Christ Church Russell is a Local Shared Ministry Unit in the Bay of Islands . The contact person for our church is the Administrator: Roger Wyatt, phone +64 9 403 7696 or email administrator @ oldchurch.org.nz.
The Structure of Local Shared Ministry
The structure of Local Shared Ministry can seem quite complicated, but in fact it is structured just like a bike! All of the parts are necessary to make it function properly.
Enabler: Sarah Stevens, steers us all in the right direction and keeps the pedals turning
Administrator: Roger Wyatt, keeps the two wheels together and is the contact point for both sections
FRONT WHEEL: Church Council cares for the buildings/grounds/correspondence etc, and is elected at the Annual General Meeting.
Chairperson: Heather Lindauer
Secretary: Garry Knight
Treasurer: Gary Franklin
Roger Wyatt, Paula Franklin, Libby Magnusson, Maggie Sales
REAR WHEEL: Ministry Support Team looks after the spiritual needs. This team is chosen by the congregation.
Administrator: Roger Wyatt
Educator: Jules Simon
Liturgist: Mary Wyatt
Pastoral Carer: Maggie Sales
Sacramental Ministers: Emil Nye,Paula Franklin
Preacher: Emil Nye
Deacon: (Sacramental Minister in Training) Chris Swannell
Outreach: Evelyn Heke Dane