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Inverell Prebyterian Church
Inverell Prebyterian Church 04-10-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane.
Inverell Prebyterian Church - Hall 04-10-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane.

Inverell Prebyterian Church

Inverell, NSW 2360

Church Information

Church Name: Inverell Prebyterian Church
Church Previous Name: St Andrew's Presbyterian Church
Denomination: Presbyterian Church of Australia
Street Address: 94 Vivian St, Inverell NSW 2360, Australia
Suburb: Inverell
State: NSW
Postcode: 2360
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details for the church are known. Information/photographs are invited.

A plaque in regard to the manse foundation stone records: The foundation stone of - the first manse on this - site was relaid to celebrate - the Centenary of St Andrew's - 30th April 1978 by Dudley Body.

Foundation stone for the first manse records: This stone was laid by - P C Campbell Esq - Feb 19 1906 - Minister Rev J K Miller.

A plaque records: The Manse - dedicated to the Glory of God - and opened on 20th June 1953.

A foundation stone for the hall records: St Andrew's Presbyterian Church - War Memorial Hall - This building is erected to the Glory of God, - in honour of the members and adherents of this - charge who served in the Great War (1914~1918), - and in memory of those of their number who fell - "Their name liveth for evermore." - This foundation stone was laid on October 2nd 1920. - by the - Right Rev James Gibson MA - Moderator~ General of the Presbyterian Church - of Australia - Rev A M Stevenson MC Minister.

A stone tablet on the hall records: To the greater Glory of God - and in memory of those who served in - The Second World War - 1939 ~ 1945 - This stone was laid by - The Right Rev James Goudie - Moderator of N S W - 4th June 1966 - S R Burnard ~ Session Clerk - Rev Donald M Campbell ~ Minister.



Date Opened: 00-05-1878
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The church at Inverell was first held in the home of Mr & Mrs Colin Ross until 1857 when a timber church building was erected on the banks of the Macintyre River. The current Inverell Presbyterian Church building was opened in May 1878.

More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 26/11/2017.


For a brief history of the church see: 'God is Witness' - A Short History of the Presbyterian Church, Inverell N S W  - To Celebrate 100 Years of Presbyterianism 1854~1954 - by Rev Norman Monsen - http://inverell.presbyterian.org.au/images/sermons/100thBook.pdf [Note seem by site administrator]
Last Updated: Friday 18th January, 2019