St John’s Bentleigh

Our mission is to be a centre of God’s love and hope in Bentleigh.

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Welcome to St John’s Bentleigh

Our mission is to be a centre of God’s love and hope in Bentleigh.

St John’s Bentleigh is on the corner of Centre and Tucker Roads

624 Centre Road, Bentleigh 3204
Phone (03) 9557 2226
Email: bentleighanglican@bigpond.com

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Best wishes for 2018

Wishing everyone a safe and happy time for the remainder of their Christmas holidays.

Christmas Services 2017

Carols
Sunday 17 December 2017
  8.00 pm   Carol Service
Followed by supper

Christmas Eve
Sunday 24 December 2017
  8.00 am   Regular Eucharist (Advent)
  9.30 am   Family Eucharist (Advent)
  5.00 pm   Children's Christmas Service
10.45 pm   Carols
11.00 pm   Blessing of the Crib & Midnight Mass

Christmas Day
Monday 25 December 2017
  8.00 am   Eucharist with Carols
  9.30 am   Family Eucharist with Carols

School Starters 2018

Sunday 04 February 2018
  9:30 am   School Starters Service: Family service
                  with blessing for students starting
                  and returning to school
10:30 am   Special School Starters Morning Tea

Beginning of Lent 2018

Pancake Tuesday 13 February 2018
  5:00pm: Free Pancakes, outside Church on Centre Rd
                Join us in celebrating Pancake Tuesday!!

Ash Wednesday 14 February 2018
  7.30am Service with Imposition of Ashes, Chapel
10.30am Service with Imposition of Ashes, Chapel
  8.00pm Service with Imposition of Ashes, Chapel



Holy Week and Easter Services 2017

"Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life." - Jesus

Palm Sunday 9 April
 8.00am Eucharist (church building)
 9.30am Palm Procession and Eucharist
             (beginning on street corner)

Holy Monday 10 April
 8.00pm Eucharist (chapel)

Holy Tuesday 11 April
 9.30am Eucharist (chapel)
 8.00pm Eucharist (chapel)

Holy Wednesday 12 April
 8.00pm Eucharist (chapel)

Maundy Thursday 13 April
 8.00pm Maundy Thursday liturgy and foot washing

Good Friday 14 April
 9.00am Good Friday liturgy and proclamation of the Cross
             (church building)
11.00am for 11.30am Stations of the Cross Ecumenical Walk
             (Curtin St end of Virginia Park, East Boundary Rd)

Easter Day Sunday 16 April
 6.00am First Eucharist of Easter and Lighting of the New Fire
             Easter Breakfast to follow
 9.30am Easter Eucharist and renewal of baptismal vows
11.00am Easter Feast: all invited to bring and share (narthex)

  • Friday 2 March 2017 World Day of Prayer 10:30am
    •   An Ecumenical Service will be held at
        the Bentleight Uniting Chruch, 497 Centre Rd, Bentleigh   Speaker Mr Mark Zirnaz: All God's Creation is Very Good!

  • St John's Playgroup
    •   Playgroup is held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
        mornings from 9.30am - 11.30am.
        Enjoy stories, craft, songs, chat and a cuppa.
        Spaces are now available, enquires can be sent to:
        Email bentleighfamilies@bigpond.com
        or call 9557 2226.

  • Kids and Craft Market
  • Holy Week and Easter Services 2016

    "Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life." - Jesus

    Palm Sunday 20 March
    8am Eucharist (church building)
    9.30am Palm Procession and Eucharist (beginning on street corner)

    Holy Monday 21 March
    8pm Eucharist (chapel)

    Holy Tuesday 22 March
    9.30am Eucharist (chapel)
    8pm Eucharist (chapel)

    Holy Wednesday 23 March
    8pm Eucharist (chapel)

    Maundy Thursday 24 March
    8pm Maundy Thursday liturgy and foot washing

    Good Friday 25 March
    9am Good Friday liturgy and proclamation of the Cross (church building)
    11am for 11.30am Stations of the Cross Ecumenical Walk (Curtin St end of Virginia Park, East Boundary Rd)

    Easter Day Sunday 27 March 6am First Eucharist of Easter and Lighting of the New Fire
    Easter Breakfast to follow
    9.30am Easter Eucharist and renewal of baptismal vows
    11am Easter Feast: all invited to bring and share (narthex)

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