Poowong Uniting Church
Poowong Uniting Church 05-03-2020 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
Poowong Uniting Church 05-03-2020 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

Poowong Uniting Church

Poowong, VIC 3988

Church Information

Church Name: Poowong Uniting Church
Church Previous Name: Poowong Methodist Church
Denomination: Uniting Church in Australia
Street Address: 11 Nyora Rd, Poowong VIC 3988, Australia
Suburb: Poowong
State: VIC
Postcode: 3988
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

A plaque records: To the Glory of God - This building was opened - and dedicated by - The Moderator of - The Victorian Uniting Church - The Rev G L Turner - Sunday, 20th December, 1981.

A plaque on the right hand door records: The Poowong Uniting - Church - acknowledges with grateful - thanks the gift of - this building from - The People of Ranceby - Formerly - The Ranceby Union Church. (Attached sticker records: Relocated April 1981)

A plaque on a seat in front of the church records: Kenny - This resting place has been erected in memory of - Leslie George Kenny (1914~1984) - his wife - Muriel (nee Hamblin) (1917 ~ 1965) - and their son - Philip (1954 ~ 2003) - Loved Parents & Brother of - Heather (Morgan), Bruce, David and their Families - Loved Husband & Father of - Jan, Trent, Megan and Alana - 2005.

Date Opened: 20-12-1981
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

Comments

The original Poowong Uniting (Methodist) Church began about 1878. The right hand side of the church was formerly The Ranceby Union Church building, which was relocated here in 1981 and joined to the existing building. The combined building was then opened in 1981. More historical information/photoghraphs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 8/3/2020. 
Last Updated: Sunday 8th March, 2020
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