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St Jude's Anglican Church
St Jude's Anglican Church 09-01-2020 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
St Jude's Anglican Church - Hall 09-01-2020 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

St Jude's Anglican Church

Port Elliot, SA 5212

Church Information

Church Name: St Jude's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: Arthur Street & The Strand, Port Elliot SA 5212, Australia
Suburb: Port Elliot
State: SA
Postcode: 5212
Foundation Stone Laid: 22-06-1854
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone records: The foundation stone - was laid by - Dean James Farrell MA - 22 June 1854 - Architect ~ Thomas Jones.

A plaque on the church hall records: St Jude's Church Hall - Foundation stone laid 10th May 1895 by - Mrs Y B Hutchinson - Opened 8th August 1896 by - Mrs T M Boyer.

A plaque records: In memory of 'Ted' - Arnold Lindsay McGrice - who so cared for this - garden.

A plaque on a seat records: The J A (Jack) Knight Family - celebrate 20 years of Christmas gatherings - at St Lukes's, Port Elliot - 1981 ~ 2001.

Date Opened: 25-12-1854
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralian


The St Jude's Anglican Church, Port Elliot held its first service on Christmas Day 1854, although the building was not complete. It celebrated 160 years of Christian witness to the community in 2014. The church was built on land funded by Mr T W Higgins and Mr Thomas Jones, another member of the church building committee, designed the church and hall. The church building was consecrated on 5/3/1870. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 7/2/2020.

For more of the St Jude's story see - https://stjudes160.weebly.com/history.html
Last Updated: Friday 7th February, 2020