Deacons serve the church in many practical ways. Members of the church congregation will find their contact details in the Community Directory. Refer to the Community section of the website.

Currently our deacons are…

Jeff Lane

Jeff has been a member of Shore Baptist for over 20 years, serving as a deacon since 20??.

He is married to Annette & lives Glenfield.  He works for OMF NZ, seconded to Tertiary Students Christian Fellowship (TSCF), working with international students at Massey University, Albany.  He has previously worked with OMF in China and Taiwan for several years and now primarily works with Chinese students here in NZ.

Annette Lane

Annette works as a community occupational therapist for Waitemata DHB four days a week visiting adults with physical disabilities at home.  She volunteers part time as an associate staff worker for TSCF working with Jeff with international students.  She enjoys the privilege of having an insight into the lives of others and journeying with them.

Annette has been a member of Shore Baptist since 2002, and became a deacon in…

Andrew Snowball

Andrew is married to Susan, with 2 teenage children and also lives in Glenfield.  He has been employed in IT for over 30 years (!) and currently works part-time as a consulting project manager & CAD specialist.  He joined Shore Baptist Church in 1991, and has served in Sunday School, Youth & various committees and leads a Care Group in their home.

Susan Snowball

(married to Andrew) has been a member of Shore Baptist since 1991 and became a Deacon in June 2017. She works as an ESOL teacher at Henderson Intermediate. For many years, she has served in the organisation of church morning teas and more recently been part of the SBC Catering team which caters for SBC@1800, Roving Classroom, Church camps and conferences. Her home has been used as a venue for Youth, Care Groups and Ladies Events. She led and taught Sunday School for nearly ten years and has been involved, alongside Andrew, in leading Beach Mission teams over 15 years.

For any issues – financial or practical – please contact any of the deacons as listed in the community directory or