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Kiama Uniting Church - 'New'
Kiama Uniting Church - Now Hall 12-11-2008 - Peter Liebeskind
Kiama Uniting Church - Now Hall 01-04-2019 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

Kiama Uniting Church

Kiama, NSW 2533

Church Information

Church Name: Kiama Uniting Church
Church Previous Name: Kiama Wesleyan Methodist Church/Kiama Methodist Church
Denomination: Uniting Church in Australia
Street Address: 19 Bong Bong St, Kiama NSW 2533, Australia
Suburb: Kiama
State: NSW
Postcode: 2533
Foundation Stone Laid: 00-00-1850
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone of the first church building, now the hall, was laid in 1850 by the Rev George Hurst. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

Foundation stone of the Fellowship Centre records: To the glory of God - this stone was unveiled by - Miss A M Cope - Mr L P East - 6th December 1969.

A foundation stone on the manse records: This stone was set by - Rev A C Manefield BA - President of the Conference - on 19th June 1954.

Date Opened: 00-00-1851
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The Kiama Uniting Church was opened in 1851. The first Wesleyan Methodist service in the Kiama district was held in 1843, in a private home. These continued until the church building was opened.  The original church building, now the hall, was completely empty and the entire building, both inside and out was being painted white when the (2019) photograph was taken. The church celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2001. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 14/9/2017 & 13/5/2021.

For more of the Kiama Uniting Church story see - illuminate (27th Jun 2019). Kiama Uniting Church sesquicentenary, 1851 to 2001. In Website illuminate. Retrieved 13th May 2021 12:18, from https://illuminate.recollect.net.au/nodes/view/1440.

Last Updated: Thursday 13th May, 2021