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

Ararat (Ararat, Great Western, Willaura)
Camperdown (Camperdown, Timboon, Cobden, Terang & Benedictine Abbey)
Colac (Colac / Birregurra)
Hamilton (Hamilton, Dunkeld, Cavendish, Penshurst & Glenthompson)
Horsham (Horsham)
Lower Glenelg (Portland, Heywood, Tyrendarra)
Mortlake (Mortlake / Derrinallum)
Port Fairy (Port Fairy, Koroit)
Stawell (Stawell, Halls Gap & Navarre)
The Otways (Carlisle River, Beech Forest, Forrest)
Warracknabeal (Warracknabeal & Areegra)
West Wimmera (Nhill, Kaniva, Dimboola, Rainbow)
Woady Yaloak (Linton)


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

Sunday 18 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

Contact – 5331 1183

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

Christmas Eve – 24 December
5pm Children’s Christmas Service with Holy Communion.
Christmas Day – 25 December
8am Holy Communion.
10am Sung 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

Contact – 0402 820 544

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


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
6.30pm 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

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 9.30am 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

Country Parishes


Holy Trinity Ararat
Christmas Eve – 24 December @ 8pm
Christmas Day – 25 December @ 9.30am
Christ Church Great Western
Christmas Eve – 24 December @ 5pm
All Saints Willaura
Christmas Eve – 24 December @ 7.30pm

Contact – 53521109

Camperdown with Cobden, Terang & Timboon
also includes St Mark’s Benedictine Abbey

Sunday 18 December
7.00 pm Nine Lessons and Carols St Paul’s Camperdown

Christmas Eve – 24 December
5.30 pm All Saints Terang
7.30 pm St Jude’s Timboon
9.30 pm Benedictine Abbey Camperdown
11.30 pm St Paul’s Camperdown

Christmas Day – 25 December
9.00 am St Paul’s Camperdown
10.30 am St Mary’s Cobden


Christmas Eve – 24 December
Family Eucharist with Carols
Ss Johns’ Colac 6.00pm

Holy Eucharist with Carols
Christ Church Birregurra 8.00pm

Christmas Day – 25 December
Holy Eucharist with Carols
Ss Johns’ Colac 9.00am

Contact – 52313646


Contact – 55752152


St. Peters Glenthompson
Sunday 25th of December
8:00am Christmass day mass

Christchurch Hamilton
Sunday 18th of December
7:00pm Nine lessons and carols
Saturday 24th of December
5pm Family Vigil mass
Saturday 24th of December 1
0:30pm Solemn Midnight mass and blessing of the crib.
Sunday 25th of December
9:30am Mass for Christmas Day

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

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

All Saints Penshurst
Wednesday 21st of December
7pm Christmass mass

Contact – 0435 867 040


Christmas Eve @ 9:00pm

Christmas Day @ 9:30am

Contact – office@horshamanglicans.org.au

Lower Glenelg

Christmas Eve – 24 December
7pm St James’ Tyrendarra
9pm St John’s Heywood
11pm St Stephen’s Portland

Christmas Day – 25 December

9.30am St Stephen’s Portland

Contact – 55217938


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Port Fairy

St John’s Port Fairy
Christmas Eve – 8pm Candlelight Worship with Holy Communion
Christmas Day9.30am Christmas Worship with Holy Communion

St Paul’s Koroit
Christmas Day – 11am Worship with Holy Communion

Contact – 0429 999 388


Sunday 19th December
Lessons and Carols
7pm Holy Trinity Church, Stawell
Christmas Eve, 24th December 
7pm Christ Church Navarre
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

Apollo Bay

Christmas Eve, 24th December 
5pm Family Service
11pm Midnight Mass

Christmas Day, 24th December 
10am Eucharist

Contact – 5237 6615



Thursday 22nd Dec
6pm Lessons & Carols


Christmas Eve, 24th December 
8.30pm Refreshments & fellowship
10.00pm – Lessons & Carols & HC

Christmas Day, 24th December 
9.30am – Christmas Celebration & HC

Christmas 1 – 01 January 2023
10.30am – Carols & Holy Communion

Epiphany – 08 Jan 2023
9.30am – Holy Communion

Contact – 5398 1251


Saturday 24th – Christmas Eve
6.00pm Blessing of the crib & Family Eucharist
10.30pm Vigil Mass

Sunday 25th – Christmas Day
8.00am Holy Eucharist
9.30am Holy Eucharist

Contact – 55611687

West Wimmera

Christmas Eve, 24th December
St. Peter’s Dimboola.   11.00am
St. Paul’s Rainbow         1.00pm
St.  Augustine Kaniva    7.00pm

Christmas Day, 24th December
St. George’s Nhill.            9.00am

Contact – 53911776

Woady Yaloak


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.