Our Ministers


Rev Belinda Groves

Image Belinda GrovesBelinda Groves is the Team Leader at Canberra Baptist Church. Her role includes leadership, preaching, pastoral care, building community and  encouraging community engagement.  Her desire is to see men and women, kids and youth encounter the Jesus who comes “that they may have life, and have it abundantly” (John 10:10).

Belinda’s background includes eight years as the Associate Minister of Canberra Baptist, six years of ministry at Seaforth Baptist Church and three years at Northside Baptist Church, both in Sydney, and some pastoral experience at Yokohama Union Church, Japan.

Belinda’s education background includes a BA (Hons), Dip. Ed. and a BTh (Hons), Advanced Diploma in Christian Ministry from Morling College, Sydney.

Belinda has one husband, Aron Downey, two dogs, Mischief and Monty, and three children; Miriam, Grace and Zachary.

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