L ucy is an experienced CEO with over 25 years experience in the community sector, in Australia and overseas. She is also an Anglican priest, ordained in 2014. She completed her first two degrees from Manchester University and was awarded her research doctorate from Curtin University, Perth, WA in 2007.

Most recently, Lucy has been CEO at Baptistcare Inc., for nearly 8 years. A large, faith based NGO, employing approximately 1700 people with a turnover in excess of $121m. She has during this time, chaired the national peak body, Baptist Care Australia, with members around the country, lobbying and advocating on issues of social justice.

July 12, 2019


When we commence a journey we plan and prepare.  I’ve recently returned from the UK and my planning started months ago, booking flights, car parking, booking a hire car, places to […]
June 5, 2019

Courage and Humility

It takes a great deal of courage and humility to acknowledge differences between one another and to be able to sit with differences, let differences exist and not be frightened […]
May 27, 2019

Peace, Hope and Love

I was watching a television programme earlier this week which asked a group of individuals with relevant experience, questions about a specific topic. On this occasion, it was about the […]
May 19, 2019

God in the ‘In-Between’ Times

The readings today in John’s Gospel and Revelation offer us a moment to reflect on what I would like to call, the ‘in-between’ times.  Here we find ourselves sitting alongside […]
April 28, 2019

Forgiveness, Resurrection and Peace

Fear and closed doors are no barrier to the resurrected Jesus. Like many of you I have watched on television and read the reports of the dreadful slaughter and murder […]
April 21, 2019

God calls you by name!

A couple of years ago, I was running a course in Rome out of the Anglican Centre for women leading in the Anglican church. Women from around the world were […]

Lucy’s bio

R everend Dr Lucy Morris has an impressive portfolio. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Theology, a Master of Philosophy, and a Doctorate of Philosophy (Leadership, Spirituality, Ethics and Values in Non-Government Organisations) under her belt and she was previously a journalist, Public Relations professional and manager of a drugs and alcohol service in the National Health Service in the United Kingdom. In Australia, she moved into the not-for-profit, community benefit sector – working with Anglicare, Mercycare, Community Vision and Baptistcare.

She wears many hats. Other than being CEO, she is also a wife to David, mother of two grown sons, an ordained priest in the Anglican Church, and adjunct professor at Notre Dame University in Fremantle.