Garry Parker, Senior Pastor

Garry is married to Andrea and they have been part of the church since the start of 2007. Garry worked as the Youth Pastor for 7 years before taking up the role of Senior Pastor at the end of 2013. He grew up in Papua New Guinea and moved to Australia in his mid-teens to complete high school and study at University. He completed his studies in Agricultural Science and majored in genetics before moving to the UK with Andrea to work for 3 years. After returning to Australia in 2003 he responded to God’s call to full-time ministry.

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Annabel Edwardes, Associate Pastor (Pastoral Care)

Annabel is married to Roly and they have four children and have been at Parkside since the beginning of 2016. Annabel grew up in Clare and trained as practiced as a lawyer in family law. She also worked in family court mediation for several years. She was a Bible Study Fellowship Teaching Leader for 5 years before joining the team at Parkside (2 days a week) and loves God's word and helping people get to know God and his love for them. Her desire is that the church know the depths of God's love and the joy of living a life devoted to him. Her role at church involves oversight of Pastoral Care, support of house churches and small groups and supporting Garry with occasional teaching and service leading.

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Llewelyn Hoy, Youth Pastor

Llewelyn is married to Beth and they have just returned from working in Vanuatu where Llewelyn was involved with the national cricket team. Llewelyn has a degree in Human Movement and has coached sport at a high level as well as having studied at Bible College and done various youth ministry activities. He is passionate about God, young people and families and also loves camping and helping people grow in their faith.

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Jess Evans, Children's Pastor

Jess is our Children’s Pastor and is in charge of our Kidz Ministry from Creche through to year 6. Jess has had vast experience working with children, from playgroup, OSHC and leading on camps and in Children's Ministry for over 10 years. As part of pursuing God's call to vocational ministry she is also completing a Bachelor of Ministry at Bible College. Jess is passionate about kids ministry and helping kids grow in and own their faith and fulfilling all that God has for them.

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Katey Venning, Office Administrator

Katey is married to Bruce and works in the office at PBC from 9:30am to 3:30 pm on Mondays. She collects and distribute any mail, pays bills, answers emails and welcomes any visitors passing through to the Pastors. Katey does a great job managing any tradesmen, cleaners, piano tuners etc and assists them with any info they need for their task.

If we have any enquiries re the use of our facilities, by Parksiders or others, Katey will show them around, answer questions and be on hand with a key if needed.  All bookings need to go through her, so there is no confusion or possible doubling up.

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Julie Wilson, Office Volunteer

Julie volunteers in the church office on Mondays 9.30 am to 3.30 pm and assists the Pastors and Katey with any general office work.  She also updates the Church’s website with details of future church services. Julie makes name tags upon request for those who would like to wear one. There is a sign up sheet in the church foyer. She also collects donations of food from a basket in the foyer and makes regular deliveries to Westcare in the city.

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