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Adelaide, SA - Bethlehem Lutheran

Adelaide, SA - Bethlehem Lutheran

Year Built: 1860

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 in…

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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

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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 the…

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Ballarat, VIC - St Johns Lutheran

Ballarat, VIC - St Johns Lutheran

Address: 203 Doveton Street, Ballarat, Victoria, 3350

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Belconnen, ACT - Lutheran

Belconnen, ACT - Lutheran

Year Built: 1985

Address: Corner Emu Bank Road & Eastern Valley Way, Canberra, 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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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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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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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

Year Built: 1880

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 Hauser 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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Cambrai, SA - St John's Lutheran

Cambrai, SA - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1904

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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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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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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Crystal Brook, SA - St John's Lutheran

Crystal Brook, SA - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1881

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, Melbourne, 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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East Melbourne, VIC - Holy Trinity Lutheran

East Melbourne, VIC - Holy Trinity Lutheran

Year Built: 1852

Address: Corner Parliament & Cathedral Place, Melbourne, East Melbourne Victoria, 3002

In 1852, a site was granted for a church at 22-36 Parliament Place, East Melbourne by Governor La Trobe. The original 1853 structure was built by William Hellings to the specifications of architects Bellairs, Krsteiner & Co and was replaced in 1874 by a bluestone church, designed by Charles Blachmann, which houses an historic organ.…

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Edenhope, VIC - Immanuel Lutheran

Edenhope, VIC - Immanuel Lutheran

Address: Elizabeth Street, Edenhope, Victoria, 3318

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Elizabeth, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Elizabeth, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Year Built: 1965

Address: 521 Main North Road, Adelaide, Elizabeth South Australia, 5112

The Foundation stone was laid on 5 December 1965. The Hall foundation stone was laid on 8 June 1975.

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Enfiled, SA - St Paul's Lutheran

Enfiled, SA - St Paul's Lutheran

Address: 44 Audrey Avenue, Adelaide, Enfield South Australia, 5085

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Eudunda, SA - St John's Lutheran

Eudunda, SA - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1870

Address: Corner Hanna & Kapunda Streets, Eudunda, South Australia, 5374

A congregation was formed at Emmaus in 1870 by Pastor E.D. Appelt of the Nain-Gnadenberg Parish. The first service was held in the home of Mr. C. Ziersch. A church was built in 1872 at Emmaus during the ministry of Pastor R. Ey and an adjoining school was also built. Eudunda, which had originated with a wine store on busy cross roads in…

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Forbes, NSW - St John's Lutheran

Forbes, NSW - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1954

Address: Rankin Street, Forbes, New South Wales, 2871

The first services in the Forbes area were held at Bareenong. In 1931 it was canvassed to move services to Forbes. The first services were held in the CWA Hall. The foundation stone was laid on 5 August 1934 vy Pastor W Lehmann.

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Frankston, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Frankston, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Address: 86 Karingal Drive, Melbourne, Frankston Victoria, 3199

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.

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Gatton, QLD - Lutheran

Gatton, QLD - Lutheran

Address: 85 Spencer Street, Gatton, Queensland, 4343

The church was opened and dedicated on 16 April 1978.

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Gawler, SA - Immanuel Lutheran

Gawler, SA - Immanuel Lutheran

Year Built: 1863

Address: Corner Second & Seventh Streets, Gawler, South Australia, 5118

The first church was erected in 1863. The Foundation stone for the current church was laid on 18 September 1962 and the building was dedicated on 12 May 1963.

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Geelong, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Geelong, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1837

Address: 165 Yarra Street, Geelong, Victoria, 3220

In October 1837, the first Presbyterian service to be held in Victoria was held in Dr. Alexander Thomson's home by the Rev. James Clow. On the 2nd October 1837, a meeting was called to form a congregation in Geelong. Tenders for the church, designed by Alexander J. Skene, were approved and the foundation stone was laid on the 22nd March…

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Goolwa, SA - St John the Apostle Lutheran

Goolwa, SA - St John the Apostle Lutheran

Year Built: 1967

Address: Partridge Street, Goolwa, South Australia, 5214

The Foundation stone was laid on 22 November 1967 by Rev Thomas Horgan P.A. The Lutheran's share this Catholic Church for services.

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Goombungee, QLD - St Mathew's Lutheran

Goombungee, QLD - St Mathew's Lutheran

Address: 57 Mocatta Street, Goombungee, Queensland, 4354

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Greenacres, SA - Holy Trinity Lutheran

Greenacres, SA - Holy Trinity Lutheran

Address: Mullers Road, Adelaide, Greenacres South Australia, 5086

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Greenock, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Greenock, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Year Built: 1897

Address: Frederick Street, Greenock, South Australia, 5360

The first meeting was held on 31 March 1897 to consider forming a congregation. The first services were held in the Daveyston School from 1897 to 1898 and then in the Wesleyan Church on a monthly basis. By 1899 land was purchased and tenders were called to build a church. The tender of Mr E Graetz of Keyneton was accepted. The cost of the…

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Greensborough, VIC - Calvery Lutheran

Greensborough, VIC - Calvery Lutheran

Year Built: 1954

Address: 1 Oldstead Road, Melbourne, Greensborough Victoria, 3088

The original church was in Briar Hill from 1954 to 1969 and then Montmorency from 1970 to 1977. A foundation stone dated 29 October 1978 sits on the wall of the current church. The current church was opened in 2006 and its foundation stone was laid on 19 February of that year.

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