"To build our church and take God's word to the people."CHRIST CHURCH - Anglican Parish of Longford/Perth and Illawarra, Tasmania.
Services At Christ Church Longford
Sunday 22nd 7.00pm Nine Lessons and Carols
Christmas Eve: 7.00pm Family Service
Christmas Day: 9.30am Christmas Holy Communion.
Sundays: 9.00 am (During summer) 9.30am (winter)Holy Communion. Wednesdays: 10.00am.
Services at Illawarra:
First Sunday (Holy Communion) and Third Sunday (Morning Prayer) at 11.00am. (1662 Prayer Book)
Open door is held at the Church Thursday morning 10am – 12noon. Bring your own craft and conversation. Convenor Mrs. Bobby Colgrave.
The Parish Office is located in the Church Hall. It is open each Tuesday 9.00am – 12.00noon, when Jenny Williams is in attendance.
Please call in during these hours to discuss any issues.
Jenny is at the Parish Office Tuesday mornings 9.00am – 12.00noon only.
Tel: 03-6391 2982
Christ Church Illawarra
Services: First Sunday (Holy Communion 1662); Third Sunday (Morning Prayer 1662). N.B: No Services in January.
Parish Council meet monthly on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
Rev. Edrick Corban-Banks (Chair). Chris Pullin (Rector’s warden), Peter Hoyle (Churchwarden), Ralph Barnes (Churchwarden), Rev. Peter Johnson, Martin Dumaresq, James McCormick,
Parish Treasurer: Jenny Ivey.
Parish Secretary: Jenny Williams.
Synod Representatives: Ro Chisholm. Isobelle Bratton.
Fete co-ordinator: Glenys Joyes.
Concert Secretary: Jenny Williams (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Parish has cemeteries at Longford, Bishopsbourne, Perth and Illawara. Details of graves can be found by accessing the Website of the Northern Midlands council:-
Go to Home page > Community > Cemeteries > Online Registry Enquiry
Longford is closed to new burials but ashes and memorials can be placed. Bishopsbourne and Illawara can have new ‘family’ burials and Perth has room for new plots. Records are kept and bookings for new plots can be made at the parish Office.
Christ Church Hall
This historic building has recently been completely refurbished by the hall restoration committee. It has been fully lined and insulated. The north corner has been underpinned. The windows have been restored with laminated glass. The rear door has been repaired and a new roof fitted to the alcove giving an alternative entrance.
There is a commodious and up to date kitchen with all catering facilities. Electronic media presentation equipment is available. There are folding tables and comfortable seating for up to 80 people.
The hall may be hired for social occasions which need not necessarily be church related. For hall hire phone: Clare 6391 1307
Weddings and Baptisms
Contact Us Via Email
Christ Church Longford
P O Box 100, Longford, Tasmania 7301, Australia
Phone: (Office) 6391 2982
Phone: (Rector) 0400 296 777