Micky has been the Rector at St Thomas’ since September 2021. He grew up in Brisbane and moved to the UK for University where he remained working in Christian ministry and in Finance. He returned to Australia in 2012 to complete the Bachelor of Divinity at Moore Theological College. After College he served as an Assistant Minister at St Helen’s Bishopsgate in London. Micky is married to Ellie and they have three children – Jono, Olivia and Theo.
Paul is married to Michelle and has 4 beautiful children. Prior to going Bible college, Paul worked as a science teacher, residential care worker and children’s and youth worker in a church. After college he was ordained and worked as a senior assistant minister in Melbourne and a family pastor in Canberra before taking the role of Senior Chaplain at Shore School, North Sydney in 2008. Since February 2022, he is now the 8am, 10am and Kids Minister at St Thomas’. He loves creatively telling people about Jesus, hanging out with his family at beaches, triathlons, rock climbing and building stuff.
Gerard is married to Briar with two daughters and has been the Youth Minister at St Thomas’ for nine years. He loves shooting hoops and fried chicken, and speaks Spanish. He is more and more thankful for Jesus every day.
Philip is a founder and Executive Director of Emu Music. A song writer and author (Then Sings My Soul, Matthias Media), he was Music Minister at St Ebbe’s, Oxford, UK for 15 years, and now teaches about music ministry at conferences and Bible colleges in Australia, the UK and Asia, as well as being St Thomas’ part time Music Minister. He is married to Kate, has three adult children, and is completing a PhD on the worship theology of conservative evangelicals.
Luke has been the minister of the 5pm service since the beginning of 2022. He is married to Ling who is also involved in ministry at St Thomas’. He knew from a very young age that the best thing in life was following Jesus. During university the Lord really grew Luke in his faith. After university he worked for six years as a maritime engineer. Having grown up in other churches he was surprised when the Lord led him to study for ministry at Moore College. During his studies the Lord grew his love for the Word. He loves rugby, exploring Australia and enjoys solving chess puzzles to unwind.
Veronica will be joining our ministry team very soon. She loves warm weather and gardens. She grew up in Western Australia and moved to New Zealand just before her marriage to Berwyn in 1999. They have a son, Emlyn, who is in his fourth year at university.
Annaliese currently serves at our Kids Church. She spent a year studying at St Helen’s Bishopgate in the UK, studying and training how to lead and share the Gospel in a variety of different ways. She moved back to Sydney to continue her studies at Cornhill. Annaliese also loves dancing, she started dancing at the age of 3 and has since pursued ballet teachings as a full-time job.
Ling grew up in Newcastle and worked as an occupational therapist for 7 years before being persuaded to do MTS at Hunter Bible Church. She moved to Sydney to study at Moore College and married Luke Shooter in 2020. Ling spends her time thinking and talking about ministry, and meets with women to read the Bible and help them grow in their love for Jesus.
Ling would love to speak with you about your gifts, convictions and capacity to see what kind of ministry would be a good fit for you to serve in. She is the first point of contact before being connected with a ministry at St Thomas’. This role aims to mobilise each of us for God’s glory and streamline processes.
Nick became a Christian as a teenager and has been talking about Jesus since. He serves with the team at 5pm and alongside Gerard at youth. Nick’s interested in any sport that involves a ball and has a love-hate relationship with golf. He studied Latin at uni but spent more time going to coffee shops than in class.
Paul has been a student minister at St Thomas’ since February 2023. He grew up in Sydney and worked as a finance lawyer in Sydney and London. In London, he trained as an Associate at St Helen’s Bishopsgate and then worked as Assistant Minister at St Stephen’s Church, Westbourne Park for a little under 2 years. He returned to Australia in 2023 to commence the Bachelor of Theology / Masters of Theology at Moore Theological College. Paul is married to Tori and they have two children – Reuben and Scarlett.
Jack and his wife Sophie arrived in Sydney in January 2022 from Bromley in South East London. He grew up in Wimbledon where he had a summer job covering the tennis courts.
Annika is in her second year of study at Moore College, having recently finished her MTS training at Toongabbie Anglican Church. She is particularly involved with Children’s ministry at St Thomas’, as well as leading a Central Discipleship Group. This is very on brand, as Annika decided she wanted to be a children’s minister in year 6! She grew up in a family where Jesus was the most important thing, and seeing her parents make their biggest decisions for Jesus taught her to do the same.
Annika loves exploring the food options in Newtown, and tearing up her local skate park.
Dom is a Student Minister in the 5pm congregation and a student at Moore College. He grew up in Singapore and put his faith in Jesus as a child, but it was in university when he was struck by the power of God’s Word to give life and the need to listen to it. He has set his medical career aside to be equipped to proclaim God’s gospel of eternal life back in Singapore. He is married to Gillian and is expecting his firstborn in December 2023.
Dan started as a student minister at Moore College in January 2023. He grew up in Hong Kong and the UK in a Christian home, but became convinced of the priority of Gospel ministry at University, and subsequently trained for ministry in London and has been working as a youth worker for the last seven years in the UK. He hopes to go back to Hong Kong after College to proclaim Christ and build up the church there.
Married, with two grown up sons and an elderly father-in-law at home; Amanda loves to bake, make sourdough bread and potter in her little veggie patch in the garden. She attends her local church in the Hills and runs a bible study with her husband.
Albert works part time after retiring from fulltime work. He has a background in corporate accounting. Albert and his wife Adeline enjoy serving at church in a variety of roles. They have a son. Albert likes playing golf and listening to music.
Ellise is married to Sean and has a beautiful daughter. Having lived in the UK for 4 years, Ellise moved back to Sydney in 2022 to be closer to family after having her daughter. She gets a lot of energy from interacting with others and enjoys holidaying overseas.
Ken is married to Judy and together they have been members of St Thomas’ since 1987. Ken’s professional working life has been in financial markets and he also serves as a Board Member of a number of other organisations including Moore Theological College.