Welcome to the Parish on the Myall River

Karuah and
Tea Gardens Anglican Churches

Loving God – Loving People – Making Disciples

About us

We aim to be a Church of learning followers of the Lord Jesus Christ, who, being saved by grace and with the power of the Holy Spirit, desire to grow to be more like Jesus and to help others to know and follow him also.

St John's Bulahdelah

Stroud Street
Bulahdelah NSW

St Columba's Karuah

Karuah NSW

St Andrew's Tea Gardens

Corner of Witt & Ogden Streets
Tea Gardens NSW

Sunday Services include social distancing. This is to ensure we do not exceed our maximum numbers. All attendees will be required to sign in, observe social distancing, wear a mask and sanitise hands upon entry.

St John's


Every Sunday 10:15 am

Communion 1st Sunday of the month

St columba's


Every Sunday 8:30 am

Services: 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays: Holy Communion, 2nd & 4th Sundays: Praise, Prayer & Proclamation

St Andrew's

Tea Gardens

Every Sunday

8:30 am 

Communion every 2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays

Morning prayer on the 1st and 3rd Sundays



Christmas Services for Bulahdelah, Tea Gardens, Karuah

Sunday 19th December

St Andrews Tea Gardens: 9am Lessons and Carols

St John’s Bulahdelah: 11am Lessons and Carols

St Columba Karuah: 8.30am Carols and Communion 5.00pm Carols Under the Gum Tree & BBQ

Christmas Eve- Friday 24th December

St Andrews Tea Gardens: 5pm BBQ followed by 6pm Family Christmas Celebration

Christmas Day

Bennetts Beach Hawks Nest 6am Christmas communion

St Andrews: 8.30am Communion

St Columba: 8.30 Christmas Day Service

Sunday 26th December-Boxing Day

8.30am St Andrews Tea Gardens: Short service of Prayer and Praise & the word

St Johns Buladelah no service

St Columba Karuah: no service

Parish Prayer meeting: Every Thursday at 4pm @ St Andrews church

Join us as we pray for our church, our community, and the world

See also our parish facebook page


Anglican Parish of Bulahdelah, Tea Gardens with Karuah



Thinking about world mission? Here is another encouraging link for your information of how the gospels spread throughout the world is being supported by Gafcon: https://www.gafcon.org/sunday-2020/video

For Our three Op Shops-
Please note the times that they are open. PLEASE Do not leave goods at other times and do not leave goods if anyone in your household is suffering any Covid- like symptoms.

St John's



9.00 am – 1 pm

Please do not leave furniture or unsaleable goods

St Columba's



10am to 2pm



St Andrew's

Tea Gardens

Wednesdays and Fridays

8.30 am – 12.30 pm


8.30 am – 12.30 pm

Due to Covid restrictions we can only accept goods during opening hours


St John's Bulahdelah

St Columba's Karuah

St Andrew's Tea Gardens

Parish Details

Contact Us

Rev’d Peter Adkins
Email: peteradkins58@gmail.com
Phone: 02 4997 2813

Church Office
Phone: 02 4997 1869
Parish Office Postal Address: PO Box 324, Tea Gardens NSW 2324
Parish email: standrewsoffice4@bigpond.com 

The Anglican Diocese of Newcastle takes allegations of misconduct and abuse seriously. Professional Standards Protocols provide formal procedures for handling complaints of misconduct. We welcome and encourage people with any concerns to come forward by speaking with a contact person. Contact people are trained to listen, will maintain confidentiality, can help you to understand the processes involved and if required, can assist in documenting the complaint.

If you would like to speak with someone please  phone 1800 774 945.

Or contact the Director of Professional Standards directly at:

Anglican Diocese of Newcastle PO Box 494  Newcastle   NSW, 2300

Email:  dps@newcastleanglican.org.au

Diocesan Safety Policy

Parish Safety Policy