• 1877

The church in Red Hill was constituted with 19 members, pastored by Rev Thomas Leitch, who retired 52 years later.

• 1888

Present church building was constructed debt-free, on the present Windsor Road site, seating 400.

• 1905

Church membership was 162 with a Sunday School of 275.

• 1920s

Windsor Road was involved in the formation of the Brisbane City Mission to care for the poor of the city; Rev Leitch served on the committee that ran the Mission.

• 1973

Windsor Road became a trustee of the Baptist Union and was placed under the supervision of Rev R Conwell at the Ashgrove Baptist Church. It was generally felt that the church should be closed, and its thirty members dispersed elsewhere, but those remaining members desired to persist in their ministries. This determination was to lead to a renewed life flowing from the church.

• 1983

Windsor Road began a church-planting ministry in the community of Helensvale on the Gold Coast. Membership was 130.

• 1984

The first church elders were elected. Miss Dawn Courtman was called as Pastoral Associate, to be the third member of our Pastoral Team, with oversight of many ministries, including Friendship Club, Discipleship, PCF Studies, Singles Ministry, etc. The church had 149 members.

• 1997

Pastor Simon Hamlet and Miss Dawn Courtman commenced ministering at Windsor Road as co-pastors. Church membership was 60.

• 2000

Rev John Anderson called to pastor full-time at Windsor Road Baptist Church from August. Pastor Simon Hamlet remained part-time.

• 2006

Half the church’s roof was blown off on 15 November in a severe localised thunderstorm.

• 2013

Mark Ng, Associate Pastor since 2008, appointed as Senior Pastor with an initial 5 year call.


View Photos