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Leeton Uniting Church
Leeton Uniting Church 07-04-2012 - Bidgee - See Note:
Leeton Uniting Church 07-04-2012 - Bidgee - See Note:

Leeton Uniting Church

Leeton, NSW 2705

Church Information

Church Name: Leeton Uniting Church
Church Previous Name: Leeton Methodist Church
Denomination: Uniting Church in Australia
Street Address: 42 Church St, Leeton NSW 2705, Australia
Suburb: Leeton
State: NSW
Postcode: 2705
Foundation Stone Laid: 23-08-1937
Foundation Stone Notes: 

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

Foundation stone for the current church building records: This stone was laid - by - His Excellency - The Governor of New South Wales - the Lord Wakehurst KCMG - 23rd August 1937.

A stone tablet on the hall records: This Memorial Hall - was opened and dedicated by - Rev D Forshaw Almond - President of the Conference - on 19th May 1956. - Rev S C Quamby L Th - Supt Minister.

A plaque records: The opening of this Family - Centre was celebrated by - The Parish of Leeton - on 20 July 1997 - Minister: Rev Ron Loom.

Date Opened: 09-04-1913
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The Leeton Uniting Church is part of the Presbytery of Riverina and the Synod of NSW & ACT. The Methodist Church in Leeton began in 1912 with the arrival of Home Missioner, Mr R J Lee who pitched his tent (literally) on the site of the present parsonage. The first church building was opened on 9/4/1913 by the Rev W Woolls Rutledge. The present church building was opened on 22/9/1937 by Rev Harold Doust, Chairman of Riverina Synod District1. The church celebrated its centenary in 2012. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 25/8/2021.


Note 1: illuminate (27th Jun 2019). Leeton Methodist Church, 50 years, 1913-1963. In Website illuminate. Retrieved 25th Aug 2021 13:22, from https://illuminate.recollect.net.au/nodes/view/1463

Note: Photograph attribution/source - By Bidgee, CC BY-SA 3.0 au, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19118252 AND https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19118257 AND https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19118244


Last Updated: Wednesday 25th August, 2021