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Thousands raised for ABM projects through stamp donations

“I recently asked a couple, ‘Why do you buy stamps from Diocesan Anglican Board of Mission (ABM) auctions?’ and they replied, ‘Because of a trip to the tip.’ I couldn’t leave the conversation there. I had to know more, so I bought a cup of tea, and we sat down for a chat,” says Sarah Gover from the ACSQ Anglican Board of Mission committee and The Parish of North Pine

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Anglican Board of Mission nurturing babies and mothers in Gaza hospital

An inspiring example is the partnership between Anglicans in Development and Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza, particularly their child nutrition program. If you were at the hospital today, you might see a nurse in the paediatric unit named Hanan. She’s weighing a baby girl named Manna, the pride and joy of her mum, Heba. In Gaza many babies are born underweight, which is why Heba has brought Manna to Ahli Arab Hospital,” says ABM’s Robert McLean, while inviting readers to ABM’s national Lent appeal launch when Archbishop Hosam Naoum from Jerusalem will speak

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Early missionary societies: history, medallions and a banknote

“Dr David Livingstone has long been a hero of mine. In 1841 he was sent as a medical missionary to South Africa by the London Missionary Society. Recently, I was the successful bidder at an online auction for a medallion celebrating the centenary of the London Missionary Society in 1895. It is a beautiful medallion and it motivated me to learn more about the society,” says Dr Peter Lewis