St John’s Anglican Church, Newcastle is a growing community located in the heart of the inner-city suburb of Cooks Hill.

We are a diverse community embracing different worship styles, engaging a broad demographic base, and attracting people from many different backgrounds.

We hope that what you find here enables you to catch a glimpse of what God is doing in our community and we invite you to come and experience first hand this amazing, active and vibrant community.


(02) 4927 5399


Cnr Parry & Darby Street
Cooks Hill, NSW 2300

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Our Mission & Vision


Our mission is to draw closer to God and reach further into Newcastle and around God's world through acts of Christian love and service.

We aim to be a Christian community that engages, surprises, challenges and confronts people with the love, grace and peace of Jesus Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit. We do not expect that people will come as pre-packaged, fully formed Christians but we do expect that through God’s love, shown in word, ministry and action, people will be drawn into relationship with God and with each other. Through this relationship with God we believe that people will be stirred to action: within their families, this church community, their local community and be challenged to bring hope and work for justice in Newcastle and around our world.

Our Vision

More than just a place to go on Sundays
More than just a church to get baptised in
More than just a wedding venue
Not just a pretty church...

Our vision is to continue to enable, through the love of God, a community that journeys towards maturity in Christ, reflecting their unique call to become active members in the body of Christ.

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Coming up at St John's


Date
Time
Event
Today: Wednesday, 23 July 201410:00 amPlaygroup (Church office - 02 4927 5399)
7:00 pmStudy Group (Murray Woolnough)
Thursday, 24 July 201410:30 amInformal Communion (Murray Woolnough)
Friday, 25 July 20145:00 pmK.O.G youth group for School Years 3-6 (Rob Woolfrey - 0425 278 063)
7:00 pmHigh School Youth Group (Rob Woolfrey - 0425 278 063)
Seventh Sunday after Pentecost (Or17), 27 July 20146:30 amSunday Surfers (Angus Draffan)
9:00 amTraditional Communion with Sunday School (Murray Woolnough)
10:45 amInformal Communion (Murray Woolnough)
5:00 pmInformal Service with Children's Groups (Murray Woolnough)