Australia's First Church Service
on Sunday 3rd February 1788, the first Christian church service was held in Sydney
The first church built in Australia was also the first christian school built in Australia.
Rev Richard Johnson was Australia's first missionary, bible teacher, and pastor
arriving on the first fleet in 1788.
Sunday 3 February 2013 marked the 225th anniversary of the first Australian church service
Hymns and Praise
"Fill this land with the Father's glory.
Australia is indeed an island contenant
the following songs reflect our view
of the world
for Australia is the most isolated nation
here at the ends of the earth.
(to the tune of Hey Ya)
Into this land
the Church of Jesus Christ
is commanded to
and make disciples of all nations
and teaching them
to obey everything
Matthew 28 verse 18 to 20
: “What shall I render unto the Lord for all his benefits towards me?”
Psalm 116 verse 12
I will receive the cup of salvation : and call upon the Name of the Lord.
(see Psalm 116: 11-13)