Our Team

The Gungahlin Anglican Church ministry team consists of three ministers (a Senior Minister, an Associate Minister and an Assistant Minister), a part-time Children and Families worker, as well as many volunteers who work within the various ministries.

Pastoral Team

Office Manager

Youth and Children


Andrew “Red” Taylor

Senior Minister

Reverend Andrew Taylor

Andrew and his wife Michelle have four children. Originally from Bega, Andrew studied in Armidale then worked in Canberra and Sydney for St George Bank, before starting Theological study at SMBC (Sydney Missionary and Bible College) .

Andrew and his family moved back to Canberra at the beginning of 2008 to take up the position of Associate Minister with Gungahlin Anglican Church, and now Senior minister since late 2017. Andrew loves being part of Gungahlin Anglican with its enthusiastic people.

Andrew also works as a Chaplain with the Army Reserve.

Andrew loves eating pizza, smoking brisket, watching DVDs and is continually amazed at the impact Jesus has on the lives of people through history and today! He is challenged by Jesus call to Love God and Love people (Matt 22:34-40).

Tim Hall

Associate Minister

Reverend Tim Hall

Tim moved to Canberra in 2016 and has been part of the Gungahlin Anglican team since then. Tim is our Associate Pastor. His focus is pastoring our Forde congregation. Before becoming a pastor, Tim worked as a labourer in building among other things. Tim had full-time ministry experience in Port Stephens and Queensland before studying a Bachelor of Theology at Sydney Missionary Bible College (2013-2015).

Tim has been married to Fiona since 2005, and they have five children.

In his spare time, Tim likes to moonlight as a singer/songwriter, and enjoys recording and producing music in his garage. He also enjoys riding his motorbike, and a good cup of coffee.

Reverend Byron Steele

A currently serving member of the Australian Defence Force, Byron joined the team in 2021 as a curate, working with Gungahlin Anglican Church for two years as part of his preparation for service as a Chaplain in the Royal Australian Navy. He has concluded his placement with Gungahlin Anglican Church and has been posted as chaplain to HMAS Albatross, a base of the RAN’s Fleet Air Arm, near Nowra.

Byron moved to Canberra in 2018 with his wife Meredith and their two sons who will continue to live in Canberra while Byron commutes to Nowra.

Byron enjoys keeping fit by walking, running and training in the martial arts, or relaxing with an interesting book or an action movie. He is passionate about seeing people experience a personal relationship with God

Kylie Reynolds

Childrens Ministry
Safe Ministry

Pete Bartholomeusz

Pastoral Care
Prayer Meeting

Jen Borrie

Office Manager

Jen Borrie

Jen has worked in the church office since around 2010, starting first as a volunteer and then later becoming a paid employee and now working 4 mornings per week (Monday to Thursday).  Jen and her husband Mark have been attending Gungahlin Anglican Church since 2002 and have two teenage sons.

Jen enjoys looking after the administrative duties for the parish and in her spare time enjoys baking, bushwalking with her family, & crochet!

Heather Millard

Honorary Deacon

Reverend Heather Millard

Heather is a volunteer Chaplain with NSW Ambulance. Working in a multi-faith team of Chaplains across NSW, her ministry supports paramedics and their families, as well as friends, family and bystanders experiencing traumatic events. As an honorary Deacon Assistant at GAC, Heather is part of the worship team at our 9:30am service.

Zoe Beresford

Ministry Intern

Zoe Beresford

Zoe joined our team in 2022 as a ministry intern while completing Youth With A Mission’s Gateway Project. She currently assists with the planning and coordination of our Youth Group and the 6PM service.

Tracey Jacob

Honorary Deacon

Reverend Tracey Jacob

Previously overseeing our Sunday Children’s ministry, Tracey is now working within the Chaplaincy team at Burgmann Anglican School.

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