Jeff & Rowena are the Senior Ministers of C3 Church Bathurst. They pioneered the church in 2007 after spending time in Thailand and Sydney preparing to plant the church. Together they have four sons, Jake, Sam, Ben & Jamie and love being a part of the Bathurst Community.
Jeff is currently studying a Master’s degree in Theology and enjoys music, photography and French cars. He also works in the education and training sector specialising in online learning. Rowena is passionate about the development of children and teaches Scripture in a local public school. She is also a qualified Landscape Architect, loves creating beautiful spaces and is currently learning the viola!
Steve, along with his wife Michelle, is the Creative Pastor at C3 Church Bathurst. Both Steve and Michelle have both been involved in leading worship for over 10 years and are passionate about leading people to encounter the presence of God. Steve also heads up the Graphic Design Department, loves all things creative and is currently doing the Cert IV in Leadership and Ministry through C3 College Online.
Steve is a qualified Mechanic and currently works in the Spatial Information Industry. Michelle has a Bachelor of Human Movement – Exercise Science and is also a Remedial Massage Therapist. Michelle currently works in the aged care industry. Steve and Michelle have two children, Aliana and Micah and love to get out and about, be active and have fun!
Ian and Rosemary Gordon are long time Bathurstians! They are founding members of C3 Church Bathurst and run the Connect Group network. Ian has been in Church leadership since 1980. Rosemary has completed Lay Pastoral Care Courses and has a heart for people to be made whole – spiritually, physically and mentally. Rosemary has been in leadership roles in Women’s and Children’s Ministry.
They have two married daughters and two delightful grandsons, Stone and Taylor. Both Ian and Rosemary like nothing more than to have a house full of people enjoying good food and company. They are both always ready for a chat over coffee. Ian enjoys movies, watching sports (any sport), especially the Dragons winning. Rosemary’s hobbies are reading, having a chat with friends over coffee, and line dancing, yes you heard right – Line Dancing.
Bev is a founding member of C3 Church Bathurst and manages the service teams and pastoral administration. She is passionate about prayer and is involved in C3 Cares, Kelso Extension Service and Love In Action. She has recently completed the Cert IV in Leadership and Ministry through C3 College Online. Bev has many years of experience in children’s ministry and also enjoys spending time with family (husband Ray, 3 children and 5 grandchildren), doing cross stitches, reading and meeting up with friends.
Colin is the leader of the Discipleship and Training arm of C3 Church Bathurst. Colin has a wealth of experience with more than 20 years in church leadership roles. His passion is in providing purposeful opportunities for Christians to be established, grow and mature in their faith. ‘As we learn more about our faith we discover and experience the ‘more abundant life’ that loving Jesus provides’. He is a qualified mechanic, who now works as a police officer with more than 25 years policing service in country communities.
He is a devoted family man, enjoying time with his wife and 7 children. He enjoys reading a good espionage novel and particularly likes military and political history.
James and Bev are the Love in Action team and C3 Cares leaders. Both James and Bev have a heart for helping and blessing others through hands on practical work. Love in Action is about doing, serving and helping others so to bless our community and also globally through support of projects in Thailand with Compassion. C3 Cares is an outreach at Kelso Community Hub on the first Tuesday of every month blessing people with a message of hope in a fun atmosphere with a free community meal. James and Bev lead a Connect Group.
James and Bev have 4 adult children and a beautiful daughter-in-law; Brad & Kelsey, Daniel, Lydia and Matthew. They all love having a house full of people laughing and talking over good food.
James works at Spatial Services. James’ interests include tennis, cycling, gym, archery, camping, going bush, motorcycling and reading. Bev is a primary school Teacher Librarian who loves working with children. Bev also enjoys tennis, going to the gym and reading. Bev has recently completed her Certificate IV in Christian Ministry & Theology at C3 College.
Lydia is the Youth Leader of C3 Youth Connect. She is passionate about seeing young people develop a personal relationship with Jesus and helping them to discover their passion, purpose and position in Him. Lydia is currently studying a Bachelor of Nursing at Charles Sturt University and has recently completed her Certificate IV and Diploma in Christian Ministry & Theology at C3 College. Lydia enjoys traveling, playing sport, reading and hanging out with good friends.
Tina is the Kids Church Pastor of Kids Church. She is passionate about kids coming to know Jesus for themselves, growing deeper in there faith, worshiping, reading the Bible and memorising scripture! Tina has previously been in full time Christian drama ministry for 15 years and has a Graduate Certificate in Counselling and Family Therapy. Tina currently works as a Chaplain at a public school. She loves spending time with her family, taking her dog Rose for a walk in the park and a nice cup of coffee with friends.