Balnarring, VIC - Uniting (20733)

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Denomination: Uniting

Address: 10 Balnarring Beach Road, Balnarring, Victoria, 3926

Previous Denomination: Methodist

Last Updated: 10/01/2021

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History and Architecture:

Formerley a Methodist Church. Between 1915 and 1920 the Methodist's hired the Balnarring Mechanics hall for services. In 1924 2 acres of land was purchased at Balnarring Beach Road. in 1929 services were moved to St Mark's Church of England in Balnarring however by 1934 services were moved to Warrawee Homestead.

The new Church was opened in November of 1936. The first services was conducted by Rev W. Judkins.

From 1924 to 1973 this church was under the Mornington Circuit.

Clergy:

This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
Further submissions welcomed.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1924 - Rev J F Butler M Several visits
1924 - 1925 Rev J R Currie M Several visits
1924 - 1927 Rev F Taylor M Several visits
1929 - 1934 Rev E H Coltman M
1934 - 1938 Rev R C Castles M
1938 - 1943 Rev A O Horn M
1943 - 1944 Rev B Crisp M
1944 - 1952 Rev J Tyson M
1952 - 1956 Rev B Silverwood M
1956 - 1961 Rev W Trewin M
1961 - 1963 Rev R Sunderland M
1963 - 1965 Rev D G Beswick M
1965 - 1969 Rev G V Warne M
1969 - 1970 Rev B L Perkin M
1969 - 1970 Rev D Allen M
1969 - 1970 Rev G E Gray M
1974 - 1975 Rev B. Usher M
1976 - 1985 Rev M A White U
1985 - 1986 Rev E Trotter U
1986 - 1989 Rev D. Mclean U
1989 - 1995 Rev G M Watkinson U
1995 - 1996 Rev G C Grant U
1996 - Rev J Vander Reest U
1996 - Rev G C Grant U
2015 - Rev Fiona Morrison U
2020 ? - Rev Nigel McBrien U

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Extracts:

1. A History of the Uniting Church in Balnarring.