Committed to Spiritual Growth

St.James’ Anglican Church is one of the leading congregations in the Dandenong area. We are a multicultural congregation dedicated to serving the spiritual and cultural needs of our parish community. Worship at St James' is traditional Anglican worship based on the current prayer book. 

Ministers wear robes, there are candles on the table, and we celebrate the Eucharist, also known as Holy Communion. Contact us, or visit us to learn more about our worship and Christian community.

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Rev. Graeme Peters


The Reverend Graeme Peters has served the previous nine years as the Rector of the beautiful Parish of Wonthaggi and Inverloch. Before that he and his family worked with the Church Missionary Society in the Diocese of Chile from 1992 to 2010. Graeme is married to Jane & they have three children: Ben, Sam & Martin.


Rev. Michael Kicevski

Assistant Curate

The Reverend Michael Kicevski was raised in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne and has Macedonian and Argentine heritage. He was Baptised into the Macedonian Orthodox Church as an infant and didn’t respond to God’s grace until the age of 20 when he picked up and read a Gideons Bible, from that point onwards God has led and guided Michael’s every step. 

He completed 4 years of study at Ridley College and on the 8th February 2020, he was ordained as a Deacon in the Anglican Church of Australia. He has previously served in youth and student ministry. 


Michael loves sport, food, hiking and last but certainly not least, his wonderful girlfriend Meredith.

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Rev. George Ladu

Priest to Arabic Sudanese Congregation

The Reverend George Daniel Leminded Ladu was born in a town called Luka near Juba city, in the Central Equatorial State of The Republic of South Sudan. He worked in various educational institutions in Sudan and was a lecturer at the University of BKata-e Lerida from 1995-2003. He was called to serve the Lord and ordained on 1st February 2014 at St Paul’s Cathedral, as a Deacon in the Anglican Church of Australia, Melbourne Diocese.

He is married to Farus Alyuda Laku Ladu; his true love and mother of his children. His family migrated to Australia in 2004, joining the Anglican Church of Australia after belonging to the Episcopal Church of Sudan (ECS), the equivalent of the Anglican Church here in Australia.

"Join me for a wonderful time with the Lord at St. James’ Anglican Church in Dandenong on Sundays 10am or for the Arabic service from 4:30pm."

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Rev. Oyem Amaylek

Priest to Chollo Sudanese Congregation

Oyem was ordained deacon in February, 2017 and Priested in November 2017. He leads the 6pm Chollo congregation as well as assisting with the 10am English service.