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26-August-2018
26-August-2018
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The plaque commemorates the Reverend John Flynn's association with St Peter's Church. 

St Peter’s Presbyterian Church North Sydney has strong associations with Dr John Flynn known as “Flynn of the Inland”. Dr Flynn was the first Superintendent of the Australian Inland Mission (of the Presbyterian Church of Australia), founder of the Flying Doctor Service of Australia, and a past Moderator General of the Presbyterian Church of Australia. He became a member and an elder of St Peter’s Church in 1914 and continued his association with the Church until his death in 1951.

Location

Address:Blues Points Road & Blue Street, St Peter`s Presbyterian Church, North Sydney, 2060
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.833612
Long: 151.205635
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 18th May, 1969
Front Inscription

To the Glory of God.

This plaque commemorates the association with St Peter's North Sydney of the Very Reverend John Flynn , O.B.E., D.D.
[ Flynn of the Inland ]
1880 - 1951

First Superintendent of the Australian Inland Mission [ 1912 -1951 ];
Founder of the Flying Doctor Service of Australia ;
Moderator-General of the Presbyterian Church of Australia [ 1939 - 1942 ];

Who became an Elder of the Congregation in 1914, which association was maintained until his death in 1951.

Unveiled during 125th anniversary celebration of this Church by Mrs John Flynn
18th May, 1969

Source: MA
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