Meet our team

Our pastors are friends first who work together to help people fall in love with Jesus.

Kevin Wares – Acting Rector

Kevin is married to Kim ( who works for CMS) and lives in semi-retirement on the Central Coast. They have three grown children.

Kevin has a passion for preaching the gospel and teaching the scriptures so that people become reproducing disciples of Jesus. He is passionate about the nurture of ministers of the Gospel and is developing his skills in pastoral Supervision with Chaplaincy Australia.

He has over thirty years’ experience in Anglican ministry mostly in Sydney Diocese at Mulgoa and Kensington but also in other Diocese as a Senior Minister, an Army Chaplain, including as a paratrooper, and most recently has been involved in the formation and training of clergy.

Kevin trained at Moore College but also has a Master of Ministry (CSU), a Grad Dip in Pastoral Counselling and most recently a Grad Certificate in Pastoral Supervision.

To contact Kevin,
Office: (02) 9456 4498
Email: rector@stmarksberowra.org

Abram Dobbie – Youth & Young Adults Minister

Abe joined us in January 2016 and is married to Ashleigh, and they have two children. Abe grew up in Albion Park and made a commitment to follow Jesus in his early years in high school. He was a pizza chef for a while before graduating from Moore College. Abe and Ash both share a desire to see Jesus glorified, as people turn to him in repentance and faith, and then live out their faith, growing as his disciples. They enjoy hanging out over coffee and board games!

To contact Abe:
Office: (02) 9456 4498
Mobile: 0401 785 358
Email: abram@stmarksberowra.org

Ellyce McKirdy – Children’s & Families’ Minister

Ellyce joined us in mid-December 2020, and is married to Jake. They have a wonderful dachshund. Ellyce loves good coffee and having a chat. Ellyce is passionate about seeing children and their families come to know Jesus and grow in him!

To contact Ellyce:
Office: (02) 9456 4498
Mobile: 0401 335 622
Email: ellyce@stmarksberowra.org

Cecilia Abbott – Office Administrator

Cecilia joined our staff in July 2017, and normally works Wednesdays and Fridays. Cecilia is married to Ian, and they have two married children. Cecilia enjoys gardening, cooking and bush walking.

To contact Cecilia:
Office: (02) 9456 4498
Email: office@stmarksberowra.org