People are St John's

A November 2020 evening concert.
A November 2020 evening concert.
Fog rolling in late evening
Fog rolling in late evening

Photo Paul Black 11 June 2020

Easter Day 2020
Easter Day 2020

Because of COVID-19 our St John's community is connecting with one other via YouTube, Website, Facebook, Weekly Newsletter, email, phone, Zoom (a video conferencing platform), etc.

Celebrating our 175th
Celebrating our 175th

There was only one morning “Church Family” service at 10 am on Sunday 15 March 2020 to celebrate our 175th anniversary. The Governor-General and Mrs Hurley attended. Mrs Hurley is seen here after the service at the Schoolhouse Museum.

Queen Elizabeth with Rev Paul Blac
Queen Elizabeth with Rev Paul Blac

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh attended worship at St John's in 2011.

Drone photo of our new slate roof.
Drone photo of our new slate roof.

In October 2019 the 1960's asbestos roof tiles on St John's church (1841) were replaced with Welsh slate. The church continues to be a symbol of faith and hope in our Canberra community.

Welsh slate being installed
Welsh slate being installed

September 2019

St John's Church 23 August 19
St John's Church 23 August 19

Replacement of asbestos tiles with Welsh slate.

Reroofing St John's
Reroofing St John's

Asbestos roof tiles are being replaced with Welsh slate - July 2019.

Reserve Fores Day Service
Reserve Fores Day Service

It was a delight to welcome General Angus Campbell, Chief of the Defence Force, 29 June 2019.

A wonderful concert in May 2019 by Robert Harris, visiting Guest Principal Viola for the Canberra Symphony Orchestra.

Christmas Shoeboxes
Christmas Shoeboxes

We hope our Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes will bring lots of joy and delight to the children who open them.