Staff and Leaders


Senior Pastor: Reverend Danny McDowell (pictured here with his wife Julie)

Welcome to Torquay Christian Fellowship! My name is Danny McDowell and I’ve been serving God in pastoral ministry for over 10 years - as a Youth Pastor in a small Church of the Nazarene (Methodist tradition); as an Associate pastor for Youth & Young Adults, (inc. schools, children, families & playgroups) at Knox Community Baptist Church; and as Senior/Sole Pastor at Pleasant St Baptist Church in Ballarat. Read more...

03 5261 6831

Office hours - Sunday to Thursday


Administrator: Debbie Hannah

Debbie has been a member of TCF since 2011 and started as the Administrator in February 2018. Debbie has studied various courses and completed a Bachelor of Business Administration as well as worked in Business Administrative Roles for most of her working career. She is passionate about being able to use her Administrative background and Human Resources knowledge to serve Jesus at the fellowship she calls home.

03 5261 6831

Office hours – Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9am – 3pm

Leadership Team


Alan Wilkins

Chairperson and Leader for Missions Focus Area


Carrie Veith

Secretary and Leader for Worship Focus Area


Matt Hannah

Treasurer and Leader for Kids Church and Youth Focus Area


Ed Robertson

Leader for Pastoral Care Focus Area


Lyn Burton

Leader for Prayer Focus Area


Julie Baker

Leader for Small Group Focus Area