A-B Towns | C-E Towns | F-K Towns | L-M Towns | N-S Towns | T-Z Towns | All Towns

St Andrew's Anglican Church
St Andrew's Anglican Church unknown date - Anglican Church - See Note.
St Andrew's Anglican Church 01-07-2020 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane

St Andrew's Anglican Church

Longreach, QLD 4730

Church Information

Church Name: St Andrew's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 142 Emu St, Longreach QLD 4730, Australia
Suburb: Longreach
State: QLD
Postcode: 4730
Foundation Stone Laid: 04-10-1959
Foundation Stone Notes: 

A stone tablet records: A M D G - This stone was laid in the faith of Jesus Christ - in the name of God the Father, God the Son - and God the Holy Ghost, - under the dedication of Saint Andrew. A. M., - in remembrance of those who gave their lives - for God and Country in the Great Wars. - By + Theodore, Lord Bishop of Rochhampton, - on the Feast of Saint Francis. 4th October 1959 - John Bayton ~ Rector.

A plaque records: To the Greater Glory of God - This Parish Church of Saint Andrew - was dedicated - on Sunday 11th December 1960 - + Theodore - Lord Bishop of Rockhampton - John Bayton ~ Rector - David Scott Roach, John Wilson ~ Church Wardens.

A plaque records: To the Greater Glory of God - this Church of Saint Andrew - was consecrated on Saint Francis Day - Tuesday 4th October, 1977 - by John - Lord Bishop of Rockhampton - Ross Cameron ~ Rector - Owen Martin Baker, Robert John Gleeson ~ Church Wardens.

A plaque records: 1997 - Centenary Garden - commemorating - the founding of the First Australian - Bush Brotherhood of Saint Andrew - at Longreach - Holy Cross Day, 14th September, 1897.

A wooden sign records: Saint Andrews House - Home of the First Australian - Bush Brotherhood of Saint Andrew 1897.

Date Opened: 11-09-1960
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

Comments

The St Andrew's Anglican Church, Longreach is located in the major centre of the Central West.The Parish of Longreach is the original home of the First Brothers of St Andrew, established in the late 19th century. It embraces  St Andrew's Longreach, All Saints Muttaburra & The Church of the Incarnation Jundah. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 6/11/2020. 

Note: Photograoh attribution/source - https://www.anglicanchurchcq.org.au/images/gallery/longreach2.jpg
Last Updated: Friday 6th November, 2020
ADVANCED SEARCH