Pastoral Movements

To assist Pastors wishing to keep in touch with their colleagues, the BUV provides a monthly update on pastoral movements. The list will not be comprehensive as we can only report on the pastoral movements confirmed to us.

Pastoral movements

December 2021. 

  • Andrew Simpson will conclude as Associate Pastor at Mooroolbark to take up the role of Youth and Young Adults Pastor at New Peninsula in April 2022.
  • Bruce Stewart has concluded as Interim Pastor at Kangaroo Flat Baptist Church.
  • Carolyn Francis will conclude her role as Pastor for Teaching and Worship at Collins Street Baptist Church to take up the role of Lecturer in Baptist Identity and History at Whitley College in January 2022. 
  • Geoff Johnstone has been appointed as Pastor at Seymour & Alexandra.
  • Glynis Dickins has had her role as Interim Pastor at Northcote extended until the end of the year.
  • Jon Coombs will conclude as Associate Pastor – Youth and Young Adults at Rowville to be Lead Pastor at Mooroolbark commencing April 2022.
  • Patrick Houghton has been appointed at Boort Baptist Church and will commence as Senior Pastor in the new year.
  • Robert Martin has been appointed at Northcote and will commence in April 2022.
  • Steve Jarlett has been appointed as Senior Pastor at Murrumbeena Baptist Church.
  • Tim Dyer will conclude as Senior Pastor at Belgrave South at the end of the year and take up the role of Pastoral Care Pastor at Syndal Baptist Church