The Mt Barker District

Left to right: Christ the King, Mt Barker; St James, Blakiston; St Mary's, Echunga; St John the Baptist, Macclesfield, St John the Evangelist, Mylor

Parish Contacts

Assistant Curate

The Rev'd Rodney Fopp
Mobile: 0438 811 042

Parish Secretary

Mrs Annette Schirmer
PO Box 330
Echunga SA 5153
Mobile: 0407 714 026

Parish Office

40 Hutchinson Street
(PO Box 1564)
Mount Barker SA 5251
Tel: (08) 8398 2517

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Churches and Service Times

Please note that all service times are subject to variation. Check our Facebook page for up-to-date details.

Christ the King, Mount Barker [Hutchinson Street]

Service Times
Sunday 10.00am This service is also livestreamed via YouTube


St James, Blakiston [Old Princes Highway, Littlehampton]

Service Times
2nd & 4th Sundays 8.30am


St Mary's, Echunga [21 Church Hill Road]

Service Times
1st Sunday 8.30am
2nd & 4th Tuesdays 9.30am


St John the Baptist, Macclesfield [Venables Street]

Service Times
3rd Sunday 8.30am


St John the Evangelist, Mylor [Corner First Street and North Street]

Service Times
5th Sunday To be advised.


About Us

The Parish of Mount Barker was formed in January 1885 with the Rev. John W. Owen as incumbent. The parish consisted of Christ Church, Mount Barker, St Mary's, Echunga and St Paul's, Hahndorf.
St James, Blakiston, joined the Mt Barker Parish in 1956 at which time St Paul's, Hahndorf, left.
St John the Baptist, Macclesfield, joined the parish sometime between 1911 and 1926.
On 1st October 1974, the Parish was reconstituted to include St John the Evangelist, Mylor, and Christ Church, Longwood. Christ Church, Longwood, was destroyed by bushfire in 1980.

Our Mission

To live as faithful disciples of Jesus, serving our communities, proclaiming God's love in word and sacrament, being sustained by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Our Vision

To be a loving and non-judgemental Christian community where all are welcomed and able to share in God's grace.

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