Places of Worship
Parramatta is a city with a great diversity of culture and a population that practices many different forms of faith. Most of the major religions; Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, operate venues within the city or within a relatively short distance of the city centre, and all welcome visitors.
Parramatta's places of worship are listed below and shown on the map which is available for viewing or download. Access the map on the right hand side of this page.
Church Street Mall, 195 Church Street, Parramatta
P 9891 0700
Service Description: Christian church services in English, Chinese and Persian. Guided tours of the Cathedral – Thur, Fri 10am-2pm. Bible talk for city workers Wed 1pm-1:45pm
Disability Access: yes (Hearing loop, toilet)
Languages spoken: Chinese; Persian
All Saints Anglican Church North Parramatta
Victoria Road, North Parramatta
P 9630 1567
Service Description: Regular Sunday services are conducted each week at 8.00am, 10.00am and 7.00pm. A Filipino service is also held at 11.30am.
1 Marist Place, Parramatta
P 9630 1115
F 9630 8817
Service Description: The Diocese of Parramatta covers the Greater Western Sydney area from Castle Hill to Warragamba, to Katoomba in the Blue Mountains, and from Parramatta to Windsor.
Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Church
40 Alice Street, Harris Park
P 9689 2899
F 9689 2068
Service Description: Maronite Church including the following services and groups: Arabic school; Maronite Youth; Prayer Groups; Arabic and English Choirs; Ladies Auxiliary and Youth Counselling Services.
Languages spoken: Arabic
Leigh Memorial Uniting Church (Parramatta Mission)
119 Macquarie Street, Parramatta
P 9891 2277
F 9891 4577
Service Description: Parramatta Mission is a collection of congregations of the Uniting Church in Australia and is a major regional provider of community services, located in the Parramatta and Holroyd local government areas. Sunday Services are held at 9.30am and 7.00pm. Fijian Service is held at 11.30am. Tuesdays there is Meditation and Prayer Service at 12.10pm - 12.25pm, a Communion Service is held 1.10pm - 1.30pm and Prayers for Healing is 1.30pm - 1.50pm.
Centenary Uniting Church Parramatta
46 Sorrell Street, Parramatta
P 9683 5023
F 9630 4915
Service Description: Sunday Services at 9am and 10.30am. A Tongan Service is held at 1pm and a Chinese Service (Service in Mandarin) at 2.30pm.
34 Smith Street, Parramatta
P 9635 6870
F 9891 6089
Service Description: Sunday Services - 9.00 am Easy English Service, 9.15 am Sunday School, 10.30 am Morning Service, 11.00 am Mini God Squad, 6.00 pm Evening Service.
Greek Orthodox Church
11 Hassall Street, Parramatta
P 9635 9480
F 9635 9730
Service Description: Provide religious ceremonies and services for people of Orthodox faith particularly Greek Orthodox.
Languages spoken: Greek
Parramatta Baptist Church
84 Kleins Road, Northmead
P 9630 3515
F 9630 9872
Service Description: Sunday services are held at 9.30am, 5.00pm and 7.00pm.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
169 Pennant Street, North Parramatta
P 9630 1931
Service Description: Worship Service: 9:00 am, First Meeting: 9:00 am.
150 Marsden Street, Parramatta
Service Description: It is within easy walking distance for the Muslim workers of Parramatta CBD. Friday sermons at Parramatta will continue to be conducted in English. Parramatta prayer reflects the unified identity of Australian Muslims. This will also serve as a community centre, offering Islamic Studies, assisting Muslim youth, providing settlement services, and developing a channel of communication with the wider general public.
Shri Swaminarayan Hindu Mandir (B.A.P.S)
40 Eleanor Street, Rosehill
P 9897 2776
F 9837 4470
Service Description: Hindu Temple. This temple is mainly frequented by people from Gujurat, a state in Northern India, who follow the Vishnava branch of Hinduism.
Languages spoken: Hindi; Gujarati
Disability Access: Yes (Ramps, parking)
Sydney Murugan Temple
217 Great Western Highway, Mays Hill
P 9687 1695
F 9687 8907
Service Description: This is a Hindu Temple which includes worship, prayer, teachings and other related religious and philosophical activities, that are based on Saivam and the Tamil Language.
Nan Thien Vihara IBBA Buddhist Centre
22 Cowper Street, Parramatta
P 9893 9390
F 9893 9340
Service Description: Vihara is the spiritual home of Buddhist devotees in Sydney. The centre is also active in various community programs and provides study groups, art and craft classes, chinese school and workshops for devotees.
NOTE The information displayed on this page was last verified in February 2010. It is subject to change without notice. Please let us know of any updates that should appear on this page by calling 1300 889 714 or emailing us here.