Rev Dr Geoff Pound (Senior Pastor)
- Published on Wednesday, 22 June 2011 16:47
Geoff joined the Ashburton Baptist Church staff in September 2012. He pastored churches in New Zealand before coming to Australia with his family in 1992. Geoff served the Victoria Baptists in a number of roles including Home Mission Superintendent, Director of Leadership Training, President of the Baptist Union of Victoria and Principal of Whitley College.
In the last seven years Geoff has worked as a freelance writer and teacher based in the United Arab Emirates. Geoff is married to Lyn who is an English Language teacher. They have a son who lives in Sydney and a daughter, son-in-law and three grandchildren in Melbourne. Contact Geoff
Rev Keren McClelland (Associate Pastor)
- Published on Thursday, 01 March 2012 20:42
Keren joined the Ashburton Baptist Church pastoral team in February 2012, and comes to us from St. Kilda Baptist Church.
Keren works as a pastor across all ages and advocates for children and families, the arts, contemplative practices, and nourishing hospitality. She is an avid gardener who loves living in Melbourne.
Lucy Johnson (Associate Pastor for Youth and Young Adults)
- Published on Saturday, 26 February 2011 15:31
We welcome Lucy Johnson as Associate Pastor for Youth and Young Adults on 28th Jamuary 2014
Rev Ann Lock (WellSpring Director)
- Published on Saturday, 26 February 2011 15:30
The Rev. Ann Lock joined us in August 2012 as our new WellSpring Director.
Ann and her husband Garry have recently moved to Victoria after 3 years in Canberra. Ann has pastored at Brunswick Baptist Church, worked with Baptist Inner City Ministries in Sydney, (now Hope St) and has a background in OH&S Nursing. Ann and Garry live on the Bellarine Peninsula and have a son and daughter-in-law living in Melton, a son and partner in Fremantle, WA, and a third son and fiancé living in Melbourne.