Our Staff

Alan Lukabyo

Alan Lukabyo

Senior Minister

Al was born in Uganda and moved to Sydney as a boy. He has been a Christian all his life. He is married to Ruth, and they have three teenaged children. He has been senior minister at St James since 2012.

Prashanth Colombage

Prashanth Colombage

Assistant Minister - Discipling the Young

Prashanth is married to Emily and they have a daughter called Harriet. Before working at St James Prashanth was a litigation lawyer for 5 years. Prashanth has been at St James as Assistant Minister since January 2013.

Caroline Andrews

Caroline Andrews

Assistant Minister - Growing Believers

Caroline grew up at Maroubra and has been serving for the last 18 years with the Sydney University Evangelical Union. She loves the beach, her nephews and nieces and great books. Caroline also loves seeing people grow in their love and confidence in the Lord Jesus.

Steve Beattie

Steve Beattie

Youth Minister (P/T)

Steve has just finished his study at Moore Theological College, where he’s been learning about God’s work of salvation in Jesus Christ. He loves Jesus, loves the Inner West, and loves sharing the gospel with young people. Steve is married to Miriam and they live in Hurlstone Park.

Alison Collins

Alison Collins

Childrens Minister (P/T)

Alison is passionate about teaching the gospel to children and seeing them grow in their relationship with Christ. She has previously worked at Blakehurst, Padstow and South Hurstville parishes.. Alison enjoys reading, walks on the beach, spending time with family and friends and especially her little nieces Sophie and Lila.

Lilly Wright

Lilly Wright

Parish Administrator

Lilly joined the staff team at St James in 2018 after completing a ministry apprenticeship with the Sydney University Evangelical Union. She works 4 days at St James and works parttime as a Bridal and Special Events Makeup Artist. She loves that she is able to support the work of people knowing and growing in Jesus through administration.