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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


November 26, 2015
  • 1:00 pm  -  Craft Group

  • 5:00 pm  -  Choir Practice

  • 6:00 pm  -  Band Practice

November 27, 2015
  • 10:30 am  -  GAPS (Grandparents As Parents)

November 28, 2015
  • 5:15 pm  -  Confessions

  • 6:00 pm  -  Vigil Mass

November 29, 2015
  • 8:00 am  -  Parish High Mass

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

  • 11:30 am  -  Parish Lunch

November 30, 2015
  • 9:00 am  -  Parish Pantry

December 1, 2015
  • 9:00 am  -  Holy Eucharist

December 2, 2015
  • 7:00 am  -  Morning Prayer

  • 9:00 am  -  Holy Eucharist

  • 10:00 am  -  Bible Study

  • 6:00 pm  -  Bible Study


Trinity3Almighty and eternal God, you have revealed yourself as Father, Son and Holy Spirit, and live and reign in the perfect unity of love: hold us firm in this faith, that we may know you in all your ways and evermore rejoice in your eternal glory, who are three Persons in one God, now and forever.~Post Communion Prayer for Trinity Sunday

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