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St Andrew's Uniting Church

Orbost, VIC 3888

Church Information

Church Name: St Andrew's Uniting Church
Church Previous Name: St Andrew's Presbyterian Church
Denomination: Uniting Church in Australia
Street Address: 40 Browning St, Orbost VIC 3888, Australia
Suburb: Orbost
State: VIC
Postcode: 3888
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known for the first church building.

Foundation stone for the present church building records: To the Glory of God - This stone was laid by - Mr E P Boucher - Session Clerk 1920~1961 - 27 ~ 10 ~ 1963.

Date Opened: 09-01-1898
Date Closed: unknown


Early Presbyterian services were held in Orbost from about 1885, with the first church building, a wooden structure, opened on 9/1/1898. The present church building was opened on 2/5/1964. The Union of the local Presbyterian and Methodist churches occurred in the late 1960s, prior to the formation of the Uniting Church in June 1977. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 26/3/2021.

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Last Updated: Friday 26th March, 2021