Meet Our Staff

Rev Jaime Dickson

Senior Minister

Jaime grew up on Sydney’s north shore. Before entering ministry, he worked as a high school teacher and head of department in Sydney and the United Kingdom. Jaime loves to read, ride his bike, and drink coffee. He is married to Katrina, and together they have three school-aged children.

Jaime commenced at St Philip’s in July 2019. Before that, he served as Senior Minister at Seaforth Anglican Church for almost 9 years. Jaime has overall responsibility for leading the church and the paid ministry team in its mission to commend Christ in our community and the world.

Rev Brian Snell

Associate Minister – Young Adults & 5pm church

Brian grew up in Perth and moved to Sydney in 2011 to study at Moore Theological College. Brian completed his Bachelor of Divinity in 2014 and has ministered in churches on Sydney’s north shore for the last five years. He is married to Kate and together they are busy raising two pre-school aged girls. Brian loves adventure sports, tinkering with classic cars, watching AFL, and reading books.

Brian joined the St Philip’s ministry team in January 2020. He is the Pastor of our 5pm congregation and has particular pastoral responsibility for our post school-aged young adults. He also exercises ministry across the life of the church, regularly preaching and leading services, as well as overseeing our small group ministries.

Tom Israel

K-12 Minister

Tom grew up in Sydney’s northern suburbs and was a Ministry Intern at St Philip’s since 2010. In January 2020 he joined the ministry staff on a full-time basis. For the past two years, Tom has been studying at Youthworks College and is currently completing his Bachelor of Ministry. In his spare time, he loves talking about, watching, and playing basketball.

Tom is responsible for overseeing and leading ministries to children and young people in their school-aged years (K-12). Tom is passionate about teaching children and young people about Jesus and helping them navigate their way through all of life.

Alicia Chilton

Ministry Assistant

Alicia has been a church member here at St Philip’s since 2011, and took up the role of Ministry Assistant in 2013. Her role is to coordinate the administrative operations of church life as well as providing personal assistance to our Senior Minister. Alicia is married to Dave and together they have two young children.

Sarah Hutt

Production & Communications Assistant

Sarah has been a member of St Philip's since 2008 after growing up in the United States. After filling our Ministry Assistant role for a year and a half, she now works for St Philip's as our Production and Communications Assistant where she maintains our website and various social media platforms and provides graphic design support to the ministry team.

Sarah is also a graduate with a Bachelor of Communications and works in Social Media and Marketing in the film industry.

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