Our Vision Team
Our Vision Team (Eldership) is the most senior level leadership team at Enjoy. It’s purpose is to oversee the outworking of Enjoy’s vision as well as to ensure the spiritual health of the church.
Shane Baxter – Senior Pastor
Georgie Baxter – Senior Pastor
Louise Arioka – Executive Pastor
Martin Oravec – Executive Pastor
The Board of Enjoy Church is primarily responsible for the compliance, assurance and risk management of the church. It is their responsibility to ensure that the church as a legal entity is in compliance with its obligations and responsibilities, whilst remaining committed to the practice of risk management with strategic decision making and operation oversight.
Shane Baxter (Senior Pastor & Chairperson)
Dan Palanca (Secretary) owned and operated a retail travel agency for 10 years. He has served in several departments and ministries including Covenant Keepers (Men’s Ministry), the Connect Team, and Hospitality. Dan and his wife, Trish, and their three daughters have been living in Japan and are all helping to establish Enjoy Church Osaka in various ministries.
Vivien McDonald (Treasurer – Acting)
Rick Clarke (Managing Director, Vega Water) has spent his life pioneering and growing small businesses. Previously the co-owner of a water treatment company, he now employs much of his time consulting in the area of Legionnaires disease control for Australia’s largest property management firms. His IT background has also enabled him to develop a number of software solutions for the property management industry. Based at Enjoy Church’s East Location, Rick provides oversight for the Care Team as well as ministry aspects of the Sunday service. Rick is married to Carol and they have two children.
Jeney Isbel (Director, Site Quality Support – APAC Region) at Pfizer, has over 25 years of experience as a qualified Chemical Engineer within the Global Pharmaceutical Industry. Supporting multiple manufacturing sites in the Asia Pacific Region she guides, directs and coaches on specific quality system design and organisational enhancements. Her experience includes strong people management, strategy planning, business transformation and implementation of multiple Quality Systems, Jeney has been involved in various ministry aspects for over 35 years at the Enjoy Church East Location, including Service Coordination and Worship Leading within the Creative Team. Jeney is married to Ashley and they are the proud parents of three children; Olivia, Caleb & Rebekah.