Leadership Team

Our Staff Team

Some staff are portfolio (working with specific people according to ministry) others are ‘pastoral’ (working with ‘whoever’ according to congregation). Click the profile for contact information!

Mark Smith Senior Minister St Michael's Anglican Cathedral
Senior Minister


Mark is responsible for overseeing the ministry of St Michael's and particularly pastors the 8am, 9:45am & 7pm congregations.

Mark is responsible for overseeing the ministry of St Michael's and loves seeing people discovering the depths of Jesus' love. Originally from Sydney, he’s had the privilege of serving Jesus in both city and country, in Australia and overseas. Married to Anna, they are blessed with 5 children (several of them are now adults).
Community Pastor


Mitch is our community pastor, focusing on Engaging our community with sacrificial love and Evangelising the lost with the gospel of Jesus.

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.
Children's Minister


Meaghan directs and leads the ministry team for Children (under 12s).

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.
Student Minister


Josh is a student minister, assisting with pastoral care at 5 and 7pm.

Josh completed ministry training with Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students at the University of Wollongong and has started theological studies at Moore College.
Admin Assistant (PT)


Jodie assists with administration.

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.
Senior Assistant Minister


Liam pastors the 10am and 5pm congregations.

Liam pastors the 10am and 5pm services. Married to Liz, with four kids, Liam loves soccer and looks forward to the new creation.
Assistant Minister (PT)


Joe pastors the 11:30am Easy English congregation.

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!
Youth Minister


Matt directs and leads the ministry team for Youth (12-18s).

After a few years doing ministry in Western Sydney, Matt and his wife have returned to St Michael's where Matt did his training. He's excited to see Youth ministry continue to grow and flourish.
Ministry Apprentice (FT)


Eden is growing in ministry skills, and is particularly involved in the 10am and 7pm congregations and with Youth.

Eden attends the 10am and 7pm congregations with her husband. She loves serving in music and at the junior youth group. Eden enjoys spending time outside at the beach or in the bush, but most of all she loves reading the Bible with people and growing in her knowledge and love of Jesus alongside others.
Admin Assistant (PT)


Morwenna is our wedding coordinator and bookkeeper.

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.
Communications Director (PT)

Lauren Russell

Lauren loves being part of the church family at St Michael’s along with her husband, Dave, and their 2 children. She loves running, singing, anything French, reading, crochet and flat whites.

Assistant Minister


Stacey pastors the 8am, 9:45am and 7pm congregations, and coordinates serving across the church.

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.
Student Minister


Hosea is a student minister and pastors the 9:45am and 11:30am congregations.

Hosea is a godly Christian leader & teacher, with a heart for people. He grew up in a Christian family in South-west Sydney, who came to Christ in a refugee camp leaving Cambodia. He's finishing up his studies at Moore College this year and will join us full-time in 2024.
Parish Administrator


Catriona manages the administration team, and assists the Wardens looking after property matters.

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 kids. 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)


Xandy is doing ministry training with a focus on youth.

Admin Assistant (PT)


Nicole assists with administration and communications.

Nicole attends the 5pm congregation with her husband Pete and their 4 kids. She loves the diverse opportunities to serve the St Michael's community and staff in her role in the office! You might catch her soaking up God's creation in the garden, the ocean, or on a bushwalk.
The Wardens have the oversight of church property and the trusteeship of all monies held by St Michael’s. Parish Council meets monthly and deals with church property, finance, and administrative matters. In addition, the Senior Minister confers with the Parish Councillors in the initiation, conduct & development of church work; and they consult on projects affecting the interests of the parish generally. Parish Councillors and Wardens are elected each year at an Annual General Meeting where all are welcome to attend.