MINISTRY STAFF TEAM
Hayden and his wife Libby have four (weird but) beautiful children. Libby works as a midwife. Hayden loves people, rugby, cycling, and breakfast. The Smith family moved to Glenhaven in 2019 and absolutely love it.
Having trained at Youthworks College and Moore College, Hayden has worked in parish ministry across Sydney for almost twenty years. Hayden loves the opportunity to serve people of every age. He has particular responsibilities for teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ, leading the Ministry Staff Team, and setting the spiritual direction for our Emmanuel Church Family.
Hayden also serves as the Parish Chaplain at
Glenhaven Green Retirement Village.
8850 1311 or 0410 262 247
Hayden is available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays
Senior Assistant Minister
Paul, his wife Zoe, and their three children, are very recent additions to Glenhaven and the staff team at Emmanuel. Paul is a regular preacher at our services, and is responsible for ensuring everything runs smoothly and effectively! He works particularly closely with music teams, growth groups and Sunday services, as well as supporting the Youth and Children’s ministry teams. Paul loves holidaying at the snow, following random sports (eg College Football), and spending time at the beach with his family (including their tiny dog, Wicket). Paul trained at Youthworks College and Ridley College, and would love to see many people come to know how great Jesus is!
8850 1311 or 0402 350 146
Paul is available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays
Senior Assistant Minister
Michael joined the Ministry Staff Team in a part-time capacity in 2020. Both Michael and his wife Ann have a long and delightful history with Emmanuel Church. Until recently Michael was the Senior Minister of Blacktown Anglican. He brings experience as a preacher and a pastor, musical gifts, and the heart of evangelist. You can often find Michael happily on his Harley Davidson or performing with a local amateur musical theatre group.
8850 1311 or 0404 494 108
Michael is available on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays
Assistant Minister | Chaplaincy, Glenhaven Green
Emmanuel Church works in partnership with Anglicare's Glenhaven Green Village: providing pastoral and practical support to the residents. Nikki is married to David and they have three
young adult sons. She is passionate about helping people come to a real and living faith in Christ.
You can find Nikki at Glenhaven Green Village through the week and at Emmanuel Church on Sunday mornings.
8850 1311, 8858 4900 or 0402 146 521
Nikki is available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays
Children's Ministry Co-ordinator
Since joining the Ministry Staff Team in 2019, Suz has been doing an extraordinary job in co-ordinating our Children's Ministries and SRE (Scripture). She brings energy, creativity, and a Christ-like concern for every child. During COVID-19, she has also co-ordinated practical care for every member.
8850 1311 or 0411 124 247
Suz is available on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays
Suzy provides administrative support to the ministry team. She is married to Mark and they have three adult children. Suzy became a Christian at the end of high school, and is ever thankful for God’s love and faithfulness.