St John's Presbyterian Church
St John's Presbyterian Church 01-01-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane
St John's Presbyterian Church - Hall 01-01-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane

St John's Presbyterian Church

South Toowoomba, QLD 4350

Church Information

Church Name: St John's Presbyterian Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Presbyterian Church of Australia
Street Address: Geddes St & Cranley St, South Toowoomba QLD 4350, Australia
Suburb: South Toowoomba
State: QLD
Postcode: 4350
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

A plaque records: To the Glory of God - St John's Presbyterian Church was opened - and dedicated for worship on 26th Janusry 1936, by - The Right Rev F W Gresham, State Moderator. - Rebuilt 1981 - Redecicated on 26th April 1981 by - The Rev Professor Francis Nigel Lee - BA. LL B. MA. BD. M Th. Ph D. - Professor of Systematic Theology - within the Theological Hall of - The Presbyterian Church of Queensland. - The service was conducted by - The Presbytery of The Darling Downs - led by its Moderator - The Rev John Morrow BA. BD. A Ed. Dip RE - Incumbent Ministers - Rev George Stewart , Rev John Thompson


Date Opened: 26-01-1936
Date Closed: unknown


St John's Presbyterian Church began with a meeting in 1933, involving members from St Stephen's Presbyterian Church. Work then began to establish a new church which was opened on 26/1/1936 by the State Moderator of the Presbyterian Church, the Rev F W Gresham.

The first minister of St John's was the Rev McKnight Jones, son of Rev D S Jones, the minister at St Stephen's.

Major extensions and renovations were carried out in the early 1980's. The rebuilt church being redicated on 26/4/1981 by Professor F N Lee.

More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 23/4/2017.

Last Updated: Sunday 23rd April, 2017