Bill & Edwina have three adult children whom they loved raising in the House of God. Both grew up locally in Port Stephens and love serving God in such a beautiful location.
In February 2012 Pastors Bill & Edwina Dodds were positioned as the senior pastors under the discipleship of Ps Allan & Rhonda Ward and have continued to faithfully serve as leaders of the church. Their passion is to see people come to know Jesus Christ, make disciples and activate peoples gifting to establish the kingdom of God on Earth as it is in Heaven.
Brenda married her childhood sweetheart Greg over 30 years ago & together they have raised three amazing children. The Yeo family love to road trip, spend time together playing games and laughing. She loves to learn and to create whether it’s sculpture, painting or constructing with her power tools.
Brenda has a heart for discipleship and community, and loves to play her part in advancing the kingdom for Christ. She leads our children’s ministry team in providing biblical, relevant and fun opportunities to engage with God, and is passionate about training young leaders. With a Diploma of Education (Early Childhood), a Bachelor of Ministry, Post Grad in Christian Counselling and a Masters of Ministry, Brenda uniquely equipped as the Head of our Bible College (CHC hub). As an Assistant Pastor, she is additionally involved in creating and planning church events.
Coffee Order: not grown up enough yet to drink coffee
Dreams of one day creating a giant sculpture
Josh and his wife, Brooke (married in 2015) both grew up in Port Stephens and are now raising two young daughters, Ava & Maya. After a journey of studying other religions Josh began following Jesus as a teenager; attending & serving the church ever since.
Josh is passionate about the intersection between Theology & spirituality, with a desire to disciple people to follow Christ and live as God intended by His Word. Josh oversees our Worship, Young Adults, & Youth ministries.
Coffee Order: Four Espressos over ice
Fav. Authors: Apostle Paul, GK Chesterton, CS Lewis
Try-Hard Scholar & Tolkien Nerd learning to “become more & more human” – GKC