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Welcome to St John’s Anglican Church Raymond Terrace

St John the Evangelist, Anglican Church Raymond Terrace is a warm and dynamic group of people seeking to celebrate the goodness of God authentically, in our Worship, in our relationships with one another, and in the ways we serve in our wider community. We are blessed to have at the centre of our life a great Church Building with has been here since the 1860's and testifies to the legacy of those have gone before. 

If you are new, you will find us warm and welcoming, and not overbearing. You are welcome among us for whatever time you wish to spend. As you explore the website, which we invite you to do, we hope that you will find the things you want to know about the Anglican Church Raymond Terrace, the values we stand for, and the faith we profess that Jesus Christ, who was crucified, is now living and inspiring us to follow him.

St John the Evangelist

Church  45 Sturgeon Street,
 Raymond Terrace NSW 2324
Phone  02 4987 2027
Priest  Fr Chris Yates SSC
Mobile  0401 061 789

Weekend Services

5.15 pm  Confession
6.00 pm  Vigil Mass
8.00 am  High Mass
10.00 am  Low Mass with Kid's church


October 25, 2016
  • 9:00 am  -  Parish Pantry

October 26, 2016
  • 9:00 am  -  Holy Eucharist

  • 1:00 pm  -  Mothers Union

October 27, 2016
  • 7:00 am  -  Morning Prayer

  • 9:00 am  -  Holy Eucharist

  • 10:00 am  -  Bible Study

  • 6:00 pm  -  Bible Study

October 28, 2016
  • 1:00 pm  -  Craft Group

  • 5:00 pm  -  Choir Practice

  • 6:00 pm  -  Band Practice

October 29, 2016
  • 10:30 am  -  GAPS (Grandparents As Parents)

October 30, 2016
  • 5:15 pm  -  Confessions

  • 6:00 pm  -  Vigil Mass

October 31, 2016
  • 8:00 am  -  Parish High Mass

  • 10:00 am  -  Low Mass and Kids’ Church

  • 11:30 am  -  Parish Lunch


Mother And ChildIn the beginning was the Word,
and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us,
full of Grace and truth.
~Sentence for Christmas Day

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Anglican Church Raymond Terrace in the Diocese Of Newcastle




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Parishioners from Christ the King at Toronto were extremely generous for a recent toy drive for refugee families last month. In response to a request via the Hunter Ecumenical Justice Network, the Parish of Toronto collected toys for refugee families [ReadOn...]

Gosford Anglican Church and Building Bridges Together held ain interfaith women’s lunch on Saturday October 8. The luncheon was an opportunity for the women of the parish to share conversations with Muslim women over a light lunch. “It was a great pl [ReadOn...]

The Parish of Muswellbrook held a special Messy Day Camp from October 4-6. The camp (which is not a camp, everyone goes home each night) was run over 3 days as a vacation activity and is part of their Messy Church program. “What a fantastic day,” Rev [ReadOn...]

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Archbishop Justin Welby received His Holiness Irinej this morning during his official visit to the UK. [ReadOn...]

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(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis used his remarks to pilgrims and tourists ahead of the traditional Sunday Angelus prayer to reflect on our being creatures in time, but destined for eternity with God – the uncreated author of all that is, the source of o [ReadOn...]

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis made an appeal for the safety of citizens trapped inside the embattled Iraqi city of Mosul on Sunday. Speaking to pilgrims and tourists gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Angelus prayer, Pope Francis said, “In these d [ReadOn...]

(Vatican Radio) Tens of thousands of people showed up on cool but beautiful Saturday morning for the Pope’s monthly Jubilee audience. Listen to Christopher Wells' report:   In his catechesis, Pope Francis used the Gospel account of Jesus’ encoun [ReadOn...]

(Vatican Radio) During Saturday’s Jubilee of Mercy audience at the Vatican, Pope Francis extended a special greeting to the Polish pilgrims present, remembering the 1050th anniversary of the baptism of their nation, and the feast day the Polish-born [ReadOn...]

(Vatican Radio) In his latest special audience for the Jubilee Year of Mercy on Saturday, Pope Francis spoke on the role of dialogue in bringing God’s merciful love to the world. Addressing the crowds gathered in Saint Peter’s Square, the Pope centre [ReadOn...]

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