Ebenezer Church, oldest Christian church in Australia


The Ebenezer

Oldest Christian church in Australia. The Ebenezer Church in Wilberforce, Hawkesbury

The Ebenezer Church on the banks of the Hawkesbury in Ebenezer is believed to be the oldest Christian church building in Australia.
The church was built by early settlers in 1809 according to the church website (ebenezerchurch.org.au). The church was the first non-conformist Presbyterian Church in Australia and considered a pioneer in education in the colony, beginning a school in 1810. The church is the oldest extant school building in Australia. Ebenezer is located 69 kilometres north-west of Sydney and about 5 kilometres from the larger centre of Wilberforce. It sits on the banks of the Hawkesbury River

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