Darryl Kilker

Pastor Darryl Kilker, originally from north-east Texas, he graduated from Ouachita Baptist University, USA.
He arrived in Australia in his 20’s with a group of people from the Southern Baptist churches, Texas, on a short-term mission to assist Australian Baptist churches.
He met his wife Joy (Australian), while over here and has been married for over 25 years with 3 children. In his time as a Pastor he has ministered to people in the USA and Australia.


Steve Messer

Steve graduated from Melbourne University and worked as a secondary school teacher for over 20 years, at Nhill High School and Warragul High School, then at Chairo Christian School in Drouin. He pastored Community Church Warragul for eight years before leaving to complete an M.Div at Ridley College of Mission and Ministry in Melbourne. He joined the team at Pakenham Baptist in January 2015.

Steve and his wife Jenny married in 1981 and they have four adult children and one daughter-in-law.

Pakenham Baptist’s Elders
Richard Thurrowgood
Dennis Graetz
Boe Waterhouse
Grant Buck