People are St John's
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.
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.
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.
A wonderful concert in May 2019 by Robert Harris, visiting Guest Principal Viola for the Canberra Symphony Orchestra.
We hope our Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes will bring lots of joy and delight to the children who open them.
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.