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Martin Macaulay - Senior Pastor

 

Martin has been a pastor in the Presbyterian Church since 1992 and senior pastor at East Taieri since 2008.  After working as a chemical engineer, he followed a sense of call to train for ministry.  He has an honours degree in theology through Laidlaw College, Auckland and a Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary, California.  He enjoys movies, good food, running, keeping his C1 squash grading, and time in the mountains and the bush.  Martin is grateful to be married to Sue who is a doctor and tutors at the medical school.  They have three wonderful adult children.

 

You can contact Martin -  martin@etchurch.co.nz


 

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Sebastian Murrihy - Associate Pastor 

 

Seb has been part of East Taieri Church since 2014. He thoroughly enjoyed his time studying at Laidlaw College achieving a Bachelor and a Master’s degree in theology. Seb thinks he can still run around a soccer field and enjoys other outdoor activities like rock climbing and tramping. On his days off, he plays on his x-box and eats crackers. His wife, Jess, spends her days teaching 5 year olds.

 

You can contact Seb -  sebastian@etchurch.co.nz


 

 

 
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Joy Davis - Community Facilitator

 

Joy has been part of East Taieri Church since 2000. In 2006 she took up the opportunity to study though Carey Baptist College gaining a Bachelor in Applied Theology. Upon graduation, (2010), she joined the East Taieri Team. Joy is passionate about helping build connections within the wider community, be it on an individual, group or agency level. When she is not doing that you may find her taking in a local show, at the movies, or catching up with family and friends.  Her daughter lives in Edinburgh, her son and his family in Invercargill.  Joy has two small granddaughters to keep her entertained and very busy!

 

You can contact Joy -  joy@etchurch.co.nz


 

 

 
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Pam Grant - Pastoral Assistant

 

Pam has been greeting new people and caring for people as part of the ministry team since 2005. Pam is married to Gordon and has four grown up children and three precious grandchildren.  In her spare time Pam loves spend time in her garden and look after her friends and family, especially those grandbabies.

 

You can contact Pam -  pam.grant@etchurch.co.nz


 

 
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Caleb Griffith - Youth Worker

 

Caleb has a passion for youth ministry and discipleship, and has been working with youth since 2010. He loves hunting and the outdoors as well as most competitive sports. The majority of his time is spent drinking coffee and hanging out with the youth, but on free nights and the weekends he spends them with his lovely wife Jocelyn and their cute dog Indie. North Carolina was his home before he met Jocelyn and now Dunedin is home for them while they adjust to becoming parents in September!

 

You can contact Caleb - youthworker@etchurch.co.nz 


 
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Leeanne McKinlay - Parish Manager

 

Leeanne is responsible for the practical day-to-day running of the church. She is married to Chris and eats a lot of chocolate to give her energy to run around after their three active boys, Sam, Ben and Ethan. Leeanne loves being creative and enjoys planning events, walking, reading and going out for meals.

 

You can contact Leeanne - manager@etchurch.co.nz


 

 
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Jo Thorn - Office Administrator

 

Jo started working in the office in 2015. According to her delightful children, Jorja and Asher, chatting is what she loves to do most but Jo also enjoys exploring, travelling and eating out with her family. Jo and her husband Justin, have a fantastic view of the city from their home and are almost done renovating!

 

You can contact Jo - office@etchurch.co.nz


 

 
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Louise Jamieson - Finance Assistant

 

Louise has been working part time at East Taieri since 2011.  She has great pleasure in keeping the finances balanced.  In her spare time Louise is kept busy with her four children, especially the two who still live at home.  Louise also enjoys to potter away in her garden and watch movies.

 

You can contact Louise - louisej@etchurch.co.nz


 

 

 

 

 

 

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Heather Moore - Fresh Expressions Children and Families Worker

 

Heather grew up in the San Francisco Bay area and moved to Dunedin to study at the University of Otago. She is excited to join the East Taieri Church community this year as the Fresh Expressions Children and Families Worker. Heather enjoys meeting new people and most of all loves spending time with her adorable dog.

 

 

You can contact Heather - children.families@etchurch.co.nz


 

 

 

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Nathanael Stock - Youth Intern

 

Nathanael is in his first year as a youth intern here at East Taieri. He has recently moved down from Tauranga to begin his study towards a three year Bachelor of Theology course at Otago University. Nathanael will be spending most of his time between these two places-his remaining time is reserved for waiting between bus stops! Should he find time for his hobbies, Nathanael may be found reading a book, watching a movie with some mates or attempting the occasional painting. 

 

 

You can contact Nathanael - intern@etchurch.co.nz