Brunswick Uniting Church has a Ministry Team of an ordained Minister and a Pastor, working together with many other volunteer leaders who share their gifts on Church Council, committees and other groups.

Ian Ferguson

Minister of the Word

Ministry Team

BUC Arts Committee,
Discipleship and Education Committee,
Love Makes a Way
Pastoral Care Oversight Committee and Teams,
Web Team,
Worship Committee

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M: 0438 547 842

Peter Blair

Peter Blair
Peter Blair

Olive Way Pastor

Ministry Team

Olive Way Steering Committee 

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M: 0431 193 810

Kate Scull

Congregation Chair,
Presbytery Representative

Climate Action Group,
Music Team

Saide Cameron

Congregation Secretary

Communications Team,
FUNdraising Committee,
Justice & Mission Committee,
Liturgist,
Music Team,
Newsletters Editor,
Pastoral Care Community Team,
Roster Co-ordinator,
Website Administrator,
Worship Committee

Jamie Thom

Presbytery Representative

Climate Action Group,
Love Makes a Way,
Walking Together Group

Jessica Kavansakul

Church Council
Elder

Co-Chair

Climate Action Group,
FUNdraising 
Team

Maxine Loynd

Church Council
Elder

Co-chair

Climate Action Group,
Food Co-op

Shawn Whelan

Church Council
Elder

Treasurer
Acting Secretary

Climate Action Group,
Communications (liaison),
First Nations Solidarity Group,
Love Makes A Way,
Merri Project,
Music team,
Sacred Harp Group,
Walking Together Group,
Web Team

Joel Hallinan

Church Council
Elder

Children, Youth & Young Adult Committee,
Music Team

Kenna Morrison

Church Council
Elder

Diversity Task Group,
Student House Committee

Helen Rowe

Church Council
Elder

Culture of Safety Contact Person

Discipleship & Education Committee,
Food Co-op,
Out & About Group

Amelia Ware

Church Council
Elder

Liturgist,
Merri Project,
Mulling Group,
Worship Committee

Semisi Tapueluelu

Church Council
Elder

Justice & Mission Committee

Lyn Anderson

Church Council
Co-opted member

Olive Way volunteer,
Pastoral Care Committee

Steph Gesling

Interim Sunday Morning Program Leader

Music Team

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Matilda McClintock

Interim YUCY (Youth Group) Leader

Student House Resident

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Bridie Turner

Interim YUCY (Youth Group) Leader

Student House Resident

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Dave Miller

Interim Student House Leader

Property Committee
Student House Committee

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We organise and oversee the many ministries, communities and activities at BUC with a central guiding Church Council, made up of our Minister Ian Ferguson and our Elders, and committees that enable and do the necessary work.  If you’re interested in learning more about Church Council or any of these committees, contact the person listed here:

  • Church Council (Maxine Loynd, ‭0418 173 785‬, Jessica Kvansakul, 0432 910 152)
  • Children, Youth and Young Adults (Joel Hallinan, ‭0437 062 952‬)
  • Communications (Saide Cameron, 0407 096 743)
  • Discipleship & Education (Meg Orton, 0427 052 790)
  • Finance (Shawn Whelan, 0418 613 898)
  • Justice & Mission (Saide Cameron, 0407 096 743)
  • Pastoral Care (Jane Allardice, 0419 385 544)
  • Property (Andrew Moorhouse, ‭0401 696 112‬)
  • Worship (Saide Cameron, 0407 096 743)
BUC Committee Map