Rev. Rex Rigby
Rev Rex Rigby has served as National Superintendent of the Wesleyan Methodist Church of Australia since January 2012, becoming the first Indigenous Australian to lead a denomination. He has served 20 years overall, as District Superintendent for the North Queensland and South Queensland Districts. At the 2015 South Pacific Regional Conference of the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Rex took on the position of President SPRC.
Rex grew up on the Southside of Brisbane QLD and met and married his wife Lien while attending Joyful News Mission in Fortitude Valley. They have two adult children.
Studying at Kingsley College in Melbourne he gained his Bachelor of Ministry and is currently undertaking doctoral studies through Tabour Sth Australia.
Rex’s family come from out west and are part of the Bigambul People.
Rex has a passion for social justice and to see vulnerable people empowered with opportunity, dignity, and hope.