Our Team


Church doesn’t happen on its own. These are the gifted people God has blessed us with to grow his Kingdom at Providence City.

Staff

Rory Shiner

Senior Pastor & Acting Network Director

Rory was born and raised in Albany, Western Australia. He studied English and Anthropology at UWA.  He is married to Susan and they have four boys.
Rory studied theology at Moore College, and has a PhD in Australian church history. He writes regularly on theology, culture, and ministry.
Rory serves as the senior pastor of Prov City Church, where he has overall responsibility for preaching, vision, and the overall direction of the church. 

Jon Rumble

Executive Pastor

Jon is married to Jessamy and they have three small kids and a neighbourhood cat who has decided to live at their house. Jon serves at Prov City as our Executive Pastor which means doing the parts of Rory’s job that Rory doesn’t like, and as Pastor for Maturity — focusing on how we are building one-another up in maturity as the body of Christ. In his spare time Jon does a shift each week as a hospital-based doctor.

Amy Stopher

Associate Pastor

Amy grew up by the beach, the third of four sisters, and first learned the gospel from her parents. She taught high school students Politics and English before studying Theology at Trinity Theological College. Amy is responsible for the Community & Service purposes at Providence City, as well as the training & discipleship of women.

Robbie Lindsey

Associate Pastor

Robbie is married to Jasmine and they have a french bulldog named Louis. Robbie has a commerce degree and worked in the finance sector before completing studies at Trinity Theological College. He joined the Providence team in November 2015 to oversee Providence’s operations and Sunday services.

Paul Young

Associate Pastor

Paul failed at professional golf which lead him to become a social worker and eventually a pastor. After sometime studying on the east coast, Paul is now back in Perth working at Providence City. His role at Providence is to help those who know the riches of Jesus to communicate that with others. Paul is married to Bec and they are parents to Samuel and Lucas, who both loves toy hedgehogs.

Maddy Chaine

ProvKids

Madeleine was born on the east coast of Australia, growing up in Launceston and then Perth. She studied science at UWA before training in primary education and working as a Year 4 teacher. In 2016 she and her husband Ben decided to pursue training in pastoral ministry, signing up to a two-year internship at Providence. Madeleine now serves on the team part-time, thinking about ministry to families and discipleship of the kids of Providence. Madeleine and Ben have a one year old son, Hudson.

Hayden Griffiths

Intern  |  ProvYouth  |  Communications

Hayden took a break Art Directing in an Ad Agency to do an internship at Prov City. An Albany boy, Hayden and his wife Katelyn moved to Perth in 2014 to study. Hayden has a Bachelor of Creative Advertising & Graphic Design, a Cert IV in Youth Ministry and is currently studying a Graduate Diploma at Trinity Theological College. Hayden loves all sports but mostly basketball, soccer and cycling he also enjoys coffee, plants and the beach.

Bonnie Hunt

Operations Assistant

Bonnie began as a Queenslander but now lives in Noranda with her husband, John and their three boys. Under cover of Prov’s Operations Assistant, Bonnie has developed the knack of picking up additional skills here and there. Outside of work, she operates pretty much the same way. On her days off she enjoys furniture restoration, printmaking, running a small business, and organising the logistics for the Perth Women’s Convention.

Elders

Rory Shiner

Elder

Nick Stark

Elder

Jonathan Palmer

Elder

Jon Rumble

Elder

Joshua Juniper

Elder

Garth Lewis

Training Elder

David Shaw

Training Elder

Kevin Kendell

Training Elder

Steve Rivett

Training Elder

Providence City is a member of the Providence Network of churches.

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