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.

September 1, 2019

Humility and Entitlement – Jesus’ Invitation to Dinner

Let mutual love continue.  Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it. (Heb. 13:1-2) The ideas and expectations Jesus […]
August 25, 2019

Freedom To Love

I was speaking recently with a dear friend who’s been diagnosed with cancer, a man who has consistently denied the existence of God.  We are, apparently, an accident of the […]
August 14, 2019

Remaining Alert and Ready!

This week I decided to try and make some orange marmalade as we had some left-over oranges off our trees. I read the recipe and made sure I had the […]
August 7, 2019

A Rich Fool

A rich man is being called a fool by Jesus! I wonder how we would react if that was said to us by Jesus. Would we react like Donald Trump […]
July 19, 2019

The Way of Life

I read this familiar story of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37) with pleasure and recognised the questions it always raises for me, I suspect, like many of you.  As I […]
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 […]

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.