Rushworth Uniting Church
Rushworth Uniting Church 08-04-2021 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
Rushworth Uniting Church - Rear 08-04-2021 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

Rushworth Uniting Church

Rushworth, VIC 3612

Church Information

Church Name: Rushworth Uniting Church
Church Previous Name: Rushworth United Methodist Church/Rushworth Methodist Church
Denomination: Uniting Church in Australia
Street Address: 19 Murchison Rd, Rushworth VIC 3612, Australia
Suburb: Rushworth
State: VIC
Postcode: 3612
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

A heritage plaque records: Rushworth Uniting Church - The first United Methodist Church was establiehed in 1868 by Reverend John Truscott. The church was constructed in March 1891 by Bishop Myers of England. A few years later the parsonage was erected. The Rushworth Methodist Church celebrated its diamond jubilee in 1928 with a grand reunion. The Sunday School Hall was officially opened in 1939.

Date Opened: 00-00-1891
Date Closed: unknown


The Rushworth Uniting Church celebrated its 150th anniversary on 30/9/2018. The church was established on 29/9/1868 when the United Methodist Church decided to start a Sunday School. It is now part of the Waranga Uniting Church Cluster, including the Colbinabbin, Murchison and Tatura/Toolamba churches. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 1/5/2021.
Last Updated: Saturday 1st May, 2021