Theology House Staff

Peter Carrell

Director: The Rev’d Dr Peter Carrell holds the joint role of Director of Theology House and Director of Education for the Diocese of Christchurch.

Peter was ordained in the Diocese of Christchurch in 1986, has served in parishes here and in the Diocese of Nelson. He has degrees in mathematics and theology including a Ph. D. from Durham University, UK, on the christology of the Book of Revelation.



Claire Bonner

The Administrator is Claire Bonner.  Usually she is in the office from 9.00am-5.00pm Tuesdays and Fridays.  She is happy to help you with all matters relating to registration for courses and payment of fees.



Sarah Dunning

The Librarian is Sarah Dunning. She processes our new books and resources, issues membership cards and ensures our returns are efficiently re-shelved. Sarah’s usual hours are 9.30 am to 2.30 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays.  An experienced librarian, she is responsible both for the theological books in the Theology House library collection as well as for the ministry resources belonging to the Diocese of Christchurch’s Anglican Resource Centre.


Other teaching staff for the courses run by Theology House are contracted appropriate to which courses are being offered.