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Lewisham Uniting Church - Former

Lewisham Uniting Church - Former

Lewisham, NSW 2049

Church Information

Church Name: Lewisham Uniting Church - Former
Church Previous Name: Lewisham Wesleyan Methodist Church/Lewisham Methodist Church
Denomination: Uniting Church in Australia
Street Address: 64 The Boulevarde, Lewisham NSW 2049, Australia
Suburb: Lewisham
State: NSW
Postcode: 2049
Foundation Stone Laid: 25-09-1880
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone for the first church building was laid on 25/9/1880 by Mrs J T Bryant. 

The foundation stone for church extensions was laid on Good Friday (11/4) 1884 by Principal Fletcher, President of the Conference.

The foundation stone for the church hall was laid on 22/10/1893 by Mrs F Colwell.

The foundtaion stone for 'Gateway' the Childrens Home next door was laid on 16/4/1964.

The texts on the foundation stones is not known. Information/photographs are invited.


Date Opened: 12-12-1880
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The former Lewisham Uniting Church is now closed, and the property used by one the Uniting Church's welfare agencies. The original Wesleyan Methodist Church began in private homes, with the first church building opened on 12/12/1880. Over the years many additions and alterations were made to the original church building. On 12/10/1980 the church celebrated its centenary. For more of the church story see note below. More historical information/photographs of the former church/congregation are invited. Photograph uploaded 12/10/2020.

Note - source - illuminate (27th Jun 2019). Lewisham Uniting Church (previously Lewisham Methodist Church) centenary services October 12, 1980: histoical record 1880~1980.. In Website illuminate. Retrieved 12th Oct 2020 10:27, from https://illuminate.recollect.net.au/nodes/view/1468.

Last Updated: Monday 12th October, 2020