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  • Updated on 17 February 2024

  • The Church Office has a new phone number – 0430 625 216 – This phone will only be monitored during our Office hours  (Monday – Friday 8am–1pm). Messages can be left outside of these hours and will be responded to during Office hours.

  • Our normal 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 – last service in 2023 was on 10 December and first service in 2024 is on 11 February.
  • 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

Messy Church – Palm Sunday Theme

March 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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.