ABM has launched its 2012 Lent Campaign calling for support of projects in Australia, the Philippines and
Papua New Guinea.

ABM’s Education Missioner, Brad Chapman said: “Lent invites us to remember that we are all called to
be participants in God’s mission.”

Projects supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander church and community leaders through
Wontulp-Bi-Buya College, providing Curriculum Development at Newton Theological College in Papua
New Guinea and funds for the Food Security and Agriculture Program in the Philippines all provide
opportunity to participate in God’s mission and ground Christian belief in action.

By giving to these projects, Anglicans are supporting Indigenous education in Australia and helping to
make Newton College’s teaching and learning program more professional by improving the quality and
content of theological education.

Executive Director of ABM, the Revd John Deane said: “Lent is a time when we can reflect on and
respond to God’s call to be missioners. We base all our work around one or more of the Five Marks of
Mission. By supporting these projects we can ‘stand in solidarity with the poor and needy’, provide
opportunity to ‘challenge injustice and oppression’ and ‘build welcoming, transforming communities of

“I encourage you to give to these projects during Lent and allow ABM to continue working with our
partners in Australia and around the world,” he said.

Donate at www.abmission.org or phone 1300 302 663.



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