Meet our Staff



Mal Sercombe – Senior Pastor. Mal has been the senior pastor of Darwin Baptist Church since 2002. As senior pastor, Mal is responsible for all areas of church ministry and life, vision and leadership with a particular focus on preaching and teaching. Mal is married to Ellen and they have 3 married children and 7 grand-children.




Toni Rehrmann – Associate Pastor. Toni has been associate pastor of Darwin Baptist Church since 2007. Toni’s primary area of responsibility is Discipling and Pastoral Care, as well as Women’s Ministry. Toni is married to Richard and they have 4 adult children.





Warren Douglas – Associate Pastor. Warren and family left the NSW Central Coast in Feb 2012 to commence a new role as an Associate Pastor at DBC. In his ministry at DBC, Warren is primarily responsible for the Outreach & Mission Ministries. Warren is married to Liz and they have 4 adult children. Warren is passionate about following Jesus, loving family and friends, encouraging transformation in the lives of disciples of Jesus, all areas of social justice and outreach and participating in sport.




JR Del Rosario – Associate Pastor.  JR and his wife Robyn became a part of the DBC family in 2012, while travelling around Australia and JR joined the pastoral team at DBC in 2014.  They are passionate about God’s church and youth in particular, desiring to see all who follow Jesus live their lives completely sold out to Him.  JR is our Children & Youth pastor and leads our Sunday Night services.  He is also running the youth Gap Year Internship.  JR and Robyn have two daughters.




Dot Meakins – Administrator.  Dot took on the role of Administrator in 2010. Dot is leader of the Operations & Finance Team and along with her colleague works to support the Pastors and other ministries of the church with their day to day arrangements, handle book-keeping and accounts, church bookings and any special events. Dot is married to Greg and has 3 adult daughters and one grandchild.




Coryn Schatz– Administrator. Coryn joined the Operations and Finance team February 2017 after being a member of Darwin Baptist Church since the mid 1990’s and a resident of the NT since infancy. Along with Dot, Coryn works to support the Pastors, Council and Ministries of the church. Coryn is married to Jon and they have 2 teenage sons and a daughter.