Richard Trist

Senior Lecturer in Pastoral Theology,
DMin Coordinator, Alumni Coordinator

BScEd (UNSW), BTh (ACT), Dip Min (ACT), Grad Cert Prof Supervision (St Marks), DMin (ACT)

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After completing a Science degree at the University of NSW, Richard began his working life as a school teacher in rural NSW. He moved to Melbourne to work with CMS Victoria as Youth Officer and began part-time studies at Ridley College.

After sensing God’s call to be ordained and completing his BTh and DipMin at Ridley, he served in various churches in Victoria and overseas including St John’s Camberwell, St John’s Cranbourne, St Hilary’s Kew, All Souls’ Langham Place (London) and St Mark’s Camberwell.

He has been an Area Dean and an Examining Chaplain for the Diocese of Melbourne and currently serves on the General Synod Ministry and Mission Commission and as a Canon of St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne. Richard also served as the Dean of Ridley’s Anglican Institute.

Richard’s areas of research include the coaching and training of church leaders, the development of churches towards greater missional effectiveness, and the professional supervision of church workers.

Teaching Areas
Preaching, Pastoral Care, Congregational and Pastoral Care Field Education, Professional Supervision of Church Workers,  Anglican Studies.

Hobbies & Interests
Travel, fitness, film, music

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