Posts Categorized: Parish News

Trinity Sunday Services at St John’s – 7 June 2020

Dear Friends, While we are gradually returning to being able to gather to offer the Eucharist, things are not yet normal. Many restrictions remain, such as limited numbers permitted, ‘social’ distancing and no congregational singing! The latter will be particularly difficult. Nevertheless, we should rejoice that we can at least worship together in God’s House… Read more

Public Services at St John’s

Public Services at St John’s Members of the public are once again permitted to attend religious services. From Monday 1 June, a maximum of fifty may attend apart from those conducting the service, but social distancing must be maintained. The Archbishop has advised that congregational singing will not be permitted (though some singers, appropriately distanced,… Read more

Pentecost Sunday and Services at St John’s – 31 May 2020

Dear Friends, Please see the attached pewsheet for information on public church services at St John’s from this week. Pentecost celebrates the pouring out of the Holy Spirit on the apostles. They had locked themselves away cowering in fear, but when the Spirit came on them, they went forth, jubilantly singing God’s praises and proclaiming… Read more

Ascension of the Lord – 24 May 2020

Dear Friends,  A three-step roadmap for the gradual easing of restrictions on gatherings and various activities (including public worship) has been unveiled by the Federal and NSW State governments. The Archbishop has also issued guidelines for step one of the roadmap. The Archbishop has determined that it is not yet time to re-introduce Sunday services…. Read more