St Francis in the Field Anglican Church - Former

St Francis in the Field Anglican Church - Former

Mooroolbark, VIC 3138

Church Information

Church Name: St Francis in the Field Anglican Church - Former
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 218 Hull Rd, Mooroolbark VIC 3138, Australia
Suburb: Mooroolbark
State: VIC
Postcode: 3138
Foundation Stone Laid: 18-02-1962
Foundation Stone Notes: 

A foundation stone records: To the Glory of God - This stone was set by - The Right Reverend Donald Redding MBE Th Soc - Bishop-Coadjutor of Melbourne - 18th February 1962  - Architect ~ Wystan Widdows - Builder ~ John Wolt.

A plaque on the adjoing hall records: St Francis in the Fields - Education and Resource Centre - Dedicated to the Glory of God - by - Bishop R Butterss - on May 19th 1991. - Builder ~ G and B A Keuken.


Date Opened: 00-00-1962
Date Closed: 00-00-2017


The St Francis in the Field Anglican Church, Mooroolbark has closed (2017?). The church began about 1954, with the present church building erected in 1962. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the former church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 24/2/2024.

Note: For more of the Church story see - "Fields of faith sown in red earth": 50 golden years of St Francis in the Fields Anglican church Mooroolbark 1954-2004 / editor Clive P French. Bib ID 3494790 ISBN 064643991X.  Not sighted.


Last Updated: Saturday 24th February, 2024