Worship in December

  • This year there will be NO Crib Service in the afternoon on Christmas Eve – you are welcome to join us for worship at 9.30am that day or for Christmas Day Worship at 9am.

  • Christmas Day Worship – 25 December at 9am

  • New Year’s Eve Worship – Sunday 31 December 2023 at 10am – Combined Service with the other four Uniting Churches in Moonee Valley plus Gladstone Park at Airport West Uniting (72 Roberts Road). Please note there will be NO service at St John’s on Sunday 31 December 2023.

Our regular pattern of worship is:

9.30am each week – 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 is on 10 December and first service in 2024 is on 11 February.

Worship at St. John’s

Worship is the heart of the church’s life and mission. In worship we return to the wellsprings of the faith and are engaged in communion with the God who calls us. We discover new relationships of love and peace with each other and are sent to minister in the world in the name of Jesus Christ.

Worship is central to who we are, and forms us to be disciples of Jesus Christ. Through worship we come to know God personally, and are given strength and hope to live out our faith throughout the week.

We are committed to careful preparation for worship, and follow the pattern of worship set out in “Uniting in Worship”. With the church throughout the world we follow a systematic reading of the Bible known as the Lectionary. We are committed to good preaching, and a warm, welcoming ministry with children.

Our worship is enriched by a strong musical tradition led by the pipe organ, our Choral Group and by our Samoan Choir when they worship at 9.30am.

Online Worship Services:

Click on links to open services.

14 November 2021

7 November 2021

31 October 2021 (All Souls Day)

24 October 2021

17 October 2021

10 October 2021

3 October 2021

26 September 2021

19 September 2021

12 September 2021

5 September 2021

29 August 2021

22 August 2021

15 August 2021

8 August 2021

25 July 2021

18 July 2021

13 June 2021

6 June 2021

30 May 2021

14 February 2021

Christmas Day 2020

Blue Christmas. This service is for any who are struggling with loss at Christmas.

20 December

13 December

6 December

29 November

22 November

15 November

8 November

1 November (All Souls Day)

25 October

18 October

11 October

4 October

27 September

20 September

13 September

6 September

30 August

23 August

16 August 

9 August

2 August

26 July

19 July

12 July

5 July

28 June

21 June

14 June

7 June

31 May

24 May

17 May

10 May

3 May

26 April

19 April

Easter Day (Dawn Vigil Service)

Good Friday

Tenebrae Service

5 April – Service from Ascot Vale Uniting

29 March