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A window donated by the Baptist Union commemorates Reverend Dr Thomas Porter and his wife.

Dr Porter was a medical practitioner who left a successful practice in the United States of America to enter the ministry. He came to Australia and worked in Ballarat, Victoria when he accepted a call to the Petersham Baptist Church in New South Wales. He was a Minister for sixty years and was President of the Baptist Union of New South Wales in 1899-1901.

Location

Address:11 Currie Crescent, Canberra Baptist Church, Kingston, 2604
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.316962
Long: 149.138107
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 23rd February, 1929
Front Inscription

I am the Good Shepherd - St John X:11.

To Dr & Mrs Thomas Porter who served their Generation in Sixty Years of faithful Ministry.

Their children shall rise to call them Blessed

Source: MA
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