Centre for Biblical Preaching

An initiative of St James' Old Cathedral in partnership with CMS, and hosted on our site, this centre aims to equip people for expository bible preaching and teaching locally, nationally and internationally under the direction of our Associate Minister Mike Raiter.

Christian Scholars Network

Another initative of St James' Old Cathedral, this network provides regular meetings, discussions and networking opportunities for people who need to explore questions of faith as they intersect with other areas of academic thought. It is directed by Rev. Dr. Jeff Hanson and Dr. Tim Arnold-Moore.

St Paul's Cathedral Melbourne - English Conversation Corner

In parthership with St Paul's Cathedral we are hosting free English Conversation classes on Monday and Wednesday afternoons. People from many churches are involved and around 50 students come each week. 

Ridley Melbourne: Mission and Ministry College

We seek to partner with Ridley Melbourne, offering practical training to its students and co-sponsoring an annual lecture in evangelical church history named for Bishop Charles Perry.

Overseas Chinese Christian Church

This vibrant mission to Mandarin-speaking Chinese holds their city gatherings at St James' Old Cathedral every Sunday afternoon at 2:00pm.

City Bible Forum

The City Bible Forum exists to help Christians who work in the city connect colleagues who might be interested with a variety of events that will explain Christianity.

City on a Hill 

From 2006-2010, St James’ Old Cathedral partnered formally with St Jude’s Carlton to revitalise ministry in the Western CBD and Docklands.

The first stage was to start the congregations now known as “City on a Hill”, by employing a church planting specialist. These lively congregations ‘left home’, becoming independent of the Old Cathedral, in October 2010. They continue to offer contemporary worship at Melbourne Central Cinema, and have planted more churches in Maribyrnong and Geelong. St James’ is immensely proud of this ‘daughter church’ and has enjoyed watching them flourish under the leadership of the Reverend Guy Mason.

Many Rooms 

Founded as a ministry of City on a Hill, this ministry to Melbourne's homeless and needy draws volunteers from many places including members of the Old Cathedral.

Evangelical Fellowship in the Anglican Communion

This association of Evangelicals in the Anglican church exists for mutual encouragement.

Christians for Biblical Equality

Along with CBE, St James' seeks to promote the full equality of all people in the church, home, workplace and wider world.

New Cranmer Society

This is an association of Melbourne Anglicans encouraging our Anglican institutions and leaders to be mission-minded and faithful to scripture and orthodox Anglicanism. The founding president of this society, over twenty years ago, was the late Canon Howard Dillon who was also incumbent at the Old Cathedral.