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The latest from… Peter’s Pen


  • Updated on 16 October 2021

  • Until further notice, online worship only due to lockdown. See Worship with us page for link to online service.

  • Our general pattern of worship is: an 8.30am and 10am service each Sunday, apart from the first Sunday of the month, when there is one combined service at 10am.

  • There is a Samoan language worship service at 12 noon on the 4th Sunday ONLY of each month.

  • There are rules which must be followed by those who attend worship and these can be found on our Worship with us page.

  • The St John’s Op Shop and Emergency Relief are both CLOSED until further notice. Please DO NOT leave any donations for the Op Shop until such time as it reopens.

  • For Emergency Relief assistance, The Salvation Army (880 Mt Alexander Rd Essendon, ph. 9375 3249) is open every Tuesday & Thursday from 9am to 3pm.

  • There is a link to World Council of Churches Ecumenical Prayer Cycle on the About Us page.

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

  • When face to face events are possible due to lockdown ending, they will load below. For the full upcoming events calendar  Click here

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.