Brad and Colleen Coath
Broadmeadows, Melbourne, Australia
Brad and Colleen Coath, together with their two sons Samuel and Hudson, live and serve in Broadmeadows in Melbourne’s north-west. Broadmeadows is one of Melbourne’s most culturally diverse areas. They seek to build Christ-centered community on the margins, by being a Christian presence in the neighbourhood and partnering with local organisations and people to bring empowerment, discipleship and community growth. Some of the activities which contribute to these goals are:
- teaching English
- visiting immigration detention (MITA, Broadmeadows)
- facilitating refugee cooking projects
- involvement in local school and neighbourhood initiatives
- open home hospitality.
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