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.






Daniel Gibb – Children’s, Youth and Young Adults Ministry Worker

Daniel has been worshiping at St Matthew’s for approximately 17 years and is now employed in the position of Children, Youth and Young Adults Ministry Worker in which he co-ordinates and supports the ministries involving children, youth and young adults within St Matthew’s. Daniel has a passion for children and youth and encouraging them to discover the love and grace of God.





Michael Strong – Seniors Pastoral Carer

“There is no mountain big enough for seniors”.  Mike Strong brings to the role of Seniors Pastoral Carer a background on Lifeline phones and recent training in Pastoral Counselling. Now that he has reached the 75th year himself he can identify with seniors personally. Seniors bring wisdom to others that is greatly valued. This wisdom generates caring that he wants to tap into.






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.