Hawkesbury Christian Reformed Church
Hawkesbury Christian Reformed Church 22-04-2018 - Alan Patterson
Hawkesbury Christian Reformed Church 22-04-2018 - Alan Patterson

Hawkesbury Christian Reformed Church

Richmond, NSW 2753

Church Information

Church Name: Hawkesbury Christian Reformed Church
Church Previous Name: Richmond Methodist Church
Denomination: Christian Community Churches of Australia
Street Address: 10 Paget St, Richmond NSW 2753, Australia
Suburb: Richmond
State: NSW
Postcode: 2753
Foundation Stone Laid: 07-09-1929
Foundation Stone Notes: 

(Sydney Morning Herald -10 September 1929) "NEW CHURCH AT RICHMOND. RICHMOND, Monday. A large crowd witnessed the setting of the foundatlon-stone of the new Methodist Church at Richmond on Saturday afternoon. The building is being erected on an ideal site In Paget Street, with a 75ft frontage, which was purchased for £375."

Foundation stone records: This stone was laid - to the Glory of God - and the Salvation of Man by - Mrs B E Sullivan - 7th September, 1929 - Minister: Rev J Egan Moulton BA.

Date Opened: 30-11-1929
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The former Richmond Methodist Church building is now used by Hawkesbury Christian Reformed Church, which is a member of Christian Reformed Churches of Australia.

(Windsor & Richmond Gazette - 6 December 1929) "OPENING CEREMONY AND DEDICATION MOST IMPRESSIVE RELIGIOUS SERVICE THE PLACE, THE WORSHIP, AND THE BLESSING WITH all sanctity and religious ceremony the opening and Dedication of the new Methodist Church in Paget Street, Richmond, was performed on Saturday afternoon by the Rev. G. W. Furner, Chairman of the Parramatta District, in the presence of a large and worshipful assemblage from all parts of the district. It was a most impressive ceremony and was carried through with that religious fervor which characterised similar Methodist functions through out the world."

No other details are known about the former or current churches. More historical information/photographs of the former and current churches/congregations are invited. Photographs uploaded 3/5/2018 & 31/1/2021.

Last Updated: Tuesday 2nd February, 2021