Our Ministry Team


Sturt Young

Sturt is the Senior Pastor at Barrenjoey Anglican Churches. He is married to Emma (since 1996) and has 3 children, Bryn, Tal and Anwyn.

Sturt spent most of his working life before full-time ministry in the IT industry. In 2005 he started studying at Moore Theological College in Sydney and in 2009 started an 8 year ministry at St James' Anglican Church, Turramurra.

Sturt loves coffee, blues music and the relaxed northern beaches vibe. More than that, he loves Jesus and wants others to experience Jesus' love in their lives.

email: sturt @

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Zac Miles

Zac grew up in Newcastle and Byron Bay. He is married to Amy and they have 2 sons, Jasper (2016) and Harvey (2018).

Zac is our Assistant Minister, and focuses mainly on ministry to youth and young adults. He studied at Moore Theological College, and previously served as one of the pastors at Menai Anglican Church.

Zac loves surfing, Ancient Greek, documentaries, reading, and cafes. He also has a passion to see the church flourishing and growing in every dimension.

email: zac @


Jeff Kendal

Lay Preacher for us here at Barrenjoey Anglican Churches. After many years of living and working in Seoul, South Korea, working in mhis church, preaching and mission trips to the underground church in China, He is now spending more time ministering in our Palm Beach Church.


Jamie Post

Jamie is the Children’s worker at Barrenjoey Anglican Churches. She has lived in Newcastle and Melbourne but has spent most of her life living on the Northern Beaches, from Collaroy to Avalon.

As well as working for the church, Jamie is currently working as a local nanny and is involved with scripture at Avalon Public and Barrenjoey High. Jamie enjoys the beach, Coffee, walks, picnics and tea.

Jamie has a heart for kids, and is passionate about sharing with them what the bible has to say about God, Jesus and us.

email: jamie @


Tabby Law

Tabby is our part-time Office Administrator and looks after all the day to day needs of our Parish.