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25-March-2021
25-March-2021
Photographs supplied by Sue Pearce, Brighton Uniting Church

The window was commissioned for the 150th anniversary celebration held in 1997 and depicts the Church's life against the background of the Brighton foreshore.

Built as a Methodist Church, the foundation stone was laid on the 1st of May, 1864. The first members of the church met in private homes on Sturt Road. As a rural community the first service was held in the 1840's in a dugout with an upturned boat serving as a roof. The up-turned boat is reflected in the 'Memorial Window' which is on the southern wall of the entrance foyer.

Location

Address:443 Brighton Road, Brighton Uniting Church, Brighton, 5048
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.016344
Long: 138.522706
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Religion
Approx. Event Start Date:1847
Approx. Event End Date:1997
Designer:Terry Beaston, Brighton Stained Glass Studio (Brighton, SA)
Monument Manufacturer:Terry Beaston, Brighton Stained Glass Studio (Brighton, SA)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 4th May, 1997
Source: MA
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