Contact us

Contact us:  or  02 9682 7613.

Church Address:
11 Ridge Street, Merrylands NSW 2160.

Howard Barnett is the Acting Senior Minister (Locum) at St. Matthew’s in the first half of 2023. He is married to Jackie and has served in several Sydney parishes as well as with the Bush Church Aid Society. Howard grew up in our area and is no stranger to St. Matthew’s.

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Colin Mackellar is the Minister at St. Matthew’s. He and his wife, Janelle, have three children.

Colin studied Geology and worked as a Geologist, before going on to study at Moore Theological College in Newtown. Prior to coming to St. Matthew’s, he and Janelle served at Hurstville Anglican.

Both Howard and Colin love to share the amazingly good news about Jesus.