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State: Victoria, Denomination: Lutheran


Ararat, VIC - St Paul's Lutheran

Ararat, VIC - St Paul's Lutheran

Address: 110 Western Highway, , Ararat Victoria, 3377

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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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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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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 - Chinese Lutheran

Doncaster, VIC - Chinese 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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East Melbourne, VIC - Holy Trinity Lutheran

East Melbourne, VIC - Holy Trinity Lutheran

Year Built: 1852

Address: Corner Parliament & Cathedral Place, , 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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Footscray, VIC - St Matthew's Lutheran

Footscray, VIC - St Matthew's Lutheran

Address: 362 Barkly Street, , Footscray Victoria, 3011

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Frankston, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Frankston, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Address: 86 Karingal Drive, , 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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Freshwater Creek, VIC - St David's Lutheran

Freshwater Creek, VIC - St David's Lutheran

Year Built: 1866

Address: 905 Anglesea Road, , Freshwater Creek Victoria, 3217

Designed by R.S. Tutt the church measured 40ft by 20ft in addition to a vestry and porch. Mr W. Crabb was the builder. On 2nd September 1866 the building was dedicated by Pastor Schurmann. The church and grounds have both been classified by the National Trust. A plaque on the church reads, " 1866 St David's Lutheran Church". A plaque…

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Geelong, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Geelong, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1841

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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Greensborough, VIC - Calvery Lutheran

Greensborough, VIC - Calvery Lutheran

Year Built: 1978

Address: 1 Oldstead Road, , Greensborough Victoria, 3088

The original church was in Briar Hill from 1954 to 1969 and then Montmorency from 1970 to 1977. By the end of 1973, one acre of land had been purchased in Greensborough. Towards the end of 1974, a congregational member purchased a further 3½ acres on the corner of Diamond Creek and Oldstead Roads. A foundation stone dated 29 October…

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Grovedale, VIC - St Paul's Lutheran

Grovedale, VIC - St Paul's Lutheran

Year Built: 1849

Address: Torquay Road, , Grovedale Victoria, 3216

The beginnings of this church go back to 1849 when five families were brought out to Geelong by the local Geelong Mayor Dr Thomson. The first church was in Church Street. The first service was held on 24 June 1854. Grovedale was called Germantown at the time but this changed in 1915. A Manse was built in 1855. In the following years…

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Horsham, VIC - Holy Trinity Lutheran

Horsham, VIC - Holy Trinity Lutheran

Address: Baillie Street, , Horsham Victoria, 3400

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Kewell, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Kewell, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

In 1905 the Kewell Zion Lutheran church was opened, four years after a three-roomed Lutheran school was built. The church was enlarged in 1938 and a hall was built in 1965. Both the school and the church have closed (1959, 1992).

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Knoxfield, VIC - Our Saviours Lutheran

Knoxfield, VIC - Our Saviours Lutheran

Address: 646 Burwood Highway, , Knoxfield Victoria, 3180

Established as a church in 1964.

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Lilydale, VIC - Immanuel Lutheran

Lilydale, VIC - Immanuel Lutheran

Address: 1 North Road, , Lilydale Victoria, 3140

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Melton, VIC - St Mark's Lutheran

Melton, VIC - St Mark's Lutheran

Address: 98-100 Coburns Road, , Melton Victoria, 3337

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Minyip, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Minyip, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1889

Address: Corner Carroll & Church Street, , Minyip Victoria, 3392

The first church services were held in 1874 in Mr A. Prices home. A wooden church was erected the following year on land donated by Mr C Petering at Kirchham. The Church was originally located at Kirchheim and erected in 1889. In 1935 the church was moved to Minyip. Made of rectangular plan timber and weatherboard with pointed lancet…

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Mitcham, VIC - St Paul's Lutheran

Mitcham, VIC - St Paul's Lutheran

Year Built: 1960

Address: 67 Rooks Road, , Mitcham Victoria, 3131

A Foundation stone reads, "The Glory of God 13 November 1960". The Chinese Evangelical Formosan Church share this building.

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Moorabbin, VIC - St James Lutheran

Moorabbin, VIC - St James Lutheran

Year Built: 1955

Address: 416 South Road, , Moorabbin Victoria,

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".

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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. Now a private residence.

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Morwell, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran
Mount Beauty , VIC - Lutheran
Murrayville, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Murrayville, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Address: 9 Murrayville - Nhill Road , , Murrayville Victoria, 3512

The Church was erected in 1923 and constructed of limestone with brick quoins. Initially the Lutherans worshipped in a local house as early as 1910 or they journeyed to the Lutheran Church in Pinnaroo.

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Murtoa, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Murtoa, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1965

Address: Corner Duncan & Degenhardt Streets, , Murtoa Victoria, 3390

The Murtoa congregation was organized by Pastor Schoknecht in 1874, on Pentecost Monday. The first services were held in the house of Bro. E. Habel. Soon, however, the building of a church was taken in hand. "The Kirchenbote" of 1875, contains a correspondence, dated June 3, 1875, in which the dedication is reported. The church was built…

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Natimuk, VIC - St Paul's Lutheran

Natimuk, VIC - St Paul's Lutheran

Year Built: 1963

Address: Main Street, , Natimuk Victoria, 3409

The parish was, from 1874 until 1904, under the spiritual care of Pastor Schoknecht. The present pastor, J. F. Noack, was installed in September, 1905. In the course of the following years the Natimuk pastor opened a preaching place at Horsham, and organized a congregation there. Pastor Schurmann held the first services here in the…

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Nhill, VIC - St Paul's Lutheran

Nhill, VIC - St Paul's Lutheran

Address: 39 McPherson Street, , Nhill Victoria, 3418

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North Geelong, VIC - Our Redeemer Lutheran

North Geelong, VIC - Our Redeemer Lutheran

Address: 60 Ballarat Road, , North Geelong Victoria, 3215

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Ringwood, VIC - Good Shepard Lutheran

Ringwood, VIC - Good Shepard Lutheran

Address: 57 Wantirna Road, , Ringwood Victoria, 3134

Initially there were two Parishes one in Know and the other n Ringwood. However the two congregations formally became the Ringwood-Knox Parish in 2005. Further information from the Church web site here.

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Ringwood, VIC - Good Sheppard Lutheran

Ringwood, VIC - Good Sheppard Lutheran

Address: 57 Wantirna Road, , Ringwood Victoria, 3134

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Sale, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Sale, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Address: 129 Dawson Street, , Sale Victoria, 3850

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Sea Lake, VIC - Lutheran (Former)

Sea Lake, VIC - Lutheran (Former)

Address: 207 Best Street, , Sea Lake Victoria, 3533

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Serviceton, VIC - Lutheran
Seymour, VIC - Lutheran
Shepparton, VIC - St Paul's Lutheran

Shepparton, VIC - St Paul's Lutheran

Address: 54 Poplar Street, , Shepparton Victoria, 3630

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Stawell, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Stawell, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Year Built: 1874

Address: 32 Scallon Street, , Stawell Victoria, 3380

This Church was built as the Congregational Church in 1874 to the design of the Reverend J.G. Wilson. Two groups of Congregational Church were in Stawell in the 1860's the English and the Welsh Independents. They came together a few years after, and on 13 September 1874 this substantial Church was opened. It accommodated 250 people…

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Sunbury, VIC - Bethany Lutheran

Sunbury, VIC - Bethany Lutheran

Address: 57 Brook Street, , Sunbury Victoria, 3429

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Surrey Hills, VIC - Holy Cross Latvian Lutheran

Surrey Hills, VIC - Holy Cross Latvian Lutheran

Address: 40 Warrigal Road, , Surrey Hills Victoria, 3127

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Thomastown, VIC - Lutheran

Thomastown, VIC - Lutheran

Year Built: 1856

Address: German Lane, , Thomastown Victoria, 3074

The Church was erected in 1856 and opened by Pastor Goethe on 17 November. It is the oldest Lutheran Church in Victoria. Constructed of blue stone the floors and ceilings are made of imported softwood. Architecturally the building is a late example of Colonial Georgian design, particularly unusual for this time and for the use of Gothic…

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