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St Barnabas' Anglican Church
St Barnabas' Anglican Church - ANZAC Window 24-11-2019 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane
St Barnabas' Anglican Church  24-11-2019 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane

St Barnabas' Anglican Church

Red Hill, QLD 4059

Church Information

Church Name: St Barnabas' Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 28 St Barnabas Pl, Red Hill QLD 4059, Australia
Suburb: Red Hill
State: QLD
Postcode: 4059
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

A plaque records: The first service - in this church - dedicated to - St Barnabas - was held on - Sunday June 26 1888. [This is interesting since 26/6/1888 was not a Sunday but a Tuesday. Ed.]

A plaque below the ANZAC window records: +A M D G+ - This window, depicting the front cover of the programme of the first ANZAC Day - commemoration held in Brisbane on 25 April 1916, was dedicated on 16 December - 2018 by the Most Reverend Dr Phillip Aspinall, Archbishop of Brisbane, in the - presence of His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC - Governor of Queensland....

A plaque records: This plaque placed in revered memory of - David John Garland - 1864 ~ 1939 - Honorary Secretary - ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee - 1916 ~ 1939 - Tireless Advocate of the ANZAC Day Public Holiday - Chaplain to the Australian Imperial Forces - 1914 ~ 1919 - Champion of Veterans' Rights - Rector of St Barnabas' Ithaca Red Hill - 1920 ~ 1939. - Canon of the Cathedral of St John the Divine...

"...there is no room for anything but a solemn observance of ANZAC Day - the All Soul's Day of Australia - and so we come before God not in bright vestments of festival and the joyous music of triumph, but with the tokens of Christian penitence and sorrow for the sin of the world which caused the sacrifice of those bright young lives, our dearest and our best"  Sermon, St John's Cathedral - ANZAC Day 1924.

The church also contains our memorabilia to commemorate ANZAC Day.

Date Opened: 26-06-1888
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


No other details are known about the St Barnabas Anglican Church, Red Hill. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 19/4/2020.
Last Updated: Sunday 19th April, 2020