Our People

As a church of Jesus Christ we give thanks that all his followers are called to serve. Our life and work is enabled by a diverse team of staff and a host of others who give generously of their time, talents, and love.

The Church Council: (updated April 2024)

Ministers: Carlton Johnstone (Moderator – non-voting); Clay Peterson de Oliveira

Church Clerk: Bronwyn Hartley (Jan 2024)
Council Appointee: Kim Wilkinson 
Treasurer: David McNeill (19) 
Congregational reps: Arrowtown: Jayson Badenhop (19), Kelly Tipson (22), Barry Kelk (23) Global:  Felipe Patricio de Aguiar (May 22); Manna: Janetta Coulter (20), Kerrie Sproull (20), Peter Willsman (Feb 24); Frankton: Raewyn Byars (23), Lindsay Key (18)

Associates (non-voting): Cláudio César Gonçalves (19), 

Current Serving Elders: 

Arrowtown Basil Paterson. Eileen Toner, Pat Henderson, Jayson Badenhop, Barry Kelk.

Frankton Shirley Watson, Raewyn Byars, Bronwyn Hartley, Lindsay Key, Jan Thomas, Janet Rutherford, John Jeong. 

Global Cláudio César Gonçalves, Felipe Patricio de Aguiar

Manna Deborah Bower, Janetta Coulter, Kerry Sproull, Kim Wilkinson, Peter Willsman

Property and Finance team: Matt Semple, Bruce Patton, Hank Sproull, Carlton Johnstone, Shirley Watson, Stanley Swiety, Clay Peterson, David McNeill (Treasurer), Alison Mitchell  Chaired by: Kim Wilkinson

Family Ministries:

  • Children’s Ministry Team: ??? (Frankton), Michele Araujo (Global), Michael Newville (Arrowtown)
  • Mainly Music: Janetta Coulter (Queenstown), Eileen Toner (Arrowtown)

The Ministry Team below are but part of a large team called by God to serve in this place.

  • Rev Dr Carlton Johnstone | Minister | Arrowtown, Phone 027 2720012         
    • email: stjohns.arrowtown.wpc@gmail.com
  • Rev Clay Peterson de Oliveira | Minister | GlobalPhone 021 829117       
    • email: Clay.newzealand@gmail.com
  • Rev Cláudio César Gonçalves | Missionary Pastor, Phone 021 02391649         
    • email: prclaudiocg@gmail.com
  • Dani Vianna – Church Secretary, Phone: (03) 441-4250                     
    • email: wcpchurch@xtra.co.nz 

Carlton Johnstone

Cláudio César Gonçalves

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