Mary Allan

Surname Allan
First Name Mary
Position/title Senior Pastor
Organisation Delta Community Baptist (Formerly known as North Avon Baptist)
Denomination Baptist (Anglican roots)
Services Spritual Direction

Clinical Pastoral Education

Grad Dip in Theology

19 Annotation Ignatian exercises

PhD in social sciences

Affiliations Third Order Franciscans

10 years of pastoral work in the community (including workplace ministry in a very large orgaisation)

8 years lay ministry

University chaplaincy – including 1 year as Senior Chaplain

2 years Senior Pastor

Location (suburb, town/city) Christchurch
Region Canterbury/Westland
Skype sessions? Yes
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Phone numbers

Mobile: 021-251-0249


I have worked for many years as an academic trained in the social sciences.  During my time at the university I informally provided spiritual guidance to colleagues as well as pastoral care for staff and students.

Parallel to my academic work I volunteered as a community pastoral worker, lay preacher (in my church) and associate chaplain (at the university)

I took up ministry as a full-time position 3 years ago. The main focus of my ministry has always been

pastoral care and supporting people on their spiritual journey.

I have been receiving spiritual direction for about 10 years.

I am currently completing the 34 week Ignatian retreat in daily life (The 19 Annotation)
Other comments

I am described by friends, colleagues, and people I have provided guidance, as a person with the rare ability to mesh together an analytic stance with a compassionate heart




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