Chris Appleby Ministries

Chris Appleby Ministries



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Welcome to Chris Appleby Ministries Website

This Website is provided to present sermons and other writing from Rev Chris Appleby.

Chris offers coaching in leadership and mentoring in preaching as well as the sermons on this site, offered as encouragement to others to grow in their life and ministry. He also manages a number of Church and Christian organisation websites.

Chris is an Anglican minister in Melbourne Australia. He grew up in Sydney and was part of an evangelical Anglican Church where he met and later married Dianne (Di) in 1972. He and Di had 3 children in the 70s. Their son Paul died during treatment for leukemia in 2012. They have 6 grandchildren.

He worked for 20 years as an electronics engineer in the Dept of Civil Aviation (Transport, Aviation) designing air traffic control systems.

He studied theology at Ridley Theological College, Melbourne from 1990 to 1992 and was ordained in 1993.

He was vicar of St Theodore's Wattle Park/St Thomas' Burwood from 1996 until he retired in mid 2015.

He is an Examining Chaplain with the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne, is Treasurer and a member of the National Executive Committee of EFAC Australia and a board member of Anglican Relief and Development Fund Australia (ARDFA). He is also a committee member of Christians for Biblical Equality, Melbourne Chapter. He is a member of the Professional Standards Board of the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne.

In 2020 he was also a part-time Archdeacon the Diocese of Bendigo, but still living in Melbourne.

He is a member of the Vox Populi Choir based at St Michael's North Carlton where he enjoys singing with a group of around 20 singers.

Most of the sermons on this site, apart from those since May 2015, were presented at St Thomas' Burwood. Some are by colleagues whose names are included above the sermon with their permission. 

Contact Details

Phone: 0422187127