MDiv (Fuller); PhD (Washington)
Lynne is a Presbyterian minister and author of a number of books on pastoral and spiritual issues including Sabbath Keeping: Finding Freedom in the Rhythms of Rest and Beating Burnout in Congregations. She has a background in parish, self-supporting overseas mission, and campus ministry and as a writer and editor. She recently completed a Ph.D. in communication at the University of Washington. She lives with her husband in Dunedin, New Zealand, where she is a lecturer in pastoral theology at the University of Otago.
BTh; MDiv (Presbyterian College & Theological Seminary, Seoul); PhD (candidate) (Philippine Christian University)
Phone: 09 579 9480; 021 977 158
The Rev Kyoung Gyun is a missionary from the Presbyterian Church of Korea, and the PCANZ’s new Asian Ministries coordinator. Kyoung Gyun took up his role in February 2012 and is based in Auckland. Along with building relationships across our Church he will, over the next three years, have a special focus on the needs of the younger people whose parents immigrated from one or other of the Asian nations represented in our Church’s life and work.
Phone: 09 379 9455; 021 263 7842
The Rev Don Ikitoelagi is the Pasifika Misionare for the PCANZ. He is based in Auckland where he resources and supports the growth and development of the mission and ministry of the Church’s Pacific Island congregations, with a special emphasis on their engagement with younger people. Don returned to New Zealand after five years with the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania in the Uniting Church in Australia, where he was Director of Cross Cultural Mission and Ministry. From 1997 to 2005, he represented to the PCANZ the views of the Pacific members of the Church in terms of mission and ministries. Prior to this, Don was a minister at West United Presbyterian Church in Wanganui.