Our Ministry Team

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Eugene Hor - Lead Pastor

Eugene currently leads the English ministry team at GracePoint, which he and his wife Pauline helped plant in 1999. He completed his B.Sc in Computer Science and Philosophy at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and worked as an IT professional before training for pastoral ministry. He completed his B.Th(Hons) at Moore Theological College and his MA(Theol) at Christ College Sydney, and is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church of Australia. He also serves on the faculty at Christ College Sydney lecturing in preaching and communication. Eugene is married to Pauline and they have two children - Joshua and Ashleigh.

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Thomas Lai - Assistant Pastor

Thomas is married to Mary and they have two children Kurtis and Charis. He worked in architectural drafting for 12 years before heading off to prepare for Christian ministry. He completed the Ministry Apprenticeship Program (MAP) at GracePoint, then studied theology at George Whitefield College in South Africa before finishing his B.Th at Christ College Sydney. Tom serves on the Burwood campus at both morning and evening services. In his free time, you'll find him on his bike cycling with mates and enjoying the great outdoors.

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Elliot Ku - Assistant Pastor 

Elliot currently serves on the Lidcombe campus and preaches at both morning and evening services. Along with his wife Sherilyn, he also helps to lead a ministry (called Allelous Community Group) with a team which seeks to be a catalyst to see more young men and women better equipped and trained to be Christ's witnesses in an ever-changing world. Elliot completed his undergraduate studies in History and Education at UNSW, undertook his theological training at Christ College, and is ordained as a minister in the Presbyterian Church of Australia. Additionally, Elliot is an Adjunct Lecturer at Christ College while also working on a PhD in Historical and Systematic Theology. ​​​​​​

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Kamal Weerakoon - Assistant Pastor

Kamal was born in Sri Lanka and migrated to Australia as a teenager with his parents. He has been ministered in churches of Arabic, Chinese, Indian, and Sri Lankan background, as well as in established local churches seeking to reach the diverse communities of today's Sydney. He is undertaking a PhD in multicultural ministry while lecturing at Christ College Presbyterian Theological Centre, Sydney, and the Reformed Theological College in Melbourne.

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Peter Hughes - Youth Pastor

Peter was born and raised in Sydney's inner west and has been part of GracePoint since 2000. After many years working in the banking industry as a lawyer, Peter left full time work to attend Sydney Missionary and Bible College (SMBC). Having finished his M.Div in 2007, he now serves as the Youth Pastor for Extreme, a youth ministry at GracePoint Lidcombe that meets every Sunday morning at 11.30am. In his free time, Peter enjoys reading, cycling, swimming and hanging around with friends.

John Le - Ministry Apprentice

John Le is a ministry apprentice at GracePoint Presbyterian Church, training to be a full-fledged gospel worker to help people grow in their love for the Lord Jesus. He has previously worked in the civil industry as a cost engineer and graduated from the University of New South Wales. He loves fried chicken and spends most of his time reading, writing and being lost in his own imagination.