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Adelaide, SA - Bethlehem Lutheran

Adelaide, SA - Bethlehem Lutheran

Year Built: 1872

Address: 170 Flinders Street, , Adelaide South Australia, 5011

The beginnings of the Church can be traced to 1860 when about six families withdrew membership from Pastor Borgelt's Klemzig congregation on scriptural and confessional grounds. With several families who had been members of the Trinity congregation, as well as a number of others who were not affiliated with any group, they formed the…

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Adelaide, SA - St Stephen's Lutheran

Adelaide, SA - St Stephen's Lutheran

Year Built: 1848

Address: 152 Wakefield Street, , Adelaide South Australia, 5000

The original congregation of this church was formed in Klemzig in 1848. They remained there iuntil 1862 when their first church was built in Pirie Street. The congregation increased again in size and it was at this point St Stephen's was built. Designed by Architects Williams and Good the church is of Gothic Revival style. The Church…

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Albury, NSW - St Luke's Lutheran

Albury, NSW - St Luke's Lutheran

Address: 436 Guinea Street, , Albury New South Wales, 2640

A Foundation stone for a new Church was laid on 28 September 1938.

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Angaston, SA - Zion Lutheran

Angaston, SA - Zion Lutheran

Year Built: 1861

Address: 85 Murray Street, , Angaston South Australia, 5353

The Church was originally built for joint use however by 1861 there was a divide and only the Baptists kept using it until 1929. For the next 12 years it was used by building contractor G.N. Dallwitz. A Lutheran Church had been built in Hill street but when that was destroyed by fire in 1941 Dallwitz offered this building to the…

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Ararat, VIC - St Paul's Lutheran

Ararat, VIC - St Paul's Lutheran

Address: 110 Western Highway, , Ararat Victoria, 3377

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Auburn, SA - St John's Lutheran

Auburn, SA - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1860

Address: Curling Street, , Auburn South Australia, 5451

The Church was formerly a primitive Methodist church. Made of stone with bluestone quoins and dressings it was built by Joseph Meller in 1869 on part of an Aboriginal corroboree ground. After church union it was used as a Sunday school then sold in 1889 to the Orange Lodge a protestant group of Irish background. Purchased in 1927 by…

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Ballarat, VIC - St Johns Lutheran

Ballarat, VIC - St Johns Lutheran

Year Built: 1876

Address: 203 Doveton Street, , Ballarat Victoria, 3350

Built in 1876 the Architect was Henry Richard Caselli.

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Beebo, QLD - Lutheran

Beebo, QLD - Lutheran

Address: Glenarbon Church Road, , Beebo Queensland, 4385

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Belconnen, ACT - Lutheran

Belconnen, ACT - Lutheran

Year Built: 1985

Address: Corner Emu Bank Road & Eastern Valley Way, , Belconnen Australian Capital Territory, 2617

The Foundation stone was laid on 21 April 1985.

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Benalla, VIC - Lutheran

Benalla, VIC - Lutheran

Year Built: 1987

Address: 154 Waller Street, , Benalla Victoria, 3672

The church was opened and dedicated by Reverend M. V. Jordan President of the Victorian District on 26 April 1987.

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Berkserker, QLD - Calvary Lutheran

Berkserker, QLD - Calvary Lutheran

Address: 59 Burnett Street, , Berkserker Queensland, 4701

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Bethania, QLD - Lutheran

Bethania, QLD - Lutheran

Address: 17 Church Road, , Bethania Queensland, 4205

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Bethania, QLD - Lutheran

Bethania, QLD - Lutheran

Year Built: 1872

Address: 73 Church Road, , Bethania Queensland, 4205

The church was built in 1872 from locally sourced handmade bricks, timber and shingles. It replaced an earlier slab church built in 1864. The building consists of a rectangular double height nave with square projections at both ends. The gable roofs over the two projecting rooms are lower than the nave roof. At the eastern end is a 1972…

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Bethany, SA - Bethany Lutheran

Bethany, SA - Bethany Lutheran

Year Built: 1883

Address: Bethany Road, , Bethany South Australia, 5352

The Church was built in 1883. The design is of simple rectangular plan with gable roof, smaller gabled annex to rear, square tower at front with tall pointed spire, rendered features on facades create a strong outline for the building. Construction - coursed rubble walls, rendered corner strips and windows indicate a reasonably…

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Biloela, QLD - Lutheran

Biloela, QLD - Lutheran

Year Built: 1964

Address: 113 Grevillea Street, , Biloela Queensland, 4715

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God 11th October 1964 - Ephesians 2 : 20".

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Birdwood, SA - Holy Cross Lutheran

Birdwood, SA - Holy Cross Lutheran

Year Built: 1860

Address: 1 Church Street, , Birdwood South Australia, 2446

The town of Birdwood, formerly Blumberg,' was founded in January 1848 after the first settlers of Blumberg arrived from Hamburg, Germany in December of 1847. The first worship services of the congregation were held in the home of one of the elders of the congregation until his death in 1850. A small church was then built about 1.5km…

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Blanchtown, SA - Advent Lutheran

Blanchtown, SA - Advent Lutheran

Year Built: 1903

Address: Paisley Road, , Blanchtown South Australia, 5357

The first Lutheran pastor was Pastor Peter Bonifacuis Hoefner, who lived on the East side of the Paisley river and conducted services at his home from 1896 to 1901. In 1901 Pastor Hoefner moved from the Blanchetown district to Queensland. The congregation then joined the Stonefield Parish whose pastor was Pastor J. P. Lohe. On February…

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Blyth, SA - Trinity Lutheran

Blyth, SA - Trinity Lutheran

Year Built: 1970

Address: South Terrace, , Blyth South Australia, 5462

The Foundation stone was laid in 1970.

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Boonah, QLD - Trinity Lutheran

Boonah, QLD - Trinity Lutheran

Address: Rathdowney Road, , Boonah Queensland, 4310

The church was established in the 1880's.

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Bordertown, SA - Trinity Lutheran

Bordertown, SA - Trinity Lutheran

Year Built: 1930

Address: Corner Smith & Patterson Streets, , Bordertown South Australia, 5268

The beginnings of the church fall to the Hausler family who moved into the district in 1930. With no Lutheran church to speak of they encouraged the Victorian district of the UELCA to conduct services on a regular basis. Pastor E Sprengel of Mt Gambier conducted the first three services in the Hauser home which was located about 8 miles…

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Bower, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Bower, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Year Built: 1890

Address: 8461 Thiele Highway, , Bower South Australia, 5374

The land on which the church is located was once owned by Mr F. W. Kaeding. The Foundation stone was laid on 14 September 1890 by Pastor J. Hansen and it was finished by 1899 when a dedication service was held on 24 September. The Sunday School was opened in 1919. The church is 45 feet x 25 feet and cost approximately 120.

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Bridgewater, SA - Grace Lutheran

Bridgewater, SA - Grace Lutheran

Year Built: 1961

Address: 15 Wembley Avenue, , Bridgewater South Australia, 5155

The Foundation stone was laid in 1961. Extensions to the church were made in 2002.

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Brisbane, QLD - St Andrew's Lutheran

Brisbane, QLD - St Andrew's Lutheran

Address: 25 Wickham Terrace, , Brisbane Queensland, 4000

In 1857, the first Lutheran service was held in the city, and this led to the formation of the congregation in 1858. An application in 1859 secured a Crown Grant of land from the colony of New South Wales, prior to the separation of Queensland later in that year. The foundation stone of the second church was laid on the Feast Day of St…

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Bundaberg, QLD - St John's Lutheran

Bundaberg, QLD - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1960

Address: 30 George Street, , Bundaberg Queensland, 4670

Lutheranism in Bundaberg was established in 1873. Lutheran Pastor Carl Hellmuth of Maryborough visited Bundaberg to preach, administer Holy Communion, and baptise - the first formal Lutheran services in Bundaberg. In 1877 monthly services commenced in a shop in Bundaberg and in 1882 Bundaberg's first Lutheran church was built in Tanitha…

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Cambrai, SA - St John's Lutheran

Cambrai, SA - St John's Lutheran

Address: Corner Marne & Skinner Streets, , Cambrai South Australia, 5353

The original church was built of stone in 1904. The separate hall was erected in 1963.

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Capalaba, QLD - Immanuel Lutheran

Capalaba, QLD - Immanuel Lutheran

Address: 314 Ney Road, , Capalaba Queensland, 4157

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Childers, QLD - Grace Lutheran

Childers, QLD - Grace Lutheran

Address: 226 Churchill Street, , Childers Queensland, 4660

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Clare, SA - St Paul's Lutheran

Clare, SA - St Paul's Lutheran

Year Built: 1947

Address: 5 Sabine Street, , Clare South Australia, 5453

On January 1, 1947 members of the UECLA living in the Clare district met in the home of Mr W.B. Wundke to discuss the formation of a Lutheran Church in Clare A building committee was formed in 1948 and plans for the church were already prepared by August of that year. The first sod was turned on 31 May 1951 with the Foundation stone being…

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Cleveland, QLD - St James Lutheran

Cleveland, QLD - St James Lutheran

Year Built: 1971

Address: 31 Waterloo Street, , Cleveland Queensland, 4163

A Foundation stone reads, " St James Lutheran Peace Memorial Church To the Glory of God 23rd May 1971".

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Clontaf, QLD - Grace Lutheran

Clontaf, QLD - Grace Lutheran

Address: 39 Maine Road, , Clontaf Queensland, 4019

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Condowie, SA - St John's Lutheran

Condowie, SA - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1876

The Church was established in 1876. A hall beside the church was erected in 1952 and opened and dedicated on February 8 1953 by Pastor L.H. Leskie.

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Coolana, QLD - St John's Lutheran

Coolana, QLD - St John's Lutheran

Address: Minden Lowood Road, , Coolana Queensland, 4311

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Coonalpyn, SA - Redeemer Lutheran

Coonalpyn, SA - Redeemer Lutheran

Year Built: 1929

Address: Dent Street, , Coonalpyn South Australia, 5265

The first Lutheran's to arrive in this district were in 1929. The first services were held in the old Institute on the west side of the railway line. Moves were made in 1946 and by May 1952 construction had begun. The Builders of the church were Mr Kevin Rohrlach and Mr Peter White. Built of limestone which came from Mr Zanker's and Mr…

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Coopers Plains, QLD - Bethlehem Lutheran

Coopers Plains, QLD - Bethlehem Lutheran

Address: 1078 Boundary Road, , Coopers Plain Queensland, 4108

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Corowa, NSW - St Andrew's Lutheran (Former)

Corowa, NSW - St Andrew's Lutheran (Former)

Address: 23 Albert Street, , Corowa New South Wales, 2646

Transported to the site at 23 Albert Street Corowa in 1968 from Wodonga, the Church is made of corrugated iron (small profile) construction, with a iron roof and the internal wall are plasterboard. With wooden floors and louvre windows. The Church is closed and has been put up for sale.

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Crystal Brook, SA - St John's Lutheran

Crystal Brook, SA - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1963

Address: Stanley Street, , Crystal Brook South Australia, 5523

The first know existence of Lutheran's in this area forming a church was recorded in February 1881 when several families met for a service in the home of A.F. Noll. For the next 17 years all services were held there. By 1897 the room in the Noll home could not hold all the congregation so it was decided a church was needed. The foundation…

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Culcairn, NSW - St Stephen's Lutheran

Culcairn, NSW - St Stephen's Lutheran

Year Built: 1966

Address: 13 MacBean Street, , Culcairn New South Wales, 2660

The Foundation stone was laid on 20 November 1966.

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Dalby, QLD - St Mark's Lutheran

Dalby, QLD - St Mark's Lutheran

Year Built: 1973

Address: Condamine Street, , Dalby Queensland, 4405

The Foundation stone was laid 12 August 1973.

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Dimboola, VIC - Lutheran

Dimboola, VIC - Lutheran

Address: Corner Ellerman Street & Horsham Road, , Dimboola Victoria, 3414

The first Lutheran's moved into the area in 1871.

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Doncaster, VIC - Lutheran

Doncaster, VIC - Lutheran

Year Built: 1892

Address: 51 Victoria Street, , Doncaster Victoria, 3108

The first church was built in 1858. The new church was built in 1892. The Architect was J.A. Koch. Built of red brick the building has rendered dressings and mouldings with a slate roof. The church has belfry made of timber with scale slates on the lower section and a cast iron wall vents at mid-wall.

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