Tonight at the Ministers Association dinner we acknowledge all the ministers who have started in new ministry positions or are retiring during the past 12 months.
The following have commenced new ministry positions:
Bill Tyrie, Senior Minister at Marion
Brent Ruttland, Children's pastor at Elizabeth
Brett Scherer, Minister at Mt Barker (half time)
James Bowden, Associate Minister at Blackwood half time (still half time as State Youth Minister)
Jean Smith, Minister at SouthPoint Glenelg
Jonathan Mitchell, Minister at Northwestern Community
Leighton Boyd, Director of MarionLife/Associate Minister at Marion
Paul Pinci, Minister at Modbury
Russell Mountford, Minister at Maylands from April 2016 (from Nailsworth)
Steve Chapman, Minister at Colonel Light Gardens (from SouthPoint Glenelg)
The following ministers will be retiring in 2016 and we thank them for their long service to ministry
Chris Ambrose (retiring from Maylands in April 2016)
Ray Fitzpatrick (retiring from One Church - Keith in April 2016)
Steve Kitto (retired from Colonel Light Gardens in January 2016)
Other ministry movements
Rachael Morey concluded as Associate Minister at Hewett but continues as Childsafe Co-ordinator as part of the State Ministry Team (part-time)
Since early 2017 the State Board have been undertaking a review of the State Conference, including all churches, work groups and departments of Churches of Christ SA & NT. Please find attached the latest report presented to the Conference at the AGM in November. This is a summary report. If you would like more detail, please contact us.
Please find attached our Newsletter for December. Our next state Newsletter will be available late January 2019.