Christian Heritage Sunday 2015
Christian Heritage Sunday will be on Feb 1st 2015.Visit the site
The Christian History Research website contains a large collection of information and resources to help you understand more about Australia's Christian heritage. Resources can be used online and many can be downloaded for educational use and personal research.
Included on the site you will find interactive applications, books, documents, maps, video and audio and more. Whatever your purpose is for researching Australia's Christian history, we trust you will find this site helpful.
First School & Church in Australia - Rev Richard Johnson (1793)
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.
We're 40 indigenous people from across Australia.
Our walk with Jesus has transformed our lives, our families and our communities.
With your help we can turn our 40 filmed stories into professionally produced short films.
Please visit http://40stories.com.au/
Our Christian Heritage
This 97 slide presentation is a comprehensive overview of Australia's Christian Heritage.
John Flynn interactive
Take an interactive journey through the life of the man who started the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Senator Scott Ryan ( http://scottryan.com.au/biography ) set the record for the biggest Bible at the swearing in of the Abbott Ministry. It’s actually a family Bible from the 1880s, carried at the request of his 94-year-old grandmother.
Robert Garren the son of a Congregational minister helped draft Australia's Federal Constitution and was appointed the Secretary to the Attorney General's dept on the 1 January 1901, becoming Australia's first federal public servant, wrote this poem:
"Help us build a nation, A people proud and free - Proud of our high vocation, Humble, O Lord, to Thee. Aflame with high endeavour, Though many paths be trod, Keep us united ever, One people, serving God." By Robert Randolph Garran.
National Christian Heritage Sunday http://www.nchs.net.au/ celebrates the Gospel of Jesus Christ
arriving on Australia's shores. Australia's first minister was the Reverend Richard Johnson. He arrived
with the first fleet. On 3rd February 1788 Rev. Johnson held the first Christian service in Australia.
The day will now be celebrated on the first Sunday in February each year. The date for 2016 will be
Sunday 7th February.
On this website you will find information and resources about;
Participating in the National Christian Heritage Sunday >>>
Richard Johnson and the first Christian service in Australia >>>