As I reflect on my DRP journey so far, I was this morning reminded of the bonds of brotherhood that are being built as our cohort undertakes this program together. I met James Brooks for the first time at Boot Camp. James made the connection straight away that his parents are neighbours to the Drew’s, long-term members of St Mark’s Revesby where I minister. He shared of his hope that...
Rector St Martin's Anglican, Killara
I have found the cluster an excellent support for ministry. It’s been both encouraging and challenging – in a good way. It’s pushed me to be focused and better at measuring ministry goals on a regular basis in fellowship with other rectors.
Rector St Philip's Anglican, Eastwood
Ministry Clusters are a valuable tool for any minister. They provide support and accountability for strategic ministry in a safe and professional environment. They have become an essential part of my long term ministry.
Rector St Mark’s, Pennant Hills
The Ministry Cluster group is a great opportunity to share ideas and learn from one another and strengthen local ministry partnership.
Bishop of South Sydney region
Participating in a Ministry Growth Cluster when I was Rector of a church has been a fantastic opportunity to learn from other local ministers and work together at lifting our game in key areas of congregational life. Our Growth Cluster has spurred me to implement a number of significant and beneficial changes at church.
Rector All Saints, North Rockhampton
2015 will be my 25th year of full-time ordained ministry in Sydney. When my staff team describes what they do, my response is often “…and I do the rest!” Ministry is so varied, so demanding, so taxing and yet it is so what I believe God wants me to be doing! Belonging to a small accountable Ministry Cluster for the last year with Pete Mayrick has been fantastic. He has...