Sunday 17 October 4pm: Blessing of the Pets Service via Zoom
Thursday 28 October 7pm: All Souls’ Day Service via Zoom
Sunday 7 November 10am: All Saints’ Day Service and Remembrance Day Service
28 November – 5 December: ‘Food for Friends’ – our annual food drive for those in need in our community, a joint Toorak Ecumenical Movement initiative
Sunday 5 December: A Service of Nine Lessons and Carols, sung by the Choir of Trinity College, the University of Melbourne
Sunday 12 or Monday 13 December: The Swedish Church’s St Lucia Service
Friday 24 December 6pm: Christmas Eve Children’s Pageant
Friday 24 December 11pm: Midnight Mass with Melbourne University Choral Society under direction of Andrew Wailes and with the Majestic Brass Ensemble
Saturday 25 December 8am and 10am: Christmas Day Services
Pew sheets are available on the homepage, and sermons are available under ‘Worship’ above. Also, please check our Facebook page for regular posts. Our YouTube channel is St. John’s Anglican Church Toorak. The link is on the ‘Welcome’ page.
How we support our community
St. John’s actively supports a large number of charitable endeavours, including The Brotherhood of St. Laurence, Foodbank, Anglicare, the Toorak Opportunity Shop, homework clubs, food distribution centres, community meals, children of refugees, The Mission to Seafarers and other groups working towards a more equitable society.
Various support groups meet regularly at St. John’s, either in the Hall or in the Church building:
Narcotics Anonymous – weekly Tuesdays, 7.30pm. Website. Phone 1300 652 820 or 0488 811 247.
Alcoholics Anonymous – weekly Wednesdays, 6.30pm Website. Phone: 1300 AA HOPE (1300 22 4673) or 03 9429 1833
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous – weekly Thursdays, 7.00pm Website.
For more information on any of these meetings, please refer to each organisation directly.