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Corowa Calvary Memorial Uniting Church
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Corowa Calvary Memorial Uniting Church

Corowa, NSW 2646

Church Information

Church Name: Corowa Calvary Memorial Uniting Church
Church Previous Name: Corowa Wesleyan Church/Corowa Methodist Church/Calvary Methodist Memorial Church
Denomination: Uniting Church in Australia
Street Address: Church St & Queen St, Corowa NSW 2646, Australia
Suburb: Corowa
State: NSW
Postcode: 2646
Foundation Stone Laid: 11-12-1966
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone records: To the Glory of God - this stone was set - 11th December 1966 - by - Rev E A Roberts - Chairman Riverina District.

Hall foundation stone records: To the Glory of God - in memory of those who - made the supreme sacrifice - and to promote the work of youth - this stone was unveiled 8.8.54 - by Rev A C Manefield BA.

A plaque records: This Notice Board was - erected in 1970 by The Families - in Loving Memory of - Wesley T Poole - & - Kenneth J Mills.

The foundation stone for the first Wesleyan church building on the site was laid on 10/10/1883 by J M Sanger, Esq. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited. Mr Sanger was presented with a silver trowel which recorded: Presented to - J M Sanger, Esq. - On the occasion of His - Laying - The Foundation Stone - of the - Wesleyan Church, - Corowa, - NSW - Oct. 10th, 1883.

Date Opened: 08-07-1967
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The Corowa Calvary Memorial Uniting Church is part of the Riverina Presbytery and the Uniting Church Synod of NSW & ACT. The present church building was opened on 8/7/1967, by the President of the NSW Conference, the Rev G L Walker. It replaced the 1883 church building, which had been erected on the same site. Early Methodist services in Corowa began on 2/7/1876, when the Rev E A Thomas from Barnawartha, held services in the Mechanics Institute1. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 15/5/2018 & 6/8/2023.

Note 1: Centenary souvenir, 1883-1983: Corowa Uniting Church. Illuminate, accessed 26 Aug 2022, https://illuminate.recollect.net.au/nodes/view/1231
Last Updated: Sunday 6th August, 2023