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Meet our Oversight Team

Craig Martin

Craig Martin has walked with the Lord since 1989, when he was saved during his time in the military in South Africa. He is married to Lara and has a son Aidan and daughter Paige. They have been living in Australia since 2009 and joined Follow in 2017. He has a passion for teaching and wrestling with God’s Word. Craig is also an entrepreneur and businessman who sees the workplace as one of our greatest missionary fields.

Gregg Weaver

My name is Gregg Weaver and I am married to Kathryn. We have two adult daughters who live in Melbourne. We joined Follow six months after it commenced and are fully committed to seeing it flourish as an evangelical community-centred congregation. I have been a disciple of Christ since my teenage years. I have spent my adult life in the field of education and currently serve as Head of Hillcrest Christian College in Clyde North. I enjoy friends, reading, writing, the outdoors, and an avid Geelong Cats fan. 

Wayne Purton

Hello my name is Wayne Purton I've been saved since 16th March 1986 I have been married for 30 years with 2 married children & 2 grandchildren I currently have my own small business doing laser cutting i enjoy encouraging people to do their best with what God has for them I enjoy my Family, Church & God has done some absolutely wonderful miracles in my life and he's brought me to a place where I thoroughly enjoy serving him. Life is great serving Jesus.


Ray Grainger

Hi, I'm Ray Grainger, married to Raewyn for the past 43 years, we have 3 adult sons and a daughter who continue to live out their own faith journey. God has proved His grace is sufficient in every case! Miraculous answers to prayer and amazing provision has set my belief in God's sovereignty. A past business owner, lover of outdoor activities, practical ability in construction and mechanical tasks, God has proved faithful in all things! Serving in eldership, set up/ pack up, bless collective and building team. Loving the journey!

Paul Williams

I, Paul Williams have been a disciple of Jesus Christ since 17 years of age. I am married to Jenni; we have 3 sons & 7 grandchildren. We have both been members of Follow since its beginning. I am a semi-retired builder. It’s been a huge joy to watch our church grow & spread into the local community. My hope is that we as Gods Church will continue to influence many more people to our faith.

Ray Gunton