Philip Knife is acting as senior minister of Dongara-Mingenew Anglican Church. Along with his wife Kathy, he’s lived in Dongara for five years. After serving as a Commander in the Navy, Philip went to Moore College and served in ministry in Sydney and the North West, and while he’s been technically retired for some time he has continued to serve in various roles around WA and the North West Diocese.

Rev. Philip Knife

Our Parish Council is made up of members from across our congregations in Dongara. The Parish Council has responsibility for supporting the Senior Minister in seeing us reach our goals for ministry and mission and the duties of financial management and building maintenance.

Bishop Gary Nelson

Gary Nelson is our diocesan bishop and is the overseer of ministry and mission in our Parish. With the structures of Synod and Diocesan Council, he is responsible for the governance of ministry in the parish.