Our leaders and enablers of Pathways Presbyterian Church (Palmerston North)
Pastoral Care Leader
Bev enables and coordinates a committed and compassionate team of people who care for those who are particularly frail and/or vulnerable in our community - particularly those who are elderly, living alone or with ill health. Now 'retired', Bev comes with tremendous experience in hospice work and nursing. Bev also coordinates the monthly Friends meeting.
Community Care & Love
Geoff leads and enables a team of people who work primarily in the community; fostering and sharing God's love and good news. Geoff has a passion and extraordinary gift for teaching, is a member of the parish council and preaches occasionally.
Rosanne gives free lessons teaching people all kinds of musical instruments, cellos, guitars, ukuleles, clarinets, piano and/or violins.
Anne comes with a wealth of experience and training as a minister and working alongside people with severe intellectual and physical disabilities. Anne visits people in residential care facilities or their own homes sharing God's love and good news.
Volunteers and Parents
Children and Families Preschool Groups
Volunteers and Parents are leading the playgroups at Lighthouse (from Pathways at St David's). Our church volunteers come with bucket loads of care, compassion and love. Our groups are held on Monday and Thursday mornings from 9.30 am during school terms.
Associate Minister, Korean Congregation
John has a zeal for God's good news! Ordained in South Korea, John leads a committed community and church family of Koreans living and working in Palmerston North, as well as visiting and supporting a Korean church in Whanganui.
Judy comes with bucket loads of common sense, dry wit, and lots of drive and energy. Judy has decades of experience in nursing and training/teaching nursing. Judy provides one-on-one care for some of our older and frailer folk in our communities.
Treasurer & convenor of Finance
Tim is a member of the parish council, plays the ukulele and saxophone, and is treasurer for Pathways Presbyterian Church! Tim works on making sure the finances of Pathways are faithfully and carefully applied to enable God's mission.
Jenny Evans and Margaret Sinclair-Jones
Meeting Point Organisers
Jenny and Margaret, with the help of the team, coordinates a gathering of people who meet up regularly to chat, share crafts and stories, enjoy friendship and love.