PETER COSSGROVE - senior pastor
Pastor Peter Cossgrove commenced at North East Baptist in mid January and was inducted during the service on 3 February 2013. Peter has been involved in pastoral oversight of all Youth & Young Adults Ministry previously at Eastside Community Church and Clontarf Beach Baptist Church. He has expanded his ministry and is currently the new Senior Pastor. He has been involved in youth ministries for 15 years and is passionate about seeing people of all ages both young and old reach their potential in Christ and family. He and Tracey have been married for 17 years and have three children.
CATHY LESLIE - ASSOCIATE PASTOR
Cathy has been a part of North East Baptist since 2001 and in that time has been involved in many aspects of church life including youth and children’s ministry, mission and outreach events, prayer, home groups, pastoral care, worship and preaching. Prior to becoming a pastor at NEB Cathy was involved in school chaplaincy at both primary and high schools for 8 years. She is married to Adam and has two sons, Daniel and Sam. When at all possible Cathy can be found in the great outdoors, on a beach or a bike, playing a bit of sport or wandering through a park.
ANDREW HASSUM - ASSOCIATE PASTOR
Andrew started ministering at NEB in mid 2015 after acting on God’s call for him to become a Youth and Young Adults Pastor. Prior to NEB, Andrew served as a deacon, youth co-ordinator, youth leader, preacher, and worship leader at Clontarf Beach Baptist Church. Andrew commenced study in 2012 and aims to have completed his Masters of Divinity through the Australian College of Theology by mid 2018. In his spare time, Andrew loves playing soccer, cricket, touch footy, working on cars, and hanging out with his family and friends! Andrew is married to Naomi and they have one child (Zane, Born 2015).
TRACEY COSSGROVE - WORSHIP CO-ORDINATOR