Our Team

The work of our church is supported by our ministry staff, bringing a diversity of knowledge, training and experience to our church.

Mark Charleston – Senior Minister

Mark is married to Merryl and they have three energetic sons. Mark trained and worked as a psychologist for several years before becoming an Anglican minister in 1996. He has ministered at Engadine-Heathcote & North Epping Anglican churches. From 2003-2009, Mark served at St. Andrew’s Cathedral and specialised in minister training.

Phone: 9544 7186




Chim Ho – Assistant Minister

Chim grew up in a Christian family in Hong Kong and became a primary school teacher there. With a deep love for different cultures, she studied Japanese in Tokyo before coming to Sydney. In 2012, Chim arrived in Sydney to study Music Therapy, subsequently becoming a Music Therapist with a specialisation in Aged Care. 

Chim served at St. John’s Parramatta from 2013-2018. She joined the team at Sylvania in 2019 as a Student Minister. 

Chim counts it a privilege to be able to share the hope of Christ to others in different languages as she speaks Cantonese, English, Mandarin and Japanese. She enjoys music and riding her Vespa. 





Service Times

Sunday 8am Early Church

A traditional Service

98 Holt Road, Sylvania Heights

Sunday 10am Morning church

Including creche programme

98 Holt Road, Sylvania Heights

Sunday 6pm Evening Church

Aimed at young adults

98 Holt Road, Sylvania Heights