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Meet our ministry team

And I will give you shepherds after my own heart,
    who will feed you with knowledge and understanding.

The Holy Bible: English Standard Version, (Wheaton, IL: Crossway Bibles, 2016), Jer 3:15.

Canterbury is richly blessed with a unified pastoral team committed to the spiritual ministry of building up the church and encouraging the flock. They are well supported by the Session and the many faithful members who willingly serve the church family with sacrificial gifts of love and service.

Portrait of Rev David Hann, Senior Minister at Canterbury Presbyterian Church

Rev David Hann

I had the privilege of growing up in a home where my parents taught me the good news of Jesus from infancy. I’m married to the lovely Renée and we have five wonderful children.  I love the Lord and His Word, family days, running and exercise, roasting + drinking good coffee, playing guitar, singing, reading, ventriloquy, communicating…

Rev Dong Jin Choi, Associate Minister at Canterbury Presbyterian Church

Rev Dong Jin Choi

I was born and raised in South Korea, and when I was 13 years old, my parents decided to migrate to Australia. We settled in Sydney to start a new chapter in our lives. I was passionate about cars back then, so I decided to study Industrial Design at UNSW, with the desire of becoming a car designer.…

Portrait of Kevin Childs, Elder at Canterbury Presbyterian Church

Kevin Childs

I moved from Country Victoria to Melbourne and boarded with a family in Canterbury. In early 1970, I went to church and on my second visit it turned out to be the first day of Rev Marvin Hagans ministry. Marvin played a large part in my coming to know Christ as my saviour. Marvin helped…

Steve Clancy, Elder

Steve Clancy

Steve started attending Canterbury in 2005 shortly after becoming a Christian.  He initially attended the Japanese Ministry and was involved in the English Classes. After joining Canterbury formally as a member, Steve also served on the Board of Management prior to becoming an Elder.  As a new Christian, Steve was matured in his faith and understanding by the…

Portrait of Peter Graham, Elder and Session Clerk at Canterbury Presbyterian Church

Peter Graham

My faith has grown from being a nominal Christian to being a very active and strongly believing Christian. I have been Session Clerk for over 25 years and Treasurer for 7 years.

Tadashi Hanazono, Elder

Tadashi Hanazono

I moved to Australia in 1998 and have lived in Melbourne ever since. I became a Christian and was baptized in 2005 and then completed a correspondence course at JTJ Mission Seminary in Japan. I am currently an elder and deliver the Word of God once a month in the Japanese Congregation. I am delighted…