Jason Smart

Jason Smart

Jason and Cath came to Townsville in 2013 to join Willows in their mission to make disciples of the nations. Jason and Cath have 5 kids (Arthur, Billy, Eliza, Rex and Joe). Both Jason and Cath studied at Moore Theological College in Sydney before ministering at Bathurst for a few years. They love the Bible and sharing what it tells us about our great God and they hope to continue to share that good news with the people of Townsville.

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Simon Allery

Simon Allery

Simon and Deb joined the Willows team in 2015. They’ve both just completed their studies at the Queensland Theological College (QTC) in Brisbane. Along with their kids (Henry and Thomas) they’re looking forward to encouraging and being encouraged by the church family at Willows as they minister with us. Simon and Deb both share a strong conviction that the word of God changes us and so it will be a focal point in their ministry among the youth and children and growth groups of Willows.

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Sarah Johnston

Sarah Johnston

Sarah has returned to Willows in 2017 after spending a year in Sydney, studying a diploma at Moore Theological College. Sarah will be working 3.5 days, a week for Willows, looking after children’s ministries. She is excited about her role in training and equipping leaders, and helping kids get to know our great God and saviour.

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Cathalina Anderson

Cathalina Anderson

Cathalina is married to Jeremy and she organises all the administrative stuff that helps free up the rest of church to engage in ministry. When you ring church it’s most likely Cathalina who answers and if she can’t help you she’ll certainly know who best to speak to. Cathalina and Jeremy have three kids, Iona, Milana and Sven.

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Chris Gargan

Chris Gargan

Chris is married to Rebecca and they have 3 children: Sammy, Maddie and Alex. Chris completed his studies at Queensland Theological College in 2019 and began working at Willows in 2020.

Chris is the 10:30 minister in addition to overseeing our bible studies.

Both Chris and Rebecca see God’s word as his primary means of reshaping us into the image of Christ and so want it to be central in everything we do.

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