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At Orewa Baptist Church, our staff of outstanding members are fueled by their commitment to serve the community. Whether they’re organizing our events or making sure that sermons run smoothly — they do everything to demonstrate their dedication and commitment to fulfilling all of the congregation’s goals. Get in touch with us today and speak with our team of dedicated staff!



Senior Pastor

Mark Poole is the Senior Pastor of Orewa Baptist Church. He and his wife Dee have two amazing daughters, Talia and Stevie Noelle. Mark is passionate about people growing in their faith and loves to watch the church gather together to learn and live out the teachings of Jesus Christ.

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Youth Pastor

Jordan Farnum is our Youth Pastor. He and his wife Breana moved up with their two boys Azariah and Jonah in 2017 from the mighty Bay of Plenty. They have a passion for young people. Their desire is that the young people of today would know who they are in God’s eyes, understand His plans for their life, to discover the gifts He has given them and find their place in God’s church.

Current Vacancies



Do you love 10 -13 year olds? 

As we look to better equip & empower our Church we recognize the need surrounding Pre-teen youth & their families. For this reason we are seeking an individual who loves school years 7 & 8 youth & wants to see them thrive! If you value what we value, if you love intermediate aged  youth, maybe this role is for you

Reading Student


Passionate about ministry? Want to get stuck into ministry & learn on the go in 2021?

Study through Carey Baptist College or Pathways NZ & become a hands-on part of the OBC staff & family!


Interns gain exposure, experience, and education in specific ministry areas providing the necessary foundation to build their future.

If you are 18+ and are serious about developing personally and professionally in church ministry, we want to hear from you.

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