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21 June, 2021

Mother‘s Union Friendship Day celebrations

The Pittsworth Anglican Mother’s Union held its annual Friendship Day service and morning tea at St Andrew’s Church in Pittsworth.

The award recipients (from left) Carol Baker, Jan Shaw, Mary Volk, Leonie Lee-Archer, Val Hayward and Dale Nutley had the honour of cutting the cake at the Mother’s Union Friendship Day morning tea. They are pictured with the President of the Pittsworth Mother’s Union Romona Postle (far right). Missing is Karen Cronk.

Friendship Day is a Deanery Day and the Pittsworth celebration saw members of both the Toowoomba and Warwick Mother’s Union’s join the Pittsworth Mother’s Union for a church service, Eucharist and morning  tea.

During the church service, guest speaker Kate Venables, who is the Director of CatholicCare Social Services in Toowoomba, spoke about her life and job. 

A number of awards were also presented during the church service. 

Award recipients for 20 years of membership in the Mother’s Union were Mildred Hammond (posthumous), Karen Cronk, Leonie Lee-Archer and Dale Nutley.

Those who received a badge for 25 years of membership were Mary Volk and Jan Shaw.

Carole Baker also received a scroll to acknowledge her 10 years membership.

The 25, 20 and 10 years of membership awards were presented by the guest speaker Kate Venables.

Val Hayward received an award for 60 years of membership in the Mother’s Union at Country Council which was held at St Lukes on May 18.

Bev Perry (Diocesan President) presented her badge.

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