School Chaplain and student meet after 40 years at Interfaith Conference
40 YEARS ON !
In the early 1970's Garth Read was chaplain at the Brisbane Boys' College in Queensland, Australia. At this same time Andrew Dutney was a lower secondary school student at the school.
As part of the "Religious Education" program Garth organised excursions to various religious communities and institutions. Included in these excursions was a visit to the Holland Park Mosque on a Friday for Jumma Prayer.
In April 2013 Garth and Andrew met again for the first time since they left BBC over 40 years ago.
This occurred at the Al-Faisal College, Auburn, Sydney, Australia. On this occasion 15 Uniting Church ministers from different Australian States spent a day in discussion with 15 leading Muslin Imams and scholars.
The discussions centered around the theme: To Love God, To Love Neighbors and to Love Australia.
This time, Andrew as the National President of the Uniting Church in Australia led the Uniting Church ministers and Garth was a participating friend and colleague.
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