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Moonta, SA - Uniting

Moonta, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1873

Address: 41 Robert Street, , Moonta South Australia, 5558

Formerly a Methodist Church, this Gothic Revival Church was designed by R. Rees and built by Nettleton and Thorne between 1873 and 1874. The stained glass is notable, as are the elaborately moulded openings and finials. The adjacent hall was the original church. The original Church on this site dates from the first Sunday in February…

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Moorook, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Moorook, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Address: 22 Gogel Road, , Moorook South Australia, 5332

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Morgan, SA - St Mark's Lutheran

Morgan, SA - St Mark's Lutheran

Year Built: 1956

Address: Corner High & Seventh Streets, , Morgan South Australia, 5320

The current church was formerly St. Andrew's, (VFLCA). The Lutheran Church has been active in the Morgan area since 1880 when a congregation was established at Lindley (ELSA) and Schomburgk (ELSA) in 1887. These congregations closed in the early part of the 1900's and the members formed the basis of new congregations in Morgan. The…

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Morgan, SA - St Peter's Anglican

Morgan, SA - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1894

Address: Fourth Street, , Morgan South Australia, 5320

The Church was founded in 1894 and was dedicated on June 15 of the same year.

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Morgan, SA - St Ursula's Catholic

Morgan, SA - St Ursula's Catholic

Year Built: 1926

Address: High Street, , Morgan South Australia, 5320

The Foundation stone was laid on 14 March 1926 by the Most Reverend Robert J. Spence D.D. Archbishop of Adelaide.

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Morgan, SA - Uniting

Morgan, SA - Uniting

Address: Fourth Street, , Morgan South Australia, 5320

The first Methodist services held at Waikerie were led by the Rev. Coyly Butler, who called in the mission boat 'Glad Tidings'. With Methodist Union a few services were conducted each year by the Morgan Mission. In 1909 Mr. J. Moses Gabb was placed in charge of the River Murray Mission, travelling from Morgan to Loxton in the launch…

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Morialta, SA - Uniting

Morialta, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1875

Address: 26 Chapel Street, , Morialta South Australia,

Formerly a Methodist Church the first church was completed in 1855. Land was purchased on 30th May 1854 in order to build a church at Magill and the foundation stone was laid on 8th April 1855. In 1874 a decision was made to build a new church, which is the nave of the present church. The first services in the new church were…

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Morphett Vale, SA - Baptist

Morphett Vale, SA - Baptist

Address: 130 States Road, , Morphett Vale South Australia, 5162

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Morphett Vale, SA - Calvary Lutheran

Morphett Vale, SA - Calvary Lutheran

Address: 5 Windsong Court, , Morphett Vale South Australia, 5162

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Morphett Vale, SA - St Mary's help of Christians Catholic

Morphett Vale, SA - St Mary's help of Christians Catholic

Year Built: 1971

Address: 3 Venning Street, , Morphett Vale South Australia, 5162

The first Roman Catholic Church erected in South Australia was St Mary's, Morphett Vale, on a site given by Mr A Anderson. It was dedicated by Bishop Murray on 8 December 1844. Built of local stone, the foundation stone was laid July 1845, opened 1846. Nave and chancel erected about twenty years later. The roof is now slate tiles, walls…

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Morphett Vale, SA - Uniting

Morphett Vale, SA - Uniting

Address: 28 Hillier Road, , Morphett Vale South Australia, 5162

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Mount Barker, SA - Lutheran

Mount Barker, SA - Lutheran

Address: 27 Hampden Street, , Mount Barker South Australia, 5251

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Mount Compass, SA - St Christopher's Anglican

Mount Compass, SA - St Christopher's Anglican

Year Built: 1961

Address: Clyde Terrace Street, , Mount Compass South Australia, 5210

The Foundation stone was laid on 29 January 1961 by the Archdeacon of Strathalbyn Venerable J.J. Bond TH. L.

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Mount Compass, SA - St John's Lutheran

Mount Compass, SA - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1958

Address: School Road, , Mount Compass South Australia, 5210

The Foundation stone was laid on 14 September 1958.

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Mount Gambier, SA - St Martin's Lutheran

Mount Gambier, SA - St Martin's Lutheran

Address: 11 Edward Street, , Mount Gambier South Australia, 5290

The Lutheran Church first had a presence in Mount Gambier in the 1800s when a pastor rode by horseback from Hamilton, Victoria to baptise people. Later in that century the church developed two parishes in Mount Gambier. One parish established a church, school and manse in the town's eastern area in 1859. In 1862, a prominent doctor,…

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Mount Gambier, SA - Wesleyan Methodist (Former)

Mount Gambier, SA - Wesleyan Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1862

Address: 17 Penola Road, , Mount Gambier South Australia, 5290

A Gothic large church built in 1862 by the Wesleyans. Opened by minister from Portland. Additions made 1877 with new entrance. The old lecture hall and Sunday School was beneath the church. Note the buttress on corners and sides. Became Uniting Church 1977 and closed 1994 when services moved to St Andrews Presbyterian Church. The names…

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Mount Torrens, SA - Spring Head Trinity Lutheran

Mount Torrens, SA - Spring Head Trinity Lutheran

Address: 280 Springhead Road, , Mount Torrens South Australia, 5244

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Mt Barker, SA - Christ the King Anglican

Mt Barker, SA - Christ the King Anglican

Year Built: 1865

Address: Hutchison Street, , Mt Barker South Australia, 5251

The foundation stone was laid on 5 January 1865 and the naive first used for worship later that year.The Church was dedicated in 1865 by Bishop Short. The chancel and sanctuary were added in 1886. In 1897 The Barr Smiths gave the organ to the Church. The stained glass windows were built in memory of the Barr Smiths. The Parish Hall was…

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Mt Barker, SA - Dunn Memorial Uniting

Mt Barker, SA - Dunn Memorial Uniting

Year Built: 1884

Address: 13 Mann Street, , Mt Barker South Australia, 5251

The church was a former Weslyan Methodist Church. The current Church hall was the first church. For more than 50 years John Dunn was actively committed to the church in Mount Barker and funded the total construction of this church named in his memory. At the time it was made, the gift of the church building was believed to be the…

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Mt Barker, SA - Our Lady of Mercy Catholic

Mt Barker, SA - Our Lady of Mercy Catholic

Address: 7 Mann Street, , Mt Barker South Australia, 5251

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Mt Barker, SA - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Mt Barker, SA - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Address: Hutchison Street, , Mt Barker South Australia, 5251

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Mt Barker, SA - St Mark's Lutheran

Mt Barker, SA - St Mark's Lutheran

Year Built: 1976

Address: 27 Hampden Street, , Mt Barker South Australia, 5251

The church first commenced its existence as an outreach project from Hahndorf with it first service held on 15 December in the Founders room of the local Mechanics Institute. During 1958 discussions were held with the Home Mission Committee to establish a properly constituted congregation. Also it was decided the Founders room at the…

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Mt Pleasant, SA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Mt Pleasant, SA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Year Built: 1860

Address: 3241 Eden Valley Road, , Mount Pleasant South Australia, 5235

On 16th December 1859 the foundation of a new church was laid on a piece of land originally vested for the purpose in the names of the Lord Bishop, Charles James Cook and Henry Giles, both of Mount Pleasant and William Forrest and John Bennett, both of South Rhine. The walls of the building were completed by March 1860 and the church…

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Mt Pleasant, SA - Uniting

Mt Pleasant, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1866

Address: 9 Saleyard Road, , Mount Pleasant South Australia, 5235

Formerly a Presbyterian Church the church was erected in 1866 following the destruction of the Mt Crawford church due to an earthquake. The Manse was built in 1867.

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Murbko, SA - Lutheran

Murbko, SA - Lutheran

Address: 1779 Murbko Road, , Murbko South Australia, 5320

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Murray Bridge, SA - Christ Church Lutheran

Murray Bridge, SA - Christ Church Lutheran

Year Built: 1882, 1938

Address: Swanport Road, , Murray Bridge South Australia, 5254

The first Lutheran services were held in 1882 in a shed used by railway construction employees. This continued until 1884 when Mr F.W. Jaench offered a room in his home. He later sold a piece of his land for a church and an even further offer was made by Johann Gottlob Jaensch who subsidsed 10 shillings for every 1.00 raised. The…

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Murray Bridge, SA - Holy Cross Lutheran

Murray Bridge, SA - Holy Cross Lutheran

Year Built: 1909

Address: Corner Florence & Charles Streets, , Murray Bridge South Australia, 5254

The first services were held in a local schoolhouse and then for two years in one of the local halls. The first Holy Cross church was erected in 1909 at the corner of Clara and McHenry Streets and was used up until 1925. The foundation stone was laid in May by Pastor Appelt and the church was dedicated on 31 October 1909. The…

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Murray Bridge, SA - Holy Redemmer Catholic

Murray Bridge, SA - Holy Redemmer Catholic

Year Built: 1910

Address: 2 Park Terrace, , Murray Bridge South Australia, 5254

The builder of the Church was Mr F. Fricker of Adelaide. The contract was signed on 15 July 1910 for a cost of 1230.00 not including furnishings. The Foundation stone was laid on 4 September 1910. Built form Murray Bridge freestone the nave was to be 25ft wide while its length was to be 45ft with seating for 250 people. Mr T Bartlett…

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Murray Bridge, SA - St John the Baptist Anglican

Murray Bridge, SA - St John the Baptist Anglican

Year Built: 1887

Address: Mannum Road, , Murray Bridge South Australia, 5254

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Murray Bridge, SA - Uniting

Murray Bridge, SA - Uniting

Address: 1 Narooma Boulevard, , Murray Bridge South Australia, 5254

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Myponga, SA - Uniting

Myponga, SA - Uniting

Address: Main Street, , Myponga South Australia, 5202

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Myrtle Bank, SA - Glen Osmond Baptist

Myrtle Bank, SA - Glen Osmond Baptist

Year Built: 1883

Address: 312 Glen Osmond Road, , Myrtle Bank South Australia, 5064

In 1882, it started as a preaching station out of Parkside Baptist and by 1884 it was recognised as a church in its own right and a member church of the South Australian Baptist Union (now Baptist Churches SA). The church was built in 1883, funded very largely by Mr G.S. Fowler, who also regularly provided funds for payment of its…

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Naracoorte, SA - Church of Christ

Naracoorte, SA - Church of Christ

Address: Jenkins Avenue, , Naracoorte South Australia, 5271

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Naracoorte, SA - Church of Christ (Former)

Naracoorte, SA - Church of Christ (Former)

Year Built: 1906

Address: 10 Robertson Street, , Naracoorte South Australia, 5271

The Church was erected in 1906 and is now the local Historical Museum.

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Naracoorte, SA - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Naracoorte, SA - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1858

Address: Church Street, , Naracoorte South Australia, 5271

The original church was built in 1858 and later became the Sunday School hall. The land was donated by Mr William McIntosh as was the church bell. The current church was erected in 1874 1875 at a cost of 3,000. The slate roof on the spire was replaced with aluminium in 1953 and again in 1990. Built in solid limestone structure of…

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Naracoorte, SA - St John's Lutheran

Naracoorte, SA - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1952

Address: 1 Magarey Crescent, , Naracoorte South Australia, 5271

The Foundation stone was laid on 23 November 1952 by Rev J.F. Hansen.

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Naracoorte, SA - St Paul's Anglican

Naracoorte, SA - St Paul's Anglican

Year Built: 1880

Address: Gordon Street, , Naracoorte South Australia, 5271

The Church was built of solid limestone in 1880. A Foundation stone was laid on 8 December 1968 by E. R. Lawson Esq.

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Naracoorte, SA - St Thomas Aquinas Catholic

Naracoorte, SA - St Thomas Aquinas Catholic

Year Built: 1937

Address: Gordon Street, , Naracoorte South Australia, 5271

The Foundation stone was laid on 7 March 1937 by the Most Reverend Andrew Killian D.D. Archbishop of Adelaide. The architect was Herbert H Jory.

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Naracoorte, SA - Uniting

Naracoorte, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1956

Address: 9 Foster Street, , Naracoorte South Australia, 5271

The Foundation stone was laid on 22 September 1956 by A.C. De Garis Esq J.P.

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Normanville, SA - St Peter's Catholic

Normanville, SA - St Peter's Catholic

Year Built: 1858

Address: Willis Drive, , Normanville South Australia, 5204

Established in 1858. The Bishop of Adelaide, Bishop Murphy, in 1856 he and the other trustee priests Frs Ryan, Smyth and Fallon, purchased from Richard Connor, 'two acres more or less', being part of Section 1007, for £5 for the purposes of building a church. The church was dedicated on 1 January 1858 by Father Peter Hughes.

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