The Congregational Union was a Protestant congregational denomination. It was established in South Australia in 1837. Representatives from the Congregational Union formed part of the board of management which ran Morialta Protestant Children's Home 1924-1972, Toorak Gardens Boys' Hostel 1967-1972, and Morialta Children's Homes Incorporated 1972-1974. In 1977 the majority of the churches that formed part of the Congregational Union became part of the Uniting Church in Australia. The churches that did not join the Uniting Church became known as the Fellowship of Congregational Churches.
1837 - 1977 Congregational Union of South Australia
1977 - Uniting Church SA
Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005, http://nunku.org.au/resources/; 'Our History - Fellowship of Congregational Churches', in Fellowship of Congregational Churches, https://www.fccaus.org/about1.
Prepared by: Gary George and Karen George
Created: 16 February 2011, Last modified: 20 February 2015