Ebenezer Church is Australia's oldest church, established in 1809 at Ebenezer, New South Wales. It was the first Non-conformist, then Presbyterian, Church in Australia and was a pioneer in education in the colony, beginning a school in 1810. The church is open each day, visitors can take a self-guided tour using pamphlets provided. The pamphlet contains information on the historic precinct of the church, cemetery, churchyard and the tree across Coromandel Road. A visit to the Schoolmaster's House contains photographs and memorabilia on the church's interesting history. Casual visitors may enjoy devonshire teas/coffees (lunch available for large groups only) and purchase locally made jams, craft, souvenirs and family and church history books. Groups such as coaches, car and social clubs need to make bookings for teas/lunches. A talk on the fascinating history of Ebenezer Church is offered at no extra charge.
Ebenezer Church - Hawkesbury
For more information: www.ebenezerchurch.org.au