Rev John Jegasothy

After serving for the last six years of his ministry in Srilanka as Chair of the Human Rights organization in Trincomalee and settlement of victim of war John came to Australia on special Humanitarian Vida in 1986, he served in the Uniting Church beginning from Parkes and Shellharbour, Dulwich Hill - Hurlstone Park and Rose Bay - Vaucluse and retired in December 2020. He was Chairperson of Central West Presbytery in the early nineteen nineties.   

He has the passion for justice for all and so worked in the area of community development, human rights, justice, advocacy & settlement of asylum seekers and refugees, also provided leadership in multicultural ministry and Christian Spirituality. He is a member of “The Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce”of NCCA.