Welcome to St John's

Find out about us, what we believe and what we have going on.

Service Times

St John's hold two services every Sunday as well as others for regular events on the Christian calendar.
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Mid-week Bible studies

We run several weekday Bible studies, both during the day and in the evening. Speak to someone at a Sunday service or contact us to find out more.

What we believe

St John's is a community of Christians who come together regularly to worship in the Anglican tradition. Find out more about us page.

Your special day

Looking for a church to hold your wedding ceremony? Speak to Rev. Matthew to discuss options or to arrange a church inspection.
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How else can we help?

There are many other aspects of St John's ministry. How can we help you?
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Where to find us

Like to get in touch or pay us a visit? See the Contact us page for our location and contact details.

Services, Activities and Events

St Johns is a welcoming place and we would love you to join us. To find out more please email the church office: office@stjohnslilydale.org.au or check out the
  • How you can be involved at St Johns Page.
  • Download: Term 3 Booklet & Sermon Series


    Term 3 Sermon Series
    "Reimagining St Johns"
    Being God's People In Lilydale

    Sun 23rd July 9am & 10:45am
    2 Corinthians 2:12-3:6
    "The Joy Of Inadequacy"

    Sun 30th July 9am & 11:00am
    Combined Morning Tea
    Nehemiah 1:1-2:8 "Lord Hear Our Prayer"

    Sun 6th August 9am & 10:45am
    Nehemiah 2:9-20
    "Building Begins With Vision"

    Sun 13th August 9am & 10:45am
    Acts 8:26-40
    "Becoming A People Of Influence"

    Sun 20th August 9am & 10:45am
    Luke 14:15-24 "Creating A Culture"

    Sun 27th August 9am & 10:45am
    Mark 5:21-43
    "Jesus Moves People To Truth"

    Sun 3rd September 9am & 11:00am
    Father's Day Special Morning Tea
    Ephesians 2:11-22 "We Are Family"

    Sun 10th September 9am & 10:45am
    Ephesians 4:1-16
    "Working Together To Grow"

  • Leaflet
  • Morning Tea

    Combined Special Morning Tea
    In Between Services
    Sunday 30th July

    Father's Day 3rd September

    Service Times: 9:00am & 11:00am
    Morning Tea: 10:10am to 11:00am

    Operation Christmas Child

    A hands-on way to bless children in need across the world by filling shoeboxes with toys, hygiene items, school supplies, and fun gifts. Collection date: Mid October.
    Email the office for more details.

    Seniors Lunch

    Like to meet socially with other seniors? Come and join us for a Winter Luncheon at Rose Cottage in Monbulk on Friday 4th August @12 Noon

    Transport can be arranged. Carpooling from the church at 11.00am. RSVP the church office 9735 3541 or office@stjohnslilydale.org.au .

    Also Coming Up...

    Bring & Share Community Meal 12.00 Noon Friday 15th September

    More Details to Come.


    Bible Study Groups

    These are great opportunities to explore the Bible together, to pray and support one another. We currently have three at various times on a Tuesday and one on a Thursday.



    Young children love to play. And what could be more fun than doing it in a group?
    Playgroup runs every Thursday morning during school terms.

    Contact us for details.

    Craft Group

    Mustard Seed Craft Group
    9.30am Mondays

    Bring a project you are working on and come and enjoy a morning craft, fellowship and friendship during term time.

    Contact us for more details.

    150 Years Young

    The doors at St John's church first opened in 1868, so 2018 marks the 150th year of continuous Christian worship on this site.

    Bible Overview

    Bible Overview: Begins Term 3

    A nine week overview of the Bible to understand the Bible as a whole and how it all fits together.

    Everyone Welcome

    Christianity Explored

    Christianity Explored is an informal and relaxed free seven-week course. It's for anyone who wants to think about the meaning of life. You don't need to know anything about the Bible and you won't be asked to pray or sing. You can ask any question you like or you can just sit and listen.