Due to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout Australia and the resulting restrictions imposed by the Federal and State governments, St Peters Church has been temporarily closed until further notice. We will keep you up to date any developments and please stay safe.
St Peters Church Easter Hill is an Anglican Church that welcomes all people to come for prayer, rest and quiet.
Operating since 1847, St Peters Church is located in East Melbourne and is a popular place of worship for morning, lunch and evening mass.
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The church itself houses 19th and 20th century stained glass; 19th century copies of Italian old master paintings; woodcarvings by Ola Cohn, Leopoldine Mimovic and Franciska Schubert; a lectern by the German woodcarver Robert Prenzell; and bronzes by the Hungarian Andor Meszaros. Special features of the church include the Napier Waller window in the north transept, the iconostasis at the head of the nave and the beautiful High Altar.
The church is open daily from 7am, in addition to the regular Sunday masses. There are also regular concerts, parties, dinners and other events of importance to the church community in the area. At St Peters Church, you get a warm and hospitable community that helps steer your life in the right direction.
Weddings and baptisms are also available in the church. Weddings cost around $1750 which includes the use of the Church, the celebrant, the preparation, one large flower arrangement, the organist and verger, and the initial booking fee. Catering arrangements can also be arranged through the church. For Baptism, they usually take place on Sundays, godparents must be baptised themselves and there is no fee charged. However those taking part are encouraged to support the church in other ways.
As a member of the National Trust and Heritage Victoria, St Peters Church is a treasured part of Victoria’s history. Stop by and take part in one of the services, or just stop by to view the beautiful building. You will be welcomed with open arms.