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Coaldrake Awards in Adelaide

September 6, 2018

On Sunday 2 September 2018, St Cuthbert’s Anglican Church in Prospect celebrated Martyrs Day with Evensong followed by the ABM Coaldrake Awards ceremony.

Archbishop Geoffrey Smith, together with Bishop Chris McLeod, the National Aboriginal Bishop and Chair of ABM’s South Australian Provincial Committee, presented the following 24 recipients with the Coaldrake Medal. Archbishop Geoffrey was also awarded the medal for his service as a former Managing Director of ABM.

Miss Una Bachman       Mrs Rosemary Haste
The Rev John Beiers       Mrs Margaret Inkster
Mrs Jane Bodley       Mr John Kaines
Mrs Margaret Chittleborough       Mrs Gillian Kaines
Mrs Anne Chittleborough       Mr Doug Parrington
Ms Una Clifford       Mrs Margaret Parrington
Mrs Philippa Cotterell       Miss Catherine Rodoni
Mr Robert Dalby       Mr Peter Routley
Mrs Avril Dalby       Mrs Lyn Smith
Mrs Sue Dutton       Miss Kay Thorp
The Rev Alan Dutton       Ms Kathrine Wannop
Mrs Elaine Edwards       Mrs Kerrie Willsher

Arrangements are in progress for others nominees of the Coaldrake Award who were unable to attend on the night. The Rev David Corbett and Mrs Alison Corbett were presented with their medals on 29 July before he sadly passed away last month.

ABM would like to congratulate and thank all the recipients who have been recognised for their service and dedication to God’s mission. Also, thank you to our supporters who helped to organise the event.

For those in Adelaide, please note there will be a second Coaldrake Award ceremony on Sunday 2 December at Christ Church North Adelaide.


2018 Adelaide Coaldrake Award ceremony
 Archbishop Geoffrey and Bishop Chris with Anne Chittleborough (above) and Peter Routley (below).
 2018 Adelaide Coaldrake Award ceremony

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