Our Staff

Luke Thomson – Senior Minister
Luke is married to Jennifer, and father to Emily, Kaitlyn & Zali. He has been our Senior Minister since November 2018. He loves helping people understand why following Jesus is the best way to live. Luke also enjoys supporting the Sydney Swans, playing sport, board games & his guitar.

Robbie Hayes – Assistant Minister 
Robbie is married to Sandy, and father to Cameron, Mikaela, Jasmine and Aaron. He oversees our Discover Jesus courses, our church mission activities, and helps people get integrated into the life of our church. Robbie loves playing and watching all kinds of sport, board games, cooking and watching Netflix.

Renee Sheedy – Kids and Families Minister
Renee is married to James. She oversees all our ministry to children and families, including teaching Scripture in our local primary schools, and helping out at youth group. Renee loves talking to kids about Jesus, catching up with friends, and drinking a nice cup of tea.

Laurice Vitalone – Administrator
Laurice is married to Matthew, and mother to Nathaniel, Seth and James. She supports the ministry team and looks after the day to day operations of the church office. Laurice loves playing LEGO with her boys, baking, gardening and having conversations over coffee.

Eliya Basha – Sudanese Pastor
Before Eiliya came to Australia in March 2003 he served in the Evangelical churches in the Sudan. He also served in the Sudanese community Church in Cairo, Egypt. He always wanted everybody to know Christ and have eternal security. Eiliya is married to Wahiba, and father of six children. The oldest is in the higher secondary school.