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 young adult children. He has been senior minister at St James since 2012.

Caroline Andrews

Caroline Andrews

Assistant Minister - Growing Believers

Caroline grew up at Maroubra. Before joining St James in 2018 as an Assistant Minister Caroline served for 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.

Jeri Jones Sparks

Jeri Jones Sparks

Assistant Minister - Reaching the Lost (P/T)

Jeri grew up in Western Sydney and has previously worked at St Barnabas Broadway. She is passionate about seeing people of all backgrounds and stories experience the love of Jesus. Jeri loves pop culture, deep conversations and spending time with people – especially when she gets to cook for them! She is married to Andrew.
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.

Katie Mugridge

Katie Mugridge

Youth Minister (P/T)

Katie grew up in Nelson Bay and moved to Sydney to study and then work as a paediatric physiotherapist. She has loved working with young people and their families over this time and is excited to be on staff at St James to continue to walk alongside young people as they encounter, question and respond to Jesus Christ. She is married to Phillip.