St George’s has a long commitment to the Australian Board of Mission, South Australia. Some members of our congregation have served in Papua New Guinea and we are proud of these links. As well, members have taken part in the ABM visits to Dogura. We support the ABM Auxiliary and two members of the congregation are on its board. The parish has also been a place for Anglicans from the Solomons when studying in Adelaide.
The annual fund raiser of plum puddings and mince tarts is now over for 2018. We raised $210.00.
ABM Annual Thanksgiving Service
The ABM Annual Thanksgiving Service was held at St Theodore’s Toorak Gardens on Thursday November 8 at 12 noon followed by a shared lunch.
ABM Provincial Dinner
The ABM provincial dinner was on Friday 27 July, 6.30 for 7 pm at St Peter’s Glenelg. C This dinner helps the work of our major missionary organisation.
The 2018 annual Lamington drive has now conclued for ABM. This is one of the annual fundraisers.
ABM Auxiliary Film Morning
ABM Auxilary has an annual film morning at the Capri Cinema, this year it was on Wednesday 2 May, for the popular movie “Finding Your Feet. 9.45 morning tea, 10 organ recital and 10.30 am the film.
We have forwarded $1,150.00 to ABM for their Adult Literacy Program in PNG in March. These funds are the proceeds of ABM boxes, collected over the last 18 months. Many to thanks to all box holders for your generosity. If you would like a box, please collect one from the table at the back of the church, or see Tim Hender.
ABM Christmas puddings were sold again last year for Christmas.
Degora Diocese in PNG
St George’s and its Education Association supports this project.