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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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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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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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Millgrove, VIC - Baptist

Millgrove, VIC - Baptist

Address: Cavanagh Road, Millgrove, Victoria, 3799

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Minden, QLD - Baptist

Minden, QLD - Baptist

Address: 978 Lowood Minden Road, Minden, Queensland, 4311

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Minden, QLD - Lutheran

Minden, QLD - Lutheran

Address: 712 Tallegalla Road, , Minden Queensland, 4311

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Minlaton, SA - Baptist (former)

Minlaton, SA - Baptist (former)

Year Built: 1877

Address: First Street, Minlaton, South Australia, 5575

The Foundation stone was laid on 25 April 1925 by Miss M.E. Trehcarne. This church was sold in 2014.

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Minlaton, SA - St Andrew's Lutheran

Minlaton, SA - St Andrew's Lutheran

Year Built: 1882

Address: Maitland Road, Minlaton, South Australia, 5575

The first records of Lutheran services were recorded on the York Peninsula in the 1870's. In 1882 a Mr Johann Golthilf Bothe moved in to the area and built a Lutheran church on his property which was several miles north of the cemetery. Prior to this, services were held in several private homes including Schwarz's Farm. By March 19 1882…

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Minlaton, SA - St Benedict the Abbot Anglican

Minlaton, SA - St Benedict the Abbot Anglican

Year Built: 1925

Address: Fourth Street, Minlaton, South Australia, 5575

The Foundation stone was laid on 25 April 1925 by Miss M.E. Trehcarne.

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Minlaton, SA - St Malachy's Catholic

Minlaton, SA - St Malachy's Catholic

Year Built: 1905

Address: Main Street, Minlaton, South Australia, 5575

The Church was built in 1905. The Foundation stone was laid on 15 October 1905.

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Minlaton, SA - Uniting

Minlaton, SA - Uniting

Address: 36 Main Street, Minlaton, South Australia, 5575

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Minyip, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Minyip, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1874

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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Minyip, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic

Minyip, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic

Address: Corner Church & Morris Streets, Minyip, Victoria, 3392

On 5 October 1875 Fr P.D. Moore came to Minyip and performed the first real Mass for the area. He took the opportunity not only to Baptise the son of James and Mary O'Callaghan but he also chaired a meeting of locals with the intention of establishing a church for the Minyip and Murtoa area. Architect Michael Ryan of Horsham was engaged…

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Minyip, VIC - St Savour's Anglican

Minyip, VIC - St Savour's Anglican

Address: 45 Church Street, Minyip, Victoria, 3392

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Mirboo North, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Mirboo North, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Year Built: 1964

Address: Ridgeway Street, Mirboo North, Victoria, 3871

The Foundation stone was laid on 13 December 1964 by his Lordship Patrick Francis Lyons Bishop of Sale.

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Mirboo North, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Mirboo North, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 31 Ogilvie Street, Mirboo North, Victoria, 3871

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Mirboo North, VIC - St Mary's Anglican

Mirboo North, VIC - St Mary's Anglican

Year Built: 1965

Address: Corner Grand Ridge East & Baromi Road, Mirboo North, Victoria, 3871

The first Church services in the area were held in the home of Mr W. Napier an unoffical and perhaps self appointed lay preacher. He is reported to have taken a burial there in 1882. The Foundation stone was laid on 6 November 1965 by the Right Reverend D.A. Garnsey M.A. Bishop of Gippsland.

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Mitcham, SA - St Michael's Anglican

Mitcham, SA - St Michael's Anglican

Year Built: 1852

Address: 18 Church Road, Adelaide, Mitcham South Australia, 3132

A foundation stone was laid on 30 September 1848.

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Mitcham, SA - Uniting

Mitcham, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1882

Address: 103A Princes Road, Adelaide, Mitcham South Australia, 3132

A foundation stone was laid on the original church on 10 January 1882 by the Hon John Colton MP. A foundation stone for the current church 2 December 1962 by Rev T.G. Ingliss President of the Conference.

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Modbury, SA - Church of Christ

Modbury, SA - Church of Christ

Address: 955 Northeast Road, Adelaide, Modbury South Australia, 5092

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Moe, VIC - Baptist

Moe, VIC - Baptist

Address: 62 Fowler Street, Moe, Victoria, 3825

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Moe, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Moe, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Year Built: 1968

Address: 6 George Street, Moe, Victoria, 3825

In 1925 whether or not the severence was made from Yarragon or Trafalgar parish Moe became a seperate parish having Hill End, Tanjil South and Coalville and other smaller places within its boundaries. A Foundation stone was laid on 10 September 1968 by J. Russell Savige M.C. E.D.

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Moe, VIC - Presbyterian

Moe, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: Fowler Street, Moe, Victoria, 3825

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