Leadership team

  • rev. Matt heazlewood - rector

    Matt leads the ministry and staff team, is the main preacher, and directs the overall strategy for St Martins and St Peters.  He has a heart for families to know Jesus!

    A former consulting engineer he has served at St Martins since February 2011 and was inducted as Rector on 1 March 2012.  He is married to to Alice and has two children.
    Focus areas: preaching, planning and strategy, small groups, training and outreach
    Enjoys: rugby, golf, a good coffee and nights out with friends.

  • REV. Michael Freeman - Assistant Minister

    Michael (known as Mus) began in January 2021 after completing his studies at Moore College.  He has pastoral responsibilty for the St Peter's East Lindfield 9am and 6pm congregations, and leads the "Glorify" and "Share" portfolios across both sites.

  • Rev. Dr. Roger Chilton - senior assistant minister

    Roger has special responsibility across our morning congregations at St Martins and St Peters, as well as overseeing our Seniors Ministry and the "Grow" portfolio.

  • rev. mamie long - pastoral care minister

    Mamie joined us in July 2017 and has been the Anglicare Chaplain at St Vincent’s Hospital responsible for pastoral care of patients and families from 2007.  She was ordained in 2009 and has also been involved with Kairos prison ministry.  Before that she was also a freelance editor, manager at Moore Books, and a publisher.

    Focus Area: Mamie oversees and coordinates womens and pastoral care ministries; building relationships through Sunday & Wednesday morning services; training and discipling leaders & helpers for womens and pastoral care ministries; Coordinating and running a monthly service at Killara Gardens nursing home.

  • Rev. Carson Wu - Assistant minister

    Overseeing the Philadelphia Chinese congregation since 2013, Carson was born in Hong Kong, migrating to Australia in 1988.  He is married to Grace and is passionate about seeing disciples of Christ making others disciples of Christ. 
    Focus area: Philadelphia church and outreach to Catonese and Mandarin speakers.
    Enjoys: reading, coffee, travelling, hiking, movies, judo and baseball.

  • Marie Visvalingam - office manager

    Marie looks after all our admin and office inquiries.  She has been our office manager since December 2010, having originally trained as an architect.
    Focus area: office management, administration, and publications
    Enjoys: overseas travel, good food with family and friends

  • Rachel Millynn - Student Minister

    Rachel is currently in the 2nd year of studying at Moore Theological College, and takes care of our Kids programs in the morning and runs our Friday afternoon kids club. 

  • Jasmin taylor - student minister

    Jasmin grew up in East Lindfield and is passionate about Jesus, people, justice and nature. She is currently studying at Moore College and assists with the “Glorify” portfolio at the 10am St Martins and 5pm St Peters services. 

  • Heather hutchison - pastoral CARE worker

    Heather is based at St Peter's East Lindfield and looks after the "Connect" and "Grow" Portfolios.

  • Sophie szecsodi - technical director and wedding verger

    Soph has been a member of St Martins since 2020, originally joining as the Music Director for the 10am Service. She has since transitioned to serving as the technical lead for the 8am and 10am services at St Martins, and oversees the operation of sound and livestreams for wedding services.  


    Antony has been our organist and choirmaster for the 8am service, weddings and funerals since February 2023. He is an International composer, conductor, and producer and winner of the Prix Italia, Cannes Classical, and Radio Academy BT Awards, founder-director of TONUS PEREGRINUS & TONUS AUSTRALIS, and seven years Artistic Director of Australia’s national vocal ensemble, The Song Company.