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AUSTRALIAN CHRISTIAN DENOMINATIONS AND CHURCH GROUPS
ANGLICAN
Anglican
Anglican Catholic Church
Anglican Catholic Church

CATHOLIC
Australian Catholic Church
Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East
Roman Catholic
Liberal Catholic
Maronite Catholic
Melkite Eastern Rite Catholics
Ukrainian Catholic


ORTHODOX
Ancient Church of the east
Antiochan Orthodox Church
Bulgarian Orthodox
Coptic Orthodox
Ecumenical Orthodox Fellowship
Free Serbian Orthodox
Greek Orthodox
Greek Orthodox (Autocefalic)
Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East
Macedonian Orthodox
Romanian Orthodox
Russian Orthodox
Syrian Orthodox
Syrian Orthodox
Ukrianian Orthodox
REFORMED or PRESBYTERIAN
Evangelical Presbyterian Church
Free Reformed Church
Presbyterian Church Of Aust.
Presbyterian Reformed Church
Presbtyerian Church of East. Aust
Reformed Church
Westminister Presbyterian



PROTESTANT

Aboriginal Evangelical Fellowship
Anabaptist
Associated Mission Churches of Australasia
Baptist
Baptist (Independent)
Independent Baptist
Bible Methodist Church
Brethren
Christian & Missionary Alliance
Christian Brethren Assemblies
Churches of Christ
Independent Churches of Christ
Church of the Nazerene
Congregational
Lutheran
People Church
Quakers
Sydney Church of Christ
Salvation Army
Uniting Church
Wesleyan Methodist

MAJOR CULTS
Seventh day Adventist
Jehovah Witness
Church io fJesus Christ and latter Day Saints (Mormons)

PENTECOSTAL
Apostolic Church
Armenian Apostolic Church of Australia and New Zealand
Assembly of God
Calvary Chapels
Christian City Church
Christian Life Centres
Christian Outraeach Centres
Christian Revival Centres
Christian Revival Crusade
Church of the Four Square Gospel
Church of God
Four Square Gospel Church
Full Gospel Church
Jubilee International
New Life Churches
Potters House
Revival Centres International
Rhema
Ruach Fellowships
Vineyard


OTHER
Christian Israelite Church
Church of God
Chinese Churches
Christian Science
New Apostolic Church
New Apostolic Church
Seventh Day Adventist
Seventh Day Baptists

CHURCH OF GOD
World Wide Church of God
United Church of God

WHO GOES WHERE?
12.26 MAJOR RELIGIOUS AFFILIATIONS Source: ABS data available on request, Census of Population and Housing.
Christianity

Anglican
Catholic
Other
Total
Other
religions
No
religion
Not stated/ inadequately described
Total
Census year
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
'000

1901
39.7
22.7
33.7
96.1
1.4
0.4
(a)2.0
3,773.8
1911
38.4
22.4
35.1
95.9
0.8
0.4
(a)2.9
4,455.0
1921
43.7
21.7
31.6
96.9
0.7
0.5
(a)1.9
5,435.7
1933
38.7
19.6
28.1
86.4
0.4
0.2
12.9
6,629.8
1947
39.0
20.9
28.1
88.0
0.5
0.3
11.1
7,579.4
1954
37.9
22.9
28.5
89.4
0.6
0.3
9.7
8,986.5
1961
34.9
24.9
28.4
88.3
0.7
0.4
10.7
10,508.2
1966
33.5
26.2
28.5
88.2
0.7
0.8
10.3
11,599.5
1971
31.0
27.0
28.2
86.2
0.8
6.7
6.2
12,755.6
1976
27.7
25.7
25.2
78.6
1.0
8.3
11.4
13,548.4
1981
26.1
26.0
24.3
76.4
1.4
10.8
11.4
14,576.3
1986
23.9
26.0
23.0
73.0
2.0
12.7
12.4
15,602.2
1991
23.8
27.3
22.9
74.0
2.6
12.9
10.5
16,850.3
1996
22.0
27.0
21.9
70.9
3.5
16.6
9.0
17,752.8
2001
20.7
26.6
20.7
68.0
4.9
15.5
11.7
18,769.2

(a) Includes 'object to state'.


12.27 RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION
Source: ABS data 1996 and 2001 Censuses of Population and Housing.

1996
2001


Change
'000
%
'000
%
%

Christianity
Anglican
3,903.3
22.0
3,881.2
20.7
-0.6
Baptist
295.2
1.7
309.2
1.6
4.8
Catholic
4,799.0
27.0
5,001.6
26.6
4.2
Churches of Christ
75.0
0.4
61.3
0.3
-18.2
Jehovah's Witness
83.4
0.5
81.1
0.4
-2.8
Lutheran
250.0
1.4
250.4
1.3
0.2
Orthodox
497.0
2.8
529.4
2.8
6.5
Pentecostal
174.7
1.0
194.6
1.0
11.4
Presbyterian and Reformed
675.5
3.8
637.5
3.4
-5.6
Salvation Army
74.1
0.4
71.4
0.4
-3.7
Uniting Church
1,334.9
7.5
1,248.7
6.7
-6.5
Other Christian
420.6
2.4
497.9
2.7
18.4
Buddhism
199.8
1.1
357.8
1.9
79.1
Hinduism
67.3
0.4
95.5
0.5
41.9
Islam
200.9
1.1
281.6
1.5
40.2
Judaism
79.8
0.4
84.0
0.4
5.2
Other religions
68.6
0.4
92.4
0.5
34.6
No religion
2,948.9
16.6
2,906.0
15.5
-1.5
Not stated/inadequately described
1,604.7
9.0
2,187.7
11.7
36.3
Total
17,752.8
100.0
18,769.2
100.0
5.7







ETHNIC CHURCHES


INDEPENDENT CHURCHES
NSW COUNCIL OF CHURCHES


Aboriginal Evangelical Fellowship
Mainly in the Northern Territitory with a Bible College in Cootamundra NSW

ANABAPTIST
The House of The Lord       A Melbourne house-church.

Ancient Church of the east
Started in Australia due to migration. Around 7 Churches nationally.

Anglican Catholic Church
St Hilda's, Teralba
The Australian Diocese was formed in March 1992. 5 Churches


ANTIOCHIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
The First church built in Australia was 1921. Memebrs mainly come from Lebanon. In 1970 the Australasian Diocese was formed.

Apostolic Church (Around 70-80 Churches Australia wide)
Started in Australia around the late 1920's.

Armenian Apostolic Church of Australia and New Zealand (5 Churches)
The Church is between Catholic and Orthodox it is non-chalcedonian. The First church was formed in Australia in 1953.(Sydney ) then Melbourne (1955)

ASSEMBLY OF GOD
Over 900 Churches.
State Based Districts.
Blue Mountains
Central Coast (Coastlands)
East Coast
Eastlakes Christian Life Centre
Mona Vale
Punchbowl
Camden Christian Life Centre
Wollongong (Lighthouse)
Associated Mission Churches of Australasia (50 Churches
Renewal Churches starting in the 1950's.

Australian Catholic Church
Independent from Rome. 2 Churches, In 1991 the first Australian bishop was consecrated

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East

BAPTIST(750 Churches)
Started in Australia in the 1830's.(Sydney) In 1926 the Baptist Union of Australia was formed
NSW (Over 300 Church)
Northern Territory (10 Churches)
Queensland (Over 160 Churches)
South Australia (Over 90 Churches)
Tasmania ( around 32 churches)
Victoria (Around 190 churches)
Western Australia (around 90 Churches)
Baulkham Hill
Charlestown (Victory
Camden
Carlton Kogarah
Gerringong Baptist Church
Gymea
Hurstville
Maroubra
Marrickville
Musselbrook
Molong
Nowra
Padstow
Orange
Randwick Baptist
Ryde
Springwood

BRETHREN
(Exclusive Brethren)
Open

Bulgarian Orthodox (2 Churches)

CATHOLIC
The first official priests arrived in 1820. The First Bishopric was established in 1834. In Australia we have 7 Archdioceses and 21 Dioceses.
Adelaide
Armidale
Ballarat
Bathurst
Brisbane
Broken Bay
Broome
Bunbury
Cairns
Canberra Goulburn
Darwin
Geraldton
Hobart
Lismore
Maitland
Melbourne
Parramatta
Perth
Port pirie
Rockhampton
Sale
Sandhurst
Sydney*
Toowoomba
Townsville
Wagga Wagga
Wilcannia - Forbes
Wollongong

CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE OF AUSTRALIA (over 40 Churches)

Christian Brethren Assemblies (Open Brethren) Around 270 Churches
NSW around 70 churches
Blaxland
Epping
VICTORIA
Christian Brethren Assemblies of Victoria (official website)

NSW
Christian Brethren (NSW)



Christian Israelite Church
Very Small. started in England around 1822.
Sydney
Singleton
Terrigal
Windsor
Kempsey


CHURCH OF CHRIST (around 460 churches)
Started in Australia during the 1840's  - 1850's. The Federal Conference started in 1906.
 
NSW Churches of Christ Homepage
Community Care - Aged Care (NSW)
Armidale Church of Christ
Bathurst Church of Christ (NSW)
Caringbah
Telopea
Wollongong
North West Sydney
Wollongong Church of Christ (NSW)
Telopea Church of Christ (NSW)
Moorebank Church of Christ (NSW)
Northside Community Church (NSW)
Cambelltown Community Church of Christ (NSW)
Metro North Christian Centre (NSW)
Campbelltown
Lismore Church of Christ (NSW)
Churches of Christ Care - Queensland
South Australian Conference of Churches of Christ
Victorian / Tasmanian Conference of Churches of Chris

Burwood - Mt Waverley Church of Christ (Vic)
Doncaster Church of Christ (Vic)
Knoxfield Church of Christ (Vic)
Coastal Christian Church (Rockingham WA)
Wembley Downs Church of Christ (WA)
Townsville Church of Christ (Qld)
Barnabas Church of Christ (Vic)
Greensborough Church of Christ (Vic)
South Perth Church of Christ (WA)
Pine Rivers Church of Christ (Qld)
Elizabeth Church of Christ (SA)
Subiaco Church of Christ (WA)
Roleystone Community Church (WA

Mildura Church of Christ (Vic)
Southport Church of Christ (Qld)
Warnbro Church of Christ (WA)
Warwick Church of Christ (WA)
Whitford Church of Christ (WA)
Toowoomba Church of Christ (Qld)
North Turrumurra Church of Christ (NSW)
Austral Church of Christ (NSW)
South Queanbeyan Community Church (NSW)
Pendle Hill Church of Christ (NSW)
Applecross Church of Christ (WA)
Armidale Church of Christ (NSW)
Kardinia Christian Fellowship (Vic)
Blackburn Community Church of Christ (Vic)
Marrickville Church of Christ (NSW)
Yahoo! Australian Churches of Christ Listing
Modbury Church of Christ (SA

Maitland Church of Christ (NSW)
 

Kingsway Community Church (NSW)
Life Community Church, Lismore (NSW)
Northam Church of Christ - WA



I NDEPENDENT CHURCHES OF CHRIST
Churches of Christ, (Non-denominational), ACT
Churches of Christ, (Non-denominational), NSW
Churches of Christ, (Non-denominational), N.T.
Churches of Christ, (Non-denominational), QLD
Churches of Christ, (Non-denominational), S.A.
Churches of Christ, (Non-denominational), Tasmania
Churches of Christ, (Non-denominational), Vic
Churches of Christ, (Non-denominational), W.A.
North Ryde
Waringah

International Church of Christ
Sydney

CHURCH OF GOD
Journey Church, Pacific Pines, QLD
Church at the Falls, Shoalhaven, NSW


CHINESE CHURCHES
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CHRISTIAN CITY CHURCH (Around 62 Churches Worldwide

ccc Canberra
CCC Chatswood
C CC Penrith
CCC Wollongong
Christian City Church , Maroubra


CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTRES

CHRISTIAN OUTREACH CENTRES (Over 200 Churches)
Spead from Brisbane in 1974.

CHRISTIAN REVIVAL CENTRES

Christian Revival Crusade (0ver 230 churches)
Begun in 1944/45 with the present name adopted in 1963.

Christian Science (The first Church of Christ Scientist, in Boston, Mass.) Around 50 Churches
Founded my Mary Baker Eddy in 1897. The first service in Melbourne was 1889 (?)
ACT 1 Churches
NSW 19 Churches
QLD 11 Churches
SA 2 Churches
Tas 1 Churches
Vic 11 Churches
WA 4 Churches

CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE info@nazarene.org.au (Around 32 Churches)
A Holiness Movement Church. Started in the USA in 1908 and in Australia in the mid 1940's,
North Pacific Disctrict
Southern District
Western District
Bible College Thornlands
Birrong Church


CONGREGATIONAL
Congregation Federation of Australia has around 29 Churches. Formed in 1992 but its origins in Australia go back to 1798.
BEXLEY
BEXLEY CHINESE
CAMPBELLTOWN
CAMPSIE CHINESE
CESSNOCK WEST
ENGADINE
GEORGES RIVER
GRESFORD
Hunters Hill
JANNALI
KOGARAH BAY
KURRI KURRI
LEICHHARDT
MAITLAND DISTRICT
MANLY
MIRANDA
NAMBUCCA VALLEY
Padstow
PADSTOW CHINESE
REVESBY
RYDE
SALISBURY
TOWRADGI
WATERLOO
WOLLONGONG
Queensland
BRASSALL Qld.
RACEVIEW
117 Wildey St., Raceview, Qld. 4305

TASMANIA
RICHMOND
Bridge St., Richmond, Tas. 7025

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
TORRENSVILLE
Cnr. Huntriss St. & Carlton Pde., Torrensville, SA. 5031

Minister: Pastor Andrew Cole (08) 8344 5676.
English Congregation
Secretary: Mr. Jim Randall. Ph: (02) 9953 4951

Pioneering Churches
NARELLAN NSW (Hunters Hill)
WATERLOO CHINESE NSW   


COPTIC ORTHODOX
Started around the 1960's. Egyptian in origin.


FREE SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH


FOUR SQUARE GOSPEL CHURCH
Calvary Chapel
Mt Druitt

Full Gospel Church    (Around 90 churches)


GREEK ORTHODOX (Around 120 Churches in Australia)
The first church in Australia was erected in 1898. The Archdiocese established in 1924.
Figures from 1992.
NSW / ACT: 34 Churches
VIC / TAS: 43 Churches
SA /NT 21 Churches
QLD: 9 Churches


GREEK ORTHODOX (Autocefalic)
Adelaide cathedral of Taksiarxis,
Saint Nicholas greek Orthodox Church,
dormition of virgin mary,
saint constantine and helen,
saint anargiroi,
nativity of virgin Mary.



Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East (3 Churches)
Started by Migrants in the mid 1960's.
Sydney 2
Melbourne 1

Independent Baptist

  Jubilee International

Liberal Catholic (12 Churches Aust)
Started in Australia in 1916.


LUTHERAN(Over 420 Churches)
Stated in Australia in the 1830's by German missionaries. The Australian Lutheran Church was formed in 1966.
CONGREGATIONS
http://www.lca.org.au/congregations/congnsw.html


MACEDONIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH  (around 17 Churches)
Around 1970 it started in Australia

Maronite Catholic    (9 churches)
An Eastern Catholic Rite Church in communion with the Catholic Church. Members are mainly Lebanese.
  Saint Maroun
  Saint Charbel


Melkite Eastern Rite Catholics
About 18,000 members
An Eastern Catholic Rite Church in communion with the Catholic Church. Members are mainly from the Middle East.

New Apostolic Church
Headquarters are in Zurich Switzland. Founded in the 1830's


NEW LIFE CHURCHES


PEOPLES CHURCH
Gymea

POTTER HOUSE
Campbelltown
Parramatta

QUAKERS(Around 40)
First came to Australia in 1790.(Hobart) First general Australian meeting in 1902. The First national annual meeting 1964.


Revival Fellowship
Small Pentecostal Denomination Founded in Australia. Emphasis on British Israelistism.


REVIVAL CENTRES INTERNATIONAL


RHEMA (FAMILY CHURCH) Around 15 churches.
Started in Perth in 1979. Mainly in Western Australia

ROMANIAN ORTHODOX
Churches in Sydney, Newcastle, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide


RUSSIAN ORTHODOX   (25 Churches)
The Exiled Church of Russia - started in Australia in the 1920's.
Parish of St John (The forerunner of the Russian Orthodox Church  in Russian in Canberra );
( Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church in  Australia (Sydney) & NZ, in English with many Russia Orthodox Church Links ).
RUSSIAN ORTHODOX WEBPAGES QLD


RUACH FELLOWSHIPS


SALVATION ARMY
Started in Australia in the 1880's.
Eastern Australia and PNG (Includes NSW, QLD, ACT, PNG) 203 Corps or worship centres
Southern Teritory (Vic, SA, WA, Tas, NT) 184 Churches
Menai
Ryde


SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH


SEVENTH DAY ADVENTISTS   (Around 400 Churches)
In Australia from 1888

SEVENTH DAY BAPTIST

SYRIAN ORTHODOX


SYDNEY CHURCH OF CHRIST
Based on the Boston Church of Christ

UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC

UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX 3 churches
Around 700 families based in Victoria
Miorooca QLD
Croydon SA
Glenroy VIC

UNITING CHURCH(Around 1,000 churches)
Formed in 1977.
Uniting Aboriginal And Islander Christian Congress
NSW Synod
Northern  Synod (NT)
QLD  Synod
SA Synod
Tas  Synod
Vic Synod
WA Synod


UNITED CHURCH OF GOD

WESLEYAN METHODIST CHURCH
From the USA formed in 1843, and in Australia 1947.
Bible College: Kingsley College Glenroy
Pittwater

WORLD WIDE CHURCH OF GOD
USA in 1933 by Herbert W. Armstrong and in Australia from 1959. The Church was split as half of it became evangelical.
Newcastle

VINEYARD

INDEPENDENT CHURCHES
Byron Bay Christian Church
East Sydney Community Christian Church
Holroyd New Life Centre
Immanuel Christian Revival Fellowship
New Direction Community Church
Macarthur Christian Fellowship
North Beaches Christian Centre
  Oxley Vale Community Church (Tamworth, NSW)
Port Hacking Community Church
Power House Christian Church
Power of Love Fellowship
  Camperdown Community Church
FULL LIFE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP


 OTHER MINISTRIES
ALPHA
The Fellowship of Evangelical Churches of Australia
THE EVANGELICAL SISTERHOOD OF MARY IN AUSTRALIA
SERVANTS OF JESUS
  On Line Consulting
Impact Evangelism

OTHER WEB PAGES
NSW Council of Churches
Down Under Churches
Australian Churches
Aus Churches
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ANGLICAN
Anglican Church of Australia National Home page
The Anglican Diocese of Ballarat    (Ballarat, VIC),
Anglican Church of Australia   Diocese of Brisbane;
Anglican Diocese of Perth Parish of Merredin-Kellerberrin in the Goldfields/Country Region, WA
All Saints Anglican Church    (Seacliff S. A.), Description: Site comprising home page plus others. Information on the church, its activities, articles from the Parish Magazine, notes on Saints and Holy Days and a series on the Hallmarks of Anglicanism.
Christ Church St. Laurence   George Street at Railway Square, (Sydney, NSW)
Church of the Good Shepherd (Anglican), Bossley Park, Sydney
Roseville Anglican ,   Roseville, (Sydney NSW)
St Agnes' Anglican ,   The parish of St Agnes, Grange and Southern West Lakes , (Adelaide, SA)  A Christian community in the Anglican tradition, serving the Adelaide suburbs of Grange and southern West Lakes since 1885.   Provides a  range of worship styles to promote and nurture a diverse congregation and to promote a culture of justice and social responsibility.
  St. Aidan's Anglican Church, Hurstville Grove (NSW).
St Alban's, (Anglican Parish of Claremont and Chigwell ) (Hobart Tasmania) Email contact: Robert Mills ( robert@webbed.com.au )
Saint Augustine's Anglican Church , Unley, Diocese of Adelaide.
St Barnabas , Broadway, (Sydney NSW) St Barnabas Broadway is an active evangelical Anglican church serving the inner-west of Sydney, with a particular focus on university students, young adults, and families in the region.
  St. Barnabas Anglican Church    Red Hill, (Brisbane, QLD); E
  St. Clement's Anglican Church, Mosman (NSW).
 St. James Anglican Church, Minto (NSW).
 St. Mark's Anglican Church, Buderim (QLD).
St. Mary's Anglican Church (Melbourne, VIC)
 St. Thomas' Anglican Church, North Sydney (NSW).
Parish of Somerton Park Somerton Park, S.A., Anglican R

ANGLO-CATHOLIC

ASSEMBLIES OF GOD
Albury City AOG 

Christian Life Centre, Mount Annan , Campbelltown, NSW -- (an AOG Church)  E
Legana Assembly of God , (Legana, TAS)
Marion City Church , an A.O.G. assembly in Adelaide, SA.
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