Anglican

Unknown Grave – St John the Evangelist’s Anglican Church


This photo was taken in Stroud at St John the Evangelist’s Anglican Church in New South Wales, Australia. It is an old grave with an inscription no longer able to be read.

For more on the church visit:
http://www.stroudfriends.org/

Unknown Grave

Church Bell – St John the Evangelist’s Anglican Church


This photo was taken in Stroud at St John the Evangelist’s Anglican Church in New South Wales, Australia. It is of course the church bell.

For more on the church visit:
http://www.stroudfriends.org/

Stroud Anglican Church Bell

Carrington: Old Church Building


Carrington Church of England

Today I am posting two photos of the same building, taken many years apart. The building in the photos is the old A.A. Company’s (Australian Agricultural Company) Church Building at Carrington (Port Stephens) in New South Wales, Australia. The building currently serves as a private residence.

Carrington Church 2003

Church of St. John the Evangelist – Wagga Wagga


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This photo is of another church building in Wagga Wagga – the Church of St. John the Evangelist (Anglican).

Newcastle Cathedral


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Being a Protestant and a Particular Baptist, I don’t go much for the building as far as it being essential for worship. Don’t get me wrong, having a dedicated building to meet in is very helpful and useful, but if you are to have a building it needs to lend itself for the purpose, being completely functional as such and efficient in terms of the funding for it (it is far more profitable to use what money you have in carrying out the mission, than building a facade of religion).

Having said all that, the building in this picture is certainly an impressive one. It is a grand old building (as far as ‘old’ goes in relatively young Australia), rich in history, as it contains many historical items of interest.

The building pictured is that of the Newcastle Cathedral (Church of England). As grand as it looks, it is hardly the bastion of Evangelical Protestantism that one would have hoped for. Any true semblance of Evangelical Christianity that it may have borne witness to has long gone from its walls.