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Ministry Team

The Venerable Mark Carlyon    Parish Priest and Rector | Archdeacon of the Downs   Mark lives next to St James in Toowoomba, and is responsible for overseeing ministry within the whole Parish of St James Toowoomba, including both St Anne's Church in Highfields and St James' Church in Toowoomba.  He most often leads worship services in Toowoomba, but you'll find Mark regularly taking services at Highfields as well. Mark's office is at the Parish Centre in Toowoomba.   Phone 07 4639 1858 | Mobile 0417 717 745

The Venerable Mark Carlyon

Parish Priest and Rector | Archdeacon of the Downs

Mark lives next to St James in Toowoomba, and is responsible for overseeing ministry within the whole Parish of St James Toowoomba, including both St Anne's Church in Highfields and St James' Church in Toowoomba.

He most often leads worship services in Toowoomba, but you'll find Mark regularly taking services at Highfields as well. Mark's office is at the Parish Centre in Toowoomba.

Phone 07 4639 1858 | Mobile 0417 717 745

The Reverend Deborah Bird    Assistant Priest   Deb lives near St Anne's in Highfields, and ministers within the whole Parish of Toowoomba St James, including both St James' Church in Toowoomba and St Anne's Church in Highfields.  She most often leads worship services at Highfields, but you'll find Deb regularly taking services in Toowoomba as well. Deb’s office is in St Anne's Church office and, on occasion, at the Parish Centre in Toowoomba as well.   Phone 07 4639 1858 | Mobile 0457 519 899

The Reverend Deborah Bird

Assistant Priest

Deb lives near St Anne's in Highfields, and ministers within the whole Parish of Toowoomba St James, including both St James' Church in Toowoomba and St Anne's Church in Highfields.

She most often leads worship services at Highfields, but you'll find Deb regularly taking services in Toowoomba as well. Deb’s office is in St Anne's Church office and, on occasion, at the Parish Centre in Toowoomba as well.

Phone 07 4639 1858 | Mobile 0457 519 899

Assisting Clergy

REVEREND BEV THOROGOOD

REVEREND JOHN PRYCE-DAVIES

REVEREND MATTHEW WEATHERLY

REVEREND GARTH SHAW

REVEREND DAVID SNAPE

REVEREND ALF GERLACH