Welcome

You will receive a warm welcome at St. Christopher’s Church. Children are especially welcome and there are toys, books and activities for them to use at the rear of the church either during or after the service.          
 
Gluten free wafers are available for Communion, if you require these please speak to the service leader. We invite you to stay for light refreshments and a chat following the 9.30am service.
 
 
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Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.

 

 
 
The Reverend Pat Deeny, Priest in Charge.
The Reverend Pat is both Priest in Charge of St Christopher’s, and assistant Chaplain to Perth College, leading Chapel services for Junior School students, and assisting with Belief and Values Classes.
Ordained a Deacon in 2016 and a Priest in 2017, Pat has an Associate Degree in Theology from Charles Sturt University, where she is currently completing her Bachelor of Theology.
Pat moved to Australia from England seven years ago with her husband The Reverend Dave Deeny, and has four children and two grandchildren. As a qualified general nurse, midwife and psychodynamic trained counsellor, Pat has a wealth of experience in working and journeying with people across many walks of life. Before coming to St Christopher’s, Pat worked as a Chaplain with both YouthCARE and in the Mining Sector, and was Deacon at St Augustine’s Anglican Church, Lynwood.
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Ann Boyer, Church Warden and Liturgical Assistant.
Ann has a degree in Marine Biology and has taught first year Biology at UWA as well as teaching in two country District High Schools. She later went on to be a Zoo teacher and Demonstrator at UWA and taught Religious Studies from Year 1 to Year 12 at St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ School for 18 years. She has been married for 48 years and is a mother of two with three grandchildren. Now retired, Ann is a volunteer co-ordinator for Read Write Now and is a Synod Rep. and much valued Warden and LA at St Christopher’s.

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Elaine Embleton, Church Warden and Lay Pastoral Minister.
Elaine has been married to Brian for 51 years, and was formerly a high school teacher and they came to Australia in 1971. In Sydney she taught Scripture for 10 years, they moved to Perth, where she taught Scripture until they moved to Canberra. There, Elaine became Chaplain in three state primary schools, paid for by local churches.  They retired to Perth, where all their 3 children and 7 grandchildren live.
 
Elaine has been a member of St. Christopher’s since 1988, and she has been an active member of the Parish Council ever since. Her heart for Pastoral Care was instrumental in her becoming a Lay Pastoral Minister and this role enables her to share her love for liturgy particularly with those unable to attend church. Elaine is looking forward to growth and New Life within the church here in City Beach.
 
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Joy Campbell, Parish Secretary and Lay Pastoral Minister.

Joy has worshipped at St Christopher’s for more than twenty years and has happily held the position of Church Secretary for the last ten years. Joy worked as a volunteer at Sonshine FM CareLine and is currently now a volunteer at Bethesda Hospital Palliative Care Unit – caring for those facing terminal illness. She has attended various Church workshops, attended Cursillo as a participant and later as a team leader and has recently received her license as Lay Pastoral Minister. Her interests are playing bridge with her friends, golf at Lake Karrinyup and involvement with six lively grandchildren. Joy has been married to Kevin for 50 years…
 

Roy Hodgson, Church Warden and Liturgical Assistant

Roy is a God-fearing man who loves the Lord.  
Roy has been worshipping at St.Christopher’s since 1985.