The Church of All Nations, believing in God’s love for all people, seeks to:

  • witness to the Christian hope in God’s transforming power
  • offer worship that is participatory, relevant and welcoming and
  • serve all its neighbours with justice and compassion

So that it may be a church for all of Carlton

About Us

Situated right beside the Carlton estate, The Church of All Nations has a long history of supporting the residents of Carlton. We offer emergency support, women’s programmes, a homework club, a No Interest Loans scheme, computer classes, and a drop in space.
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Worship services:
Family worship at 10 AM on Sunday
7:45 on Wednesday.
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Street address of the Calrton Church of All Nations
180 Palmerston St
Carlton, Victoria
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Remember the Martyrs

It is an interesting feature of the English language that a word can have both its own meaning and at the same time have a totally understandable meaning which is completely opposite that meaning.  So take the word “terrific”. Its root meaning is of course terror, things that are terrifying. However, we readily understand its meaning to be” good” – indeed “very good”; far from terrifying. Or going the other way – consider the word “awful”. Again its basic meaning would relate to awe – something is full of awe and wonder; and yet usually we associate the word with being bad, indeed very bad.  It is of course a feature of language development things like this happen . . .so for your average teenager today  a word we might perfectly understand, like “wicked”, or say “ugly”, really is used to convey  an entirely different meaning.

Take my word for today “martyr”. Read more