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.

Ministries

Bible Studies

We are currently undertaking the Pilgrim ‘Follow’ program as an introduction to the Christian Faith. We have already completed stage 1 of the program (there are 4 stages in total), however don’t let that dissuade you from joining us if you would like to take part. We can always help you to ‘catch up’ on the first stage so that you can…

Pax Cakes

Pax Cakes (Peace Cakes) on Palm Sunday The origin of the Pax Cakes is rather obscure. It is believed to have been started with a bequest by a Lady Scudmore in England in the 16th Century. The cakes were handed out by the Vicar & Churchwardens after the Services, with the words: “peace and good neighborhood”, to each person. Originally ale was…

Community Service

Fr. Michael and several pastoral care volunteers lead an Anglican service of Eucharist for the residents of Arcadia Aged Care in Essendon each Friday morning at 11am.

Prayer and Spirituality

Prayer Prayer plays an important part of the life of a parish, helping to bind the community of faith together, especially during times of trouble and strife in the broader communities in which we live. Morning Prayer Morning Prayer is held via Zoom on the following days/times each week: Tuesday 9am Wednesday 8.45am Friday 9am Evening Prayer Evening prayer is held via…

Parish Social Groups

The parish has a number of groups that meet regularly and share in fellowship and hospitality. These include: Dinner Club: The Dinner Club is a wonderful forum for parishioners and non-parishioners alike to get to know one another and to build closer personal relationships. The group meets on the 3rd Friday of each month, usually at 6.30 p.m., and mostly at local…

Children’s Ministry

Every Wednesday morning from 9.30am to 10.30am (during the school term) the church offers Mainly Music, a structured, interactive program of music for pre-school aged children which is great fun for children and parents alike. The 30 minute music session is followed by some healthy snacks and playtime for the children, and coffee or tea for the parents.

Family Ministry

A monthly Family Service is held on the third Saturday of the month at 5pm in the church. The service is a relaxed and informal service centred around several songs, a children’s story and a short time of prayer. The service is followed by a time for sharing some light refreshments and joining in conversation and friendship.