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.
Matt Shannon
Families Pastor
Matt has been the families pastor at Minchinbury since 2020 having finished an associate degree at Youthworks College in 2019. Matt has a passion for young people to know and love Jesus and oversees all the kids and youth ministries at Minchinbury.
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.
Rose Hallam
Administrator
Rose has worked as the part-time church administrator since 2020. Rose does a wonderful job looking after the ministry team and keeping the office running smoothly. When Rose is not busy at the office, she loves cooking, craft, gardening and doing some reading.