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Wishart Community Chaplain and Air Force Chaplain

Chaplain Michelle Philp

About Chaplain Michelle -

Chaplain Michelle Philp is the Wishart Community Chaplain at St John’s Anglican Church, Wishart and an Air Force Chaplain at RAAF base Amberley. She has a Bachelor of Divinity and a MA in Theology from Moore Theological College and was ordained deacon in the Canberra-Goulburn Diocese. She has a special interest in pastoral care.

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Articles by Chaplain Michelle

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Defence Sunday: 7 November 2021

“Most of the soldiers, sailors and aviators to whom we minister are not aware of Jesus’ comfort, so it is the role of the chaplain to bring that calm sense of assurance to the many and varied situations ADF personnel face,” says Air Force chaplain, The Rev’d Michelle Philp

Royal Australian Air Force chaplain Flight Lieutenant Philp chats with soldiers from the 16th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery in the Adelaide Hills during OP Bushfire Assist.

Dispatch from a Defence Force and community chaplain

“My chaplaincy ministry is not always eventful, but it is always meaningful. In chaplaincy roles there are often big stories to tell and I have my own share of these… But chaplaincy isn’t always about the ‘eventful’,” says Air Force and community chaplain, Michelle Philp