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St Mark Coptic Orthodox Church
St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church 23-03-2008 - Sally - See Note.
St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church 23-03-2008 - Sally - See Note.

St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church

Arncliffe, NSW 2205

Church Information

Church Name: St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church
Church Previous Name: Arncliffe Methodist Church/Arncliffe Uniting Church
Denomination: Orthodox (All)
Street Address: 72 Wollongong Rd, Arncliffe NSW 2205, Australia
Suburb: Arncliffe
State: NSW
Postcode: 2205
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone for the original Arncliffe Methodist Church was laid by the Governor of New South Wales, Sir Harry Lawson. The date or text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

The foundation stone for the St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral records: - (The God of heaven, He will prosper us; therefore we His servants will - rise and build) Neh 2:20 - This Foundation Stone of: - St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral - was laid down by His Holiness the Pontiff. - Pope Abba Shenouda III - Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of The See of St Mark - and the Coptic Church World Wide. - 16th of Baramouda 1696 ~ St Mark's Day - 8th May 1980.

Date Opened: 18-11-1906
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church, Arncliffe acquired the former Arncliffe Methodist Church building in 1978. The former Methodist church was opened on 18/11/1906, and has now been renovated to meet the requirements of St Mark's. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photograph uploaded 10/9/2020.

Note: Photograph attribution/source - http://arncliffesydney.blogspot.com/2008/03/st-marks-coptic-orthodox-cathedral.html
Last Updated: Thursday 10th September, 2020