Ministry Team

Meet the Team.

Dirk van Doorene – Minister of the Word

0000-Core-DirkDirk has been in placement at St Matthew’s since December 2011.  His primary responsibilities are leading the congregation in worship, supporting the ministry team, developing and implementing mission strategy with volunteers and facilitating pastoral care.   His previous placement was as a school Chaplain.






Chris Eagles – Families and Youth Pastor

0000-Core-ChrisChris has been employed at St Matthew’s since November 2011.  He co-ordinates and supports the ministries involving families with children, youth and young adults.  Chris has a passion for communicating the Bible’s teachings and encouraging young people to discover the love and grace of God. Chris believes youth and children’s ministry exists not to supplant the role of the family but to support it wherever possible. He has previous experience in youth ministry and school chaplaincy.









Church Office Secretaries:

0000-Core-Robyn and LynRobyn Morrall and Lynn Samuel serve as the office staff, and may be your first point of contact. They facilitate much of the communications with the Ministry Team.