Serving You

Whoever you are and whatever you do, you are welcome to come to any of our Sunday services. These are conducted in the Anglican tradition with the exception of the informal Little Sheep Church, run at St Peter’s for families with young children.

 

Sunday Services

Physical Sunday Services are currently suspended due to Covid.  We will be hosting a Live Zoom church at 10:00 am Sundays. Click here to join at 10:00 am on Sunday.

St Michael’s

Cnr Gilliver Ave & Vaucluse Road,
Vaucluse

SERVICES

Sunday Morning
8am

Sunday Morning
10am

St PETER’S

331 Old South Head Rd,
Watsons Bay

SERVICES

Sunday Morning
9am

Sunday Little Sheep Church
9.30am

Special Services

In addition to our regular services, we hold baptisms, confirmations, weddings, funerals, and commemorative services when needed. We also have a columbarium in a garden of remembrance where loved ones can be laid to rest.

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Weddings

Our church buildings at Vaucluse and Watsons Bay are beautiful locations for weddings. Contact the Church office for further information and bookings.

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Baptisms

Be it an infant baptism or a confirmation service you can contact the Church office for further information and bookings.

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Funerals & Memorial Services

The death of a loved one needs to be handled personally and sensitively. If you need our assistance at this time, feel free to contact our rector.

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Confirmation

Confirmation is a very important step in growing in your faith whereby you affirm the promises made by your godparents at your baptism.

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Parish Ministries

Our church is like a body where each part plays an important role and is needed for it to function well. Similarly our members are encouraged to exercise their God given gifts for the benefit of the whole community. We have a range of ministries within the Parish for you to be involved in.

In our Parish

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Dan McKinlay

Home Groups

If you are looking to join a home group with a focus on fellowship, Bible study and prayer contact the Church Office to see if there is a suitable group nearby.

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Jane Robinson

Little Sheep

If you have young preschool children, you are welcome to join our playtime at St Peter’s hall every Monday and Thursday at 9.30am during term time. Every Sunday we have Church for young families based on a playtime routine.

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Briony Davidson

Kambala Church

A monthly youth Sunday Service is held at Kambala school where all are welcome.

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Meg Matthews

Retirement Services

If you are a resident at Mark Moran or Beresford Hall, you can attend our weekly in-house services on Tuesdays. All welcome!

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Jane Robinson

Community Lunch

If you enjoy getting together with like-minded people for an entertaining and inspiring lunch event, join us at St Peter’s Hall in Watson’s Bay when the lunch is on.

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Tracy Hall

Prayer

Prayer is central to our relationship with God. As a church we pray together during the services, in home groups and at special times. You are welcome to join our weekly Zoom prayer meeting, click below for more information and a link to the Zoom Meeting.

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Community organisations we support

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Rough Edges

We are a non-government organisation that aims to bring a greater sense of self to everyone who walks through our doors. Our Rough Edges Cafe is a place where community happens for people experiencing homelessness and marginalisation.

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Lou’s Place

Our mission is to provide a safe place where women’s basic needs are met, a community in which to heal and the support to empower women to rebuild their lives.

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Anglicare

Anglicare Sydney is a Christian not-for-profit organisation supporting people at all stages of life across the greater Sydney and Illawarra regions.

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The Asylum Seekers Centre

The Asylum Seekers Centre, Sydney, is a place of welcome and provides practical and personal support for people living in the community who are seeking asylum.

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Bread of Life

Bread of Life is run each Sunday by Vine Church at Surry Hills providing breakfast for over 50 rough sleepers. It is called ‘Bread of Life’ because providing a hearty breakfast in a safe community can and does change lives.

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Eastern Sydney Suicide Prevention Network

ESSPN exists to raise awareness about suicide and the associated prevention services that are available in the Eastern Sydney area. We exist to break down the stigma surrounding suicide.

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For 125 years, Mothers Union Sydney has supported and encouraged families across our diocese and beyond, sharing Christ’s love. We prayerfully offer ministries which meet the needs of families today, including – Christian Seminars & Parenting Courses, the Mothers Union Shop, Hospital Visiting, Family Courts & Children’s Courts Support, Church Workers and more.

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We are a group of residents of Sydney’s eastern suburbs, who think refugees and asylum seekers deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.

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Missionaries we support

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Anglican Aid

We have committed to support Peter Focus Manumbu financially and in our prayers for three years while he completes the Certificate in Theology and possibly the Diploma in Theology in preparation for becoming a pastor in his local area

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Bush Church Aid

Glen and Beth McDonald together with their five children, work with BCA in Roxby Downs in South Australia. They work in church ministry and because this is a mining town with a constantly changing population they have the challenge of lack of continuity in the church membership and outreach.

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Church Missionary Society

Andrew Buchanan, Abi Tandiseru Buchanan and baby Timothy working with CMS in Toraja Indonesia

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Church Missionary Society

Olivia and Morgan and their four children, are working with CMS in the Middle East. We contribute to the support of this family

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Mission Aviation Fellowship

Tim and Anna Southcott, William, Lily, Toby and new baby Emma live, in non Covid times, in Timor-Leste where Tim works for the MAF flying in small planes to otherwise inaccessible places to bring aid to those in need.

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Nungalinga Aboriginal Theological College

Nungalinya is a combined churches college in Darwin established to train indigenous christian leaders from remote communities. We support this work with our prayers, regular giving from our offertories and with the proceeds from our annual vintage fair.

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Compassion Australia

Compassion Australia sponsors children internationally using local churches and pastors to implement the care.The organisation is
is Christ-centred / child-focused / church based.

Many children are already being sponsored by families in our Parish but there are many others who need such a sponsorship

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Venue Hire

If you are looking for a stunning venue for; a special event, concert, conference or training, we have a number of well-equipped facilities ranging from halls to churches at attractive rates.

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Sun Room

Gorgeous views to the harbour, light airy & sunny. Meetings, light Social events, recreational activities and community groups. Ideal for presentations, small meetings, groups like knitting circles, training sessions, etc.

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Watsons Bay Hall

The hall is available for use by Christian religious groups & community services groups as part of our ministry to the wider community.

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St Michael’s Hall

Social events, recreational activities and community groups. Ideal for presentations & small performances on stage.

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Columbarium

A garden of beauty and peace for your loved one to be laid to rest and remembered

With views over the harbour and the Watsons Bay heritage precinct, the Gardens of Remembrance offer a picturesque and peaceful place to honour those laid to rest.

Laying your loved ones to rest

You can select a niche of your choice for your loved one, in one of six gardens.

The Gardens provide a unique place for family and friends to visit, remember and reflect. They are open all year round and at all times.

A simple and dignified interment service is available on request and, for those who need a listening ear or someone to talk or pray with, ministers are available.

And for those who need a listening ear, or someone to talk or pray with, ministers are available.

A place to remember

The columbarium is open to all. No religious affiliation is required.

Niches are available for the interment of ashes or simply for the provision of a memorial plaque.

Niches are typically reserved via prepayment.  Purchase upon interment is also available.

Watsons Bay Columbarium and Gardens of Remembrance

St Peter’s Church
331 Old South Head Road
Watsons Bay, 2030

Free parking is available on site.


For more information or to make an appointment, please contact us at the parish office