We are a warm, welcoming & inclusive church in the Anglican tradition. A loving community where all people are invited to grow in relationship with God and one another.

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…

Coffee Morning

The Coffee Morning Club is a welcoming and hospitable group that enjoys sharing fellowship, stories and good conversation over a hot cup of coffee. The group meet at Calmer Cafe on the 4th Wednesday of each month (except January) at 9:30am. New members are always welcome.

mainly music

mainly music is a 30 minute non-denominational fun music session for families with children aged between 0 – 4 years. During the session children and their care givers enjoy an interactive session of music and movement using instruments, rhymes, puppets via an interactive presentation. Children are exposed to literacy and numeracy, enjoy singing new songs…

Parish Council Meeting

The Parish Council is elected by the members of the parish congregation (who are on the Parish Electoral Roll) to conduct the affairs and business of the parish in accordance with the Parish Governance Act 2013, and in accordance with all relevant local, state and federal government legislation. Parish Council meets on the fourth Wednesday…

Facilitated Playgroup

Meeting on Thursday mornings between 10am – 12pm each week, the structured & facilitated playgroup will provide a fun & stimulating environment for toddlers & preschool age children. Parents, grandparents & carers can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee & conversation together while the children are occupied with their activities. An annual membership fee…

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…

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…