Our Church Team
the reverend Deborah bird
Parish of Toowoomba St James
Priest responsible for
St Anne’s Anglican Church, Highfields
Deb usually leads services at St Anne’s and is responsible for ministry and pastoral care in the Highfields area. Deb can be found in the St Anne’s office most Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings and at the St James Parish Centre in Toowoomba on Fridays. (Deb’s day off is Monday.)
Deb is a passionate advocate for social justice, the arts and environment, contemplative spirituality and affirming community.
Phone 0400 816 202
the venerable mark carlyon
Rector - Parish of Toowoomba St James
Archdeacon of the Downs
As Rector, Mark is responsible for the whole Parish of Toowoomba St James, and that means both St Anne's Church in Highfields and St James' Church in Toowoomba. He usually leads worship services in Toowoomba, but you'll find Mark taking some services at Highfields as well. Mark's office is at the Parish Centre in Toowoomba.
Mark is also Archdeacon of the Downs, and so also has responsibilities for Anglican churches across the Darling Downs region. His day off is Monday.
Phone 07 4639 1858
reverend GARTH SHAW
reverend alf gerlach
reverend beverley thorogood
reverend john pryce-davies
reverend matthew weatherley
The Wardens are lay people who help with the management of the Church
Rod brightman margaret Head Reid mortensen sandy whybird
Parish Warden Church Warden Church Warden Parish Warden