Elders and their Wives
Stuart and Priscilla Milsom
Stuart and Priscilla have been married for 25 years; have two adult sons (Caleb and Andrew) who have left home embarking on tertiary studies.They have both been involved at Fenton Park Bible Church for over 20 years, with a 4 year gap away in Auckland and Palmerston North. Priscilla currently works Part-Time for an Accountant and Stuart currently works for an Electricity Company. They love serving the Lord together in the local church, have a strong commitment to God’s word and Church Ministry.
Donald and Gwen Stevenson
Donald & Gwen were married in 1981, have two adult sons and one daughter training to be a nurse. They have been involved in full time Christian ministry stretching back to 1986 at Kiwi Ranch Youth Camp. Gwen works in Christian pre-school and Donald serves as our Pastor here at FPBC. They love blessing the local church by using their gifts especially helping in Biblical Counselling.
Ray and Denise Rolston
Ray and Denise were married in 1982 and have four adult children & two grandchildren (and more on the way). All four children went away to study, three returned to Rotorua and ended up marrying friends from Fenton Park Bible Church. All of them are involved in ministry at FPBC.
Ray & Denise have been attending FPBC since 1992. Ray has been part of the Music ministry all that time, and Denise has been involved in 'Mum' ministries. Together they have held weekly small groups in their home and been part of the Pastoral Care team. Ray's passion is making visitors to church feel welcome, trying his best to talk to every new face he sees on Sundays.
Donald has been serving as our Pastor since May 2013. Prior to this Donald pastored for 16 years at Hastings Bible Church and Riverbend Bible Church in Hawkes Bay. He graduated from The Master's Seminary in 1995 and has a passion for God and His Word, is committed to the gospel, expositional teaching and touching lives with the only message of hope - Jesus Christ! He loves small group ministry and seeing every person "presented mature in Christ."
Sam works as the Office Administrator at Fenton Park Bible Church. He is involved in the Fenton Park Bible Church worship team, and has been a member of the church since birth. He has recently completed his studies in administration, and after spending a year working for another christian community organisation is very excited to be able to serve his church.
Dan is married to Katie and has three children- Abigail, Toby & Lacey. A builder for 6 years, Dan has now hung up his tool belt to build into the lives of youth. Having grown up involved in Youth Ministry, in particular Christian Camping, he is passionate about seeing teens grow in their relationship with God. Biblically based teaching and discipleship are a priority in the Youth Ministry here at FPBC. Dan has recently completed a Diploma in Biblical Studies through The Shepherd's Bible College.
Children's Ministry Coordinator
Ruth is married with four children, most of whom have left home. Ruth is a registered teacher and has been working with children for over 30 years . She is currently teaching part-time in a local intermediate school as well as being employed by FPBC to plan and co-ordinate the Sunday School Programme, After-School Programme and Holiday Programmes.