Staff Profiles

Chris Donaldson

Chris Donaldson

Vicar

Chris has been the Vicar since December 2012. His previous parish was in fact this same Havelock and the Sounds from 1982-85. In the interim he has been a missionary with Youth With A Mission (YWAM), serving in Venezuela, Turkey and Oxford, New Zealand. He and Susanne have three children and seven grandchildren. They both continue a limited involvement with YWAM; teaching and leading groups to Turkey and Israel.


 

Susanne

Susanne

Donaldson

Susanne is married to Chris and shares the three children and seven grandchildren! She originally hails from Cheviot, Nth Canterbury and is a trained teacher. Susanne ministers alongside Chris, attending all the services throughout the Sounds, heads up the Sunday School and is involved with the community garden.


 

Cathy Ruffell

Cathy Ruffell

Community Care Worker

Cathy works as a part time Community Care worker in the parish. She delivers vegetables from the community gardens to the elderly each week, taking time for a kind word and a cup of tea, she helps run the weekly drop-in centre at the St Peter’s church hall and administer the Food Pantry and the Food Bank.

Paul Newton

Vicar's Warden

  03 5742127

AnneMarie Wratt

People's Warden

  03 5742803