Ministry Leadership

Tracey Gracey - Parish Priest

After reconnecting with her faith in adulthood, Tracey completed a Bachelor of Theology through Flinders University and was ordained in 2006. As part of Tracey’s continual professional development she is currently completing her Spiritual Directors Course. Tracey’s passion for God has seen her work in a variety of ministry areas including youth and family work, hospital chaplaincy and community outreach. As Parish Priest Tracey facilitates the creation of a caring, inclusive and diverse community of faith and friendship as well as being part time Chaplain to Walford, the local Anglican Girl’s School.   

Julie Ascher Ellis - Children's Ministry Coordinator


Julie's role as Children’s Ministry Coordinator is to organize term meetings and develop with Tracey, projects and events that will engage all of our age groups. She spends a lot of her time working behind the scenes to organize fun, relevant activities for all ages and she assists and mentors Sunday School leaders. She also helps organise an outreach program called Friday Morning Baby Cuddles. Julie welcomes all families with children who attend the Sunday family service. The parents have the opportunity of immersing themselves in the sprituality of the service whilst the children enjoy relevant and fun activities with Julie. Please come along and enjoy this great family activity. Call Julie on 8379 7825.


 St Chad’s Leadership Team

The Leadership Team meet monthly to assist Tracey in growing the  church community, by connecting with the surrounding community.

  • Andrew Brown
  • David Bulloch
  • Gay Gardner
  • Meriel Wilson
  • Madeleine Stocks
  • Marie Sloan
  • John Bryamt

Parish Contacts

Parish Office
8271 4044
Priest's Warden
Gay Gardner
8271 5236
People's Warden
Meriel Wislon
8271 8140
Administration Assistant
Helen Spring
8271 4044
Parish Treasurer
Andrew Brown
0408 190 642
Parish Centre Hire
Tracey Gracey
0417 899 603
Prayer Ring
Wendy Retsas
0458 779 723


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