Newcastle, Hunter Valley & Northern Rivers

This page includes a list of parishes in Newcastle – Broadmeadow, Hamilton & Wallsend – and also in the Northern Rivers region (Tweed Heads South) and the Hunter Valley (Dungog).

Newcastle – Broadmeadow

Serbian Orthodox Church of Sveti Naum Ohridski
Serbian Orthodox Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand
Address: 38 Gosford Rd., Broadmeadow
Phone Number: (02) 4969 1057
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr Andrei Krstic, 0498 480141
Sunday: Divine Liturgy, Serbian and/or Church Slavonic language
Services: Please contact the church office or parish clergy for more details.

Newcastle – Hamilton

Greek Orthodox Parish & Community of the Holy Apostles
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia
Address: Cnr James & Steel Sts, Hamilton
Phone Number: (02) 4961 1439
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr Nicholas Skordilis, 0425 258 986
Sunday: Matins and Divine Liturgy, Greek language
Services: Please contact the church office or parish clergy for more details.

Newcastle – Wallsend

Russian Orthodox Church of St Nicholas
Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia – Diocese of Australia and New Zealand
Address: 3 Irving St, Wallsend
Phone Number: (02) 4950 1353
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr James Carles, (02) 4342 0015
Saturday (before Liturgy): Matins, 6pm start, Church Slavonic and English languages
Sunday (2nd & 4th): Divine Liturgy, 9am start, Church Slavonic and English languages
Services: Divine Liturgy is held on the second and fourth Sunday of the month, with Matins on the previous evening. Please contact the church office or parish clergy for more details.

Romanian Orthodox Parish of St Andrew the Apostle
Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of Australia and New Zealand
Serving at: Russian Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, 3 Irving St, Wallsend
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr Theodor Postelnicescu, 0430 303069
Services: Regular services, celebrated in the Romanian language.  Please contact parish clergy for more details.

Northern Rivers – Tweed Heads South

Sts Cyril and Methodius Parish and Church of St Blessed Xenia of St Petersburg
Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia – Diocese of Australia and New Zealand
Address: 5 Megan St, South Tweed Heads
Rector: V. Rev. Fr Gabriel Makarov, 0419 308338 (email: frgabmak [at] gmail [dot] com)
Assistant Priest: Rev. Fr Alexander Paramonov, 0421 670516 (email: fr [dot] paramonov [at] gmail [dot] com)
Deacon: Rev. Pdcn Herman Polorotov, 0412 168727
Saturdays: Vigil, 6pm start, Slavonic and English languages [nb. during Daylight Savings, the Qld start time is 5pm]
Sundays: Liturgy, 9am start, Slavonic and English languages [nb. during Daylight Savings, the Qld start time is 8am]
More information: For information about when these services will be happening, please see the schedule of services on the parish’s website or Facebook page, or contact parish clergy.

Hunter Valley – Dungog

Holy Trinity Orthodox Monastery
Address: Monkerai Road Fire Trail, Dungog