Leadership Team

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Senior Assistant Minister

Liam Shannon

Liam serves the 9:45am and 7pm services, and oversees growth groups to help each person grow in Christ. Married to Liz, with four kids, Liam loves soccer and looks forward to the new creation.

Liam serves the 9:45am and 7pm services, and oversees growth groups to help each person grow in Christ. Married to Liz, with four kids, Liam loves soccer and looks forward to the new creation.
Children's Minister

Meaghan Gates

A former preschool teacher and the third of six children, Meaghan is at home in the joy and chaos of Children’s Ministry and passionate about walking alongside young children as they discover more and more about their gracious God together. She also loves to play soccer and design and create event florals.

A former preschool teacher and the third of six children, Meaghan is at home in the joy and chaos of Children’s Ministry and passionate about walking alongside young children as they discover more and more about their gracious God together. She also loves to play soccer and design and create event florals.
Assistant Minister (PT)

Joe Radkovic

Joe is a husband, the father of three adults and a child of the creator of the universe because Jesus chose to die for him. What a lucky chook!

Joe is a husband, the father of three adults and a child of the creator of the universe because Jesus chose to die for him. What a lucky chook!
Sunday Assistant

Jonathan Baird

Jon serves as a Sunday Assistant in international ministry alongside Morwenna and their kids. During the week he counts it a delight to share not just the gospel but his life as well with international students at the University of Wollongong.

Jon serves as a Sunday Assistant in international ministry alongside Morwenna and their kids. During the week he counts it a delight to share not just the gospel but his life as well with international students at the University of Wollongong.
Bookkeeper (PT)

Morwenna Baird

Morwenna loves being part of God’s family at St Michael’s along with her husband, Jon, and their 2 children. She enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Morwenna loves being part of God’s family at St Michael’s along with her husband, Jon, and their 2 children. She enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Assistant Minister

Stacey Chapman

Stacey has been a follower of Jesus for as long as she can remember, and is thankful for the opportunity to be involved in discipling others at St Michael’s. Her main focus is on ministry training and the ‘Equipping’ aspect of our discipleship pathway. Stacey and her husband Mark moved to Wollongong with three pre-schoolers, but are somehow now the parents of four adults.

Stacey has been a follower of Jesus for as long as she can remember, and is thankful for the opportunity to be involved in discipling others at St Michael’s. Her main focus is on ministry training and the ‘Equipping’ aspect of our discipleship pathway. Stacey and her husband Mark moved to Wollongong with three pre-schoolers, but are somehow now the parents of four adults.
Communications Director (PT)

Lauren Russell

Lauren is passionate about the gospel - especially the way it is shared with others! Lauren loves quality time with family and friends, running, crochet, reading, and all things French! She also recently completed tertiary studies in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages). She attends the 9:45am service with her husband Dave and their young daughter.

Lauren is passionate about the gospel - especially the way it is shared with others! Lauren loves quality time with family and friends, running, crochet, reading, and all things French! She also recently completed tertiary studies in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages). She attends the 9:45am service with her husband Dave and their young daughter.
Admin Assistant (PT)

Jodie Madry

Jodie is married to John and has two daughters. She’s passionate about serving the parish in her role and using it as a ministry opportunity to the community. She loves spending quality time with friends and family over coffee and being involved in the 9:45 am service at St Michael’s.

Jodie is married to John and has two daughters. She’s passionate about serving the parish in her role and using it as a ministry opportunity to the community. She loves spending quality time with friends and family over coffee and being involved in the 9:45 am service at St Michael’s.
Communications & Admin Assistant (PT)

Joss Robinson

Joss is a Primary Education student at UOW, wife to Matt and kids leader at 9:45 church. She loves sharing time in fellowship at night church, peppermint tea on a winter evening and growing in knowledge of her Saviour.

Joss is a Primary Education student at UOW, wife to Matt and kids leader at 9:45 church. She loves sharing time in fellowship at night church, peppermint tea on a winter evening and growing in knowledge of her Saviour.
MTS Apprentice

Mitch Walker

Mitch attends the 9:45 service with his wife and 3 children. As a star wars fan, he chose his wife, Skye, purely because of her name. Praise God it worked out anyway. Mitch secretly wishes he was Indiana Jones. He loves church, country Australia, sport, reading, learning, and family.

Mitch attends the 9:45 service with his wife and 3 children. As a star wars fan, he chose his wife, Skye, purely because of her name. Praise God it worked out anyway. Mitch secretly wishes he was Indiana Jones. He loves church, country Australia, sport, reading, learning, and family.
Senior Assistant Minister (PT)

Reg Piper

A former Bishop of Wollongong, Reg loves preaching Jesus, teaching the Bible and mixing with people. He is married to Dorothy and together they have three children and seven grandchildren; Reg enjoys walking and swimming, and is a Dragons tragic!

A former Bishop of Wollongong, Reg loves preaching Jesus, teaching the Bible and mixing with people. He is married to Dorothy and together they have three children and seven grandchildren; Reg enjoys walking and swimming, and is a Dragons tragic!
Parish Administrator

Catriona Williams

Catriona has lived in the Gong and attended St Michael’s since 2013. She attends the 9:45 service with her husband, Jonno, and their young daughter. She has a background in Exercise Science and Research, and uses her varied skills to support the running of the church so that the disciples of Jesus would grow.

Catriona has lived in the Gong and attended St Michael’s since 2013. She attends the 9:45 service with her husband, Jonno, and their young daughter. She has a background in Exercise Science and Research, and uses her varied skills to support the running of the church so that the disciples of Jesus would grow.
Admin Assistant (PT)

Samantha Johnson

Samantha loves any sport that involves water, especially kayaking, as well as spending time outdoors with her three children. She also enjoys doing the odd jobs in ministry and sharing the gospel with children, especially in SRE.

Samantha loves any sport that involves water, especially kayaking, as well as spending time outdoors with her three children. She also enjoys doing the odd jobs in ministry and sharing the gospel with children, especially in SRE.