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Brief history of Grace Baptist Community Church

25/11/1984

Grace Church of Christ held its very first service at Tally Ho Boys’ Village at 611-711 High Street Road, Glen Waverley.

 

06/07/1986

Bilingual (English / Cantonese) service commenced.

 

01/02/1987

Cantonese service recommenced.

 

15/03/1987

Sunday services moved to Mt Waverley Secondary College.

 

20/10/1991

The Chinese Grace Church became independent of the Grace Church of Christ.

 

25/05/1997

Commencement of English Service.

 

20/06/1997

Chinese Grace Church was accepted as a recognised Fellowship of the Baptist Union of Victoria.

 

31/08/1997

It was resolved to change the Church’s name to  主恩浸信會Grace Baptist Community Church at a Special Members’ Meeting.

 

06/12/1998

It was resolved to amend the Church’s Constitution in preparation for joining the Baptist Union of Victoria at a General Meeting.

 

19/06/1999

Grace Baptist Church was accepted by the Baptist Union of Victoria as a member church.

04/11/2001

Members approved the Church Building Project with Mt Waverley Secondary College at a General Meeting. Fund Raising Program with a target of $270,000 soon started.

28/01/2003

Fire at Mt Waverley Secondary College.

24/08/2003

Termination of Church Building Project with Mt Waverley Secondary College.

10/12/2003

Special Prayer Meeting was held to seek God’s will and guidance regarding the purchase of church building at 6 Elwood Street, Notting Hill (“Notting Hill premises”).

21/12/2003

Members approved the proposal to purchase the Notting Hill premises at a Special General Meeting.

 

18/02/2004

Vendor agreed to the sale of Notting Hill premises to Grace Baptist Community Church.

31/05/2004

Last Sunday Service was held at Mt Waverley Secondary College. Church equipment was moved to new premises immediately after this service.

06/06/2004

First Sunday Service – Thanksgiving was held at new premises.

11/07/2004

Church Dedication Worship & First Baptism were held at new premises.

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