Archives for October 2017


Looking back… 50 years ago – Downlingville Uniting Church

From the South Australian Methodist – 03 November 1967 Dowlingville Uniting (then Methodist) Church was built in 1879, so 50 years ago would have celebrated its 88th birthday. Another 50 years on, and the church still has regular worship services attended by people from the surrounding farming communities (some of whom are descendants of the […]


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Here at the History Centre, we have many photos that have been generously donated to the collection. Some of them are not labelled with who they are, where they are, or when they were taken. This photo is one of these. There is nothing on this photo (in a frame) to indicate who it is […]


Looking back… 60 years ago – Spicer Memorial Church

> From The South Australian Methodist – 20 October, 1957 Sixty years ago the Spicer Uniting Church (then Methodist) Sunday School celebrated its 74th anniversary.


Looking back… 60 years ago

From The South Australian Methodist – 13 October, 1957 Times have changed – in 1957, the state Methodist Conference had papers and proceedings published in a bound book. Now, as we get ready for the SA Presbytery & Synod meeting next month, we will be downloading our papers from the Synod website, and most of […]


Looking back… 60 years ago

        From The South Australian Methodist – Friday 4 October 1957… 60 years ago, Naracoorte Uniting Church (then Methodist) were getting ready to move into their brand new building. The photos are from documents in the History Centre’s collection – the ‘new’ church shown in the early 1960s from a Stewardship information […]