Rev Phil Waugh - Senior Pastor
Philip has pastored here since January 2014. He is never happier than when there is an opportunity to teach or discuss some insight from the Bible. He is married to Karen and admits that without her very little would get done. In heaven he plans to do much more golfing, cycling and motor sport. His vision is for the Christian communities in the mountains to become renowned for their passionate discipleship of Jesus.
Ann Stone- Associate Pastor Children and Families
Ann joined the team at SBC in December 2019. She thrives on empowering leaders to see their value in the body of Christ. Her passion for everyone to know and experience the love of Jesus drives her to serve in full time ministry. Ann enjoys watching the eyes of children as they begin to grasp the concept that God has a plan and purpose for their lives. Ann has two older teenagers she enjoys taking adventures with. Ann enjoys the beach and feels particularly close to God while watching the waves and picking up shells.
Rev Steve Callan - Associate Pastor Young Adults
Steve joined the team in Jan 2020. He loves working with Young Adults and is excited about how fast they can grow and change when Jesus captures their hearts and minds. Steve’s desire is to love God and love others, and to help grow disciples who love God and love others, who will then help grow disciples who love God and love others…
Steve is married to Skye, they have three kids, and they all enjoy swimming, riding, skating, hanging out with people, reading, and watching movies. Steve also enjoys coffee, cars, tech, gear, gadgets, and hearing peoples’ stories.
Peter Melbourne - Associate Pastor Pastoral Care
Peter Melbourne has been a member of the church for 30 years. His career has transitioned from building and maintaining infrastructure as a civil engineer to his real passion of making and building disciples as a pastoral carer. Married with four adult daughters, Peter is a keen sailor and cyclist with enough interests to last four lifetimes.
Annie Hunter - Associate Pastor Youth
Annie has been attending Springwood Baptist since the age of 13 when she first joined the youth group. She has been involved in youth ministry at this church and in the wider community for a number of years and became part of the staff team at the beginning of 2014. Annie is passionate about Jesus and loves nothing more than seeing young people meet and become whole hearted, all in disciples of their king. It is an incredible gift to be able to walk with teens through the hard years where they are forming their sense of self and help put Jesus in that picture. Best. Job. Ever! Annie also works two days as an SRE teacher at both Springwood and Winmalee High Schools.
Barbara Kent - COACH Coordinator
Barbara has been attending Springwood Baptist for over 20 years. Her background
in Social Work has been a good preparation for her current role in COACH (Creating
Opportunities and Casting Hope). She has worked in a counselling role with families,
children and adults and been a manager of multiple teams. She also continues to be
involved in the Care ministry of SBC. She has a passion for making Jesus known in
the community by being involved in various activities that connect people and give
opportunities for conversations that make a difference in people’s lives.
Stephen Krimmer - Ministry Intern
Steve has been involved at Springwood Baptist Church for the past 17 years with his wife and two children. Having recently completed studies at Morling College he serves in ministries relating to families and men’s ministry. Steve enjoys being a part of the worship team and loves encouraging everyone to move one step closer to God on a discipleship journey.
Mark Mitchell - Church Administrator
Mark joined the team in July 2020. He has a background in pastoral and mission ministries and Christian book retailing. His desire is to help the pastoral team (staff and volunteers) to effectively serve our church family by giving them administrative support. Mark wants to become a spiritually centred person under the transforming hand of God. He loves swimming, reading, his family and living in the mountains.
Mariel Weeks - Office Manager
Mariel is our office manager. She manages to keep everything organised with a smile and great efficiency. Mariel is your first point of contact if you have a question or need help with something. She knows more about the Church than any two other people combined. Her hobbies are craft, gardening, reading and travelling. We hate it when she goes on holidays however.
Lyn Clarke, Sarah Hens, Phil Macey, Jonathan Shead, and Ross Waddington.