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Ken and Judy Clendinning

Ken and Judy have been married for nearly 45 years and are the proud parents of 4 (married) adult children and 8 grandchildren with another on the way.

Ken has been the interim Senior Pastor at Ulverstone Baptist Church, Tasmania for this past year. Prior to taking up the interim role, he was the Director of Ministries for the Baptist Churches in NSW and ACT. Previously he was the pastor of the Baptist churches in Broken Hill for 7 years, and Orange Baptist for 6 years before joining the faculty at Morling College for 14½ years where he lectured in areas of pastoral and practical theology. He then moved to his denominational leadership role for the following 10 years. Ken also has a background in education, psychology and sociology. For the past 25 years he has been the chaplain of the Canterbury Bulldogs NRL teams and is on the national Board of Global Interaction.

Judy has her own practice as an Individual and Couples Counsellor, primarily working with people in ministry. Her background has included teaching, retail management, welfare agency working with young homeless women, lecturing and as a pastor for 10 years. She has been on the Board of NSW/ACT BaptistCare and the Ethics Committee for the Australian College of Theology.

Along with Judy, Ken commenced as Interim Senior Pastor at Lake Joondalup Baptist Church on Monday 12 February 2018.
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Daniel and Anna-Claire Rodgers

Daniel & Anna Claire have been married for 7 years and have a son named Sebastian. They love binge watching TV shows together and going on coffee dates. Daniel is the Youth and Young Adults Pastor at LJ Baptist, he has a passion for preaching, discipleship and strategic planning.

Daniel is also an avid sports fan. He supports the Golden State Warriors in the NBA, Daniel Ricciardo in the Formula_1, the Brisbane Lions in the AFL and the Tottenham Hotspurs in the English Premier League. Daniel likes to think of himself as a bit of a coffee connoisseur. It is unfortunate then that his barista skills leave a fair bit to be desired.

Anna is a fun loving, friendly bubbly person who loves to read and sleep. In fact, she regularly claims that sleeping is her hobby. She has a passion for young people and is a gifted preacher.

Along with Anna-Claire, Daniel commenced as Youth and Young Adults Pastor at Lake Joondalup Baptist Church in July 2015.
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Wendy Howell

Wendy joined the LJ Baptist staff team in mid 2014. She has a passion for helping others and for the Church to be the hands and feet of Christ for those within the congregation and in the wider community.

Wendy loves to assist and witness the various ministries of LJ to thrive and bless those involved and those they serve.

Wendy has been previously involved with several community groups and boards and spent 8 years of her young adult life in the Scouting movement as a Rover. While a Rover, among other positions, she represented her state on the National Council, was an aide-de-camp to the state Chief Commissioner of Scouting as well as the Governor of Queensland. With a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science, Wendy has a passion for the Australian bush spending 17 years in remote country towns in Queensland and Western Australia as an Environmental Officer and Manager for a mining company. She spent many of her school holidays as a child visiting and working on her cousins’ sheep stations in outback Queensland.

Wendy was living in Newman, north-west WA, with her husband, Brad, and two daughters prior to moving to Perth in 2010 to meet the educational needs of her daughters, now teenagers. It was then she came to LJ and was welcomed as family.

Originally from Brisbane, Queensland, Wendy is an avid cricket fan and mad Scorchers follower. Being born and bred in Queensland, she is a keen supporter of the Queensland State of Origin Rugby League football team. Wendy loves camping with her family, sightseeing around her own “backyard,” and catching up with friends. Though she rarely has the chance these days, Wendy enjoys a horse ride through the bush.
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