175th Anniversary of the Arrival of MissionariesPrint Page
|Address:||Hedley Avenue, Nundah Cemetery, Nundah, 4012|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.407778|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1838|
|Approx. Event End Date:||2013|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 15th June, 2013|
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good ; His love endures forever. Psalm 106:1
This plaque commemorates the 175th anniversary of the arrival in Nundah (then Called Zion`s Hill or German Station) of missionaries sent by the Gossner Mission, Berlin, Germany, in 1838.
They were supported by Dr John Dunmore Lang, Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of New South Wales.
These missionaries were the first free settlers in what was to become the Colony of Queensland and pioneers of the Nundah area.
Those who settled here in 1838 were :
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We remember, with thanks to God, their faithfulness, sacrifice and pioneering efforts.
Unveiled 15 June 2013 by :
Revd. Noel H Noack Bishop, Lutheran Church of Australia Queensland District
Mr. Harald Lehmann, Chairman, Gossner Mission Berlin Germany