Get To Know The Team

  • Bruce Clarke

    Senior Minister


    Bruce is responsible for leadership of the whole church; he works closely with the staff team and parish council to oversee the vision, strategy and ministry of St Matthews, and is heavily involved in preaching and teaching.

  • Scott PettY

    Senior Associate Minister


    Scott is responsible for assisting Bruce in the leadership of St Matthews; he also oversees the small group ministry across the church as well as the baptism ministry, preaching and writing, and is particularly involved in our 10am and 5pm congregations.

  • Nathan Campbell

    Youth and Young Adults Minister


    Nathan is responsible for leading our teenagers in our youth groups, FIX and Youthie, and for our young adults that are part of the Night Church congregation. Nathan also heads up our weddings ministry and our internship program.

  • Naomi Ireland

    Family and Children's Minister


    Naomi is responsible for oversight of all our programs that involve children. This means she's involved in Sunday Kids Church, scripture teaching in our local primary school, and mid-week kids clubs. She also puts on our spectacular Kids Holiday Clubs and Christmas Services.

  • Dave Hanbury

    Worship and Night Church Minister


    Dave is responsible for oversight and development of our musicians and Sunday worship services. He is further responsible for leading and pastoring our students and young workers who are part of the Night Church congregation.

  • Max Boys

    Pastoral Care and 8am Minister


    Max coordinates pastoral care across St Matthews, helping us to look after everyone in need. He also has a special ministry focus with the 8am congregation.

  • Kelsey Wilson

    Women's Minister


    Kelsey Wilson is one of our three women's ministers who together look after the women of St Matthews. Kelsey has a special focus on our Night Church congregation.

  • Sozon Smith

    Women's Minister


    Sozon Smith is one of our three women's ministers who together look after the women of St Matthews. Sozon has a special focus on the ladies at our 10am family service.

  • Samantha Dunn

    Women's Minister


    Samantha Dunn is one of our three women's ministers who together look after the women of St Matthews. Samantha has a special focus on the women at our 5pm family service.

  • Barry Hammond

    Assistant Minister


    Barry joined the team in 2016 in an honorary capacity, with a special focus on reading the Bible one to one with people. But he's also involved in lots of different ways across the life of St Matthews including Open Door and ESL ministries.

  • The Admin Team

    Our admin team work to support all the ministry of St Matthews. Darryl Sessions (Business Manager) heads up the admin team and ensures that all the business of St Matthews operates smoothly. Viliam Mako (Property Manager) looks after the maintenance and work on our properties. Katie Smith is our stellar office manager, Mari Steyn looks after rostering and children's ministry admin support, and PJ Fisher is our accountant.