Steve Dixon

Steve Dixon

Associate Director of Youth & Young Adults

Steve is the Associate Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the Baptist Churches of NSW and the ACT. His role is to oversee the visions of the ministry and its events as well as helping churches in finding youth and young adult pastors. Steve is also employed by Morling College to develop and deliver their youth ministry training program.

Steve served for 9 years as Coordinator of Youth & Young Adult Ministry at Gymea Baptist Church, overseeing the Friday night youth program, life groups, interns, volunteer leadership teams, evening congregation, camps and schools ministry for the 12-30 age demographic.

Steve speaks regularly in churches, as well as at camps, events and conferences.

Steve and his family are now part of H3O Church in Dee Why.

Sarah Alarcon

Sarah Alarcon

State Youth Camp Director

Sarah is the Director of BYM’s State Youth Camp!

Coming from a background in Youth Evangelism and Equipping (8 years serving in Youth for Christ), Sarah currently serves as a leader at Erina Community Baptist Church.

Married to Pete for 15 years, Pete and Sarah work as a team in raising 3 daughters, and also have many other people who call them family due to their open home and loving nature.

Kathy Dwyer

Kathy Dwyer


Kathy is the administrator of Baptist Youth Ministries. From looking after the details of the Youth Pastors Conference, to directing questions of young leaders, Kathy is the person who knows the details (or knows where to find them).

Kathy has over 7 and a half years of experience managing the admin, accounts and events at Baptist Bathurst Church where she continues to work 3 days a week. She also assists BBC’s pastors as a personal assistant, and serves in the youth group by supporting the youth leaders, and by leading a teen girls group.

Married to Justin for over 28 years, Kathy and Justin have successfully launched 2 sons into adult hood!

Kathy has a heart for supporting youth & young adult pastors & leaders, specifically because they serve young people through guiding them come to faith (Evangelism) & in term supporting them as they grow in their faith (Discipleship).

Lysander Lawrence

Lysander Lawrence

Hunter Regional Youth Ministry Development Co-ordinator

Lysander is the Regional Co-ordinator for Baptist Youth Ministries in the Hunter, has been following Christ since he was 18 years old and is so grateful of the work of His Holy Spirit.

At present Lysander is deeply involved in high school Scripture as well as all things connected to young people in the Hunter. Growing disciples through practical training is Lysander’s passion and working towards a movement of Jesus Christ Followers is what gets him excited. 

Lysander and his family are a part of the community at New Vine Baptist Church.

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