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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

This congregation was founded by about 20 families from Mecklenburg and Hanover and remnants of the older congregation. The original congregation of this church was formed in Klemzig in 1848. They remained there until 1862 when their first church was built in Pirie Street. The congregation increased again in size and it was at this point…

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Applecross, WA - St Stephen's Uniting

Applecross, WA - St Stephen's Uniting

Year Built: 1955

Address: 2 McKenzie Road, , Applecross Western Australia, 6153

The Foundation stone was laid on 11 December 1955 by the Reverend F.C. Norman Inwood. The site of the present church was first developed in the early 1950s and the original building is now the church hall.

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Bellview Hill, NSW - St Stephen's Anglican

Bellview Hill, NSW - St Stephen's Anglican

Year Built: 1927

Address: 1 Bellview Park Road, , Bellview Hill New South Wales, 2023

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God and in memory of the sailors and soldiers who fell in the Great War 1914 - 1918 this stone was set by Rt Rev G.A. D'Arcy Irvine Bishop Coadjutor 27th August 1927".

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Belmont, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican

Belmont, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican

Address: Corner Regent & Thompson Streets, , Belmont Victoria, 3216

In September 1890 the Reverends John Cameron wrote to the Register of the Diocese recommending the purchase of land n the Colac road and indicating the hope that a small successful church of a permanent character could be built as the place increased in population. An Architect's plan for a building estimated to cost £350 was drawn up…

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Brighton, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican

Brighton, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican

Year Built: 1928

Address: 111 North Road, , Brighton Victoria, 3186

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Coorporoo, QLD - St Stephen's Anglican

Coorporoo, QLD - St Stephen's Anglican

Year Built: 1957

Address: 343 Cavendish Road, , Coorporoo Queensland, 4151

The foundation stone of the present building was laid on 7 July 1957. It was opened and dedicated on 27 April 1958, having been designed by the Brisbane architect, H.G. Driver.

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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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Frenchs Forest, NSW - St Stephen's Anglican

Frenchs Forest, NSW - St Stephen's Anglican

Address: 16 Lockwood Avenue, , Frenchs Forest New South Wales, 2086

The Church is part of the Sydney Anglican diocese. The story of St Stephens Belrose dates from the time of residential subdivision of the area from the late 1960s, the first St Stephens Anglican hall in Belrose was established in the 1930s Philip Hanlon was engaged as the architect of the current Church and he designed a building in…

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Gardenvale, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican

Gardenvale, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican

Year Built: 1928

Address: 111 North Road, , Gardenvale Victoria, 3185

The Foundation stone was laid on 10 March 1928 by the Right Reverend Arthur Vincent Green. The Architect was Louis R Williams and the builder was McBain Brothers.

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Gilgandra, NSW - St Stephen's Presbyterian

Gilgandra, NSW - St Stephen's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1912

Address: 42 Myrtle Street, , Gilgandra New South Wales, 2827

By 1912 the Presbyterians of Gilgandra were in a position to construct a church building and decided to ‘build one that would meet the requirements of a growing congregation for some time’. A building capable of seating 250 people was designed by Messrs. Power and Andrews of Sydney. Mr. R. J. Carson undertook construction under the…

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Hurlstone Park, NSW - St Stephen's Greek Orthodox

Hurlstone Park, NSW - St Stephen's Greek Orthodox

Year Built: 1924

Address: 650 New Canterbury Road, , Hurlstone Park New South Wales, 2193

The church building was purchased from the Anglican Church in 1984 and refurbished for Orthodox worship with the financial assistance of the parishioners. The official opening was blessed by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos on Sunday 9th May 1999. A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was laid by Deborah Louise…

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Ipswich, QLD - St Stephen's Presbyterian

Ipswich, QLD - St Stephen's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1864

Address: Corner Limestone & Gordon Streets, , Ipswich Queensland, 4305

St Stephens Presbyterian Church stands as the second church to be constructed on the current site in 1864 - 1865. This striking gothic style brick church was designed by architect Joseph Backhouse and continues to be the place of worship for one the oldest congregations in Ipswich. The first Presbyterian church service held in Ipswich was…

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Ivanhoe, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican (Former)

Ivanhoe, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican (Former)

Year Built: 1926

Address: 22 Merton Street, , Ivanhoe Victoria, 3079

The Architect was Louis R. Williams who designed this church in 1926 in an unusual and inventive Arts and Crafts style.Built by T.H. Rowe for its opening by Archdeacon Hindley in April 1927.1 St Stephen's was the second Anglican church built in the Ivanhoe Parish. A vestry was added in 1929. Constructed of clinker brick, the church…

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Jamberoo, NSW - St Stephen's Presbyterian (Former)

Jamberoo, NSW - St Stephen's Presbyterian (Former)

Year Built: 1875

Address: 2 Allowrie Street, , Jamberoo New South Wales, 2533

The Church was designed by John Colley and built in 1875 by John and James Marks, D. L. Dymock and W. Stewart. The church building was sold in 2009. Services were initially conducted in Dr. Menzies' barn by the Rev. John Tait, MA, the first minister of the Church of Scotland in Illawarra. The Church was opened and dedicated in the…

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Jerilderie, NSW - St Stephen's Anglican

Jerilderie, NSW - St Stephen's Anglican

Year Built: 1897

Address: Corner Brown & Mahonga Streets, , Jerilderie New South Wales, 2716

The church was dedicated in August 1897 while the Foundation stone was laid by Ernest Augustus Anderson D.D. Bishop of Riverina on 20 December 1897.

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Lower Sandy Bay, TAS - St Stephen's Anglican

Lower Sandy Bay, TAS - St Stephen's Anglican

Address: 520 Sandy Bay Road, , Lower Sandy Bay Tasmania, 7005

The Church was sold in 2021.

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Ma Ma Creek, QLD - St Stephen's Anglican

Ma Ma Creek, QLD - St Stephen's Anglican

Year Built: 1911

Address: Gatton Clifton Road, , Ma Ma Creek Queensland, 4347

The Foundation stone was laid on 6 July 1911 by the Archbishop of Toowoomba Reverend A.R. Rivers.

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Maryborough, QLD - St Stephen's Uniting

Maryborough, QLD - St Stephen's Uniting

Year Built: 1881

Address: 25 Sussex Street, , Maryborough Queensland, 4650

The first Presbyterian services were held in Maryborough in 1863, following a meeting held on 16th February 1863 at the court house. The foundation stone for the new Presbyterian church was laid on 8th October 1880 and the church was opened on 20th November 1881 and is now known as St. Stephen’s Uniting Church where the Maryborough…

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Merrylands, NSW - St Stephen's Presbyterian

Merrylands, NSW - St Stephen's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1971

Address: 303 Merrylands Road, , Merrylands New South Wales, 2160

A Foundation stone reads, : To the Glory of God this stone was set by the Right Reverend Fred McKay OBE MA BD Moderator General of the Presbyterian Church of Australia this day 8th of May 1971. Gordon C Hayward JP Session Clerk Rev Alan Hewitt Minister".

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Mittagong, NSW - St Stephen's Anglican

Mittagong, NSW - St Stephen's Anglican

Year Built: 1878

Address: Main Street , , Mittagong New South Wales, 2575

In 1876, the foundation stone was laid by Frederic Barker, the Bishop of Sydney, in front of five-hundred people. Work then began on the sandstone church building, designed by famed colonial architect Edmund Blackett, which opened on November 10, 1878. The Church cost over a £1,000's to build. In 1928 the church was expanded in size by…

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Mortlake, VIC - St Stephen's Lutheran (Former)

Mortlake, VIC - St Stephen's Lutheran (Former)

Year Built: 1867

Address: Corner Shaw & Church Streets, , Mortlake Victoria, 3272

The church was constructed by builder Bothrell and Ballarat architect JA Doane, for the incredible price of £953. It was purchased by the Lutherans in 1981. It was closed for services from 1954 to 1980. Now a private residence.

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Newtown, NSW - St Stephen's Anglican

Newtown, NSW - St Stephen's Anglican

Year Built: 1871

Address: 189 Church Street, , Newtown New South Wales, 2042

The Church was designed by Edmund Blacket between 1871 and 1874 on a portion of 240 acres granted to Governor Bligh and was known as the Camperdown estate. This building is one of Australia's best Gothic Revival Churches on this scale in cruciform plan with side aisles, gallery, two vestries, porch. The walls of the church are sandstone,…

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Nimbin, NSW - St Stephen's Presbyterian

Nimbin, NSW - St Stephen's Presbyterian

Address: 37 Cullen Street, , Nimbin New South Wales, 2480

The first Presbyterian.Church services in Nimbin, were conducted on the site of the current War Memorial until 1909 when this current lading was opened on 22 Sept. 1922. Ministry was by foot until a horse and sulky were provided (and then a push-bike) in 1928. Home missionaries served for 50 years until 1959, when St.Stephen's received…

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Norlane, VIC - St Stephen's Uniting

Norlane, VIC - St Stephen's Uniting

Address: 4 Wendover Avenue, , Norlane Victoria, 3214

Corio-Norlane Church is the amalgamation of two congregations Corio Uniting Church, Hendy Street Corio and St Stephen's, Norlane Uniting Church into the Corio-Norlane Congregation.

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Normanhurst, NSW - St Stephen's Anglican

Normanhurst, NSW - St Stephen's Anglican

Address: 2 Kenley Road, , Normanhurst New South Wales, 2076

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Peak Hill, NSW - St Stephen's Anglican

Peak Hill, NSW - St Stephen's Anglican

Address: 95 Derribong Street, , Peak Hill New South Wales, 2969

A plaque on the fence post reads, "A. M. D. G. In loving memory of Jacob Matthews died 4th Aug. 1906 aged 62 years Mary Ann Matthews died 6th Aug. 1932 aged 82 years erected by: their, son J. Matthews. Restored by their descendants 1994".

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Penrith, NSW - St Stephen's Anglican

Penrith, NSW - St Stephen's Anglican

Year Built: 1838

Address: 254 High Street, , Penrith New South Wales, 2750

The land on which the church stands was part of the original grant to John Best. Subsequently sold to John Tindale, this “one acre more or less”, which at the time was in the centre of the little village of Penrith, was obtained from John Tindale by the church for “£20 of lawful money” Rendered brick Gothic Revival Church with slate roof…

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Plumpton, NSW - St Stephen's the Archdeacon Serbian Orthodox

Plumpton, NSW - St Stephen's the Archdeacon Serbian Orthodox

Address: 259 Hyatts Road, , Plumpton New South Wales, 2761

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Portland, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican

Portland, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican

Year Built: 1855

Address: 57 Julia Street, , Portland Victoria, 3305

A marble tablet records: This corner stone of St Stephen's Church to be consecrated for the worship of The Holy Blessed and Glorious Trinity according to the Theses and Ceremonies of the Church of England was laid this 24th day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty five being the 18th year of the reign of…

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Queanbeyan, NSW - St Stephen's Presbyterian

Queanbeyan, NSW - St Stephen's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1874

Address: Corner Morrisset & Lowe Streets, , Queanbeyan New South Wales, 2620

The incomplete church was opened on March 8, 1874. Two hundred people crowded in and around to hear the Rev. Dr Steel preach at the 11 a.m. opening service. Thos. Priest was the contractor for the masonry (£101/12/6), T. Jordan for the carpenter's work (£153/12/-), J. Evitts, the plastering (£75), F. A. Helmund, the painting (£23/7/6)…

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Rainbow, VIC - St Stephen's Lutheran

Rainbow, VIC - St Stephen's Lutheran

Address: Cust Street, , Rainbow Victoria, 3424

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Rutherglen, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican

Rutherglen, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican

Address: High Street, , Rutherglen Victoria, 3685

Saint Stephen's Church, designed by Mr. Pickersgill, architect, is built in English Bond style of local red clay bricks relieved by darker glazed bricks in every third bonding. The footings and sloping parapets are of north-eastern granite and the buttresses are capped with the same, while the lancet windows have hooded mouldings of…

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Saddleworth, SA - St Stephen's Catholic

Saddleworth, SA - St Stephen's Catholic

Address: Barrier Highway, , Saddleworth South Australia, 5413

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Surrey Hills, VIC - St Stephens Presbyterian

Surrey Hills, VIC - St Stephens Presbyterian

Year Built: 1910

Address: Corner Canterbury & Warrigal Roads, , Surrey Hills Victoria, 3127

The first divine worship at Surrey Hills 6 February 1887 took place in a Recreation Hall in Windsor Crescent. These services continued until a wooden church was built in Boundary Road (now Warrigal Road) and opened for use in March 1889.* In September, 1909, the committee reported that tenders had been called for, ( a new church) and…

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Sydney, NSW - St Stephen's Uniting

Sydney, NSW - St Stephen's Uniting

Year Built: 1935

Address: 197 Macquarie Street, , Sydney New South Wales, 2000

The Church was designed in the Inter War Gothic style and was opened in 1935 and replaced an earlier building in Phillip Street and an even earlier prefabricated "Iron Church" in Macquarie Street near the present site.

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Taralga, NSW - St Stephen's Presbyterian

Taralga, NSW - St Stephen's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1953

Address: 72 Bunnaby Street, , Taralga New South Wales, 2580

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was laid by The Revd V. C. Bell M.A. D.D. 17th October 1953".

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Tarrawingee, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican (Former)

Tarrawingee, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican (Former)

Year Built: 1888

Address: 2261 Beechworth-Wangaratta Road, , Tarrawingee Victoria, 3678

Constructed in 1888 and designed by Gordon & Gordon. The Church was put up for sale in 2022.

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Toowoomba, QLD - St Stephen's Uniting

Toowoomba, QLD - St Stephen's Uniting

Year Built: 1884

Address: 51 Neil Street, , Toowoomba Queensland, 4350

The site of the present church in Neil Street was purchased in 1874, and the foundation stone of the new church building was laid in 1883. The building was opened in June 1884, having been designed by the prominent Toowoomba architect James Marks. The Church was built of local basalt and sandstone and was completed in 1884. A fire in…

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Walbundarie, NSW - St Stephen's Uniting

Walbundarie, NSW - St Stephen's Uniting

Year Built: 1957

Address: Queen Street, , Walbundarie New South Wales,

Originally a Presbyterian church. The Foundation stone was laid by Jessie May Gibbons on 20 August 1957.

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Wanniassa, ACT - St Anthony of Padua Catholic

Wanniassa, ACT - St Anthony of Padua Catholic

Address: 108 Sternberg Crescent, , Wanniassa Australian Capital Territory, 2903

‘Fr. Timothy O’Donoghue was appointed as first parish priest. By September 1971 the school was open and the present presbytery was built in 1976. The church, was dedicated on the 6th July 1980.

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