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.
Andrew “Red” Taylor
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).
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.
Byron moved to Canberra in 2018 with his wife Meredith and their two sons prior to completing a Bachelor of Theology at St Mark’s National Theological Centre in Barton and looks forward to expanding both his experience and his skills while working with Gungahlin Anglican Church.
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
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!
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 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.
Reverend Tracey Jacob
Previously overseeing our Sunday Children’s ministry, Tracey is now working within the Chaplaincy team at Burgmann Anglican School.