Our church building is wheelchair accessible. There is limited parking immediately outside the main entrance for people with limited mobility. The entry is via two steps, or the ramp to the right of the door. The Hall entry is mid-way down the path between hall and church.
The is ACROD parking available near the West door of the church and the church is acessible via the ramp. Other parking is available near the office, and at the rear of the hall (entrance from Bombard Street).
We try to use inclusive language whenever possible and or readings are taken from the New Revised Standard Version of the Holy Bible, which embraces inclusive language as best it can.
What Happens in Services
Sunday worship follows the form of service in the A Prayer book for Australia with hymns from An Australian Hymn Book II - Together in Song. The Service booklet will be handed to you at the door on arrival.
The service includes readings from the Old and New Testaments of the Bible, a talk (sermon) on the scripture readings, an affirmation of faith, prayers, congregational hymns and Holy Communion.
The choir sings fortnightly at St David's twice a month, and at St George's (5th Sundays) who lead our singing and sing during the distribution of Holy Communion.
What do I have to do in Services?
COVID-19: While most restrictions have been dropped, please feel free to to wear a mask if you wish to.
On arrival you will be given an the order of service (liturgy) booklet, songsheet and pew bulletin.
The order of service contains all the instructions and we encourage you to join in with the words in bold type. We generally stand to sing, sit during readings and the sermon, and stand or kneel during prayers as indicated in the Order of Service.
During the service, a collection will be taken for the work of the church. It is entirely up to you whether you contribute to the collection or not.
The Parish of Applecross is an Anglican Church in the Diocese of Perth, part of the Anglican Church of Australia and the worldwide Anglican Communion.
At the Thanksgiving Prayer we would normally gather around the altar however due to COVID-19 the congretation remains in the pews.
You will be directed by the Priest with regards to the distribution of Holy Communion. If you are baptised you are welcome to receive the bread and wine, or the bread only.
If you are not baptised or do not wish to receive Holy Communion, you are invited to come forward for a prayer of blessing or to remain in your seat. The choice is yours. Children are always welcome to come forward for Holy Communion or a blessing.
Refreshments follow after the Service
Refreshments in the hall follow the Service(s). ALL WELCOME.