Young Families Pastor
Melisa joined us in 2016. She is passionate about ministering to children and young families, and previously served for nine years as Children’s Pastor at Eltham Baptist Church. She holds Diplomas in Ministry, Chaplaincy and Early Childhood and Care as well as a Certificate IV in Children’s Ministry. Melisa emigrated from South Africa in May 2003 with her husband Andries and their children Amy and Jarred. The family has great fun with their two dogs Rhino and Mowgli. Melisa’s hobbies are walking, exercising, reading and cross-stitching.