Our Mission & Vision

Our mission is to be intentional followers of Jesus Christ.
Our vision is to learn, love, share & worship together in Christ.

Avondale College Church is unique Seventh-Day Adventist congregation. We are both a local church and an institutional church all at the same time. During the semester it is a vibrant bustling place with students representing over 15 different countries from around the world. It is a church that celebrates and affirms multi-ethnic and multi-cultural diversity. All year round, Avondale College Church is a great mixture of local community members of all ages and faith journeys, with outreach, faith, and family-nurturing ministries to meet each age group.

We Value

Grace as our salvation
Scripture as our guide
Acceptance as our mandate
Service as our response
Discipleship as our calling

Ministry Leaders

Nimrod Maua | Senior Pastor

Nimrod’s personal vision is “Baptisms that stick!.” His vision is shaped by three simple words; care, invest, multiply. Nimrod loves God and His church. He is a devoted disciple of Jesus and has a passion for people.

Alex Green | Associate Pastor

Alex began working as a pastor in 2014 and loves his job. He particularly enjoys seeing people discover their value and potential in Jesus. Alex is married to Laura who shares his passion for God and works as a high school music teacher.

Wayne French | Avondale Chaplain

Wayne has been the chaplain of Avondale College since 2005 and has a background in youth ministry. Together with his wife, Marie, he leads a group of College students through the Bible lands every odd year. Wayne and Marie have three children and five grandchildren.

Leticia Maguire | Events & Media Assistant

Leticia has been a member of College Church for over 25 years, and has a background in communication, visual arts, and marketing.

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