St John’s Anglican church (1841), 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 daily for prayer, reflection and visitors.
Hardship and setback can strike anyone—an unexpected crisis, the loss of a job, health problems, family breakdown and a number of other reasons. We are here to help and support all people in a non-judgmental manner with dignity and respect.
St John's is a popular destination for many couples, especially those requiring a more intimate worship space.
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.
On Thursday 28 November at 12.30pm, organists Darryn Jensen, Nigel Poole and Sheila Thompson with flautist Rosemary Sheppard will present a recital in the church of Advent and Christmas music by known and lesser known composers. There will be a retiring collection.
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.
Step back to the days of slate boards, slate pencils, blackboards, chalk and inkwells and visit Canberra’s first schoolhouse (1845).
A church is more than bricks and mortar. Get a sense of who we are by visiting our photo gallery.
In October 2019 the 1960's asbestos roof tiles were replaced with Welsh slate. We invite you to help preserve St John's church for future generations. 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!