Celebrating 175 years
Celebrating 175 years

St John's Church was consecrated in 1845.

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St John's Schoolhouse Museum
St John's Schoolhouse Museum

Children ringing the school bell.

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St John's Schoolhouse Museum
St John's Schoolhouse Museum

Get in touch with Canberra's early history!

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Celebrating 175 years
Celebrating 175 years

St John's Church was consecrated in 1845.

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St John’s Anglican Church (Consecrated in 1845), which dates back to the earliest days of European settlement in this area, is alive in the twenty-first century with people of all ages. We look forward to welcoming you to our worship, community life and other activities. The church is open on Wednesdays for private prayer and reflection - due to the Act Government Lockdown Extension all services are cancelled and the church is closed.

Worship service times

DUE TO THE ACT GOVERNMENT TWO WEEK LOCKDOWN EXTENSION, ALL SERVICES ARE CANCELLED.

A pre-recorded service will be uploaded on Sunday morning. For more information please refer to our weekly newsletter.

Our sermon is due to update on a Sunday at 8:00 am. Please refresh the page if required.

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NO SERVICES on Sunday 26 September  - Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

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  • 8.00 am - Eucharist in the church

  • 9.30 am - Holy Communion for families and people of all ages in the hall - kids@church and Youth Group. MORE...

  • 11.15 am - Mattins (BCP)

  • 6.00 pm - stjohns@6 Holy Communion in the church. While open to all, this service is aimed at students and young professionals. Explore what being a disciple of Jesus is all about in the ocean of postmodern life MORE...

No Service on Wednesday 29 September

  • 10 am - Traditional 1662 BCP Holy Communion with KJV Bible in the church MORE...

!UPCOMING ACCESS CHANGES!

Over the next few months, we will be upgrading our main driveway and carpark.

This means access to our site is temporarily changing.

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A message from Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales, to Anglican congregations throughout the Province

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Because of Covid the Parish Office is open on reduced hours . You are welcome to contact Canons Paul, Margaret and Kevin and Rev'd Vicky on their mobile phones. MORE...

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Sunday@9.30 is for families and people of all ages. We share the Eucharist (Holy Communion), enjoy the company of others and there are fun, Christ centred programs for children and youth.

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1662 Prayer Book Anglican Canberra

Wednesday at 10 am. The Book of Common Prayer (BCP) and the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible have nurtured Anglicans for over three hundred years in the Christian faith.

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St John's is a popular destination for many couples, especially those requiring a more intimate worship space.

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The disruption of worship and other parish activities because of Covid-19 has had significant financial implications for the parish.  MORE...

St John's Care Anglican Canberra

Hardship and setback can strike anyone—an unexpected crisis, the loss of a job, health problems, family breakdown and a number of other reasons. Our Centre is still open and we are here to help and support all people. Tel: 02 6248 7771

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stjohns@6 is a Sunday evening church. While open to all, it is aimed at students and young professionals. Explore what being a disciple of Jesus is all about in the ocean of postmodern life.

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St John's Schoolhouse Museum

Step back to the days of slate boards, slate pencils, blackboards, chalk and inkwells at the St John’s Schoolhouse Museum.

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St John's Canberra photos

People are St John's. Get a sense of who we are by going to our PHOTO GALLERY...

 

Heritage Appeal Fund

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Please consider supporting our 2021 National Trust - St John's Church Heritage Conservation Fund Appeal to assist with the upgrade and refurbishment of the Heritage-Listed Rectory. Donations are tax-deductible. MORE...

St John's Precinct is an oasis in the heart of the Nation's capital. Looking for a church community? New to Canberra? You will find people here from all over Canberra. Come and see if St John's is a fit for you!