Situated in the Central Goldfields of Victoria, this faith community seeks to serve God by embracing the rich diversity of people and nature to be found in Barkers Creek, Campbells Creek, Castlemaine, Chewton, Elphinstone, Faraday and Harcourt. The diversity of our many Services provide an opportunity for people to experience and engage with the presence of God in their lives.

We are committed to:
  • Nurturing you in your spiritual and faith commitment
  • Reflecting on, challenging, and acting on our understandings of God, ourselves and our community
  • Providing diverse opportunities for you to participate in parish life 
  • Recognizing and valuing the diversity of all creation, and our responsibility to God in creation
  • Teaching, learning and reflecting on Christ in daily life through prayer, meditation and action 
  • Offering pastoral care to those in need 
  • Addressing issues of social justice

Church Locations

Christ Church, Castlemaine Agitation Hill, 8 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine
St John's, Chewton Fryers Road, Chewton

Sunday service times

  • St John's, Chewton Saturday - 5pm Holy Eucharist
  • Christ Church, Castlemaine Wednesday - 10am Holy Eucharist
  • Christ Church, Castlemaine Sunday - 8am Holy Eucharist (said)
  • Christ Church, Castlemaine Sunday - 10am Holy Eucharist

Other worship

Christ Church, Castlemaine

  •  5.00 pm Evening Prayer each Wednesday, Thursday and Friday


St John’s, Chewton

  • 3.00 pm Mondays – Silent Worship

Parish activities

Choral Evensong
5.00 pm (6.00pm during Daylight Savings) – First Sunday of the month, Christ Church Castlemaine