Our People

John & Eileen Traill

Senior Pastors/Chaplins

John & Eileen Traill

Pastor John and Eileen has been connected to Featherston A/G Church for thirty years. They have lived in the Manawatu area, Carterton and now Featherston. Pastors John and Eileen have six children, four boys and two girls. Pastor John describes himself as a ‘petrol head’ who enjoys motorbike riding. John and Eileen are available for […]

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Kenneth & Erla Virtue

Pastors/Missionaries

Kenneth & Erla Virtue

Ken has attended Featherston A/G for 15 years and Erla for 11 years. Ken lived in Masterton, then Wellington and Featherston while Erla came from the Philippines to Featherston. Erla is the first Filipina ordained in New Zealand! Both Ken and Erla work in the Philippines and in the Wairarapa. They have missionary endorsements from […]

Ian & Felicity Ross

Church Oversight/Treasurer

Ian & Felicity Ross

Ian and Felicity have been attending Featherston A/G for 10 years. They have 7 children (3 boys and 4 girls) and lived in Auckland, Parkvale and now Greytown. Ian is self employed and has a Panel & Paint Repairs business and Felicity is an Office Manager. In their own time they enjoy family, gardening and […]

Bill & Cath Heard

Church Oversight

Bill & Cath Heard

The Heards have been connected to Featherston A/G for 27 years. They have lived in Stokes Valley and now Featherston. Bill and Cath have six children, four girls and two boys, sixteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. They are both retired and between them enjoy tennis, gardening, reading and generally ‘being available’. Bill is part of […]

Con & Marian Vollebregt

Church Oversight/Dir. of Music

Con & Marian Vollebregt

The Vollebregts have been attending Featherston A/G for about thirty years. They lived in Greytown and now Featherston. Con and Marian have three children, one girl and two boys. Marian works as a part-time coordinator for special needs preschool Wairarapa children and Con is a fitter/turner. Family time with the grandchildren is special and the […]

Mike & Janet Meehan

Property Manager

Mike & Janet Meehan

Originally from England, Mike and Janet came to New Zealand in 1987 with a young family. Mike works in a rural primary school and Janet does various administration/accounts jobs as well as being a chaplain. They both enjoy the outdoors, regularly go camping, like gardening, cooking, pottery and crafts. At church Mike is the property […]

Chris & Hannah James

Health & Safety/Management Board

Chris & Hannah James

Chris and Hannah have been going to Featherston A/G for twelve years. They lived in Upper Hutt and Featherston and now live in Greytown. Chris and Hannah have three children, Charlotte (8), Isaac (6) and Isabelle (3). Chris is employed by Master Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drainlayers NZ Inc. as the Quality and Standards Manager. Family […]