John Macindoe - Lead Pastor
John married Anna way back in 1990 and has since been enjoying the best years of his life. They are the proud parents of three adult children; Erin, Adam, and Kate. After finishing bible college in 2001, John was called to serve as pastor at Pennant Hills. John is passionate about explaining the Bible in a clear and convicting way so as to lead people into a greater awareness of God's love. He likes to spend his spare time paddling kayaks whilst fishing, renovating his house, and enjoying other people’s company.
Jonny Lam - Pastor
The story of what God’s doing in our world is what Jonny loves and what gives him hope. At church, he primarily works to support ministry teams and small groups. Outside of work, he enjoys eating and cooking all sorts of food with his family and friends.
Grab him for a chat about Jesus, or about opportunities to serve at church, or about the latest hipster café/specialty coffee place that just opened.
Winnie Yeo – Administration / Pastoral Support Ministry Leader
Winnie and Gim came from Singapore 18 years ago and have since then called Penno Baps their church family. They love Jesus and his people. Winnie retired from corporate work to give God the second half of her life to work in the church. She loves organising people and things but her greatest passion is connecting with people, speaking God’s truth into their lives and praying with them. Her favourite verse is Psalm 46:10 “Be still and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”
The Elders Team
Simon is married to Serene and together they have the joy of being mum and dad to Sophia, Seth, Susanna, Stephen, and Scarlett (This family is brought to you by the letter ‘S’). Simon has been part of Penno Baps for almost twenty years and runs his own Chiropractic practice in West Pennant Hills. He is also our church treasurer.
Victor is married to Christine. They share their home in Cherrybrook with the ‘Chin Clan’ – Caleb, Eva, Zoe, and Lara. Vic works as a civil engineer and has been part of the Penno family for most of his life.
Nathan is married with a daughter. Together his family love, i) spending time together, ii) serving the Penno family, iii) travel and good food. Nathan works in economic development for a local council and, when he can, likes to sing and keep a steady beat on the drums.
Rohan is married to Manju. During his time at Penno, Rohan has raised a family of three, built a career, and preached numerous times. He serves as a Senior Cardiologist in South-West Sydney and is also a cricket tragic.
Ben is married to Marie. In addition to his work in social housing development, he loves being a grandfather and the life of any party.
Michael is married to Maud and the father of two adult children, Germaine and Mark. Michael works in IT with a major bank and loves to garden. He and Maud have been living in their house at Beecroft for the past 27 years and have been part of Penno throughout that entire time. He is also our Church Secretary.