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Newtown Mission
Newtown Mission 17-09-2018 - Peter Liebeskind
Newtown Mission 26-12-2007 - J Bar - See Note.

Newtown Mission

Newtown, NSW 2042

Church Information

Church Name: Newtown Mission
Church Previous Name: Newtown Wesleyan Methodist Church/Newtown Methodist Church/Newtown Uniting Church
Denomination: Uniting Church in Australia
Street Address: 284 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
Suburb: Newtown
State: NSW
Postcode: 2042
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known. Information/photographs are invited.
Date Opened: 00-00-1860
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The 'Newtown Mission is a church located in the heart of Newtown'. it was formerly the Newtown Uniting Church which opened in 1860. The first Wesleyan services were held in cottages at the corner of King and Eliza Streets from about 1840. A chapel to cater for the congregation was built in 1850, at the corner of King Street and Erskineville Road. The present church building was erected on the current site in 1859/60 to cater for the growing congregation. The date of conversion to the Newtown Mission is not known. More historical information/photographs of the church(es)/congregation(s) are invited. Photographs uploaded 22/11/2020.

Note: Photograph attribution/source -By J Bar - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3281611
Last Updated: Sunday 22nd November, 2020