Stu joined WSBC in 2008. Prior to arriving in Island Bay, Stu trained at Carey Baptist College. He is married to Michelle and they have two children. He is a sport enthusiast, particularly Rugby and NFL. He enjoys watching movies and listening to music.
As a minister, he enjoys journeying with people as they wrestle with and grow in their own faith journeys. He believes in a God who is powerful enough to bring hope, meaning, comfort and confidence to life. He wants to share the love and grace God has revealed to him, with others, that they might find healing and be whole.
Louise has been a member of WSBC since 2011. She joined the staff team in 2018. Louise is married to Trent and has two children. She is creative and enjoys making things as well encouraging community development.
As a pastor, Louise has a vision of inclusion, regardless of where people may be on a faith spectrum. She wants to build community where everyone is welcome and feels valued.
Margaret Crisp – Administrator, Pastoral Assistant, Facilities Manager
Margaret is the heart and soul of our WSBC community. Once described as “Heaven on Toast,” Margaret loves people and fosters strong community connections with our friends in Island Bay. Margaret is married to John, has three grown up children and is Nan to seven beautiful girls.