Reverend Roger Kay (Rector)
Roger grew up in Tasmania and worked both in Hobart and Sydney for Scripture Union in their literature ministries. After studying at Moore College he became the assistant minister at Watson’s Bay and then Sylvania. This was followed by a position as Rector of St Michael’s Flinders St in Surry Hills and then at St Andrew’s Lane Cove. During this time Roger and his wife, Lynn were called to work in an international church somewhere in the world, which led to acceptance as missionaries with CMS Australia and ten years working as Rector of St Matthew’s Addis Ababa in Ethiopia.
Lynn worked as the Country Director of Hope for Justice in Ethiopia and is establishing the work of Hope for Justice in Australia to address modern slavery in supply chains and raise awareness in the community. Roger and Lynn have three adult daughters.
Reverend Dr Mark Harding (Honorary Associate Minister)
Mark Harding has had an association with St Anne's since the mid 1990s. He and his wife, Sue, have been regular attenders since 2012. Mark was Dean of the Australian College of Theology from 1996 until his retirement in 2016. He is currently the Executive Officer of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Theological Schools (ANZATS) and the Council of Deans of Theology.
Reverend George Atkinson (Honorary Associate Minister)
After training at Moore Theological College, George was employed in the lay positions of Parish Youth Director St Luke’s Mosman; Field Officer with IVCF – Pioneer Camp, Ontario Canada; Twice Director of CEBS – The Anglican Boys Society, Diocese of Sydney, and in the years between directorships employed as a Youth Worker with Delinquent Boys for the State Government.
George is married to Robyn and has a BA from CSU in Social Sciences and a Certificate in Residential Child Care.
Ordained in Bathurst Diocese in 1984, George served a 2 year Curacy at All Saint’s Cathedral, and then was appointed Chaplain at All Saints College, Bathurst. Returning to Sydney in 1994, he and Robyn were employed as Children’s Ministry Consultants with the Anglican Education Commission
Following a year as Chaplain at Bankstown Grammar School, George was appointed acting Rector and then Rector of St Luke’s, Concord/Burwood from 1998 till retirement in 2008. He was Rector Emeritus from 2010 until Easter 2014 when they joined St Anne’s. As a member of the congregation George helps out when needed.
Prasanna Kumar (Lay Minister)
Prasanna's family turned from another religion and accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Saviour when Prasanna was 3. He is married to Anita and they have a young daughter named Evanna.
He serves at St Anne’s as a Lay Minister (PT), having completed a Diploma in Biblical Theology at Moore Theological College. Before studying at Moore he completed Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, along with other certifications in quality control and continuous improvement, project management, budgeting & operations, training and assessment.
He has worked for more than 16 years in various corporate roles, mainly in Logistics, ITES, and the Training industry. He has also been involved in various ministries including youth fellowship coordinator, mentor at juvenile correctional centers, finance controller at church and a charity, and secretary of a mission organization that rescues young girls and women from flesh trade and human trafficking.
Davina John (Parish Administration Officer)
Davina hails from Tamil Nadu, India. Davina, her husband and children are members of the 10am congregation. She has a Masters Degree in Computer Applications and has worked in India for a few years.
Davina is the friendly voice on the telephone at St. Anne's and is here every morning on weekdays except Thursdays. The rest of her time is taken up with her family.