CEO and Superintendent Minister
Rev Stu Cameron is an experienced leader of large teams in both community services and ministry settings.
Rev Stu Cameron
Stu was welcomed as CEO and Superintendent Minister of Wesley Mission in January 2021, having served for almost 15 years as Lead Minister for Newlife Church, the largest church in the Uniting Church in Australia. Based on the Gold Coast and Brisbane, Newlife has an extensive community services ministry including emergency relief, counselling, recovery and homeless services, and support for people experiencing domestic and family violence.
Tertiary qualified as an Accountant, Stu worked in a Chartered Accounting firm upon graduation, and later as a Systems Analyst for Mitsubishi Motors in Adelaide. He was ordained as a Minister of the Word in the Uniting Church in May 2004.
Stu served as General Secretary for the Uniting Church – South Australian Synod from 2000-2005 and has served on numerous Uniting Church Boards and Committees. From 2012-2019 he served as Board Member and Chair for the Global Leadership Network Australia.
Stu was a Founding Member and inaugural Chair of the Gold Coast Pastors Roundtable that, in partnership with the Gold Coast City Mayor’s Office, hosted large annual events and pioneered a new city-wide domestic and family violence initiative. He is a founding Board Member for Propel Network Inc.
Stu is a purpose-driven entrepreneur, a collaborative leader and is passionate about advocacy and stewardship. A gifted preacher and communicator, Stu has spoken at leadership events and numerous churches across Australia.