We invite you to Celebrate Christmas
in one of our local Churches

Christmas Church times listed to date:

Ballarat Parishes

The Cathedral
St Paul’s, Bakery Hill
St. Matthew’s, Wendouree
St John’s, Soldiers Hill
St Peter’s, Ballarat
Buninyong Anglican Parish
Holy Trinity, Sebastopol
Springmount (Creswick, Clunes, Newlyn, Learmonth)
Beaufort & Skipton
West Moorabool (Ballan / Bungaree / Morrisons)

Country Parishes

Colac (Colac / Birregurra)
Hamilton (Hamilton, Dunkeld, Cavendish, Penshurst & Glenthompson)
Horsham (Horsham)
Mortlake (Mortlake / Derrinallum)
Stawell (Stawell, Halls Gap & Navarre)
The Otways (Carlisle River, Beech Forest, Forrest)
West Wimmera (Nhill, Kaniva, Dimboola, Rainbow)
Woady Yaloak (Linton)


Cathedral Church of Christ the King
49 Lydiard Street South, Ballarat

Sunday 19 December
7pm Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Christmas Eve – 24 December
11pm Christmas Vigil with Choral Eucharist
Christmas Day – 25 December
8am BCP Eucharist with Carols
10am Choral Eucharist with Carols
Sunday 26 December
8am, 10am Feast of Holy Family Eucharist

Contact – 5331 1183

St Paul’s Bakery Hill
5 Humffray Street South, Ballarat

Saturday 18 December
5pm A Service of Lessons and Carols.
Christmas Eve – 24 December
5pm Children’s Christmas Service with Holy Communion.
Christmas Day – 25 December
8am Holy Communion. [No singing]
10am Sung Eucharist
Sunday 26 December Boxing Day / Feast of St Stephen
10am Simple Eucharist

Contact – 5332 6479

St. John’s Soldiers Hill
606 Armstrong St. Nth, Ballarat

Christmas Eve – 24 December
5pm First Mass of Christmas
9pm Solemn Mass (with incense)
Christmas Day – 25 December
9:30am Sung Mass
Sunday 26 December
9:30am Mass (no 8am today)

Contact – 0402 820 544

St Matthew’s, Wendouree
Cnr Forest & Howitt Sts, Wendouree

Christmas Eve – 24 December
7pm Christmas Eve Mass
Christmas Day – 25 December
9.30am Christmas Day Mass
Sunday 26 December
9am Mass (no 8am or 10am today)

5339 1315

St Peter’s Ballarat
1307 Sturt St West, Ballarat

Christmas Eve – 24 December
6pm Family Christmas Service
11.30am Midnight Mass (Carol singing from 11pm)
Christmas Day – 25 December
9am Eucharist with Carols.

Contact – 5332 3929

Buninyong Anglican Church
Cnr Warrenheip and Scott Streets

Christmas Eve – 24 December
6pm Church Service
Christmas Day – 25 December
9am Church Service

Services are very child friendly
and involving of children
More info: www.buninyonganglican.org.au

Holy Trinity Sebastopol
Albert St, Sebastopol
(next to bowling club)

Christmas Eve – 24 December
7pm Christmas Family Eucharist
Christmas Day – 25 December
9.30am Eucharist
Sunday 26 December
9.30am Feast of the Holy Family

Contact – 5331 1183

Parish of Springmount
Creswick, Clunes, Newlyn & Learmonth

Christmas Eve – 24 December
St Paul’s Clunes 5.30pm Holy Eucharist
St John’s Creswick 7.30pm Holy Eucharist
St Matthew’s Newlyn 5.30pm Holy Eucharist
Christmas Day – 25 December
All Saints Learmonth 9am Holy Eucharist
Sunday 26 December
St John’s Creswick 10am Mass

Contact – 0427 911 792

Beaufort & Skipton

Christmas Eve – 24 December
Beaufort – 6pm Holy Communion
Skipton – 8pm Holy Communion

Contact – 0407 107 165

West Moorabool

Ballan – St John’s Church
7:30 PM Christmas Eve

Bungaree – St John’s Church
9:00 AM Christmas Day

Contact – 0429 146 566

Country Parishes


Contact – 53521109

Camperdown with Cobden, Terang & Timboon

Christmas Eve – 24 December
All Saints Terang @ 5.00pm
Saint Jude’s Timboon @ 7.00pm
Christmas Day – 25 December
Camperdown @ 9.30am
Saint Mary’s Cobden @ 9.30am.


6:00pm Ss Johns’ Colac (Holy Communion with Blessing of the Crib)
8:30pm Christ Church Birregurra (Holy Communion with Carols)

9:30pm Ss Johns’ Colac (Holy Communion with Blessing of the Crib)

9:30pm Ss Johns’ Colac (Holy Communion)

Contact – 52313646


Contact – 55752152


St. Peters Glenthompson
Sunday 19th of December
7:00pm Carol Service
Saturday 25th of December
8:00am Christmass day mass
Sunday 26th of December
9:00am Sunday mass

Christchurch Hamilton
Saturday 18th of December
7:00pm Carol service (This takes the place of our regular 6pm Vigil mass)
Friday 24th of December.
Mass for those whose vaccination status is undisclosed 3pm
Friday 24th of December
5pm Family Vigil mass
Friday 24th of December
10:30pm Solemn Midnight mass and blessing of the crib.
Saturday 25th of December
9:30am Mass for Christmas Day

St. Mary’s Dunkeld
Friday 24th of December.
6:30pm Christmass Eve mass

St. Marks Cavendish
Friday 24th of December
8pm Christmass Eve mass

All Saints Penshurst
Wednesday 22nd of December
7pm Christmass mass

Contact – 5571 1317



Contact – 53826633

Lower Glenelg

Contact – 55217938


Contact – 

Port Fairy

Contact – 0429 999 388


Sunday 19th December
Lessons and Carols
7pm Holy Trinity Church, Stawell
Christmas Eve, 24th December 
7pm St John the Divine, Landsborough
Christmas Day, 24th December 
8am St John’s Halls Gap, Christmas Eucharist
10am Holy Trinity Church, Stawell, Christmas Eucharist

Contact – 0422 477 369

The Otways

All services listed below are for Apollo Bay

Christmas Eve – 24th December 
5pm children’s service
11 pm Midnight Mass
Christmas Day – 24th December
10 am;
Boxing Day – 26 Dec
10 am.

Contact – 5237 6615


Weds 22nd Dec – 6.00pm
Lessons & Carols – Areegra
Christmas Eve – 24 Dec
8.30pm Refreshments & fellowship
10.00pm – Lessons & Carols & Holy Communion
Christmas Day – 25 Dec
9.30am – Christmas Celebration & Holy Communion
Christmas 1 – 26 Dec
10.30am – Carols & Holy Communion
Epiphany – 02 Jan 2022
10.30am – Holy Communion

Contact – 5398 1251


Sunday 19th
8.00am Holy Eucharist
9.30am Sung Eucharist
5.00pm Holy Eucharist*
7.30pm Carols & Readings

​Friday 24th – Christmas Eve
6.00pm Blessing of the crib & Eucharist
9.30pm Vigil Mass

Saturday 25th – Christmas Day
8.00am Holy Eucharist
9.30am Holy Eucharist
11.30am Holy Eucharist*

Contact – 55611687

West Wimmera

Christmas Eve – 24 December
11.00 am St. Peter’s Dimboola
1.00pm St. Paul’s Rainbow
7.00pm St. Augustine’s Kaniva
Christmas Day – 25 December
9.00 am St. George’s Nhill

Contact – 53911776

Woady Yaloak

Christmas Eve Midnight Mass – (Linton) 11.00pm
Christmas Morning (Linton) – 9.15am

Professional Standards 

1800 377 842 [1800 DPS VIC].

A Director of Professional Standards has been appointed to respond to all complaints of abuse by clergy and Church workers.

Episcopal Standards 

1800 997 747.

Episcopal Standards complaints may be made against the Bishop of a Diocese. This is different to a Professional Standards complaint.