Meet the R.T.B.C. Leadership Team


The Board

Pastor - Shane Hanley BMin. MA (Min) JP.
Known for his 'straight talk preaching', Pastor Shane has a passion for communicating the truth of God's Word in a language and style that is accessible and understandable for today's culture. Pastor Shane has a heart for the lost and a desire to reach out to those experiencing real socio-economic disadvantage.
Trained at Morling Theological & Bible College and mentored by Rev Alan Cossgrove and Rev Dr Bill Newman, Pastor Shane has also served as an Associate Pastor at Belmont Baptist Church and was formerly a director of Belmont Christian College.
Prior to ministry, Pastor Shane gained life experience in small business and heavy industry.
Pastor Shane is married to Stephanie ( 30+years) and have 3 children & 2 grandchildren.
 Elder - Brian Watson 
 Elder - Andrew Burrow Dip. Theology, Cert. IV Christian Counselling
Church Secretary - Alison Torrens Dip. Min & Mission
Alison has grown up in Raymond Terrace and attended RTBC. Upon leaving school she completed Technical College studies in Secretarial procedures and worked in a local business. In the early 80’s she left the Business and completed a Child Care Certificate, working in a number of Child Care Facilities including a Women’s Refuge owned and operated by the Salvation Army. In 1985/86 she completed a Diploma of Ministry & Mission at Sydney Missionary & Bible College. Since Bible College, Alison has held various positions in the church and has been involved in Children’s Ministry and Office Administration. Alison has a passion for Children’s Ministry and a desire to see children come to Christ. She brings to the Secretary’s role her training and background in Secretarial Procedures.


Women's Ministry
Stephanie Hanley ThC


Food Services
Leanne Wilson
Kay Reeves

Student Pastors, Chaplains and Interns

Nathan Hanley
Student Youth Pastor
School Chaplain

Ministry Support

Kay Reeves
Safe Church Compliance
Alison Torrens
Dip. Min. & Mission.
WHS Compliance
Brian Watson
WHS Compliance
John Parker

Ministry Team Leaders

Stephanie Hanley ThC
Worship Director
Zech Hanley
Women Enjoying Life Together
Kay Reeves
Knit & Natter
Jenny Goodson
Shed Time for Men
Andrew Burrow