The Reverend Peter Manyok Kuot, leader of the Dinka Congregation of St Philip's, was ordained on 28 February 2015 as a deacon in the Anglican Church of Australia.
Peter is South Sudanese by birth and now an Australian citizen. In South Sudan Peter came to faith as a child and in his teens he began to minister with others at a small church on the banks of the Nile, where he worked as a fisherman. He was later trained as a lay evangelist in Pator parish. In Kakuma refugee camp he ministered as an evangelist and worked with youth and children. One coming to Australia, Peter continued in lay ministry at St George's Pearce and for the last three years has been the leader of the South Sudanese congregation at St Philip's O'Connor.
Peter is married to Achol. They have a baby son, Kuot, and a newborn daughter, Arach.