Ordinands get ready for the big day

Russell Powell
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A group of 35 men and women will be ordained as deacons on Saturday, taking positions from church planting, indigenous ministry, school chaplaincy to parish work.

Archbishop Dr Glenn Davies has been addressing the group this week at the pre-ordination conference and will ordain them at a service at St Andrew's Cathedral on Saturday, February 1st,  2014 at 10am.

The number is one more than were ordained at last years service.

Sydney Anglican churches are being asked to remember the ordinands in prayer.

The full list of ordinands is -

  • Toby Campbell                   Cranebrook with Castlereagh
  • Eleanor Castle                    Anglican Retirement Villages
  • Victor Chen                        Hurstville
  • Matthew Dodd                   Merrylands
  • Glen Elsegood                   Pymble
  • David Forward                   Lindfield
  • Jim French                        Youthworks
  • Andrew Goddard               Peakhurst/Mortdale
  • Thomas Habib                   Yagoona
  • Brett Hall                           Rosemeadow
  • Michael Hastie                   Roseville
  • Adam Hotson                    Oak Flats
  • Cameron Howard               Kingswood
  • Anna Jackson                    Panania
  • Joshua Johnston                Northmead and Winston Hills
  • Patrick Jones                     Castle Hill
  • Faye Lo                             Chatswood
  • Michael Mak                      Oatley
  • Scott Maxwell                    Asquith/Mt Colah/Mr Kuring-gai
  • Thomas Melbourne             Emu Plains
  • Nicholas Moll                     St Anne's, Strathfield
  • Ian Morrison                      Centennial Park
  • Stephen Morrison               Freshwater
  • Matthew Paterson              Department of Evangelism and New Churches
  • Ross Ryan                        Blakehurst
  • Donovan Simmons             Glenhaven
  • Kristan Slack                     Moorebank
  • James Smith                     Roseville
  • Conor Smyth                     Vaucluse and Rose Bay
  • Kate Snell                         Barker College
  • Kevin Stepniewski             St George North
  • Donald Taylor                    Mittagong
  • Mark Taylor                       Clovelly
  • Philip van't Spyker            Berowra
  • Mark Wormell                    Broadway



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