Staff Meet our Staff

Mike Smith
Senior Minister
Mike has been the Senior Minister and Rector of Minchinbury Anglican Church since 2017. Mike is a graduate from Moore Theological College (2008) and before joining the team at Minchinbury, Mike worked as an assistant minister at Eastwood Anglican Church for 8 years. Mike is responsible for the overall ministry and spiritual welfare of the church. He is also the chairperson of the church Parish Council and Annual General Meeting. In terms of specific ministry focuses, Mike directs the REACH and WORSHIP focus areas of our RENEW discipleship pathway. When he is not at church you may be able to find Mike sitting in a cafe or enjoying God's creation on a golf course near you!
Chris Gray
Associate Pastor
Chris has been the full time associate pastor at Minchinbury Anglican Church since 2019. Chris is a graduate from Moore Theological College (2018) and Sydney Missionary and Bible College (2012). Before joining the team here at Minchinbury, Chris worked as the Art Director at Quiz Worx Inc. Chris assists Mike in preaching and leadership across our church communities, but has particular pastoral responsibility for our Sunday Night Church. Chris also directs the NURTURE and EQUIP focus areas of our RENEW discipleship pathway. When he's not at church you may find Chris spending time with his family and listening to music and playing his guitar.
Elizabeth Spencer
Engage Pastor
Elizabeth has been a volunteer pastor at Minchinbury Anglican Church since 2017. Elizabeth has studied at Sydney Missionary and Bible College and Mary Andrews College. Before joining the ministry team Elizabeth was a long time member and ministry volunteer at Minchinbury Anglican Church. Elizabeth assists Mike & Chris with pastoral care of the church and directs the ENGAGE focus areas of our RENEW discipleship pathway. When she's not at church you may find Elizabeth taking high quality photographs and spending time with the family.
Kevin Vollmer
ESL Pastor
Kevin has been a volunteer pastor at Minchinbury Anglican Church for many years. Before joining the ministry team Kevin was a long time member and ministry volunteer at Minchinbury Anglican Church and has also served as a school teacher and CMS missionary in Tanzania. Kevin assists with the pastoral care of the 1045 church and has a particular focus on members from a non english speaking background. When Kevin's not at church you may find him spending time with his family and possibly in a canoe.
Sandy Rigby
Student Minister - Youth
Sandy has been a student minister at Minchinbury Anglican since 2018. Sandy is currently studying at Anglican Youthworks College. She has been a member of Minchinbury Anglican for many years and has also completed a Ministry Training Apprenticeship before entering college. Sandy coordinates our Youth Ministry on a Friday evening and Sunday morning. When she is not at church you can find Sandy spending time with her husband, playing basketball, and hanging out with her friends.
Simon Wang
Student Minister - Chinese Ministry
Simon has been a student minister since 2019. Simon is currently studying at Moore Theological College. Simon serves at the 9am and 10:45am congregations with a particular focus on Chinese ministry. He is one of the primary live interpreters of our bible teaching into Mandarin at the 10:45am service.
Position Vacant
Children's Pastor
We are seeking to employ a part time (4 days per week) children’s pastor. They will partner with parents and carers to see every home in our church as a place of renewal and discipleship. Remuneration will be in line with the Sydney Anglican Diocese guidelines. The particular responsibilities for this position are: Oversee the ministry teams and programs to children as a leader of leaders (Sunday Kids' Church, Kids’ Club, PlayTime); Be the main bible teacher in our Sunday Kids’ Church; Coordinate Anglican SRE for two local primary schools; In partnership with our Equip Pastor, ensure that all leaders to children are being developed and trained in their leadership. There may also be scope to share in some youth ministry should the need arise and gifting be appropriate.