Arthur and Anabelle Copeman, ANeW & All Saints Church Newcastle NSW

Arthur Copeman
Arthur is married to Anabelle and trained for ministry at Moore College in Sydney. He is the Senior Minister of both New Lambton Anglican and ANeW Church.

Anabelle Copeman
Ministry Assistant
Anabelle has ministry experience with women and children. She is passionate about bringing the gospel to the next generation through teaching SRE in local schools. She grew up in Newcastle. Anabelle and Arthur have 3 adult children, and 2 grandchildren.


Michael Marklew
Assistant Minister
Michael is passionate about allowing the Gospel to transform every part of our lives. He is married to Alison and has 3 highly energetic children! Before transitioning into ministry, he owned a telecommunications company for 19 years that he founded while studying Computer Science at Newcastle Uni. He enjoys a broad range of ministries across our Church including preaching, youth and pastoral care, but is particularly skilled at using technology to support the team and the church.

Adam and Stephanie Matthews, ANeW Church Newcastle NSW

Adam Matthews
Young Adults and Student Minister
Adam became a Christian after high school and a few years later went to Sydney Missionary and Bible College. He is married to Stephanie and dad to Ani, they love their home in Newcastle. Adam primarily ministers to young adults at ANeW and has previously been involved in a church plant in Sydney.

Cathy and Jamie Young, ANeW Church Newcastle NSW

Cathy Young
Women’s Ministry Co-ordinator
Cathy is married to Jamie and they have two wonderful sons. Cathy trained for ministry at Moore College and has worked in a number of ministry positions, in Sydney, Canberra and the Hunter. Cathy is working 2 days a week for ANeW focusing on ministry to women.

Kate and David Rogers, ANeW Church Newcastle NSW

Kate Rogers
Assistant Women’s Minister for 5pm Congregation
Kate grew up in Newcastle, and works part-time as a radiographer and part-time at ANeW, assisting in ministry to women. She is married to David and they have two children.

Amy and Nick Soutter, ANeW Church Newcastle NSW

Amy Soutter
Children’s Minister
Amy grew up in a Christian family and wants children to have the opportunity to grow up knowing Jesus. She studied at SMBC and Youthworks colleges, and worked in Shellharbour as a children’s worker. She moved up to Newcastle after marrying Nick and they love being a part of what God is doing here.

Beck and Darren Bishop, ANeW Church Newcastle NSW

Beck Bishop
Assistant Women’s Minister for 10:30am Congregation
Beck is a local Newcastle girl and is married to her favourite South African in the whole world Darren. She is passionate about introducing people to Jesus ; teacher trained, she studied the Bible at Moore College before coming back to Newcastle where she loves ministering to women and children.

Sam and Clare Chiswell, ANeW Church Newcastle NSW

Sam Chiswell
Youth Leader
Sam lives near the uni with his wife Clare and their two daughters. He is currently studying to be a secondary science teacher and enjoys learning more about God’s incredible creation. Sam loves working in youth ministry and sees it as a crucial age for introducing young people to Jesus.