St Andrew's Uniting Church
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St Andrew's Uniting Church

Meredith, VIC 3333

Church Information

Church Name: St Andrew's Uniting Church
Church Previous Name: St Andrew's Presbyterian Church
Denomination: Uniting Church in Australia
Street Address: 28 Wallace St, Meredith VIC 3333, Australia
Suburb: Meredith
State: VIC
Postcode: 3333
Foundation Stone Laid: 20-01-1923
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone for the first church building was laid on 3/12/1868 by W J Reide Esq. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

The foundation stone of the present church building records: St Andrew's Church - This foundation stone - was laid by - Mrs J L Matheson - 20th January 1923 - Rev J Scott, Minister ...

A history plaque records: St Andrew's Uniting Church - Presbyterian church services had been held in Meredith since the early 1860s but it wasn't until 1869 that a church was built at a cost of 60 [pounds]. Rev John Scott took charge of the Parish in 1917 and it was during his ministry that the beautiful brick church was built. Mrs J L Matheson of 'Moranghurk' laid the foundation stone of the new church on January 20th 1923. The church was opened on July 3rd 1923 with a dedication ceremony. The first church was between the manse and the new church and was used as a hall unitil it was sold for removal in 2000. The manse had been shifted from a site opposite the cemetery. "Proudly Donated by St Andrew's Congregation".

Date Opened: 03-07-1923
Date Closed: unknown


The St Andrew's Uniting Church, Meredith is part of the Presbytery of Ballarat South and the Synod of Victoria & Tasmania. The first church building, a wooden structure, which was opened in 1869. was used for some time as a church hall, after the present church building was dedicated on 3/7/1923. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 20/7/2021 & 30/3/2022.

Note: Photograph attribution/source - By Mattinbgn - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

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Last Updated: Wednesday 30th March, 2022