Who are we?

Who’s involved in Sermon Space?

Created by Chris Goringe, Uniting Church Minister of the Word in Roseville, NSW. Get in touch – chris@sermonshare.space.

Rev Patty Lawrence is a Minister of the Word in the Uniting Church in Australia, in placement with Broken Bay Uniting Church, on the Central Coast of NSW. She is married to Ian, and they are currently renovating a house to move into in preparation for retiring in a few years.

Rev (Deacon) Sandy Boyce is a Uniting Church Minister. She is the Executive Officer, Victorian Council of Churches. She is Co-Convenor of DUCA, the network of Deacons in the Uniting Church in Australia, and is President of DIAKONIA World Federation which is made up of diaconal member associations around the world. Sandy enjoys movies and regularly writes movie discussion resources online. She enjoys gardening and cooking.

Rev. Adrian Sukumar-White is one of the ministers at Leichhardt Uniting Church and Uniting Church chaplain at the University of Sydney. He is married to Radhika (also a minister) and father to 3-year old Anna.

Yvonne Ghavalas was ordained in the Methodist Church of Southern Africa as a Minister of Word and Sacrament, and currently worships and serves within the Southern Region of the Riverina Presbytery which stretches from Lockhart to Tumbarumba. She is passionate about building creative, experiential, inclusive community TOGETHER. Her downtime is spent writing poetry, building LEGO, and being taken for walks by her dog. 

Hopefully more names will appear here soon!