No. 1435 - Penguin - The Rock Community Church

Penguin is a small country town on the northwest coast approximately 30 kilometres west of Devonport. It was one of the last coastal towns to be settled in the 1860’s. The Victorian gold rush created a demand for timber resulting in a large number of cutters and splitters establishing a settlement at Penguin. The town was named by botanist Ronald Campbell Gunn after the penguin rookeries that are common in the area.

The Rock Community Church is located in Dooley Street. The church was established in 2010 and was previously located on Crescent Street at the site of the old Baptist church. In 2016 the church moved to a larger building on Dooley Street which had been used as an undercover market.

The Rock Community Church is an independent church which does not appear to have links with any major religious denomination.

The Rock Community Church - Source: The Rock Community Church Facebook 

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