Parish of Springmount

Address: 103 Napier Street Creswick VIC. 3363
Postal: PO Box 59, Creswick VIC. 3363
Contact: Fr. Ryan Bennett
Phone: 5345 2060
Email: bennettr1978@gmail.com


Parish Directory

Parish Priest
Fr. Ryan Bennett
Ph. 5345 2060 | Email: bennettr1978@gmail.com

Honorary Associate Priest
Fr. Colin Griffiths SSM

2018 Easter Services

Palm Sunday, March 25 – 10.30am 
Procession and Parish Eucharist @ St. Paul’s Church, Clunes

Monday and Tuesday in Holy Week – 7.00pm 
Eucharist & Meditation @ St. John’s Church, Creswick

Wednesday in Holy Week – March 28
6.00pm Ecumenical Lenten Study Group
& 7pm Ecumenical Stations of the Cross 7.00pm @ St. John’s Church, Creswick

Maundy Thursday – March 29
7.00pm Institution of the Eucharist, Foot washing,
Stripping of the Altar and Watch @ St. Matthew’s Church, Newlyn

Good Friday – March 30
9.00am Liturgy of Good Friday @ All Saints’ Church, Learmonth

Holy Saturday Easter Vigil – March 31
6.00pm First Eucharist of Easter
& Lighting of the New Fire @ St. John’s Church, Creswick

Easter Day – April 1
9.00am Festal Eucharist @ St. Matthew’s Church, Newlyn
9.00am Festal Eucharist @ St. Paul’s Church, Clunes
10.30am Festal Eucharist @ All Saints’ Church, Learmonth

2018 Regular Sunday Worship

St John’s Church, Napier Street, Creswick
9.15am Sung Eucharist

All Saints’ Church, Sunraysia Highway, Learmonth
11.00am Eucharist/Family Worship
(First Sunday of month alternating with Learmonth Uniting Church)

St Paul’s Church, Templeton Street, Clunes
11.00am Eucharist on First and Third Sundays
(Second and Fourth Sundays worship with St Andrew’s Uniting Church, Clunes)

St Matthew’s Church, Newlyn-Reservoir Road, Newlyn
9.15am Eucharist on First and Third Sundays

Weekday Eucharist – Wednesday
10.00am St John’s Church, Napier Street, Creswick

Please contact Fr Ryan about Parish Patronal Festivals and Seasonal Services.

Parish Groups

Church Guilds and Contacts: All Saints’, Learmonth – Ilma Bridgewater, St. John’s, Creswick – Pam Griffiths and St. Matthew’s, Newlyn – Joyce Williams

St. John’s Creswick Caritas Group meets on the fourth Monday of the month excluding Dec & Jan. Group Leader – Cheryl Carter

St. Paul’s Clunes Fellowship Group meets 2nd and 4th Wednesday’s, 1.30pm -2.30pm. Pam Habib

Music and Events Committee (MEC) Fr. Ryan

Parish Events Committee (PEC) Fr. Ryan

The Four Seasons Fine Music Festival – 2018
Patron: The Hon Tim Fischer AC

The Parish of Springmount has created a colourful tapestry of fine music and song for the inaugural year of The Four Seasons Fine Music Festival in the goldfields area of Central Victoria.

Four outstanding musical weekends will celebrate each of the four seasons in the towns of Creswick and Clunes.

Highlights include Greta Bradman, The Australian Chamber Choir, artists from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, as well as well-known regional entertainers and emerging musicians.

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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.