Church Staff

Church Staff

Summer Hill Church Staff

Chris Braga

Chris Braga | Senior Minister

Chris grew up in Summer Hill and has returned as the Senior Pastor of our church. He trained as an electrical engineer, worked as a science teacher, and now loves to help people become Christians and grow as Christians.

He and Beth have seven children who all make the household a lot of fun. Chris enjoys doing things with the family, playing with graphic design and swimming in the Colo River.

View Chris’s welcome video
Ken Simpson

Ken Simpson | Assistant Minister

Ken wears many hats: he organises our Growth Groups, works to see our congregation trained in service of Jesus and his gospel, is one of two Australian representatives for Accordance Bible software, and works as a surgical assistant on a regular basis.

Contact Ken.


Lauren Mahaffey

Lauren Mahaffey | Assistant Minister (youth and children)

Lauren oversees Kids Church on Sunday mornings, Splash (our kids club for children in Years 3-6 on Friday evenings), Fuel (our youth group for high schoolers on Sunday afternoons) and Music Time (our music class for 0-5-year-olds on Monday morning).