St Matthew’s Anglican Church – Grovely

There’s a lovely little church, contemplation garden, and graveyard at the Anglican Parish of Grovely in Brisbane’s inner North-West.

Located at 37 Church Road, Grovely (you can also find it listed under Mitchelton), St Matthew’s resembles an English country church, especially on a foggy morning, as you’ll see in the gallery.

Call me morbid, but I love a foggy graveyard. It’s quiet, calm, and restful – appropriate really, given its purpose.  But equally, St Matthew’s is a beautiful church in its own understated way, and looks just as irresistible on a bright sunny day. It hosts movie makers and weddings, baptisms and funerals, in addition to its usual religious services. The garden is a place for reflection and meditation and City of Images recommends a visit if you’d like both a memento mori reminder, and a welcoming place of peace. Continue reading