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Hedland Anglican Church - Port
Hedland Anglican Church - Port 22-04-2024 - Derek Flannery
Hedland Anglican Church - Port 22-04-2024 - Derek Flannery

Hedland Anglican Church - Port

Port Hedland, WA 6721

Church Information

Church Name: Hedland Anglican Church - Port
Church Previous Name: St Matthew's Anglican Church
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 11 McGregor St, Port Hedland WA 6721, Australia
Suburb: Port Hedland
State: WA
Postcode: 6721
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

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

A plaque on the wall records: To the Glory of God - This Church was consecrated by - The Rt Revd Gerald Muston - 4th Bishop of North West Australia - in the distinguished presence of - The Most Revd and Right Hon Robert Runcie - 102nd Archbishop of Canterbury - on Saturday February 27th 1988.

Date Opened: 27-02-1988
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

Comments

The Hedland Anglcan Church - Port (St Matthew's Anglican Church)  is part of the Parish of Port Hedland and the Diocese of North West Austraila "The first service was probably held under a hotel verandah in May 1901; while the original St Matthew's church building was a timber and iron construction completed in 1908. This building was burnt down in February 1917, but rebuilt with the first service being held on 28 April, 1918...In 1957 BCA began supporting ministry in Port Hedland. The relocation of St Matthew's occurred in 1988 when the present property was acqured. With the aid of the Outback Church Foundation a new St Matthew's was built. In 1970 the Mission to Seafarers was established in Port Hedland." Hedland Anglican Church - Port now functions in conjunction with Hedland Anglican Church - South (former St Peter's Anglican Church) South Hedland. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 10/5/2024.

Note 1: Sourced from: https://www.anglicandnwa.org/churches/2018/11/2/port-hedland

 

Last Updated: Friday 10th May, 2024
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