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Welcome to the web page of the Anglican Parish of Christ Church, Essendon, in the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. We are a traditional Anglo-Catholic Parish.
STOP PRESS – We are wanting to employ a Children’s Family Minister 25 hrs a week. We are looking for a person with a love of God and people, who is secure in their identity in Christ, and in their gifts and abilities. The person we appoint will be responsible for extending the care and love of the Parish and the Church to children and families and will help churched and un-churched children and their parents/carers to enter into a life affirming journey of discipleship with Christ.
To see more details go to our Stop Press News page
ANGLICAN PARISH OF CHRIST CHURCH ESSENDON AGM
SUNDAY 20th NOVEMBER 2016
9.00 am PARISH EUCHARIST (No 8 am or 9.30 am Eucharist)
10 am COFFEE
10.45 am ANNUAL MEETING
12.15 pm LUNCH at Moonee Valley Racecourse Bistro Cnr Wilson & Thomas St, Moonee Ponds
All reports and financial statements for all groups in the parish are to be emailed to (firstname.lastname@example.org) or given to Fr John by Sunday 6th November 2016 to be put in the Annual Report booklet
Nominations for Parish Council (4 to be elected); Wardens (2 to be elected), Incumbency Committee (2 to be elected) are to be given to Fr John by Sunday 13th November 2016
General Business agenda Items are to be given to Fr John by Sunday 13th November 2016
We are disciples of Jesus Christ who are seeking to love God and our neighbour.
We are committed to being God focused, Jesus centred and Spirit led.
We are determined to build up the Kingdom of God and renew our Church.
We also commit ourselves:
to listen to God,
to explore our faith and spirituality,
to be nourished by God’s word and sacraments,
to meet together
to pray and worship God,
to use the gifts God has given us,
to link into and serve the local community,
to continue to strengthen and build our Church,
to care for our environment,
to care for those in need and to support family life.