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Church of the Resurrection
Anglican Parish of Swanbourne–Mt Claremont

Bringing humanity to life

Be a part of our inclusive community where everyone is welcomed, embraced and challenged.

The Pelican Community and Function Centre aims to provide an affordable venue for diverse community groups. It is suitable for a range of activities, including classes, dinners, and parties.

It was the early Church that said: “The Glory of God is the human person fully alive.” We are a community working towards a fully flourishing humanity, alive to beauty, dignity and love.

The Church of the Resurrection is centrally located in Perth’s western suburbs. We offer a friendly, welcoming, and dignified church wedding ceremony in a unique, inspiring location.

Service times

Sunday Eucharists Sung Eucharist every Sunday morning at 9:00 am, except for the fourth Sunday of every month, when there is a said Eucharist with sermon at 9:00am . Sunday evenings at 5:00pm - Healing Eucharist on the first Sunday of the month, Family Eucharist on the second Sunday of the month, Choral Eucharist on the 4th Sunday of the month. Usually followed by refreshments in the Pelican Centre.

Choral Mass featuring special music sung by the Mapstone Scholars on the fourth Sunday of each month at 5:00 pm, followed by food and wine.

Midweek Eucharist All are welcome to join our celebration of the Eucharist at 9:00am on Wednesday mornings and on certain holy days.

Morning and evening prayers are said at 9:00am and 5:00pm, Tuesday to Friday. On holy days, Morning Prayer may be replaced by a said Eucharist. Evening Prayer is also said at 5:00pm on the third and fifth Sundays of the month.

Upcoming events

A guide to what's on at the church and Pelican Centre.

CotR Christmas Dinner 2016

Saturday 3 December, 7:30 pm
Please join us for this years Christmas Dinner Party, Saturday, December 03, 2016, at 7:30 in the evening. The Pelican Community and Function Hall, 105 Shenton Road, Claremont. A sumptuous, yet traditional buffet will be served on the night. Tickets $45.00 each for Adults. $25.00 for youth and children under 18 years of age. Please bring your own drinks. Pack your gold coins for raffles and warm up your caroling’s Christmas after all! If you’re lucky, there might even be a quiz! Tickets through Or notify Jo in the Office so she may add you to our guest list. (Very limited spaces. Door sales cannot be guaranteed on the night.) • All friends and family are welcome, but please note we are unable to offer alternative menu options for children or to accommodate specific dietary requests. • No concessions apply to ticket prices.

Music Book Stories - Christmas event - December 06 2016

Tuesday 6 December, 6:00 pm
ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS WHERE: Church of the Resurrection,105 Shenton Rd, Swanbourne, WHEN: 6pm - 7pm, Tuesday, 6th December. TICKETS: Ticket are $7 - $10, available at the door, or from and children under 1 are free. Enquries and phone bookings call Music Book: 0438898822. Start off your festive season celebrations by coming down to the beautiful Church of the Resurrection, 105 Shenton Rd, Swanbourne, on Tuesday, 6th December, to enjoy the stories and sounds of Once Upon a Christmas with Music Book and friends. The family concert includes the timeless story of The Nutcracker, narrated by Danielle Joynt, and accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s music, performed by pianist Tommaso Pollio, and cellist Melinda Forsythe. There will be other Christmas stories and sublime songs, including Caccini’s Ave Maria, the beloved O Holy Night and Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, sung by acclaimed soprano Emma Jayakumar. The Cantaris Children’s Choir, a group of talented children who are all under 9 years of age, conducted by Joynt, will also perform and show off their angelic voices. Everyone in the audience will be invited to sing their hearts out with a few of their all-time favourite Christmas Carols, led and accompanied by our singers and musicians. The concert has something for everyone, from babies to seniors and is sure to leave everyone with their hearts full of Christmas cheer, humming Deck the Halls or Jingle Bells! Ticket prices range from $7 -$10, available at the door, children under 1 are free, and discounts are available for prebooking, families and groups on or phoning 0438 898 822. (This is a smoke-free, alchohol-free event)

The Mapstone Scholars Christmas Concert 2016

Friday 9 December, 7:30 pm
The Mapstone Scholars Christmas Concert - Featuring the Junior Choir. Music by Buxtehude, Bach, Vaughn-Williams and many more! 7:30pm Friday 9th December. Adults $25, Concession $15. Tickets through TryBooking or contact Jo in the Office 08 9385 2236. All proceeds will go to expanding the Parish's music programme.

Christmas Services 2016 - Church of the Resurrection

Sunday 25 December, 11:45 am
Experience the joy of Christmas with us at the Church of the Resurrection.................. Sunday 18th December - Carol Service at 5 p.m. with the Mapstone Scholars and Choristers.............. Christmas Eve - Family Nativity Mass at 5 p.m. A service for families and children of all ages. Children are invited to come dressed as characters from the Nativity story............ Christmas Eve - Midnight Mass at 11 p.m. In the darkness of night, the Light is born. Choral Mass with the Mapstone Scholars........... Christmas Day -Choral Mass at 9 a.m. with the Mapstone Scholars Children are invited to bring a Christmas Present.