Get Involved ...
There are a number of different activities, groups and ministries that people are connected with in our parish. Below you will find a list of most of these groups. If you would like to find out more information about any of these groups or you would like to connect to one of them, please contact our parish office on the link at the top of the page (click 'Contact').
Burleigh Anglican Thrift Shop and Drop-in Centre
Our new B.A.T. Shop and Drop-in Centre is opening soon.
We stock pre-loved good quality:
- Clothing; women's, men's and children's from 2yrs and up
- Vinyl records (DVDs + CDs)
- Beautiful potted plants
- Kids toys
- and loads more ...
We are also looking for good quality clothing and bric-a-brac. If you can help please drop off your pre-loved goods at the Church Office during opening hours: Tuesday to Friday, 9am to 12noon. We would request that you do not leave goods unattended due to safety concerns.
If you would like to volunteer at our BAT Shop please drop into the Church office (14 Park Ave, Burleigh Heads) during Tuesday to Thursday 9am to 12noon and pick up an application form. It will be great fun and it is always a good feeling helping other people.
A fun music group for parents or primary caregivers to enjoy together with their young child (0-5 yrs). It is a great morning of fun and engaging activities. Morning tea is provided. Come along and try us out. $6 per family.
Fridays of School Term - 9:15am to 11am
NB: Due to the popularity of this group there can at times be a short waiting list. Please ring the parish office Tue-Thur prior to Mainly Music to ensure you can secure your place.
Held every Friday at St. John’s in our small hall, from 9.30am through to approx. 12.00pm.
The group is open to all men and women of all ages are welcome (although most of our regulars are retired).
At Sharetime, we take part in the following:
- A variety of Games - favourites are Scrabble and Rummikub
- Tai Chi to warm your muscles up
- Sharing a joke and a chat
Entry is $2.50, which includes morning tea.
Men's Breakfast Fellowship
Men’s Breakfast meets on the 1st Saturday of every month from 7.00am to approx. 9.30am.
Cost is $7 and includes a breakfast typically of juice, cereal with fruit, a hot breakfast, toast with jam, honey or vegemite, followed by tea or coffee.
Our group runs the highly successful breakfast program for Miami High School students as an instrument in Youth Ministry. Our members are also regular helpers at the Bunnings BBQ fund raisers for the community work of St John’s.
Men’s Fellowship promises you camaraderie, an interesting program and an enjoyable breakfast - why not come along and try us out for zero cost? The first breakfast is on us!
Home Group / Bible Study
After a great 'Lenten Study' looking at reconciliation, we will start a new series of Bible Studies in early July.
Stay tuned to see what interesting and delectable delights await!
If you are interested in joining one of our Home Groups (Bible Studies) please contact:
Rev. Eron Perry at the Parish Office 07 5535 6066 for more information.
Takes place on the 2nd Saturday of every month in the small hall at BHAC at 8.00 a.m. People who have attended the Cursillo course are invited to come along and connect with others who have enjoyed this spiritual retreat.
Being a community of faith we take seriously the care and support of one another, especially those who are shut-ins or unable to get out and about. A number of our Lay Ministers and other trained volunteers provide Pastoral Care. We also have a number of worship services in retirement villages and nursing homes in the Burleigh Heads region.
1st Tuesday of the month - 9.30am Holy Communion at Ozanam Villas - 20 Matilda Street, Burleigh Heads
1st Tuesday of the month - 11.00am Holy Communion at Sandbrook - 10 Executive Dr, Burleigh Waters
3rd Tuesday of the month - 11.00am Holy Communion at St. Andrews Lutheran Aged Care - 2 Sullivan Rd, Tallebudgera
Food Relief / Parish Pantry
We provide emergency food relief to those in need. This service is administered from our Parish office. Our Parish office is open Tuesdays to Thursdays 9am-12noon.
If you would like to assist us in caring for those in need, we frequently need food items for our parish pantry.
Please ensure all food items are well within used by dates.
We would welcome: ring pull tins of food (particularly stews etc in the winter months), long life milk, noodles as well as toiletries.
Please contact Helen in the parish office for more information:
07 5535 6066.