People

Andrew Hamilton

Pastoral Team Leader

Andrew is the team leader at YCC. Andrew has been leading Quinns Baptist Church with Danelle since 2009 when they returned from a 6 month family holiday around Australia.

As Yanchep locals they are really excited at the opportunity to be part of a new church plant in their own community.

Andrew will work 2 days/week for both QBC & YCC as the team leader with a focus on leadership, teaching and blokey stuff, while Danelle will stay focused on the work at QBC for one day/week where she focuses on pastoral care and admin.

Andrew also runs his own business in irrigation and turf, while Danelle works at Quinns Baptist College in various admin roles and manages the Quinns Kids Out of School Hours Care.

Andrew can be often found at one of the local Yanchep beaches either surfing or taking pictures of the ocean - often with his drone. If you love the Yanchep beaches then be sure to check out his Facebook or Instagram page yanchepbeaches365 to see daily pics of the local beauty.

He's also a regular on the 98.5 Sonshine FM 'Big Brekkie' and there you can hear him rabbiting on about some of his pet ideas early in the mornings!


Ryan Christonsen

Pastor

Ryan is also one of the founding pastors of YCC. He is currently with QBC and will work across both churches for 2 days/week.

He teaches, counsels and fixes stuff and he is also employed by the Quinns Baptist College as a chaplain.

He is married to Jen who home schools up in Yanchep and can he often be found down at the lagoon with a fishing rod, a kayak and an underwater camera.

You can check out some of his video work on his youtube channel.




Jen Shelton

Children's Worker

Jen is the children's worker at YCC. Jen has been a member of Quinns Baptist Church for many years and has enjoyed serving in children's ministry through volunteering at Glow (years 4 to 6) and regularly helping in Sunday school. Jen was also part of a small team who organised and ran faith based over night camps for children in the community.

Jen works 4 hours a week with the goal of creating and implementing a safe, fun and educational program for the children at YCC. She hopes to establish and support a strong team of volunteers who find joy in sharing and teaching God's word.

Jen is a widowed mum of two teenagers, she also cares for her elderly father and enjoys working in the community as a cleaner, helping those who are in need of assistance.

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