Meet the team

Senior Pastor Nick Waring

Nick is married to Renita and they have two children. They joined Common Ground in 2019 when they relocated from Melbourne. Sadly, Nick is still an AFL tragic.

Generations Pastor Kate Johnstone

Kate leads our work with children, youth and their families. She has been part of Common Ground since 2017 when she relocated from Sydney. Kate is also Chaplain at Vincent State and is regularly seen out and about with her dog Gracie.

Coffee Cart – Jan-Paul de Waal

JP is undertaking a Ministry Intership with us and leads Common Ground Coffee. JP is married to Emma and has previously worked as a Barista. Hassle him about his latte art to get under his skin.