Chris was born in the 60s and grew up in a rural city in NSW Australia, feeling called to ministry as a teenager, he began pastoral ministry in Torquay, VIC, in 2003. Prior to that Chris worked in the publishing industry, pioneering a digital prepress business with his wife in the mid1980s. He lived and studied in the US in the late 90s, (Grace Training Centre, Kansas City) and has since completed postgraduate studies in Theology in Australia. (BTh Hon and MTh at Tabor Adelaide). He pastors a growing church in the rapidly growing Surfcoast region of Victoria. Chris will read anything put in front of him, and has a love of photography, word puzzles/games, history and science, and learning and listening to live worship
Nicky Agiusis Children & Families Pastor. Nicky shares her time between the church organising kids programs and in our Early Learning Centre (TeLC) community as a support for our families.
Nicky has worked in children’s services, childcare and preschools for almost 20 years. She is Diploma qualified, and has worked in the past with special needs children and also with the Salvation Army in Melbourne. Nicky is married to Michael and they have four primary school age children.
Kathy Gerrand, serves 2 days a week in our “Youth Worker” role. Kathy is a vibrant young woman with a passion for, and experience with youth leadership.
She describes Jesus as the centre of her life, and has proved to have a contagious faith which has served her well as she has discipled those in her care as a youth mentor. In early 2015 Kathy spent 3 weeks in Japan on a missions/outreach trip. Kath is also a creative and accomplished photographer, has worked as a barista, and enjoys worship and prayer!