MEET OUR STAFF TEAM

The St Phil’s staff are a diverse team of men and women who seek to serve Jesus by helping the people in our community mature in Christ.

Bruce Stanley

Bruce has been the Senior Minister of St Philip’s since 2015. He oversees the ministry of the whole Church, and also pastors the 8am and 9:30am English speaking services. Bruce is married to Heather and they have 3 children – Flynn, Jonah and Asher. He completed his Bachelor of Divinity at Moore College in 2001. Bruce previously served as Rector of Waitara Anglican Church for 9 years.

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David Yue



David is the pastor of the 11am dual language (Cantonese and Mandarin) service. He is married to Paulina and they have a daughter Melody. He loves adventure and challenges, but following Christ is the most adventurous journey in his life. David is currently trying to reduce his golf handicap to below 30 (that’s a challenge too!).

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Al James

 

Al is a graduate of Moore College (2012) and is married to Susie.  They have 4 children.  Al oversees the ministry of the Night Church (6:30pm) congregation as well as young adults ministries and training.

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Raymond Leung

Raymond is the pastor of the 9:30am Mandarin service which began in February 2016. He is married to Jessie and they have a son, Christopher. Raymond completed his Bachelor of Theology at Moore College in 2009.  Raymond speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and English.

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Christine Yang

Christine is our part time pastoral worker with our Mandarin speakers, focusing on young adults and evangelism. Christine has worked around Sydney for several years and has more recently worked in Beijing with CMS and with the Alpha course. She completed her Bachelor of Theology at Sydney Missionary Bible College in 2008.  Christine pastors our 5pm Mandarin service.  She speaks Mandarin and English.

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Jena Um

Jena is our Korean families pastor with our new 11am Korean service which began in December 2019.  Jena has Theological degrees from Seoul Jangsin University and Wesley Institute.  Jena has 2 children.  Jena speaks Korean and English.

Joe Hong

Joe is our Korean worship pastor with our 11am Korean service which began in December 2019.  Joe completed his Theological toning at Hanyoung Theological University.  He is married to Youngjin and they have 3 children.  Joe speaks Korean and English.

Jason Smith

Jason is our Children’s and Youth ministry co-ordinator. He oversees all of the regular children’s programs, our Friday night youth group and youth small group networks. He also teaches and coordinates SRE at Eastwood Public School. Jason is married to Abigail and they have one daughter Hazel. Jason studied at Youthworks College completing his qualifications in 2011. Email: [email protected]

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Anna Hoole

Anna is our office administrator for English ministry (Tuesdays). She assists the staff with services, rosters, events and database management.  In 2020, Anna will resign from this position, but will continue as a ministry trainee, working with the team on Wednesdays. Anna is married to Josh and attends our 6:30pm English service.

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Suzanna O’Chee

Suzanna will begin in 2020 as a part time Children’s ministry assistant, helping Jason with the weekly children’s ministries at St Phil’s.  Suzanna attends our 9:30am English service along with her husband Milt and their 2 children.  Suzanna speaks English and Mandarin (and a few other languages).

Ningjia Wang

Ningjia assists in the day to day administration of the church. From 2020, she will be working in the office on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays.  Ningjia is involved with general administration duties but also assists specifically with the Mandarin ministries at St Phil’s.  Ningjia speaks Mandarin and English and attends our 5pm Mandarin service.

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Tiff Haywood

Tiff is our office administrator for English ministries (Wednesdays and Thursdays).  She assists the staff with services, rosters, events and database management. She is also our graphics designer.  Tiff is married to Tim and attends our 6:30pm English service.

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