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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


May 31, 2016
  • 9:00 am  -  Holy Eucharist

  • 1:00 pm  -  Mothers Union

June 1, 2016
  • 7:00 am  -  Morning Prayer

  • 9:00 am  -  Holy Eucharist

  • 10:00 am  -  Bible Study

  • 6:00 pm  -  Bible Study

June 2, 2016
  • 1:00 pm  -  Craft Group

  • 5:00 pm  -  Choir Practice

  • 6:00 pm  -  Band Practice

June 3, 2016
  • 10:30 am  -  GAPS (Grandparents As Parents)

June 4, 2016
  • 5:15 pm  -  Confessions

  • 6:00 pm  -  Vigil Mass

June 5, 2016
  • 8:00 am  -  Parish High Mass

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

June 6, 2016
  • 9:00 am  -  Parish Pantry


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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