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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


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

July 30, 2016
  • 5:15 pm  -  Confessions

  • 6:00 pm  -  Vigil Mass

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

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

  • 11:30 am  -  Parish Lunch

August 1, 2016
  • 9:00 am  -  Parish Pantry

August 2, 2016
  • 9:00 am  -  Holy Eucharist

August 3, 2016
  • 7:00 am  -  Morning Prayer

  • 9:00 am  -  Holy Eucharist

  • 10:00 am  -  Bible Study

  • 6:00 pm  -  Bible Study

August 4, 2016
  • 1:00 pm  -  Craft Group

  • 5:00 pm  -  Choir Practice

  • 6:00 pm  -  Band Practice


John1_14He was in the world, and the world came into being through him; yet the world did not know him. He came to what was his own, and his own people did not accept him. But to all who received him, who believed in his name, he gave power to become children of God, who were born, not of blood or of the will of the flesh or of the will of man, but of God.  ~John 1:10-13

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