Nelson Bay Baptist

"Offering Hope - Sharing Jesus" 

Senior Pastor – Andrew East

Pastor Andrew is married with a beautiful family. Andrew commenced ministry in Nelson Bay in 2018. He is passionate about loving God and helping others experience the life changing message of Jesus. In his spare time Andrew enjoys mountain bike riding, fishing, watercolour painting and relaxing with family and friends. Please drop Andrew an email if you would like to chat more

Office Secretary – Helen Peterson

Helen serves voluntarily in a number of ways in the church including tirelessly looking after the administration of the church office. She also serves in the Port Stephens Marine Rescue. Her great passion is in serving and supporting the work of God in the local community.


Pastoral Assistant - Jacquie Cannon

Jacquie has recently taken up this position and is looking forward to assisting the Pastor and the wider church through her role. She is a member of the Music and Worship team and also enjoys leading the Sunday morning Service. She has five children and enjoys watching them grow up in the church and become involved in using their talents and gifts to serve and bless others.

Jacquie  teaches SRE at a number of local Primary schools and loves to see God at work through this  important ministry.

Jacquie has written a  number of poems and looks for more opportunities to share her writing with the wider church body.