GOVERNANCE

Australian Christian Churches (ACC)

National

We are a member of Australian Christian Churches (ACC), formerly known as Assemblies of God in Australia (AOG). With a contemporary Pentecostal distinctive, this Movement is committed to bringing people to encounter Jesus Christ, to experience the love of God and the power and gifts of Holy Spirit. There are over 1000 churches nationally that belong to the ACC lead by an experienced and credentialled Executive Team. Go to www.acc.org.au for more information.

State

Our church is accountable and in relationship with ACC in New South Wales. We support and attend District Days in regional and rural locations with an emphasis on connection, leadership development, pastoral care, relationships and community engagement. We are responsible to the State Executive in terms of compliance, governance and ministry. Go to www.nswacc.org.au for more information.

Generocity Church Incorporated Board

Generocity Church Incorporated is registered with the ACNC (Australian Charities and Not-for profits Commission) – 37447253549 and has an ABN – 20476183255. See below the current Board Members and a short BIO on each one.

Ben (and Libby) Staines is the Senior Pastor of Generocity Church and acts as the Chairperson of Generocity Church Inc. He has four children and currently lives in Wagga Wagga. Ben has been pastoring since 2004 and has been leading Generocity Church itself for over 10 years. He has a business background including Real Estate and Internet services. He is a trained chaplain and has nearly completed a Bachelor of Organisational Leadership through The University of New England. Ben is passionate about having strong and vibrant churches in regional and rural Australia that are authentic, contemporary and Kingdom minded.

James and his wife Heidi live in Wagga Wagga NSW and have 2 boys Fletcher and Spencer. They all love church and have been part of Wagga GC Campus from the beginning. James is our Business Manager but he also loves everything technical, producing our livestream and looking after most technical aspects of our Sunday services. And when he can he loves to play keys and sing with our worship team. He also loves photography, flying drones, 4WDriving, camping and spending time with family.

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Senior Pastors

Ben and Libby Staines are the Senior Pastors of Generocity Church. They live in Wagga Wagga and with the Vision Team oversee the vision, spiritual direction, leadership and ministry of the church.

Executive Team

The Executive Pastor (Caleb Dwyer), Campus Leadership Oversight (Darren Gray) and Ben and Libby Staines (Senior Pastors) meet regularly as an Executive Team to help facilitate the day to day operations of the church, provide health and well-being checks, develop strategies and planning as well as other governance matters.

Lead Team

This team comprises Executive Team, Lead Pastors, Cross Campus Leaders and other key leaders of Generocity Church. As one church in many locations this also acts as the spiritual eldership in upholding the Gospel of Jesus Christ, vision of the church and encouraging each other in pastoral leadership and ministry.

Local Church Life Teams

Each campus location has a church life team which acts as a practical local team that provides accountability, planning, support, vision, ministry connection and other practical elements of the local faith community.

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Eldership

We believe in the operation of elders as part of the Biblical model. The Lead Team acts as the overall eldership (esp. in spiritual matters) and locally there are elders who help in more practical ways (as well as spiritual matters). The local eldership helps in areas such as prayer, vision of the church, visitation, support and strengthening the local church congregation.