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Spiritual Cafe

Every Tuesday morning, Fr. Michael enjoys a coffee at North & Eight cafe as he reflects ‘spiritually’ on a piece of literature that he’s read that morning. Fr. Michael extends an open invitation to anyone to join him for a coffee and a chat on a Tuesday if you are free. The chat doesn’t have…

Eucharist at Arcadia

As part of the ‘mission’ of St Andrew’s, Fr. Michael and the members of the parish Pastoral Care Group conduct an Anglican service of Eucharist each Friday morning for the residents of Arcadia Aged Care in McCracken Street, Essendon. Though Anglican in its format, the service is ecumenical in its nature as people from various…

Said Eucharist

The ‘Said Eucharist’ is a service of worship where the congregation both joins the priest in prayer to give thanks and praise to God, and shares in the sacrament of Holy Communion by receiving the elements of bread and wine, which represent Christ’s presence among the congregation. The service enables the congregation to listen to…

Sung Eucharist

Like the ‘Said Eucharist’, the ‘Sung Eucharist’ is also a service of worship where the congregation both joins the priest in prayer to give thanks and praise to God, and shares in the sacrament of Holy Communion by receiving the elements of bread and wine, which represent Christ’s presence among the congregation. The service also…

Parish Barbecue

The monthly Parish BBQ is held on the first Sunday of each month at 12pm in the John Steele Room (which is accessed through the church). The BBQ is a great opportunity for people to share fellowship and good conversation over a meal and a glass of wine. A ‘gold coin donation’ is appreciated to…

Mutual Support Group

The Mutual Support Group, or MSG is a welcoming group of ladies who meet monthly for friendship, fellowship and support. Ladies of all ages and backgrounds, working, retired, church going, non churchgoing are welcome to come along. Our program varies month to month and includes social evenings in a group member’s home, dinner at a…

Monthly Mid Week Eucharist

The Monthly Mid-Week Eucharist is held on the second Wednesday of the month. During the school term, when the church Mainly Music program is operating, the mid-week service is held at 11am after Mainly Music has finished, but outside the school term the service is held at 10.30am. It is a service of worship where…

Family Service

The Family Service is a casual and relaxed service designed for young families, held on the third Saturday of the each month. The Service is combined with St. Aiden’s  and St. Andrew’s Parish, and held at each church on alternating months. The service includes several songs as well as a few short prayers. Fr. Michael…

Pastoral Care Group Meeting

Pastoral care is an ancient model of emotional and spiritual support for Church Members and those connected with the church. Nominated Pastoral Carers ‘walk alongside others’ in the spirit of gentleness, loving-care, respect and friendship. Any request for assistance is strictly confidential and a carer will ask your permission to share your situation with others.…