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St Matthew-in-the-City
Anglican church

132 Hobson Street

Auckland City

Postal address:

187 Federal Street

Auckland 1010

Aotearoa New Zealand

The Parish Office

Suite 2B/198 Federal St, opposite the church

      +64 (0)9 379 0625

Office opening hours:

Monday - Friday     10am - 5pm

Saturday, Sunday   CLOSED

STAFF TEAM

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Rev HELEN JACOBI

Vicar

Contact Helen for pastoral matters, baptisms, worship services or media comment, as well as questions regarding church activities in generaland our connections with the city and business community.

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Rev CATE THORN

Priest for Community Engagement

Contact Cate for St Matthew's work and ministry in the inner city. 

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IAN PALLAS

Business Manager

Contact Ian regarding any administration or finance matters,

issues relating to the St Matthew's building; personnel enquiries and funerals.

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DMITRY RUSAKOV

Events Manager

Contact Dmitry regarding booking and planning weddings, events  and concerts 

to be held at St Matthew's, questions regarding the website.

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PIP CALLINAN

Parish Administrator

Contact Pip regarding administration matters, or addition to the prayer list.

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MATTHEW HOWES

Leader of St Matthew's Voices

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TEDDY

Greeter

Teddy is our latest office recruit, learning basic training and socialising
for Mobility Dogs Assistance Trust

He is a pure bred Golden Retriever, born on Christmas Day 2020.

He will be with us for 12-15 months before undertaking advanced training.

He has enthusiastically adopted the role of official greeter to visitors to the office, and he can be seen in the church and around town wearing his distinctive green service dog jacket. 

ASSOCIATE CLERGY

There are 10 Anglican clergy who associate themselves with St Matthew’s

while undertaking other roles, or being “retired”.

 

DEACON

We have one permanent deacon, Wilf Holtwhose role is to provide a link from our Sunday worship to work and ministry in God’s world. Wilf works at the City Mission.

 

PRIESTS

The following take part in leadership of worship and weddings:

 

Linda Murphy works at the City Mission. 

 

Susan Adams provides supervision, spiritual direction, "theological" conversations,

and represents us in the Living Wage movement. 

 

Allanah Church is a psychotherapist. 

 

Denise Kelsall and Ann Mellor assist with weddings.

 

OTHERS on the team are:

George Armstrong, Jenny Blood, Jeremy Younger and Jean Brookes are “retired”

but remain active in writing and prayer.

VESTRY LEADERSHIP

VICAR'S WARDEN      Jon Lamb

 

PEOPLE'S WARDEN   Elena Philp

BELL-RINGING SOCIETY

TOWER MASTER   Adrian Grant

If you are interested in joining the team of bellringers,

contact John Dunn on 09 418 3324

At St Matthew's we pride ourselves

on our friendliness and willingness to help

no matter what the question or comment