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Key People

Presbytery Moderator

Rev Phyllis Harris

Phyll took over as Moderator in the beginning of 2022. She is also the minister at Lincoln Union Church.

Executive Officer

Rev Martin Stewart

Martin has been Executive Officer since July 2020. Previously he was one of the ministers at The Village in Christchurch.

Kaihautū Whakatipu - Ministries Coordinator

Rev Dan Spragg

Dan began this role in February 2024. The role contains a number of responsibilities including New Mission Seedlings, Mission Planning, Parish Reviews, Young Adults, and Presbytery Staff, as well as generally getting alongside parishes and people encouraging steps into new spaces.

Resource Team Leader

Abi Trevathan

Abi holds a half-time position that commenced in October 2018. Her responsibilities include evaluating and facilitating resource requirements as well as exploring support options within our Presbytery.

Youth Enabler

Rev Sage Harris

Sage is employed for 5 hours a week and provides support and pastoral care to youth workers within the Presbytery. He is one of the ministers at Whakatū Presbyterian Church located in Nelson.

Office Support

Gail Weaver

In addition to providing office support for the Alpine Presbytery, Gail also serves as the Office Administrator for Cashmere Presbyterian Church.

Presbytery Committees

Property & Finance

Convenor: Ann MacMillan

Human Resources

Convenor: Lyn Heine

Lyn is the lay minister at Greymouth Uniting Parish.


Convenor: Rev Rory Grant

Rory is one of the ministers at Timaru Presbyterian Parish.