Our Staff

NATASHA SAWTELL, OFFICE MANAGER

Natasha joins us from a successful career, training people in high quality service provision across a range of fields. She brings a personal touch to daily life at Canterbury Baptist Church, as well as providing a backbone to the organisation's ongoing operations.

JOY MARSHALL, ASSOCIATE PASTOR – FAMILY AND COMMUNITY MINISTRIES

Joy has over twenty years experience in ministry with children in churches, and even more in wider life. A mother and grandmother, she delights in making creative spaces to nurture the whole child in active cooperation with the parents of our church and wider community. Joy has completed an Advanced Diploma in Theology and a Bachelor of Counselling. She is now undertaking a Master of Art Therapy.

GORDON WILD, SENIOR PASTOR

gordon@canterburybaptist.org

Gordon has been the Senior Pastor here since 2010. He delights in encouraging people's faith in God and their life with themselves and others. He is keen to see people and congregations become agents of change.

Coming from a background in youth work and community development, he has been in full time Christian ministry for over 25 years. He previously served the Baptist churches at Ivanhoe, Collins Street, and West Preston. He has also spent four years working with Baptcare and the Baptist Union of Victoria empowering over 70 Baptist congregations to become involved in local community ministries.