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CONTACT US

St Matthew-in-the-City
Anglican church

132 Hobson Street

Auckland City

Parish Office and Postal address:

Suite 2B/198 Federal St

Auckland 1010

New Zealand

      +64 (0)9 379 0625

Office opening hours:

Monday - Friday     10am - 5pm

Saturday, Sunday   CLOSED

STAFF TEAM

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Rev RICHARD BONIFANT

Vicar

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Rev CATE THORN

Priest Associate

Contact Cate for pastoral matters, baptisms, worship services or media comment,
as well as questions regarding church activitie
s in general

and our connections with the city and business community.

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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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NICHOLAS FORBES

Director of Music

Contact Nicholas

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VIOLET

Welcomer

Violet joined us at the end of November 2023, as our latest puppy in training  for Mobility Dogs.

She is a purebred labrador, and is already making her mark in the office and at church,

welcoming our visitors with her energetic enthusiasm. 

ASSOCIATE CLERGY

There are 7 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.

 

PRIESTS

The following take part in leadership of worship and weddings:

Linda Murphy works at the City Mission.

Amanda Mark is the Chancellor of the Diocese, and works in the health system.

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

Denise Kelsall takes many of our weddings.

OTHERS on the team are:

George Armstrong is “retired” but remains active in writing and prayer.

Allanah Church is a psychotherapist. 

VESTRY LEADERSHIP

VICAR'S WARDEN   Jenni Broom

 

PEOPLE'S WARDEN   Elena Philp

BELL-RINGING SOCIETY

TOWER MASTER   Adrian Grant

At St Matthew's we pride ourselves on our friendliness and willingness to help

no matter what the question or comment

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