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  • Updated on 27 November 2022

  • Crib Service – 24 December at 5pm

  • Christmas Day Worship – 25 December at 9am

  • New Year’s Day Worship – Sunday 1 January 2023 at 10am – Combined Service with the other four Uniting Churches in Moonee Valley at Airport West Uniting (72 Roberts Road).

    Please note there will be NO service at St John’s on Sunday 1 January 2023.

  • Our current pattern of worship is:

    9.30am every Sunday – Service of the Word with Holy Communion celebrated on the first Sunday of the month
    11.30am on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month – Samoan language service
  • For Emergency Relief assistance, The Salvation Army (880 Mt Alexander Rd Essendon, ph. 9375 3249) is open every Tuesday & Thursday from 9am to 3pm.

  • The main entrance to the St John’s car park is from Mt Alexander Road just north of the house next to the church.

  • For the full upcoming events calendar  Click here

Carol Service

December 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Crib Service

December 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Christmas Day Worship

December 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

St John’s Essendon acknowledges the traditional custodians of this land, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation, and we pay our respects to their elders, past, present and emerging.