Moorabbin, VIC - St James Lutheran

Year Built: 1955

Denomination: Lutheran

Saint: James

Address: 416 South Road, Moorabbin, Victoria,

Architect: Unknown

Traditional Owners: Bunurong people

Last Updated: 22/04/2023

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History and Architecture:

The Church was dedicated on the 24th of September 1956 by Rev E Wiebusch vice President of the Evangelical Lutheran Church. The Church has been turned into a block of flats and retained the original church facia. A Foundation stone reads, " Eph, 2:19:22 To the Glory of God St James Lutheran Church 18-12-1955".


These names are now in the Database and can be searched individually.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1950 - 1958 Pastor Everard Leske LCA
1959 - 1964 Pastor J. A. Pietsch LCA
1965 - 1966 Pastor C. A. Bartel LCA
1967 - 1973 Pastor N. M. Lienert LCA
1974 - 1979 Pastor F. H. Herbart LCA
1979 - 1986 Pastor W. B. Adams LCA
1988 - 2001 Pastor J. K. Wilksch LCA
2002 - Pastor A. Fox LCA


The Organ was built in 1969 by George Fincham & Sons for Masonic Centre, East Melbourne. Installed in present location in 2016 by Australian Pipe Organs. It has 1m, 3rks ext, no pedals, elmag.


1. Organ Historical Trust of Australia with permission.