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Griffith Baptist Church - Former
Griffith Baptist Church - Former 00-00-2021 - Derek Flannery
Griffith Baptist Church - Former 00-00-2021 - Derek Flannery

Griffith Baptist Church - Former

Griffith, NSW 2680

Church Information

Church Name: Griffith Baptist Church - Former
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Baptist
Street Address: Remembrance Dr, Griffith NSW 2680, Australia
Suburb: Griffith
State: NSW
Postcode: 2680
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

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

A plaque records: Griffith's First Baptist Church - Opened Jaunuary 1925 on the corner of Wakaden & Whitton Sts. Moved to Pioneer Park 1972. - Baptists began meeting in Griffith from 1919 at the Lyceum Theatre and other venues. - This church was built with the help of the Home Mission Society at a cost of 600 pounds. It was then a white fibro building with dark brown timberwork, seating 100 people. Young pastors lived in vestries at the back. - From 1947 the church became self supporting. Hall, manse & gospel motor van were added. - A new church on the same site opened in 1973.

Date Opened: 00-01-1925
Date Closed: 00-00-1972
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The former Griffith Baptist Church building is now loacted in the Griffith Pioneer Park Museum, in Remembrance Drive. It was relocated there in 1972 to make way for a new Baptist church building on its original site at 261 Wakaden Street (see separate entry - 2680).  More historical information/photographs of the former church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 8/7/2021.
Last Updated: Thursday 8th July, 2021