of our parishioners who will now take up her role as curate at St Bartholomew's Burnley.

Also we welcome Colleen Clayton who is now assisting Father John Baldock at St John's Camberwell as our new Curate.


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