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St Augustine Uniting Church Community

is part of the The Uniting Church in Australia.  

We acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional land of the Wardandi People, on which they have gently walked with God for 10’s of thousands of years.

We honour their leaders past, present and emerging.  

Our Mission Statement guides all that we do.

Our Mission

‘Because of God’s love for us, we will welcome and serve our community and beyond, enabling people to develop a living and relevant relationship with Jesus Christ.

To be a visible sign of the unconditional welcome of God in Christ and a safe place for all people regardless of their race, beliefs, relationship or any other situation.

Our Vision 

History

  • 1850
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    Congregational Church Opens

     Congregational Chapel  opens in Australind at the site which is now St Nicholas Anglican Church

     

  • 1866
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    Congregational Church moves to Princep Street, Bunbury

     Congregational Church moved to new premises in Princep St in Bunbury.

  • 1970
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    New Church in Mangles Street, South Bunbury

    Under the leadership of Rev Subranda, the church moved to a new tank church in Mangle St, South Bunbury.

  • 22 June 1977
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    Formation of the Uniting Church

    The Uniting Church in Australia was founded, when the Methodist Church of Australasia,  the Presbyterian Church of Australia and the Congregational Union of Australia united under the Basis of Union.

  • 9 November 2002
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    New Church Built at Mangles Street

    Our new church was dedicated by Rev Gemmel Sherwood.

Minister

Rev. Greg Ross

Greg was called to St Augustine Congregation in January 2010.  He has been a minister since 1987

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Church Council

Marg has been a member of St Augustine since 2011 since she moved from South Australia. She is Mother to two adult sons, mother in law to their wives and Grandmother to their children. She is a teacher and is involved in many community organisations.

Marg Garrett

Marg has been a member of St Augustine since 2011 since she moved from South Australia. She is Mother to two adult sons, mother in law to their wives and Grandmother to their children. She is a teacher and is involved in many community organisations.
Vicki is married to Greg and mother to their three adult children. She holds degrees in professional accounting, a Masters in Business Admin in HR and is Practice Manager for a local dental company. She is involved in Messy Church as catering coordinator.

Vicki Ross

Vicki is married to Greg and mother to their three adult children. She holds degrees in professional accounting, a Masters in Business Admin in HR and is Practice Manager for a local dental company. She is involved in Messy Church as catering coordinator.
Vavine is the Assistant Treasurer, having served as Treasurer previously. She and her husband and son moved to Bunbury from Toowoomba and she is involved in many aspects of Congregational Life.

Vavine Benny

Vavine is the Assistant Treasurer, having served as Treasurer previously. She and her husband and son moved to Bunbury from Toowoomba and she is involved in many aspects of Congregational Life.
Alan has been a member of St Augustine for many years and is married with 2 adult sons, daughters in law and grand children. He recently retired after 3 decades of work with the South West Development Commission. He is a keen hockey player.

Alan Cross

Alan has been a member of St Augustine for many years and is married with 2 adult sons, daughters in law and grand children. He recently retired after 3 decades of work with the South West Development Commission. He is a keen hockey player.
Jane moved to Australia almost 50 years ago when she married an Australian called Ross. They have two adult sons and a daughter in law. Jane is one of the Pastoral Care Leaders and is Community Craft Coordinator and enjoys singing.

Jane Jilley

Jane moved to Australia almost 50 years ago when she married an Australian called Ross. They have two adult sons and a daughter in law. Jane is one of the Pastoral Care Leaders and is Community Craft Coordinator and enjoys singing.
Ben and his family became part of St Augustine in 2016 when they grabbed an opportunity to move to Bunbury from Melbourne. He and his wife have two growing up sons and love living in WA. Originally from Zimbabwe and then South Africa they are involved in many parts of Church life.

Ben Manyama

Ben and his family became part of St Augustine in 2016 when they grabbed an opportunity to move to Bunbury from Melbourne. He and his wife have two growing up sons and love living in WA. Originally from Zimbabwe and then South Africa they are involved in many parts of Church life.
Glenys and her late husband Bob and family have been part of St Augustine and its previous congregations for many years since they moved from Collie. Originally a nurse, Glenys is currently Chair of the Congregation and serves in many areas of church life.

Glenys White

Glenys and her late husband Bob and family have been part of St Augustine and its previous congregations for many years since they moved from Collie. Originally a nurse, Glenys is currently Chair of the Congregation and serves in many areas of church life.