Our Location

St John's Anglican Church
Lower York Street
Albany WA 6330

Office Hours
Mon - Fri 9am - noon

Office: 9841 5015


During this Intentional
Interegnum the Parish
is seeking a resident parish priest.



Reverend Helen Barnard

The Assistant Priests' Email:





John Blake - 9844 4587

Mob. 0438 761 950

Peter Fitzgibbon - 9842 8226

Georgie Walker - 0428425293

The wardens'email :




For administrative questions or queries

please speak to one of the wardens. 



Rachel Matthews:   98415015 

Lower York Street, Albany WA 6330 

Office Hours are Monday to Friday  9am to 12 noon 

Parish Office Email is:



Office email.

The convenience of Direct Giving:

For parishioners to set up electronic giving the BSB details are:

Anglican Community Fund St. John’s Anglican Parish Albany

BSB 706 001 Account number:3000 3081

This goes to the same Albany Parish account as Church collections.

Our Services


8:00am & 9:30am Preacher and Celebrant Reverend Max Morrison

Morning Tea served in the Parish Hall after both Services. All welcome


Morning Tea served in the Parish Hall after both Services. After 9:30am Family Service a Sausage Sizzle will be held. All welcome.



Readings and Hymns

Welcome to St John's

The people of St John’s welcome you to join them in the worship of God through the traditional liturgy of the Anglican Church. At St. John's you will receive a warm welcome and openness that we hope reflects the love that God shows to each and every person through His Son, Jesus Christ. Our worship consists of Word and Sacrament. We preach from the Word of God, and the Sacrament is offered from the Lord's Table, where all who seek Him are welcome.

There are many aspects to a churches life, and this is so at St. John's. We encourage you to look around our site, as we are sure you will find different activities that you will enjoy joining in with. We want to be inclusive as the people of God, and so encourage you to bring your talents and needs to St John's.

St. John's is an historic church, with a rich history and tradition, but it is not a museum! It is a lively and vibrant place, seeking to be a light in the middle of the city. So, if you are passing through, or living in our lovely City of Albany, welcome to St. John's. We pray you find this site useful, and perhaps we'll see you some time. May God bless your journey.

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Next week's readings: Sunday 14th December 2018


When was the last time something that didn't make sense catch your attention?  Did its image have contradictory messages?  How was that possible?  Before the public appearance of Jesus, a hermit preached in the desert. The preaching and the place created a sign of contradiction and a way to catch the imagination of the people.

John the Baptist was commissioned to prepare the way for the one true Lord and challenges God’s people to see the desert as a place of hope and not desolation.  John preaches that the first step on this journey toward freedom is a baptism of repentance and release from sins.

Preparing for God’s arrival means rethinking systems and structures that we see as normal but that God condemns as oppressive and crooked.  It means letting God humble everything that is

proud and self-satisfied in us, and letting God heal and lift up what is broken and beaten down.  The claims that the world’s authorities make often conflict with God’s claims. Paths that seem satisfactory to us are not good enough for God.  John calls us to let God’s bulldozers reshape the world’s social systems and the landscape of our own minds and hearts.

God’s ways are not our ways but they are the way to salvation.  This is the good news that John proclaims, and it is good news not just for us, but for the whole world: all flesh will see God’s salvation. This is God’s promise, and our hope.  Bring in the bulldozers. Let’s prepare the way. 


Rev Helen












THINKING before I speak! 

         Is it true?    

H         Is it helpful?                                    

I           Is it inspiring?

        Is it necessary?

        Is it kind?