Ministry Team 

We have an amazing team dedicated to serving the church. 

Tash Carratt
Playgroup Coordinator

Tash has a background in disability work and extensive experience in working with young people. She is passionate about seeing young people connect in an intergenerational context. Tash leads the Playgoup Team and has a heart to see parents and families thrive.

Tash is mum to Joshua and Zoe and married to Tim.

Chris Wesslink
Church Administrator 

Chris is retired, married to Tom and spends a lot of her spare time volunteering for the church. With a background in high level retail management, Chris uses her administration skills to support the lead pastor and ensure the church operates well day to day.

Chris has been serving the church since it began and loves to see people experience Jesus.

Don Cope
Pastoral Care and Prayer Ministry Leader 

Don is a retired ordained minister in the Uniting Church and has been serving the church in pastoral care since it began. Don humbly contributes wisdom and experience.

Married to Maxine, together they lead the Pastoral Care and Prayer Ministry. They are one of the most welcoming couples you will ever come across.

 

Maxine Cope
Pastoral Care and Prayer Ministry Leader

Married to Don, Maxine has been serving in church ministry for many years. Maxine loves to bake and shares generously the results of her labour. One of the most friendly and welcoming people, Maxine has the gift of hospitality. 

Lynton Stacey
Local Mission Team Leader

Lynton is retired, married to Jenni and devotes his time to seeing people mobilised to serve in their community. Lynton leads the ConneXions Local Mission Team and serves on the church council as Deputy Chair.

When he’s not leading people in local mission he’s putting his knowledge as a former GP to work overseas developing a health centre in Uganda and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Peter Carratt
Masters Kids Team Leader

Peter leads the Masters Kids team and has a passion to see parents and children thrive in faith. Peter also serves on the church council in the role of treasurer.

Peter is married to Jill and is a devoted runner who often skips lunch to go for a 5k jog.


Church Council

Christine Mudie
Chair of Church Council

Recently retired, a former lawyer and professional dancer Christine is passionate about and loves leadership. Christine leads on the church council in the role of Chair and gives significant oversight and direction to ConneXions Uniting Church.

Christine is married to Chris and enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren in her spare time.

Chris Hern
Church Council Member

Chris is an IT specialist with an engineering background and is a valuable member of the church council team. Chris brings significant leadership and wisdom to the church and leadership team. A member since the church began Chris also serves on the worship team as a drummer.

Married to Lauren, they have two boys and a baby on the way. You will often find Chris wearing lycra and riding the hills in the south.

Lynton Stacey
Deputy Chair Church Council

Lynton is retired, married to Jenni and devotes his time to seeing people mobilised to serve in their community. Lynton leads the ConneXions Local Mission Team and serves on the church council as Dept Chair.

When he’s not leading people in local mission he’s putting his knowledge as a former GP to work overseas developing a health centre in Uganda and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Peter Carratt
Church Treasurer

Peter leads the Masters Kids team and has a passion to see parents and children thrive in faith. Peter also serves on the church council in the role of treasurer.

Peter is married to Jill and is a devoted runner who often skips lunch to go for a 5k jog.

Will Hall
Lead Pastor >

As the lead pastor of ConneXions Uniting Church, Will is a friendly, down-to- earth guy who is always willing to stop and have a chat with people in the church and the wider community. 

As well as being an ordained minister in the Uniting Church, Will has extensive experience in intergenerational ministry, discipleship, coaching, team building, and community services.

Will is the primary communicator on Sunday mornings and is passionate about leading people into relationship with Jesus. Will began in this role with ConneXions UC in August 2016 and has been serving in paid ministry since 2003 in a variety of roles.

In his spare time Will is an avid cyclist, film lover, enjoys reading and loves all things sport.

He and his wife Nicole live in Noarlunga Downs and have one gorgeous daughter Sienna.