Our Team

Carol Cleasby

Carol Cleasby

Associate Pastor (Children's)

Carol is a mother of 4 young adult children and is married to Paul. She is passionate about supporting and encouraging children to develop a personal relationship with God, to understand their worth and discover their potential to grow into resilient, faithful followers of Christ. Carol loves working with families, encouraging them and providing opportunities for them to experience and share the love of Jesus in the family and the community. She has previously worked in education, loves time with her family, especailly time with her grandchildren, outback camping and everything about the beach!

Will Tugwell

Will Tugwell

Youth Pastor

Will is our Youth and Young Adults Pastor. Before becoming a pastor he has a Gap Year in England and complete a Bachelor of Business at UTS. He has since completed a Bachelor of Ministry at Morling College and is currently completing his accreditation.

He loves his sport, plays football, likes coffee and weekends at the beach.
Will has been at TCBC for three years. He is passionate about young disciples loving Jesus at School and where they do life!

Carol Hewatt

Carol Hewatt

Pastoral Care to Seniors

Carol is married to Les and has 4 children, Tim, Kara, Kelly & Kirrilly and 8 grandchildren. She has been at TCBC since 1969. She and her husband spent three year in PNG. She is now the Pastoral Care Pastor for Seniors which involves overseeing the care of our Seniors, Tuesday Church, Around the Table (a dementia friendly group) and many other activities. She loves teaching children, “extreme” reading (not sport!), and spending time with her family.

Lara Ridler

Lara Ridler

Lifegroups and Welcoming Coordinator

Lara is married to Oli and has 2 young adult children. Together as a family they have been at TCBC for 21 years. Lara loves spending time over a cuppa listening to and encouraging women of all ages. She is passionate about the value Lifegroups bring to our church community as well as helping newcomers to TCBC find a welcoming place to belong.

In her time off she loves sunrises at the beach, photography and bushwalking.

Tim Hamblin

Tim Hamblin

Worship Pastor

Tim is married to Beth and they have recently welcomed their little boy Lachlan into their family. Tim has a passion for seeing people follow and worship Jesus, and loves exploring and encouraging the different ways that the arts can interact with faith and the worship and illumination of God. Tim is a drummer with a Bachelor of Music and loves working with children and young people, so when not at TCBC, you’ll find him teaching drums and percussion in various schools in the local area. Tim also has a love of football, food and a good book.

Mike P

Mike P

Interim Associate Pastor

Mike is married to Fiona and has 3 teenage kids – Hannah, Miri and Zaki.  In 2021 Mike and his family returned from 15 wonderful years in the Middle East where he was running a training company.  For the last 25 years, in a wide variety of contexts outside the walls of the church, Mike has been an entrepreneurial change catalyst who loves to design, facilitate, coach and consult to bring real attitude and behaviour change. Mike is passionate about discipleship and equipping followers of Jesus to be changemakers right where God has placed them. 

When relaxing you will find Mike on a basketball court or paddleboard, in the bush or at a local cafe.

Debbie Noble

Debbie Noble

Administration Assistant

Debbie is a mother to 3 young children and is married to James. She loves a ‘to do’ list and is happy to chat and help answer any questions from those in the Church family or wider community. Debbie has been involved in multiple ministries through growing up at TCBC and loves being a part of the team.

Outside of the office, Debbie loves going on adventures with her family, catching up with friends and hanging out at the beach.

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15-17 Duffy Avenue Thornleigh NSW 2120

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