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Queensland Saints Celebrate Rich History

Members and friends of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Queensland, Australia are invited to a special event at 3pm on 24 August at the faith’s Cleveland meetinghouse in Brisbane’s east.

A new documentary on the early days of the restored Church of Jesus Christ in Brisbane will be shown on the day, and DVD copies will be available. After the premiere, the video will be available online.

The documentary is a culmination of over 20 years of research by Carolyn Haynes, a Queensland-based Church historian.

The video tells the story of the first meetinghouse or chapel owned by the Church in Australia, located in Gibbon St, Woolloongabba, an inner-city suburb of Brisbane.

The meetinghouse served as a house of worship and fellowship for many years before being sold and then demolished to make way for the construction of apartments.

According to Haynes, the Gibbon Street chapel “was much loved and the place where faith and legacy were developed for many of the early pioneer Saints in Queensland.”

Watch a trailer of the documentary.

Gibbon Street Chapel.
Gibbon Street Chapel.
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