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St Stephen's Uniting Church

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197 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9221 1688
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Memorable Musical Service on Easter Sunday!

What a wonderful way in which to celebrate the story of Easter Joy: terrified and amazed! The... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Alison S
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Sydney, Australia
Friday Music

Every Friday at lunchtime (1:10 pm to 1:50 pm) there is a free concert in the church (donations are... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
katelysydney
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Sydney, Australia
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St Stephen's Uniting Church in the city, is a safe place and all activities are to be in line with the ethos of the Uniting Church in Australia. The Uniting church seeks to give contemporary expression to the ancient Christian tradition in ways that...more
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197 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 2 9221 1688
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

What a wonderful way in which to celebrate the story of Easter Joy: terrified and amazed! The Drum Rolls and the Jazz ensembles added to the glory of the day. The Choir sung beautifully, en masse and duet, at appropriate moments. The Hallelujah Chorus to...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Every Friday at lunchtime (1:10 pm to 1:50 pm) there is a free concert in the church (donations are encouraged, but not mandatory). The concerts feature classically trained musicians, most of whom are professional operatic singers or instrumental ensembles. The music was quite amazing. The...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Was in Sydney on business with the day to myself on Sunday. Came to worship here. Was warmly welcomed. A small but excellent sounding choir, phenomenal acoustics, and a well played pipe organ. The minister's sermon was an interesting twist on a piece of Scripture...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely 20th century city church. Was Presbyterian now Uniting. Was married there in 1963. Very popular mid week services.

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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I have walked passed St Spephen's church on Macquarie St Sydney many times but on Sunday we attended a lovely service. At the pulpit end there is a fantastic stain glass window and more down stairs in the hall where we had morning tea after...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

The congregation was good - visitors from around the world gathered with locals to hear the fabulous music and share in the joyful Easter message of Christ coming from the tomb. Morning tea after the service was also shared, as well as Communion during the...More

Thank Alison S
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

Visited St Stephens for the very first time to see young American folk/country singer Dori Freeman perform as part of Sydney Festival. It was a great match with the unadorned and simple beauty of this very Presbyterian space providing a perfect setting to her recital....More

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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Music at St. Stephen's is always worth seeing, listening to and participating in: joining in the congregational hymns! Special Hymn Fests take place several times a year and are fabulous. Instrumental involvement - Brass Band; great organ recitals and delightful choral pieces from the Choir....More

Thank Alison S
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

To hear good quality music played in this incredible space is fantastic. To be able to sit and take it all in under such a roof, with so much incredible history and beautiful religious foci was a sacred and lovely thing to do...

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Reviewed 13 May 2016

Tucked away on Macquarie St and easy to simply walk by without spotting. This lovely church has a wealth of history and certainly worth popping in for a few minutes to look around and have some time to reflect on life. Also a great place...More

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