Canterbury Presbyterian

Welcome to Canterbury Presbyterian Church (CPC). We are a vibrant, growing church blessed with a cross-cultural congregation representative of many nations (Australian, Korean and Japanese particularly). We are committed to the reformed tradition with a focus on the preaching of the Word of God and worship and fellowship on the Lord’s Day.

Services

Crèche room and Sunday School accessible during all morning services.
Learn more here »


Sunday Morning

10:30 am–12:00 pm   Combined Service  (First Sunday of the month)

  • Main worship centre/church nave
  • Children’s talk
  • 25-minute expository sermon (English)
    – English transcript and/or Korean and Japanese written-translations generally available
  • Sacraments: Baptism & Communion (sharing of the bread and ‘wine’)
  • Hymns (pipe organ & piano)

10:30 am–12:00 pm   English-language Service

  • Main worship centre/church nave
  • Children’s talk
  • 25-minute expository sermon
    – English transcript and/or Korean written-translation generally available
  • Hymns (pipe organ & piano)
    – Choruses on fourth Sunday (band/worship singers)

10:30 am–12:00 pm   Japanese-language Service (MJCC)

  • Bamboo Hall (at the rear of the main church facility)
  • Children’s talk
  • 25-minute expository sermon
  • Choruses (piano & worship singers)

Following the morning services

  • Morning tea served — casual meet & greet fellowship
  • Missions’ Morning Tea — presentation by visiting missionary
    – 12:20–1:00 pm (Second Sunday)
  • Youth Group — Sunday Bible study and discpleship
    – 12:15–12:45 pm
  • Lunch served — Korean, Japanese or BBQ ($3 per person or $10 per family)
    – 1:00–2:00 pm (no lunch on first Sunday)
  • Korean Men’s Bible Study (Room 4)
    – 12:30–1:00 pm
  • Korean Young Adult’s Bible Study (Room 4)
    – 2:00–3:00 pm

Sunday Evening

5:00–6:00 pm   ‘Sunday at Five’ Service

  • Main worship centre/church nave
  • 20-minute expository sermon
  • Choruses with band
  • Light meal following the service

Key Contacts

Senior Minister:
While we are in vacancy, please contact:

Session Clerk: Peter Graham
Phone/fax: 9803 1605
Email: 5graham@optusnet.com.au


Assistant Pastor (Korean): Dong Jin Choi
Phone: 0403 112 230
Email:  djchoi85@gmail.com


Elder (Japanese): Tadashi Hanazono
Melbourne Japanese Christian Church (MJCC)
Phone: 0425 705 015
Email: shiroponch@gmail.com


Church Group Contacts

Sunday School Program

Brindley Vanderwert (0439 260 036)

Youth Ministry (Years 7–12)

Andrew Wong (0450 346 497)
Dong Jin Choi (0403 112 230)

Young Adults

Rev Douglas Milne (9886 7670)

International Young Adults

Ray Taouk  (0416 090 327)

Prayer Meetings & Missions

Marcus Campbell (0451 988 267)

PWMU

Joan Milne (9886 7670)

Bible Study Groups

Rev Alan Every (0427 400 778)
Aso Lungleng (0474 494 993)

Korean Cell Groups

Dong Jin Choi (0403 112 230)

Boundaries Classes

Anne Lawry (9836 4077)

English Classes

Rev Alan Every (0427 400 778)

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