Lead Minister – Revd. Emma Street
Emma is married to Shaun with high school age children. Originally from the New Forest area of Hampshire in the UK, she has called Canberra home since starting work in the Australian Public Service in the ‘90s. After working in Corporate, Public Sector and Not For Profit roles, Emma followed a calling to ministry in 2012 and was Ordained in 2016. She enjoys pastoral and parish ministry, equipping people to share their faith in Jesus, and particularly supporting the vulnerable in our community. Emma is also a Chaplain in the Royal Australian Air Force and NSW Disaster Recovery Chaplaincy Network.
Revd. Helen Dean
Helen has been the assistant priest at St Barnabas since 2010. She is particularly committed to contemplative prayer, exploring the scriptures, and worship through Word and Sacrament. Helen is interested in the growth of faith and of community..
Revd. Peter Malone
Peter and his wife Kerry have been married for 30 years and are blessed with two wonderful children, Caitlin (27yrs) and Emily (26yrs) together with their partners. In 1996 the family moved to Canberra, then in late 2006 ventured out to Majors Creek, returning to Canberra in 2015. Peter’s faith journey called him to be ordained a Deacon in 2014 and Priest in 2018. His passion for pastoring and teaching has seen his giftings used as a School Chaplain at Hawker College, an Anglicare Retirement Village Chaplain, a Deacon at Braidwood and Christ Church Hawker and Assistant Priest at St David’s Red Hill.
Mr Will Frost
Will was born and raised in South Africa where he worshipped in the Anglican Church. After studying and working in engineering he felt a called to study theology, entering the Lutheran church during his studies and ordained as a pastor in 2010 here in Australia. Will served as a parish pastor in Toowoomba for five years, then journeyed to Canberra to complete a PhD. Will joins us as a lay leader to develop and coordinate community outreach programs through Mike & Barney’s Community Centre.
Deacon in the world – Revd. Hazel Davies
The role of the Deacon is to serve in the world. Hazel travels across Australia in her ministry supporting healing and reconciliation for Australian Aboriginal people. Hazel is also licensed to our parish where we support her ministry in prayer and enjoy her contribution to our worship when she is in Canberra.