In 1951, Olive and Howard McDonald began a ministry for women and children on the margins of society called Benwerren.  The narrative of this valuable ministry has become a book called “The Benwerren Story” and will be launched with an afternoon tea.

  • Saturday 30 July
  • Upwey Baptist Church, 21 Darling Ave., Upwey
  • 2.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Speakers: Graeme Cann with interviews from the CEO, staff and families of Benwerren
  • 10% of each book sold will go to Benwerren
  • Free event.  A gold coin to cover catering welcome

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