St Simon's Anglican Church,

Monaro Highway, East Blowering, NSW



1878 - Blowering - The chairman informed the committee that the residents of Blowering contemplated building a small neat church upon a site which had been granted there for the purpose. It was thereupon resolved to aid the Blowering people in their object by presenting them with sorao of the windows formerly used in the Tumut church, which had been taken down to make room for the present structure. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Monday 25 February 1878).

The Lord Bishop of Goulburn, who is on a tour through his diocese, is to arrive here on Saturday afternoon next. On Sunday morning and evening his lordship preaches in All Saints' Church; In the afternoon of the same day he officiates at Adelong. On Monday there is to be a tea meeting at Blowering, and the Bishop will lay the foundation stone of a new church there.

On Tuesday the rite of confirmation is to be administered in ll Saints', Tumut, and in the evening of that day it is intended that a tea and public meeting in connection with the Anglican Church shall be held.

1934 - DR. BURGMANN AT TUMUT. - TUMUT, Monday. - The Right Rev. Dr. Burgmann, Anglican Bishop of Goulburn, and Mrs. Burgmann, have just completed a five-days' visit to Tumut. Dr. Burgmann was tendered a civic reception. Services were held at Tumut, Gilmore, Blowering, and Toomooroma, and nearly 100 candidates were confirmed at the various centres. The Bishop spoke at the flag ceremony in Tumut Intermediate High School, and conducted a children's service at church. Dr. Burgmann's visit was a fitting termination to "All Saints' " Church Golden Jubilee Celebrations. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Tuesday 13 November 1934).

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