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Bill & Deb Vine

BILL VINE

Bill and his wife Debbie have attended Chancellor Church for 20+ years during which time they raised their 2 now adult children.

ANDREW GRAY

Andrew Gray has been a member of Chancellor Church since 2007. He and his wife Susan have 6 children.

REUBEN RAMSAY

Reuben has been a part of Chancellor Church since 2004 after moving from Central Queensland.

CHRIS BAKER

Chris been a part of Chancellor Church for some 18 years. He and his wife Kylie have two children.

PETER HILL

Peter Hill has been married to his wife Raelene Hill for 36 years and have been at Chancellor Church for over four years.

Walter (Wal) van der Vlugt

Wal and his wife Kay have attended Chancellor Church for 20+ years.  They have a blended family of 5 children and 7 grandchildren.
Ron & Julie Nellor

Ron Neller

Ron, and his wife Julie, have been married for 14 years and have attended Chancellor Church for the past 4 years.

Bill Vine

Bill and his wife Debbie have attended Chancellor Church for 20+ years during which time they raised their 2 now adult children. They have appreciated the warm friendship and deep relationships found within Chancellor Church.
Over the years, Bill and Debbie have been involved with pastoral care, young adults, university ministry and other roles under the church umbrella as well as working closely with inter-denominational ministries such as the Mt Tamborine Convention.
Bill is a huge fan of the work of CMA (Christian Ministry Advancement), The Gospel Coalition Australia, CPX (Centre for Public Christianity) and enjoys reading authors such as John Stott, John Dickson, Stuart Piggin and CS Lewis.
Loves researching family and indigenous history, eggs Benedict (eating not researching), Park-Run, anything Deb cooks as well as spending time with family and friends.
Bill works as a piano technician all around the Sunshine Coast.

Andrew Gray

Andrew Gray has been a member of Chancellor Church since 2007. He and his wife Susan have 6 children. Andrew has been employed in Law Enforcement for the last 29 years.

Andrew enjoys the outdoors and is a bit of a home handyman. His most liked passage of Scripture is John 8:7-11.

Reuben Ramsay

Reuben has been a part of Chancellor Church since 2004 after moving from Central Queensland.

In the early years, Reuben was actively involved in the church’s youth group and mentorship of teenage boys. He met his wife, Katelyn, while on a short term mission trip to Uganda in 2005 and together they have 3 young children which he sees as a primary mission field for this time of life.  Katelyn is a Pediatric Nurse at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital and loves the Sunshine Coast lifestyle.

Reuben believes that God’s Word, delivered by the local church, is the greatest force for good in our community and that the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ is the ultimate gift that one can receive.

Chris Baker

Chris, his wife Kylie, and his two children, Olivia and Charlotte, have been active members of Chancellor Church for some 18 years.  

They appreciate Chancellor Church’s warmth, teaching, genuineness, and community fellowship.

Chris works in the clinical nursing field, a role that constantly challenges and humbles him as he works with those in need.  In his spare moments, his family enjoys camping, spending time with friends, and grabbing a cup of coffee and unique spots.

Peter Hill

Peter Hill has been married to his wife Raelene Hill for 36 years and have been at Chancellor Church for over four years. They have two children, Crystal who died in a car crash in 2004 at the age of 17, and Jack who lives in Melbourne and is is working as an engineer.

Peter retired from his retail life 6 years ago at the age of 60 after serving in various senior roles. He is an active volunteer in our community and church through volunteering at Fusion, driving the Sunday Church Bus service, involvement with VANA Childcare Minisitries, on the board of ONE STEP charity, and other acts of service.

He has been attending a Bible study led by our Chancellor Church pastor for the past two years and loves the passage in Luke 23:34, 42-43 that demonstrates the grace of God and love of Christ on the cross and the sacrifice He made for us.

Walter (Wal) Van der Vlugt

Wal and his wife Kay have attended Chancellor Church for 20+ years. They have a blended family of 5 children and 7 grandchildren. Prior to attending Chancellor Church Wal and few others started a Christian Radio station on the S.C. building the first studio and running a weekly Gospel and Blues program. His involvement at Chancellor has included running a mens ministry, holding bible study groups and home groups, partnering in overseas mission and outreach to house bound and elderly members of the church. Wal appreciates that Chancellor Church has always been one where young and old mesh together and that is centred on the clear and undefiled teaching of Biblical truth to make disciples in an environment of grace.

Ron Neller

Ron, and his wife Julie, have been married for 14 years and have attended Chancellor Church for the past 4 years.

Ron was previously an academic researcher and lecturer in numerous countries and is currently a speaker and writer for Creation Ministries International (Australia).

Ron and Julie appreciate the warmth, friendship and the Biblically grounded purpose of Chancellor Church. They also love hiking, camping and good coffee shops.