These four people form the Leadership of the Church, they meet monthly and address the spiritual health and direction of the Church.
Pastor: Ray McDonald
Ray McDonald is an ordained Baptist Minister with many years of ministry in a range of city and country Churches.
He is married to Brigitte McDonald. They have four daughters and nine grandchildren. They live at Yarra Junction.
Pastor Ray grew up in the Yarra Valley and has returned to retire on the property where he grew up. He has now been Pastor of our Church for over four years, commencing at Millgrove in 2014
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Secretary/Treasurer: Marie Morgan
Marie Morgan has been Secretary Treasurer of the Millgrove Baptist Church for ? years. She has been a part of the Church for ? years.
Marie is married to Robert and has a family of ? adult children, she lives in Launching Place overlooking the beautiful Yarra Valley.
Marie is retired but has an extensive background in ?
Amongst many other responsibilities in the Church she also oversees the music program of the Church and plays the piano regularly.
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Elder: Margaret Bastian
Marg was appointed as an Elder in 2018. She has previously been the Church Secretary for ? years. She is married to Owen Bastian who is also an Elder of our Church. They have ? children and ? grandchildren.
Marg has a background in accounting over many years.
She is also a member of our Preaching Team and leads a number of our Home Groups.
She is gifted in relating to people, particularly the women of our Church.
Marg came from Adelaide, South Australia where she and her family developed a Home Church based around a Sunday School in their own home
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Elder: Owen Bastian
Owen was appointed as an Elder of the Church at the same time as his wife Marg, early in 2018.
They have ? children and ? grandchildren. They live in Wesburn.
Owen is a bus-driver for Martyrs Buses on a part-time basis having retired from full-time driving in 2017.
Owen also organises the buses for elderly people to attend Church from the Estia Aged Care home in Yarra Junction.
Owen also came from Adelaide, South Australia and was also involved in running a home church.
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