Shane and Georgie Baxter are the Senior Pastors of Enjoy Church.
Under their visionary leadership and relational style, Enjoy Church has grown significantly from 40 people to over 4000 since 1998, with multiple campuses across Victoria and over 90 nationalities represented.
Shane is a member of the National Executive for the ACC (Australian Christian Churches, formerly known as the Assemblies of God), and is also the State President for the ACC in Victoria. He is passionate about seeing the local church fruitful and flourishing, impacting and influencing the community and beyond. He is committed to leadership development and seeing people released into their purpose and calling.
Georgie has a heart for the body of Christ and especially loves encouraging women to realize their full potential. She is the director of Victorian Christian Women, as well as host of the annual Adore Women's Conference.
Together they have the unique ability to relate and connect to others with their zest for life. Woven through their lives is Ecclesiastes 8:15, "So I commend the enjoyment of life".
Shane & Georgie have been married for 23 years and have two beautiful daughters.
The Senior Leadership Team is the most senior level leadership team within the life of the church. Those who participate at a Senior Leadership Team level do so because of their spiritual maturity which can be observed through their personal lives, ministry and leadership influence.
The Senior Leadership Team exists to set and oversee the outworking of vision and governance within the church that God’s purpose for this congregation might become our reality.
The Senior Leadership Team is made up of the following:
Ps Shane Baxter
Ps Georgie Baxter
Ps Louise Arioka
Associate & West Campus Pastor
Ps Mick Reeves
Ps Vivien McDonald
Ps Michael Goyne
IT & Multimedia Pastor
Ps Ash Battle
Creative & Youth Pastor