Canon Gumbuli Wurramurra

Movers Thomson, G.

That this Synod gives thanks to God for the ministry of The Reverend Canon Gumbuli Wurramurra and for his outstanding leadership in the Church of East Arnhemland in the Diocese of The Northern Territory.
Having been ordained a deacon and then a priest in 1973, Canon Wurramurra has been a faithful pioneer in growing a vibrant and strong Aboriginal Church, was instrumental in the translation and production of the first Aboriginal language Bible in Australia, and was recently made a Member of the Order of Australia.
Further, that this Synod congratulates Canon Wurramurra and conveys its support to the Churches of East Arnhemland as they continue the work of the Gospel.

Bishop Gregory Thomson moved, the Very Revd Jeremy Greaves seconding, 23 Sept 10

Resolution year: 2010
Resolution number: 137/10