Collins Street Baptist Church
Collins Street Baptist Church 19-05-2014 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
Collins Street Baptist Church 19-05-2014 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

Collins Street Baptist Church

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Church Information

Church Name: Collins Street Baptist Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Baptist
Street Address: 174 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Suburb: Melbourne
State: VIC
Postcode: 3000
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known. Information/photographs are invited.
Date Opened: 00-00-1862
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

Comments

The first congregation met in 1843. The first chapel was built on the current site in 1845. The present church was opened 1862. Details from the church website - http://www.csbc.org.au/about-2/  Photographs uploaded 9/2/2018.

Fot more detailsed histories see: (1) Mervyn Himbury's The Theatre of the Word: traditions, ministry, future of the Collins Streert Baptist Church, Melbourne, 1843-1993. - https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/10428280?q&versionId=12145341 and (2) Ken Manley's 2 volume From Wooloomooloo to 'Eternity' : A History of Australian Baptists   https://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/3770541
Last Updated: Friday 9th February, 2018
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