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 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.
Michelle is the Service Pastor at C3 Church Bathurst. Michelle coordinates all things that make up our Sunday services which includes the service, hospitality and welcome teams. Michelle has a wealth of experience in the worship ministry with her husband Steve, but now heads up her own ministry in Service Management.
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 is our Administration Pastor assisting the Senior Pastors in connecting with and building key leaders. Bev liaises between the pastors and leaders keeping key goals in mind, oversight of meetings, events, data collation and communications systems.
She is passionate about prayer – both personal and corporate – and quietly encourages others to pray and grow in their journey with Jesus.
Bev has many years of experience in children’s ministry and heading up the Service Management team; has a Cert IV in Leadership and Ministry through C3 College Online and is involved in prayer, C3 Cares, Connect groups and outreach.
She also enjoys spending time with family (husband Ray, children Andrew and Vicky, Emma and Pieter and Phillip and 5 grandchildren Isaac, Ben, Louisa, Jonathan and Reuben), doing cross stitches, reading and meeting up with friends.
James and Bev oversee the care of people within our church community which includes Pastoral Care, Connect Groups, New People, Discipleship and Next Step. Both James and Bev have a heart for helping and blessing others and love seeing people experience an abundant life in Christ discovering their giftings and the joy of serving and experiencing all Jesus has for them.
James and Bev oversee Love in Action a quarterly practical ministry blessing people in our community and C3 Cares a monthly outreach at Kelso Community Hub providing a free meal and message of hope. They are advocates for Compassion sponsorship including outreach trips to Thailand.
James and Bev have 4 adult children and one 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 travel, tennis, cycling, gym, going bush, motorcycling and reading. Bev is a primary school Teacher Librarian. Bev also enjoys travelling, tennis, the gym, reading and catching up with friends over a delicious meal. Bev has a Cert IV in Christian Ministry & Theology through 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.