Meet the TEAm


Rev David barrie

Dave has been Rector of St Paul’s Cobbitty since 2014. He and Jo have been married for seventeen years and they have four children ranging in age from ten to seventeen. Before entering the ministry, Dave studied Physics at UNSW and worked as a laser and optics engineer in the optical fibre industry. He loves tennis, adventurous holidays, Mexican Mondays, family games nights, podcasts which make him think and novels which help him slow down.

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Leah Dyason

Leah has been the Youth and Children’s Minister at Cobbitty Anglican since 2015. Married to Graham, they have three young children. Leah has studied theology at Youthworks College and SMBC. Previously she has worked in youth and children’s ministry at Eagle Vale Anglican Church, St Thomas’ Anglican Church Enfield and Randwick Presbyterian Church. She has also been a High School SRE teacher at Kellyville High School, Riverstone High School and now Camden High School. Leah is a trained English and Studies of Religion teacher. She enjoys competitive sports/activities, a nice cup of tea, trying new things and family time.

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