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Marrickville, NSW - St Brigit's Catholic

Marrickville, NSW - St Brigit's Catholic

Year Built: 1887

Address: 153 Livingstone Road, , Marrickville New South Wales, 2204

The Passionists came to Australia in 1887 at the invitation of Cardinal Moran, the Archbishop of Sydney. He separated the present parish of St. Brigid's from the parish of Newtown. They originally occupied a small house on the corner of Fletcher St and Petersham Rd. The foundation stone of the Church was laid in October 1887 in…

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Marrickville, NSW - St Clements Anglican

Marrickville, NSW - St Clements Anglican

Year Built: 1888

Address: 90 Petersham Road, , Marrickville New South Wales, 2204

A large Gothic Revival Church built around 1888 and designed by architects Spain & Cosh. Styled in the early English style constructed of red brick with stone, brick and terracotta detailing. The tall corner spire has two tiers of windows and is clad in interlocking zinc sheets. The hall, a simple rectangular building, incorporates the…

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Marrickville, NSW - St Nicholas Greek Orthodox

Marrickville, NSW - St Nicholas Greek Orthodox

Year Built: 1965

Address: 203 Livingstone Street, , Marrickville New South Wales, 2204

Between 1961 and 1966, the original house on the land acquired was converted into a Church. The foundation Stone was laid on June 6th, 1965 by His Eminence Archbishop Ezekiel of Australia and New Zealand, with the Official Opening taking place on the 3rd October 1966 by His Grace Bishop Dionysios of Nazianzos. The church has a white…

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Marrickville, NSW - Uniting

Marrickville, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1871

Address: 388 Illawarra Road, , Marrickville New South Wales, 2204

The Church was built between 1871 and 1890 and is named after Dr. Roseby MA, LLD FRAS, a notable Congregational preacher and scientist who was minister for 23 years from 1888. The foundation stone was laid n 1871. Built of Rockfaced sandstone with Gothic detailing, the pointed arches, butresses and strings are detailed with smooth cut…

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Maryborough, VIC - Christ the King Anglican

Maryborough, VIC - Christ the King Anglican

Address: 86 Burke Street, Maryborough, Victoria, 3465

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Maryborough, VIC - Church of Christ

Maryborough, VIC - Church of Christ

Address: Corner Inkerman & Claredon Streets, Maryborough, Victoria, 3465

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Maryborough, VIC - St Augustine's Catholic

Maryborough, VIC - St Augustine's Catholic

Address: Corner Kars & Burke Streets, Maryborough, Victoria, 3465

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Maryborough, VIC - Uniting
Marysville, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Marysville, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Address: 1139 Buxton Marysville Road , , Marysville Victoria, 3779

The first recorded service in Marysville was in 1867 and services continued to be conducted in the Mechanics hall or the State School until well into this present century. The small timber church of Christ church, Marysville was dedicated in 1912, but not on the present foundations for it then stood 20 feet up the hill. The old…

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Matong, NSW - Anglican

Matong, NSW - Anglican

Year Built: 1916

Address: Wood Street, Matong, New South Wales, 2652

The Foundation stone was laid on 15 October 1916 by the Bishop of Goulburn the Right Reverend John Gallagher.

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Matong, NSW - Uniting

Matong, NSW - Uniting

Address: Devlin Street, Matong, New South Wales, 2652

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McCrae, VIC - St Katherine's Anglican

McCrae, VIC - St Katherine's Anglican

Address: Bartels Street, Melbourne, McCrae Victoria, 3938

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McLaren Vale, SA - St Margaret's Anglican

McLaren Vale, SA - St Margaret's Anglican

Year Built: 1905

Address: Main Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia, 5171

The land was donated by Thomas Hardy in 1905 formerly vineyards owned by William Hobcroft. The Foundation stone was laid on 19 June 1911by Thomas Hardy and the Church was dedicated on 21 November 1911. The Nave built of clay and limestone was added in 1968 to the memory of A.C. and E.H. Johnston.

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McLaren Vale, SA - St Paul's Lutheran

McLaren Vale, SA - St Paul's Lutheran

Year Built: 1934

Address: 6 Aldersey Street, McLaren Vale, South Australia, 5171

The present Lutheran congregation had its beginnings a few kilometres away at Willunga, in a railway cottage the home of the Constable family. Services were quarterly with the first happening on 10 June 1934. The adhoc nature of services continued up to and including the duration of WW2 as did the support of visiting Pastors. A block…

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McLaren Vale, SA - Uniting

McLaren Vale, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1849

Address: 257 Main Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia, 5171

In 1849 a land grant was made for the construction of a Wesleyan Church. The original section of the church was opened on 14 April 1858by Reverend William Ingram. The transept was built later in 1897 and the front porch was added in 1898. In 1987 the 129 year old church was deemed unsafe and was demolished. The present church was…

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Meeniyan, VIC - St Kevin's Catholic

Meeniyan, VIC - St Kevin's Catholic

Year Built: 1971

Address: 4 Geale Street, Meeniyan, Victoria, 3956

The Church was opened by the Most Reverend Arthur Fox D.D. Bishop of Sale on 11 July 1971.

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Meeniyan, VIC - Uniting

Meeniyan, VIC - Uniting

Address: 3 Geale Street, Meeniyan, Victoria, 3956

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Melba, ACT - Uniting

Melba, ACT - Uniting

Year Built: 1973

Address: Kingsford Smith Drive, Canberra, Melba Australian Capital Territory, 2615

Services began in March 1973 at the Melba Primary School as a joint venture with local Anglicans and Non Conformists. This association was dissolved in 1982. By 1989 the new Parish Centre was under construction and was completed the following year.*

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Melbourne, VIC - Baptist

Melbourne, VIC - Baptist

Address: 164 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

Two early settlers Samuel Crook and Robert Reeves, felt the honour of taking the first steps to form a Baptist congregation of their own faith and order. There was no building available in which to hold meetings, so a tent, placed at their disposal by Messrs. Virtue and Miller, Storekeepers, was set up on a block of land in Collins Street…

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Melbourne, VIC - Church of Christ

Melbourne, VIC - Church of Christ

Year Built: 1847

Address: Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

A Church has occupied this site since 1847. The present building has associations with the early history of the Presbyterian Church in Victoria, particularly with the Reverend James Forbes. Its architect, Charles Webb, was very important in nineteenth century Melbourne. His works include several Churches, of which this is notable example.…

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Melbourne, VIC - St Augustine's Catholic

Melbourne, VIC - St Augustine's Catholic

Year Built: 1869

Address: 631 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

Built between 1869 and 1870 the Church was designed by T.A. Kelly. Of Neo Gothic style. Constructed of axed bluestone with cement dressings. The first section was built in 1869-70 and the chancel added in 1884 by J.B. Denny. The entrance has Malmsbury stone and is surmounted by a crocketed gable. The building is of the hall church type,…

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Melbourne, VIC - St Francis Catholic

Melbourne, VIC - St Francis Catholic

Year Built: 1841

Address: Corner Lonsdale & Elizabeth Streets, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

Victoria's oldest church it was designed by Samuel Jackson. The Foundation stone was laid on the feast of St Francis of Assisi on 4 October 1841. The first mass was celebrated in the completed nave of the church on 22 May 1842. And the church was blessed and opened on 23 October 1845. Blessed Mary MacKillop (18421909) made her first…

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Melbourne, VIC - St Paul's Anglican Cathedral

Melbourne, VIC - St Paul's Anglican Cathedral

Year Built: 1836

Address: Corner Flinders & Swanston Streets, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

St Paul's Cathedral is built on the site where the first public Christian services in Melbourne were led by Dr Alexander Thomson in 1836. Built in the Gothic transitional style, being partly early English and partly decorated. The cathedral was built between 1880 and 1891 and was designed by English Architect William Butterfield. He…

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Melbourne, VIC - Welsh Church

Melbourne, VIC - Welsh Church

Year Built: 1871

Address: 320 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

Built in the Gothic Revival style the church was designed in 1871 by Charles Webb. The contractor was Mr Ireland. The first Welsh Service in Melbourne was held at the Baptist Chapel Collins Street East in December of 1852. The Preacher was Mr Zorenbabel of Carmarthen Wales. From then on Welsh miners regularly gathered for worship here…

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Melbourne, VIC - Wesley Uniting

Melbourne, VIC - Wesley Uniting

Address: 148 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

By 1838, there was a Wesleyan society of about 30 people in Melbourne, meeting in a small brick church on the corner of Swanston St & Flinders Lane. They were led by lay preachers, including, George Lilley, Thomas Watson and William Witton. A second brick church was built to replace the first in 1841 on the corner of Collins St &…

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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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Meningie, SA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Meningie, SA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Year Built: 1953

Address: Princes Highway, Meningie, South Australia, 5264

The Church was built in memory of Margaret H. Bowman (1953).

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Meningie, SA - St Luke's Lutheran

Meningie, SA - St Luke's Lutheran

Year Built: 1958

Address: West Terrace, , Meningie South Australia, 5264

Lutheran services in the area go back to 1931 when Pastor T.G. Obst held services in a private home in Narrung. Services were also held in Wood Well. By the 1950's services were held in the Anglican church by Pastor Leo Doecke. On 5 May 1957 it was decided at a meeting to form a separate ELCA congregation from that of the Tailem Bend…

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Meningie, SA - Uniting

Meningie, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1958

Address: 2 Princes Highway, Meningie, South Australia, 5264

The Foundation stone was laid on 29 March 1958 by Herbert Bruce Hackett JP.

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Meredith, VIC - St Andrews Uniting

Meredith, VIC - St Andrews Uniting

Address: 28 Wallace Street, , Meredith Victoria, 3333

Formerly a Presbyterian church with services commencing in the early 1860's. The Church was built in 1869 at a cost of £60. The foundation stone was laid on 3 December 1868 by W. J. Reide Esq. The church was designed by Joseph L. Shaw of Geelong. Reverend John Scott took charge of the parish in 1917 and it was during his ministry that…

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Meredith, VIC - The Epiphany Anglican Church

Meredith, VIC - The Epiphany Anglican Church

Address: 4 Russell Street, , Meredith Victoria, 3333

In 1860 the Church of England was granted a piece of land for a church school. The church, called Christ Church housed a congregation until 1913. It became the Sunday school when the Church of the Epiphany was built at a cost of £649. The Foundation stone of the present church was laid on 22 November 1913 by Dean Reverend Reginald…

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Merghiny, SA - Lutheran

Merghiny, SA - Lutheran

Address: Eyre Highway, Merghiny, South Australia, 5690

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Meribah, SA - Lutheran

Meribah, SA - Lutheran

Address: 21 Railway Terrace, Meribah, South Australia, 5311

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Meridith, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Meridith, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1961

Address: 15 - 27 Lawler Street , , Meredith Victoria, 3333

The first Mass is this district was celebrated by Fr Symth at the home of John Campion, Campion Road Meredith in 1838. The first Catholic church was built in 1860 on a block of land in Mercer Street. This present church was built by Smith Bros and R Dudderidge. It was opened and dedicated by Archbishop Slattery on the feast of the…

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Mernda, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Mernda, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: Plenty Road, Melbourne, Mernda Victoria, 3754

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Mernda, VIC - Uniting

Mernda, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1888

Address: Schotters Road, Melbourne, Mernda Victoria, 3754

Formerly a Wesleyan Church built in 1888. In 1856 Mr King of "Fair View" gave an acre of land along West Bridge Inn Road and the first church was erected in timber and stood for 33 years.

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Merton, VIC - Uniting

Merton, VIC - Uniting

Address: Maroondah Highway, Merton, Victoria, 3715

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Mia Mia, VIC - Uniting

Mia Mia, VIC - Uniting

Address: Matherson Road, Mia Mia, Victoria, 3444

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Millers Point, NSW - Holy Trinity Anglican

Millers Point, NSW - Holy Trinity Anglican

Year Built: 1840

Address: 60 Lower Fort Street, , Millers Point New South Wales, 2000

The Garrison Church is a heritage-listed active Anglican church building located at Argyle Street in the inner city Sydney suburb of Millers Point. It was designed by Henry Ginn (1st stage), Edmund Blacket (2nd stage) and built from 1840 to 1846 by Edward Flood and George Patton. The church was constructed from locally quarried…

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Millgrove, VIC - Baptist

Millgrove, VIC - Baptist

Address: Cavanagh Road, Millgrove, Victoria, 3799

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