Anglican Parish of Braidwood

St Stephens Majors Creek

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Centre of Majors Creek

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St Stephens Majors Creek 1870

The village of Majors Creek is located 16kms south of Braidwood.  The foundation stone of St Stephens Church was laid 10th November 1870, completed 1872 and dedicated 6th September 1880.
St Stephens is built of hand cut local stone by noted stonemason Peter Rusconi.
It originally had a shingle roof later being replaced by fibro slates. The Pews are handcut cedar and sassafras and the Altar Rail, Reading Desk are cedar. The Pulpit built by Alexander Hicks Fairley was originally in the first St Andrews at Braidwood. Various furnishings and memorials are dedicated to loved ones.  The  Smith American Reed Organ (1890-1900) is still in use today.
The church is a popular venue for country weddings and is also used as a venue for the Annual Music at the Creek Festival.

Celebrations that have been held include the Centenary of the Laying of the Foundation on All Saints Day 1st November 1970, 130th Anniversary of the Laying of the Foundation Stone 28th October 2000, and 125th Anniversary of Consecration on 4th September 2005.

Monthly services are held on the first Sunday of each month at 11-00am (or advised otherwise) and Christmas Day at 7-30am  Visitors are always welcome.

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Smith American Reed Organ (1890-1900)

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Interior of St Stephens

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Thanksgiving Service for Music

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Outside St Stephens after Thanksgiving Service

Wardens

 

Rectors Warden    Mr Brian McDonald OAM  48461157  email: macdon7@bigpond.com

Peoples Wardens  Mrs Lynda Avery      48461495
                               Mrs Marjorie Lemin  48461243