Canberra's Oldest Church
Canberra's Oldest Church

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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Canberra's Oldest Church
Canberra's Oldest Church

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.

Worship service times

 

When attending worship please wear a mask for your own safety and the safety of others.  MORE...

 

 Sunday 4 December - Second Sunday of Advent

 

8.00 am   - Sung Eucharist

9.30 am   - Sunday@9.30 for families and people of all ages incl. kids@church and Youth Group

5.00pm    - Choral Evensong (Book of Common Prayer)

6.00 pm   - stjohns@6 for those who are looking for something a little different. MORE...  

Wednesdays

10.00 am - Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) 

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Go to What's On, Facebook, Weekly Newsletter or Contact UsBecause of Covid the Parish Office is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.30 am -1.30 pm.  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

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 National Trust - St John's Church Heritage Conservation Appeal Fund to assist with the upgrade and refurbishment of the heritage-listed precinct. 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!