St. John's Blog . . .


Sweet Dinner!

Last night a number of us enjoyed a dinner of sweet pancakes, fun and something of substance too. Read on..


Community celebrating Christ at Christmas

How good it is to celebrate Christmas together. And this year, at Carols in the Park and Christmas services, many from our community have indeed gathered to celebrate Christ. For some of the sights and sounds of Christmas at St. John's 2014.. read on...


Christmas Service times

Join us to celebrate Jesus this Christmas. Services on Christmas Eve at 5:30pm, 7pm and 11pm, with a Christmas Day morning service at 9am. more...


The Big Christmas Gig: this Christmas Eve

This year we're excited to welcome a new Christmas Eve celebration service - especially for those in high school and those on their way to it. Its called the Big Christmas Gig, and promises to be a upbeat and lively way to bring in Christmas.  MORE . . .


Carols in the Park

Sponsored and organised by St John's on behalf of the community, this has now become an established event in Highton. Carols in the Park 2014 will be another great night. Date: Sunday December 21st commencing at 7pm at Highton Reserve . . . MORE


Next set of classics articles available

Our next set of articles are now ready for reading and include some great Anglicans like Thomas Cranmer and George Whitefield, as well as Bonhoeffer, Dryden, Owen and  MORE . . .


Making sense of suffering

‘The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised’(Job 1:21). Of all the tensions and troubles we have concerning the presence of evil and our experience of suffering, none is greater than the issue of God’s justice: How can God really be good when he oversees and permits evil and suffering?

The book of Job tackles some of the most pressing and perplexing issues of all of life, bringing us face to face with the reality of suffering... MORE



...be faithful in prayer'

This week marks the beginning of a three week series on Prayer at St. John's and we hope it proves fruitful for you! Great Christian thinker and author John Calvin refers to prayer as "the chief exercise of faith", both characteristic and essential for the Christian in daily life... MORE


Spring School underway

Christians in every age have the privilege and challenge of learning how to speak for Christ with love and grace in a world that may not be so interested in listening. Apologetics is teh topic we're exploring in this year's Spring School, which began last Tuesday and continues this week 9th Sept. Come along, learn and be encouraged in your own speaking for the sake of the Lord Jesus.  MORE...


More than conquerors

This well-known and often-cited phrase comes at the conclusion of one of the grandest chapters of arguably Paul’s grandest epistle. And what an astonishing point to reach! “No, in all these things we are more than conquerors.” (Romans 8:37)  MORE...


Kids Club photos now online

What a great week we had together with all the kids. We've now got a sample of the sights and sounds of kids club showing.   MORE . . .


Latest DNA Workshop:

As part of our ONE goals this year (ONE in like-mindedness, ONE in Community, ONE in Witness), we as a church began a series of workshops called ‘Christian DNA’ aimed to provide a forum for learning and discussing our core convictions – what it means to hold to a reformed, evangelical, protestant faith. The latest one in June challenges us to examine the place of Tradition in our church......MORE....