Bishop Allan Ewing
Bishop Allan Ewing is the ninth Bishop of Bunbury. Since his election in 2010 Bishop Allan has led the development of the Diocesan mission to be 'a Diocesan family, growing into the likeness of Jesus, all owning the ministry of Christ.'
In recent years Bishop Allan has encouraged the expansion of the commitment to life long learning through the Bishop's Courses of Ministry (programs of theological and ministerial development for lay people) and an annual five week shared focus on Christian life for everyone within the Diocese, 'Growing Together'. In addition he has promoted a measured assessment and improvement of mission capability through the use of the Natural Church Development (NCD) material, and improved communication within the Diocese. Key features of improved communication include a revitalized 'Southern Anglican' diocesan paper and an active presence in social media through website, Facebook and Twitter.
Working with community leaders has been a significant part of Bishop Allan's experience. He has worked with members of local service clubs, community organisations, parish councils, school boards and diocesan committees as well as being a Board member of a number of not-for-profit boards. In these many different areas he has appreciated the value gained from every person working together.
Born in England in 1951, Australia has been home to Bishop Allan and Tricia since 1980. Ordained as deacon in the Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn in 1987 and priest the following year, Bishop Allan was consecrated as bishop in 2004 (to serve as assistant in the Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn).
He has served in rural, urban and city parishes in New South Wales and the ACT as well as in Western Australia. During their time in Australia Bishop Allan and his wife Tricia have lived in Western Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales and the ACT (where their two adult sons and grandson live.)
Bishop Allan enjoys walking, literature and recorded music. He is a published author on several theological issues. He is married to Tricia, a retired medical scientist. Prior to ordination Bishop Allan worked as an accountant and commercial manager, having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1975.
Visit the Bishop's website at www.trical.org
Dean Darryl Cotton
The Very Reverend Darryl Cotton is the Dean of the Cathedral, and Parish Priest of the Parish of Bunbury. Originally from South Africa, he was ordained in 1998, and has served in various parishes prior to his coming to Bunbury. Darryl has a Bachelor of Theology (Cum Laude) and a Bachelor of Divinity (Cum Laude) from Rhodes University.
Darryl is married to Lee-Anne and they have three young children, Jordan, Luke and Adam.
The reverend carol reid
Revd Carol retired from parish ministry in December 2011 and since then has called the cathedral home. She was ordained priest in 2005 and was parish priest at Boyup Brook for 5 years.
Carol emigrated from England at the end of 1972 when she was four months pregnant with her daughter Tyra. Before studying for ministry Carol was involved with information technology, working as a computer programmer with Ladybird children’s clothes in England and then as a systems analyst with Hamersley Iron in Perth and a systems engineer and marketing manager with IBM also in Perth.
Carol has a Bachelor of Theology and Master of Ministry degrees from Murdoch University and a post-graduate diploma in Counselling from Edith Cowan University.
Together with her husband Don she has travelled extensively in Western Australia contracted by the rural health department of UWA. Carol and Don travelled in a campervan for three months a year from 2000 to 2004, particularly in the remote and rural areas from Wyndham through to Esperance, providing support to doctors and their families.
Carol and Don have four children and ten grandchildren between them and one of the delights of retirement is having more time to spend with them.
In Carol’s spare time she enjoys reading, cryptic crosswords, playing bridge, cooking and watching movies.
The Reverend John Jones is a deacon in the Cathedral. Originally from South Africa, John is now an Ordination Candidate training for the Priesthood.
On Nov. 28 2015 he was ordained as a deacon in the Anglican Church.
John has an Advanced Diploma in Ministry and Theology from St Marks Theological College and is busy reading toward a Bachelors Degree in Theology from Charles Sturt University in Canberra.
He has two daughters; Emma is busy studying a degree in Social Justice at the university of Notre Dame and Rebecca is in high school at Hope Christian College.
John ministers both at the Cathedral and as part time Chaplain at the Bunbury Regional Prison.