Leadership & Staff


Ian Vippond

Senior Pastor

Ian has been the Senior Pastor at Dubbo Baptist Church since 2011. He is married to Jill and they have three adult children and a growing collection of grandchildren.


Carolyn Brown


Carolyn has been on staff since 2018. She is married to Leighton and they have 3 children.


Mitchell Thompson

Children & Youth Pastor

Mitchell is new to DBC commencing as our Children & Youth Pastor in February 2022.  We welcome Mitchell and wife Penny and 3 children.


Emma Johnson


Emma has been on staff since 2022. She is married to Adam and they have 1 child.

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Liz Hentschel

Pastoral Care

Liz has been a part-time member of the pastoral team since 2020.  Liz has served in cross-cultural ministry for over 40 years.


Ministry Team Leaders

Evan Elliott

Erle Friend

Rob McGorman

David Strahorn

Andrew Pluck

Tim Williams

Peter Horsburgh (Care & Connect)

 Scott Morris - (Administration)

Merilyn Ward (Prayer)

Carolyn Brown (Outreach)

David Watson (Christian Growth/Missions)

Adam Johnson (Creative & Music)

 Rebecca Brown - (Youth)

- (Children)