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.
We are a growing, friendly church that welcomes all.
We are wheel chair friendly.
MISSION ACTION PLAN – PARISH STRATEGIC MISSION PLAN
During January and February 2019 the Parish discussed at great length strategies and directions for the next 5 years. A copy of the Strategic Plan is found on the FRESH EXPRESSIONS PAGE
SUNDAY 14th APRIL: PASSION / PALM SUNDAY
& beginning of Holy Week
8am Eucharist & Blessing of Palm Crosses
9.30am Sung Eucharist & Blessing of Palm Crosses
7pm STATIONS OF THE CROSS
WEDNESDAY 17th APRIL:
10am Requiem Mass in the Memorial Garden (weather permitting)
THURSDAY 18th APRIL: MAUNDY THURSDAY
8pm Sung Eucharist of the Lord’s Supper, foot washing & striping of the Altar. Prayer Vigil until 10pm – the Watch of the Passion
FRIDAY 19th APRIL: GOOD FRIDAY
9.30am Liturgy of the Passion, Proclamation of the Cross
SATURDAY 20th APRIL: EASTER VIGIL
8pm Eucharist of the Resurrection
SUNDAY 21st APRIL: EASTER SUNDAY
8am Eucharist of the Resurrection
9.30am Sung Eucharist of the Resurrection
The Christ Church Essendon Op Shop has reopened after a redevelopment which including re-plastering, painting and new lighting and shelving, Please come and check the new look Essendon Anglican Op Shop. You do not know what you might find.
Christ Church Essendon Playgroup starts on Wednesday 20th February 10.30am to 12 noon in Parish Hall, Our new Children and Family Minister Cathy Turnbull will be in charge and all young mums with pre-school children are welcome.
CHRIST CHURCH CRAFT GROUP have vacancies and room for new members to join their craft activities – please see the craft page for more information on the group and when they meet and come along and check them out…
Check out our Children’s page for our policy on our “Child Safe organisation policy” Also we have updated our MESSY CHURCH page for 2019.
We have recently updated many pages – check out information on the parish and the resources…
CHRIST CHURCH PLAYGROUP
A new play group for mothers (dads or grandparents) and preschool children has started on Wednesdays 10.30am to 12noon during the School Term in the Parish Hall – enter via path in Marco Polo Street Essendon – all welcome
ANGLICAN PARISH OF CHRIST CHURCH ESSENDON
We are disciples of Jesus who are seeking to love God, and our neighbour.
We are committed to being God focussed, Jesus centred and Spirit led.
We are determined to build up the Kingdom of God and renew our Church.
We commit ourselves:
To listen to God.
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 explore our faith and spirituality.
To link into and serve the local community.
To continue to strengthen and build up our Church.
To care for our environment.
To care for those in need.
To support family life.
8am SUNDAY EUCHARIST
9.30am SUNDAY SUNG EUCHARIST followed by morning tea
10am WEDNESDAY EUCHARIST
Morning and Evening Prayer is said each day. See Fr John for details.
The Parish Priest, Fr John, is available for baptisms, weddings, confession and other services by appointment
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