Silver Jubilee of the Carpentaria Aerial MissionPrint Page
A stained glass window commemorates the silver jubilee of the Carpentaria Aerial Mission which commenced its services in 1966.
|Address:||Douglas Street, Quetta All Souls Memorial Cathedral, Thursday Island, 4875|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -10.584327|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1966|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1991|
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They will rose on wings like eagles
Carpentaria Aerial Mission
1966 - 1991
Dedicated to the glory of God
Commemorating the silver jubilee of the Carpentaria Aerial Mission which commenced in 1966 as an outreach ministry to the people of Cape York Peninsula and Gulf Country by the Revd. Tony Hall-Matthews (later Bishop of Carpentaria).
The first service was held in St Michael`s and All angels Church, Georgetown.
The aircraft was named Gilbert White after the first Bishop of Carpentaria.