Strong links formed with Baptist Theological College, then in Ashfield.

Principal G. H. Morling (after whom Morling College is named) was the son of church members who were local Ashfield residents.

19460-1965 – Under the leadership of Revered A.H Harry Orr Ashfield Baptist Church moved towards:

  • a Baptist Mission development in Papua New Guinea;
  • the opening of Bethel Nursing Home Ministry;
  • pioneering an all- age Sunday School;
  • opened a Christian Education Centre;
  • took part in the Billy Graham Crusade (1959) and
  • started the Asian Fellowship Ministry