Faith and Order Commission

Members (2022)

Rev Roxanne Addley

Roxanne is Parish Priest at Holy Trinity Lara with Christ Church Little River. Previously, she was Assistant Curate in the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne. She has had a career in a wide range of community organisations.

Very Rev Dr Kevin Lenehan

Kevin is Senior Lecturer and Associate Dean (Postgraduate & Research) at Catholic Theology College Melbourne, a college of the University of Divinity. Rev Dr Kevin Lenehan teaches and researches in the areas of fundamental theology, theological anthropology, René Girard’s mimetic theory, and Bonhoeffer studies.

Rev Dr Morag Logan
Morag is Manager, Culture of Safety at Commission for Mission based in Melbourne, Victoria. Morag is a biblical scholar and has a PhD in Old Testament studies from Princeton Theological Seminary. She is an associate faculty member of Pilgrim Theological College. She has also served as a chaplain at the University of Melbourne. Her experience includes serving in the Church of Scotland. Morag is the Presbytery Minister, Pastoral Care, in the UCA Presbytery of Yarra Yarra and provides leadership for the Ministry Formation Committee.
In 2015 she was elected one of the Vice-Moderators of the World Council of Churches Faith and Order Commission. She has been a member of the UCA Assembly Christian Unity Working Group for a number of years and has been Deputy Chairperson. 

Rev Dr Sandy Yule

Sandy is a retired Minister of the Word in the Uniting Church in Australia. He was General Secretary of the Australian Student Christian Movement (1970-75). He has been a minister in Fitzroy and Carlton in Victoria, lectured in philosophy and theology in Melbourne and Tonga, and was Secretary of the Christian Unity Working Group of the UCA Assembly from 2004 to 2012. Sandy’s doctoral thesis at Princeton Theological Seminary was entitled ‘Ideas of God: Some Dialogues’. He is the author of two books, ‘Making Peace, Making Sense’ (WSCF Asia-Pacific Book 14, 1988) and ‘The Burning Mirror’ (ISPCK, 2005). These works can be accessed at his website.

Fr Shenouda Boutros

Fr Shenouda is Lecturer in Systematic Theology and Christian Ethics in the Orthodox tradition at St Athanasius College (SAC). He is also SAC’s chaplain who provides spiritual and general support to students and staff. Fr Shenouda serves at the parish of St Bishoy’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Bulleen, Melbourne.

Tania Rose

Tania is a Churches of Christ Minister, currently in placement as the Children’s Minister at Boronia Community Church of Christ.

Ian Weeks
Ian Weeks was born in India. He taught Religious Studies, Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Religion at the University of Melbourne, Yale University (USA), McMaster University (Canada), and Deakin University. He has had a research interest in Jewish and Islamic mysticism. He has published widely in journals, given lectures on Radio National and acted as a judge in the Blake Prize for Religious Art. 

Pastor Wayne Muschamp

Wayne is the pastor at Nunawading and Waverley Lutheran Church. He has previously served in Frankston, Brisbane, Launceston, and Mitcham and Glen Waverley, Victoria. He is also involved in the National Catholic Ecumenical and Interfaith Meeting Dialogues with Lutherans and Jews.

Pastor Tom Hoffman has resigned from the Faith and Order Commission (July 2022)

Sandy Boyce (Executive Officer)

Next meeting: 18th August 2022

Resources
Paper: Australian Churches Covenanting Together

Paper: Faith and Order – The Beginning of the Movement and Its Development

Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017collation of documents produced by Member Churches

Related Groups
Christian Unity Working Group, Uniting Church Assembly