We achieve this by providing support and care services that meet the needs of people: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.
WE'RE HOLISTIC IN OUR APPROACH.
Our Christian heart means we affirm life in all of its joys and challenges and we provide a broad array of services with compassion and grace.
WE'RE PRACTICAL IN OUR WORK.
Faith is action and action shows faith; we’re prepared to get our hands dirty and meet people where they’re at, providing practical and workable solutions to the complexities of life.
WE'RE INDIVIDUAL IN OUR NATURE.
Building stronger communities starts with one person and we’ll treat each person with the respect they deserve. Yes, we’ll have group options because we believe we’re better together, but a group is just a collective of individuals contributing to each other. Each person is important to us.
WE'RE COMMITTED TO THE LONG TERM.
Nothing of value comes easily so we’re committed to growing sustainably and responsively as we change with the ebbs and flows of our community.
Sue has been part of the Windsor Park Baptist Church community since 1988. She has been on staff since 2003 as Pastor of Church Care, leading the pastoral care team and training staff and volunteers. She's passionate about developing networks and partnerships and has many years of experience providing holistic support for both the practical and spiritual needs of the community.
As Manager of the Windsor Park LifeCare Trust, Sue brings all this passion and experience into the role and is excited about the opportunities ahead to provide even more holistic support for those in our local community.
Sue loves spending time with her family. She's been married to James for more than 40 years and has five adult children and 10 delightful grandchildren. She's an active relaxer and enjoys getting out on the water paddle-boarding and walking on the beach to keep her life balanced.
Debbie has been an investor for the last 17 years and, more recently, an entrepreneur. This enables time and flexibility to proactively help in the community. Being a member of Windsor Park Baptist Church since 2007, she has had many varied leadership roles including running budgeting courses, pre-marriage classes and writing resources. She is excited about the real difference Windsor Park Lifecare Trust will make in the community.
Grant has been Senior Pastor of Windsor Park Baptist Church since October 2008. He was a banker before God led a change of career. Grant chairs the boards of Carey Baptist College and Freeset International Limited. He is also Chaplain to the SkyCity NZ Breakers Basketball club.
Grant & Jo have been married for 26 years and they have four young adult children. In his spare time enjoys trying to keep up with his kids on the wakeboard at Lake Maraetai.
Daniella is our newest board member for the LifeCare Trust. She brings to the table her skills and experience working as a Social Worker in Auckland. Daniella has a passion for helping and serving the community, she is full of creative ideas and is passionate about caring for others.
Euan has worked within the wider transport, automotive and inspection sectors for 30 years. A member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors, he is currently the Director and Chief Executive of Japan Export Vehicle Inspection Center (JEVIC) NZ Ltd. and a director and board chair for three boards within the JEVIC Group of Companies.
Euan is a trustee of the LifeCare Trust having been actively involved in Windsor Park Baptist Church for over 35 years. From his business experience and board involvement, Euan provides a strong business focus and framework within the Windsor Park Lifecare Trust Board.
Caroline moved to New Zealand in 2001 after working as a solicitor in commercial law firms in the UK for 10 years. A change of career in NZ saw her involved in the non-profit sector in both management and governance roles, whilst raising her family. Her passion for the non-profit sector led to tertiary study, completing the Graduate Diploma in Not-for-Profit Management at Unitec in 2013. Caroline has served on a number of non-profit boards as a trustee and has also worked for several NZ charities, combining her not-for-profit and commercial experience.
Along with Windsor Park Lifecare Trust are three other entities—Windsor Park Baptist Church, Equip Trust, and Windsor Park Hub Limited—that make up what we call the Windsor Park 'Group' with Windsor Park Baptist Church as its core. These social enterprises and non-profits are Windsor Park Baptist Church's response to meet the specific needs of the community and marketplace with the common vision to build stronger communities by putting faith into action.
2020 and 2021 were like no other! The COVID-19 pandemic impacted our Windsor Park Group (of which we are an entity) in various different ways, and while it was a challenging year to say the least, we're so proud of the faith-filled, resilient, ready-to-adapt-and-change attitude that everyone in our Group embraced and lived out!
We encourage you to have a look at our Annual Reports, where you can see a glimpse into what the year looked like and entailed for our Windsor Park Group and each of our entities: Windsor Park Baptist Church, the Equip Trust, Windsor Park Hub Limited, and of course us, the Windsor Park LifeCare Trust. You can download and read our digital Annual Reports below.
See pages 20, 21, 32 & 33
See pages 20, 21 & 30