Wayne was inducted as the Vicar of BAC in August 2010. Previously he worked on the pastoral staff teams at Holy Trinity Doncaster and St John’s Cranbourne. He studied science at the University of Melbourne, and theology at Ridley College and is undertaking further distance study through Moore College in Sydney. He is married to Helen with four children. He enjoys lifting weights in his garage gym and barracking for the Collingwood Magpies (when they are winning).
Reece joined the ministry team in February 2017. He studied a Bachelor of Ministry at Melbourne School of Theology (2016), and a Graduate Diploma of Divinity from Ridley College (2018). Reece is married to Elise, and they have three children: Alexander, Piper and Asher. In his downtime, Reece enjoys watching AFL (go the mighty TIGES), reading, cycling, coffee, and anything the Lord of the Rings related.
Veronika joined BAC in June 2012 after arriving from the Czech Republic to her husband’s home land and started working in the church office firstly as a volunteer in October 2012. Her passion is teaching Sunday school, explaining more about who Jesus is and what He has done for us as well as unveiling the lives of other people mentioned in the Bible. Veronika’s Christian journey started at the age of 19 when the gospel was shared by her Mami who became a Christian just 6 months prior that. She is married to Tim and they have one boy, Joshua.
Sam joined the team in 2020 after graduating from Ridley College with a Masters of Divinity and Graduate Diploma of Divinity. Prior to his studies he worked as a Mechanical Engineer on projects in the electricity sector. He is married to Sarah who works for AFES. They both enjoy getting out in the garden and going for bush walks.
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Hugh has a special pastoral concern for the Thursday congregation and for those in Edrington Park and Nursing Homes. He is married to Dorothy and God has blessed them with three married children and 10 grandchildren. Hugh and Dorothy spent most of their working lives with CMS training Christian leaders in Tanzania and Namibia and retired in 2008. Hugh loves to help people to know and love and trust and serve the Lord Jesus, and to develop steady daily times of prayer and Bible reading and to shine with the light of Christ.