The deacons board is the governing board of the church
From left to right: Neville Gardner, Jason Plimmer (Chairman), Brodie Vernon, Matt Frater and John Gibbs (finance & property)
Will Warden was inducted at Tawa Baptist in 2004 after studying theology through Carey Baptist College in Auckland. Prior to that he worked as a business manager for a community agency in Tauranga.
Youth & Associate Pastor
Daryl Judd was inducted at Tawa Baptist in 1995 after completing a Bachelor of Ministry through the Bible College of NZ. Prior to that he worked on a dairy farm in the Manawatu. Click here to read more about Youth Group.
Thomas Hyde is currently working as a youth intern for the church in preparation for ministry as a youth pastor. He serves with the College age youth group and Club Intermed.
Christine Barris works in the church office (Tue-Fri) from 8:30am to 12:30pm. Among other things she assists with the finances, prepares the weekly newsletter, attends to a variety of administrative tasks and generally brightens the place up.
Team Leader for Club Intermed
Thomas Hyde (our youth intern pictured above) is the team leader for Club Intermed, our youth group for children in Yr. 6, 7 & 8 at school. Click here to read more about Club Intermed.