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, 9:30am and 6:30pm 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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Jenni Stoddart

Jenni is our Assistant Minister working with the 8am, 9:30am and 6:30pm English speaking services. She joined us in 2021. Her focus is on welcoming and integration, growth groups and encouraging ministry to and by women. Jenni is married to Andrew and they have one daughter – Audrey. Jenni completed a Bachelor of Divinity at Moore College in 2002. She is completing a Doctorate of Ministry at Ridley theological college with a focus on understanding faith development. Jenni has previously served as an Anglican School Chaplain and Assistant minister.

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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 and assist at the 9:30am Mandarin service. She speaks Mandarin and English.

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Clarence Huin

Clarence joined us in 2020 as the pastor of the 11am Cantonese service. He is married to Doris and they have two children – Nicole and Mitchell. Clarence completed his Bachelor of Theology at Morling College in 2014 and Master of Arts (Theology) at Moore College in 2020. Clarence speaks Cantonese, English and Mandarin.

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Joe Hong

Joe is our Korean worship pastor with our 11am Korean service which began in December 2019. Joe completed his Theological training at Hanyoung Theological University. He is married to Youngjin and they have 4 children. Joe speaks Korean and English.

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Kian Holik

Kian is the pastor of St Phil’s Indonesian Church Eastwood (previously known as MITC), a new congregation at St Phil’s that specialises in reaching out to Indonesian students and community in Eastwood. Kian’s other job is working with AFES at Macquarie Uni, reaching out to international postgraduate students. Kian graduated with MTS, from Calvin Theological Seminary in Michigan, USA. The Indonesian congregation meet at 5pm every Sunday on site, and Kian is thrilled to meet you there. Kian is married to Liza, and they have two sons – Josiah and Joel. He speaks English and bahasa Indonesia.

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Robin Kinstead

Robin is a CMS Missionary awaiting deployment and the interim Minister at Ermington since the parish amalgamation in January 2021. Robin is married to Sarah and they have two children – Nathaniel and Rebekah. He completed his Bachelor of Divinity in 2005 and Masters of Arts (Theology) in 2018 at Moore College. Robin previously served as Rector of Christ Church Anglican and Mission Area Director on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and, most recently, as Locum at Pitt Town Anglican Community Church. He speaks English and is learning Indonesian. He loves mission, martial arts, music, and movies.

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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 two daughters – Hazel and Olive. Jason studied at Youthworks College completing his qualifications in 2011.

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Suzanna O’Chee

Suzanna began in 2020 as our 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 Milton and their 2 children – Jared and Wesley. Suzanna speaks English and Mandarin (and a few other languages).

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Jo Lum

Jo began in late 2020 as our part time Children’s ministry assistant, helping Jason with the weekly children’s ministries at St Phil’s. Jo oversees the new 11am Sunday School for the Cantonese and Korean services. In 2016 she completed the Youthworks Year 13 Christian Gap year. Jo attends our 6:30pm English service and is also a youth leader.

Ningjia Wang

Ningjia is our office administrator for Chinese ministries at St Phil’s. She also assists with translation work. 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 (Tuesday-Thursday). 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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Anna Hoole

Anna is one of our student ministers. In February, she commenced studies at Moore College to complete a Bachelor of Divinity. As a student minister, Anna assists Robin at St Mark’s Ermington on Sunday mornings and with other weekly ministries at St Phil’s. She was previously a student minister here at St Phil’s and worked for the past two years as the writer/editor at CMS. Anna is married to Josh and regularly attends the 6:30pm service.

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Josh Hoole

Josh is one of our student ministers. In February, he commenced studies at Moore College to complete a Bachelor of Divinity. As a student minister, Josh assists Robin at St Mark’s Ermington on Sunday mornings and with other weekly ministries at St Phil’s. Josh has also participated in the Evangelical Union (EU) Howie program in 2019 and 2020, serving and ministering students at Sydney University. Josh is married to Anna and regularly attends the 6:30pm service.

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Andy Feng

Andy is one of our student ministers. He will study a Bachelor of Divinity at Moore College and will be assisting Raymond and Christine with mandarin ministries at St Phil’s. Andy is married to Cindy and they have three kids – Alex, Annie and Arthur. He attends our 9:30am Mandarin service.

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Julie

Julie belongs to our Indonesian congregation (SPICE) where she still struggles with the language but loves the food and friendships. In the second half of 2021 she will be working part time to assist in leadership training and women’s ministry with SPICE. Julie spent a year in Indonesia in 2017, and returned to Australia to complete her M. Div at SMBC in 2019. She hopes to return to Indonesia in the near future.

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