The Stewarts Brook Union Church celebrated its 100th birthday on April 21.
While there were flood watch warnings in place in the area, the sun shone to allow the
festivities to go off without a hitch.
The milestone was marked by services conducted by ReverentdNate Atkinson and Pastor Ross Nevill followed by a barbecue and display of memorabilia.
The crowd overflowed the church with some past parishioners making the trip from Canberra and Tamworth to attend alongside residents of the Upper Hunter marking the
A plaque marking the centenary was unveiled by Eva Cone who has spent most of her life in Stewarts Brook.
Mrs Cone was christened, married and had her children christened at the Stewarts Brook church.
There was also a plaque placed to recognise the services of John Hind, who worked in the area in the 1980’s and then last year returned to paint and refurbish the church.
The original foundation stone for the church was laid on April 8, 1912 by the widow of Robert Carter. She had migrated from Scotland and married into Carter family, the original family in Stewarts Brook.