pbc staff

  • Andrew Brown - senior pastor

    Andrew is obviously a big fan of Pakuranga Baptist Church.  Originally from down south he is a massive fan of Auckland too.  He mixes his interest in preaching and leadership with a deep desire to see people grow spiritually.  Senior Pastor since 1995, Andrew trained as a Spiritual Director and Professional Supervisor.  He is on the Northern Baptist Association Board.  

    Andrew is married to Nan Yong and has a teenage son, Wesley. He loves hiking in the bush, running, dining out and driving his old MX5 with the top down as much as he can.

  • pastor youth & young adults

    This position is currently vacant and we are now hiring for this key pastoral role. Contact Andrew Brown for more information.

    Andrew Chessum our Worship Director is overseeing Youth in the interim along with our team of young adults leaders.

  • Jacqueline sua - children & families pastor

    Originally from Malaysia, Jacqueline moved to Auckland in 2006 and has been attending PBC ever since. She is married to Kelvin and have two teenage children, Amanda and Adrian. She has been actively involved in serving before being called to be a pastor at the end of 2017. Jacqueline loves food – making and eating it, walking, outdoors, skiing, reading and music. She is passionate to see children and young people grow in their knowledge of God through knowing Jesus, and following Jesus can be fun, engaging, exciting—a full-on adventure!

  • keith fox - congregation care pastor

    Keith is involved with care for those in the retired stage of life and also manages different projects in PBC.  He joined Pakuranga Baptist Church in 2012 and has lived in the Botany area since 1999. He has many years of business experience and since 2004 has undertaken pastoral care roles, project management and event organisation as a church staff member and volunteer. 

    Keith is passionate to help people and churches achieve the potential that God sees in them. He has a family of adult children and grandchildren.

  • colleen Pfister - office secretary

    Colleen takes care of lots of administrative tasks, bookings for the buildings and many other things. 

    For all general enquiries please contact Colleen.  Tuesday - Friday 9:30am - 1pm

pbc elders

Our church is led by a group of elders who serve as the governing board of the church.  The elders are responsible for spiritual oversight and guiding all issues and decisions at the church, although they are free to delegate various tasks to others.  

Our Eldership team is:

Anabelle Avery, Andrew Brown, Albert Lee, Tim Neale