Frankston, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Denomination: Lutheran

Saint: Peter

Address: 86 Karingal Drive, Frankston, Victoria, 3199

Architect: Unknown

Traditional Owners: Bunurong people

Last Updated: 31/01/2023

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History and Architecture:

In the 1960s a Lutheran Church was built in Frankston. More recently the Lutheran congregation has amalgamated with the Uniting Church congregation and moved to the Uniting Church building where they share the same pastor.


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
1909 - 1921 Pastor J C.O. Darsow ELSA
1922 - 1942 Pastor A. E. Baurer ELSA
1942 - 1948 Pastor S P Schwarz ELSA
1942 - 1956 Pastor W. H Noske ELSA
1956 - 1959 Pastor Walter Herbert Paech ELSA 1984
1959 - 1964 Pastor J. A. Pietsch ELSA
1965 - 1966 Pastor C. A. Bartsch ELSA
1967 - 1971 Pastor N. M. Lienert LCA
1972 - 1977 Pastor W. T Zweck LCA
1978 - 1982 Pastor P G. Griebel LCA
1983 - 1991 Pastor W. R Muschamp LCA
1992 - 1994 Pastor T P Fischer LCA
1993 - Pastor A. Kolec LCA
1996 - 1997 Pastor J Renner LCA
1998 - 2001 Pastor D M Schutz LCA
2002 - Pastor P J. Ghalayini LCA


The organ was built c.1885 by Daniel Heinrich Lemke (1832-1897) who emigrated to Australia in the 1850s from Grabowa Hauland, Posen, then in Prussia. It was built for Immanuel Lutheran Church, Light Pass South Australia.


1. Lutheran Archives SA