Get to know us a little here, and you'll be able to put some names to faces when you first visit St Luke's.
Lead Pastor / firstname.lastname@example.org
Loves coffee, rugby, beach time, seeing the grace of Jesus change lives. Married to Mera with three young children.
Director of Kids + Youth / email@example.com
Mark and his wife Larissa have three kids, Isaac, Imogen and Caitlin. He loves the beach, and pretty much any sport - but his greatest passion is to see new life for kids, youth and families.
Co-Director of Splash / Ministry trainee / firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Administrator (part-time) / email@example.com
Loves chatting about Jesus, dancing (with or without others), learning Korean culture, camping with mates, playing ultimate frisbee, and crying over inspirational videos on Youtube.
Hours: Tues 11am-3.30pm + Friday 2-5pm
Community Group leaders
Much of the real action at St Luke’s happens in our Community Groups. We’re so thankful for our Community Group leaders who care for these little communities within our church community, who rally the troops, and who help chart the future for our church as a whole.
WARDENS AND PARISH COUNCIL
As an Anglican church, we elect representatives each February/March to help us pursue our vision. These include a 'Parish Council' who govern our finances and property, and Wardens who administer them. You can read about their responsibilities here.
Those elected/appointed at our March 2018 AGM:
Wardens: Professor Chris Bellenger, Dr. Simon Gerber, Scott Groves.
Parish Councillors: Dr. Rebecca Ling, Malcolm Leithhead, Elissa Deenick, David Columbro.
Synod Representatives: Elissa Deenick, Professor Bellenger.
Our current Safe Ministry Representative: Mrs Jessica Krimmer (contact firstname.lastname@example.org)
Safe Ministry - We love children and are committed to keeping them safe. Anyone working with children (paid or volunteer) are screened and undertake regular training. We have a Safe Ministry representative and follow a Safe Ministry Policy as part of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney. If you ever have any concerns, you can contact them via the Abuse Hotline on 1800 774 945.
Domestic Violence - At the October 2017 session of its Synod, the Anglican Diocese of Sydney published a Provisional Policy to help all our churches be places safe from violence.
Bullying Policy - read here (PDF 1MB)