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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 5pm: A Service of Nine Lessons and Carols, sung by the Choir of Trinity College, the University of Melbourne. All are welcome and there is no restriction on numbers. Please ensure that you have evidence of full vaccination or a formal exemption. Masks are encouraged but not mandatory.

Cancelled: Monday 13 December 6pm: 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.