Our Ministries

BAPTISMAL MINISTRY:
It is always our delight at St. John’s to be part of God’s gracious work in the life of a child through baptism and to be part of their family’s journey of faith in Christ.  Baptism preparation is one way we seek to carry out our congregational commitment to support and equip households to celebrate life in Jesus, grow in faith and share his love.  [MORE]

 

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY:kmotion design small
K-Motion (Prep – Yr 7)  runs most Sunday’s (except school holidays) during the 10 am service. We enjoy a large variety of games, craft activities, learning time & stories, building on the message for the day. The children are in church until  celebrating communion with their family and then come out to the hall for a time of fun & learning together.  [MORE]

 

 

ROC LOGOYOUTH MINISTRY:
Our youth groups – ROC youth is for those in school years 6-9, incorporating our older high school students as leaders.
– Senior Youth is for those in Years 10-12, and meets on a Friday afternoon.
Many of our high school youth are also involved in confirmation preparation and have regular involvement in Sunday worship.  Youth-led services are held twice a year.   [MORE]

 

 

Small_groupsSMALL GROUPS MINISTRY:
Bible Study Groups – gather various times of the day and evening.
St John’s Ladies Guild – meet the 1st Wednesday of the month.
Shedmen – get together the 1st Friday of the month at 6.30 pm.
Crafty Ladies – gather the 3rd Saturday of the month at 1 pm.
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PASTORAL & COMMUNITY CARE:
Hospital and Nursing Home Visits are made on a regular basis by our Pastoral and Community Care staff and volunteers.  Holy Communion is brought to the hospitalised and homebound by commissioned laypersons.  Basic counselling services are available for people experiencing grief, loss or relationship problems.  The St. John’s Opportunity Shop is open weekdays as a service to the wider community.   [MORE]

 

 

ST JOHN’S LUTHERAN PRIMARY SCHOOL:
St John’s Lutheran Primary School seeks to promote a caring Christian atmosphere in a family environment that encourages both learning and development of the individual personality. Students are given freedom within clearly defined boundaries to help guide the development of self-discipline, while retaining a positive attitude, and enthusiasm for great learning.  [MORE]

 

 

GRACEHAVEN:  The St. John’s congregation has a historical connection with the Gracehaven Retirement Village in Bundaberg.  A Sunday morning Lutheran worship service (10.30 am) is held at the Village on a weekly basis, and a Bible study group meets at the Village twice a month.  [MORE]