Scott usually preaches for our Sunday services and oversees our elders and the general direction of the church. As the ‘Teaching Elder’ Scott is involved in training and equipping both the ministry staff and church members more broadly. Scott is married to Rebecca and they have five children.
Stuart is overseeing our grow ministries, which are about equipping, training and nurturing followers of Jesus into mature faith. Stuart is married to Cathy and they have four children.
Pier joined our staff in 2018 and has led a team to plant Central Valley Church in Ripley which successfully launched in 2019. Pier is originally from Peru and loves Jesus, his family, spending time with people and Peruvian food – and he loves combining all those things!
Pier is married to Kathryn and they have three children.
Matt has come on-board in 2021 as our Families Ministry Worker overseeing all our kids, youth, young adults and their families. Before joining the team at central, Matt spent 6yrs in ministry at Living Church. Whilst Matt is passionate about ministering to our Central families he also loves cycling and watching AFL. He’s married to Rachel and they have three young kids.
Jason oversees our crisis relief ministry, Ipswich Assist, which provides help, hope and support to the people of Ipswich.
Jason is married to Renee and they have five children. After getting serious about Jesus, Jason and Renee headed to Sydney for Bible College and then to Spain, working in Madrid with a mission called Betel.
Keryn heads up the KidzCentral team. Keryn is a teacher and still works part-time teaching music at a local state school. As team leader of our KidzCentral ministry, Keryn keeps our kids connected to Jesus, growing to be like Jesus and serving as Jesus served.
Suzanne looks after our creche team, runs kidz club and assists over all areas of Next Gen ministries. Suzanne is married to Ian and they have two children.
Jeanette helps to keep our connect/outreach ministries running smoothly. She’s also a master of many trades diverse as video editing and wood work. Jeanette is married to Matt and they have three children.
Emily looks after our music teams and the design needs of the Church. Emily is married to Anthony and has two children, although Emily is now on maternity leave as they await the birth of their 3rd child!!
Sarah’s role is to support the senior minister, and the other ministry staff, with admin, rosters and any other tasks that arise around the church office.
Sarah is married to Paul and they have 3 boys. They moved to Ipswich from London in 2014 and have been at Central Church since then.
Jenny oversees the office and takes care of all church administration. Jenny is an absolute fountain of knowledge when it comes to all things Central Church! Jenny is married to Peter and they have two children.