One Team

Roger2.jpgroger bentley

Roger is the Interim Senior Minister (Previously Executive Minister) and has been on the ministry team since 1999. Roger is responsible for the overall day to day operations of the church and aligning the activities of our ministries around our Vision. He is married to Cathy and they have four adult children.

Likes: great design, Apple products, the paper kites (band).
Dislikes: car parks, PCs, telemarketing.


Rod.jpgrod clements

Rod joined the team in 2007 after working in local government youth services. Rod is passionate to see people being welcomed well and integrated into the life and community of One. Rod oversees the small group ministry, is a gifted preacher and teacher and is keen to help others find their place in ministry and service both on Sundays and the other six days. Rod is married to Myfawny and they have three children.

Likes: climbing hills on a bike, coffee, being on the beach with the kids!
Dislikes: golf, instant coffee, white bread.

Jess.jpgJess Hammond

Jess joined the ministry team in 2007. She oversees our worship ministry here at One and is passionate about seeing God's people engage genuinely and deeply with God in the corporate space.  She studied at both Tabor and Stirling Theological colleges.  Jess with husband Daniel are also song writers and musicians and have a music/arts ministry called Insideout -

Likes: good coffee, good food, anything red and black (including AFL teams).
Dislikes: magpies (all kinds), PCs, the assumption that she plays country music :)


Nick.jpgNick waring

Nick joined the ministry team in 2013 and has previously worked in youth ministry and advertising/PR roles. Nick completed his Theological studies through Stirling College and oversees Youth, Young Adults and Comunications. He is married to Renita and they have two children. If you want to stir him up, have a dig at his beloved Essendon Bombers.

Likes: The Bombers, basketball, snow skiing, gardening, good brekkies.
Dislikes: Cats, crowded shopping centres, cats.


Linda.jpglinda bailey

Linda joined the ministry team in 2016 after working for a number of years with LightFM and CBM. She oversees the Children’s and Families ministry and loves to connect the Bible into everyday life.  She runs a blog to share her reflections on life and God.

Linda is married to Cameron and they have had four children in their family through the foster system.

Likes: Movies, novels, skiing, afternoon naps, chocolate 
Dislikes: Shopping, coriander, clutter