Kate, Louise, Geoffrey, Marilyn, Jono, Jane, Barry and Patricia
The Ministry Team of Highgate Presbyterian Church includes three ordained ministers of Word and Sacrament, a Children and Families Co-ordinator, Office Administrators and a Parish Manager.
Rev Geoffrey Skilton has leadership responsibilities for the parish as a whole and particular responsibilities with the Highgate@10 congregation. He is our team leader. Geoffrey joined the team at the end of August 2011 having previously served as a minister with Whangarei Uniting Church Trinity – Ngunguru, and along the hill at Mornington Presbyterian Church.
Rev Barry Kelk has key responsibilities for ministry and mission of the planted congregation called B@tCH (Breakfast at the Coronation Hall). As a member of the original Māori Hill church, Barry established this outreach project which targeted non-church people within the parish.
Rev Jono Ryan is with us half-time and shares responsibility for Highgate@10, and Caim. In his other half-time, Jono is involved with the mission work of Servants to Asia’s Urban Poor. www.servantsasia.org
Patricia McDonald works in the area of Pastoral care for the B@tCH congregation. She was also a Maori Hill original who went with Barry and a small ‘plant’ group to establish B@tCH.
Marilyn Yates (Office Administrator) key role with people, general administration of office.
Louise Drummond (Office Administrator) Louise works with Marilyn in the office and is another friendly face who keeps the wheels running.
Kate Wilson (Parish Manager) works closely with the Office Administrators, the Treasurer, Finance & Property Committee to provide the often unseen administrative skeleton that enables the more visible ministry of the parish to function.
Applications are invited for the part-time position of Children & Families Worker at Highgate Presbyterian Church, Dunedin. Information available here.