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 on Wednesdays for private prayer and reflection.

Join us for Face-to-Face worship and Morning Prayer online

Services Sunday 1 November and Wednesday 3 November

Because of Covid-19 restrictions some services are held either in the church or the hall.

  • Sunday 8.00 am  - Eucharist/Holy Communion in the church - booking required by COB Noon Friday*

 

  • Sunday 9.30 am - Eucharist/Holy Communion for families and people of all ages in the hall - no booking required - kids@church and Youth Group also meet at this time. MORE...

  • Sunday 5.00 pm  - Choral Evensong in the church - no booking required.

  • Sunday 6.00 pm   - 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 - in the hall no booking required MORE....

 

  • Tuesday to Friday - Morning Prayer Online at 9 am via Zoom. We use 'A Prayer Book for Australia' and the NRSV Bible. For the link click HERE...

  • * BOOKING PROCEDURE - By phone 6248 8399 - if unattended leave a message or email admin@stjohnscanberra.org Email bookings are preferred. All bookings will be confirmed and will be treated as a ‘first-in’ basis. If numbers of bookings are greater than attendance available, those who missed out will be first on the list for the following week. 

 

  •  For more information on what to expect when coming to worship in COVID-19 times click HERE..

Our St John’s community gathered on 25 October for Eucharist and a sermon. We are worshipping in the hall because of Covid-19. The preacher is Canon Margaret Emil and the Scripture readings are 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8, 13 and Matthew 22:34-46.

STOP PRESS: The disruption of worship and other activities because of Covid-19 has had significant financial implications for the parish. For a financial update click HERE...

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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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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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The church continues to be a symbol of faith and hope in our Canberra community. Please consider supporting our 2020 National Trust - St John's Church Heritage Conservation Fund Appeal. 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!

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Celebrating 175 years

St John's Church was consecrated in 1845.