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.


Rory Shiner

Senior Pastor

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 direction of the church. 

Speak with Rory if you are keen to be part of the mission teams at Prov.

Rory is also the Network Director for the Providence Church Network.

Jon Rumble

Executive Pastor 

Jon is married to Jessamy, and they have three small-ish kids and a super cute cat. Jon serves at Prov City as our Executive Pastor. Jon guides and directs the senior staff team and creates processes and systems for effective service. 

Jon (or Amy) are the people to speak to about serving at Prov City, joining or leading a growth group, young adult’s ministry. 

Speak to Jon about any staff related matters. 

Robbie Lindsay

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. He works three days a week for Prov City and works two days a week as the Operations Manager for the Providence Network of churches.

If you want to talk to someone about the music teams, welcoming teams or Sunday services, speak to Robbie. 

Dave Shaw

 Associate Pastor

Dave was born in Nottingham, UK, before moving to Perth in 1988. He met his wife, Becky, during his theological studies at Torch Trinity Graduate University in Seoul, South Korea, and together they have three children. In 2012, Dave and Becky moved to Exeter, UK, to complete PhD studies in New Testament and returned to Perth in 2015 to teach Biblical Studies and Missions at Perth Bible College.
Dave is passionate about encouraging families in raising their children into vibrant faith, hope, and love of Jesus and his gospel.

Dave is the person to speak to about our ministry to kids and families. 

Sam Wylde

Assistant pastor – Music

Sam grew up in the Perth hills with his two brothers and two sisters. After graduating from WAAPA with a degree in music he started working as a composer, music producer and piano teacher. Sam is married to Chelsea and when he is not in the studio you might find him cycling, hiking or getting thrashed in a game of chess.

Sam works 2 days a week for City & is the person to speak to if you would like to know more about joining the music teams.

Amy Stopher

Associate Pastor 

Amy grew up by the beach, the third of four sisters, and first learned the gospel from her parents. Before studying Theology at Trinity Theological College, she taught high school students Politics and English.

If you want to speak with someone about women’s ministry or a ministry apprenticeship, speak to Amy. You can also speak with her (or Jon) about joining or leading a growth group or the young adult’s ministry. 

Hayden Griffiths

Assistant Pastor – Youth

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 completing his Graduate Diploma at Trinity Theological College. Hayden loves all sports but mostly basketball, soccer and cycling. He also enjoys coffee, the beach, and spending time with their daughter Georgie. Hayden is passionate about his role with the youth at Prov City, encouraging our youth to grow in their love for each other and the Lord.

Hayden is the person to speak to if you have any questions about the youth group.

Jarod Hortin

 IT & Project Support

Jarod has re-joined the Prov staff team for one day a week with the Support Ministries team. He, his wife Jess and their son Aloysius are a part of the family at Southern Christian Church. Jarod (along with Jon) blesses Prov with his amazing ability to conquer tech and develop automated systems.

Jarod also works one day a week for the Providence Church Network.

Bonnie Hunt


Bonnie is married to John, and they have three teenage boys.  She works three days a week as the Operations Manager with an amazing Support Ministries team, endeavouring to provide smooth and efficient administrative and operational support for Prov City. 

If you want to know more about Sunday logistics, property, events or post-service community, speak with Bonnie. 

Sarah Chew

Administration Assistant

Sarah provides administrative support to Prov one and a half days weekly through Virtual Church Assist.

Sarah will answer your questions when you email hello@providencechurch.org.au

Sarah is the person you will be in touch with regarding any safe ministry training and checks.

Tamara Robson

 Executive Assistant

Through Virtual Church Assist, Tamara provides Rory with a wide range of assistance from her home in Wollongong.

Tamara is also a volunteer counsellor while completing a Masters of Pastoral Counselling.

Leon Wasserman

‘Yr 13’ trainee

Leon has been observing Prov since both he and Prov were very young. We are privileged to have Leon learning more about ministry as he assists on various ministry teams and with the staff team throughout 2023. 

Rory Shiner


Garth Lewis


Jon Rumble


Steve Rivett


Joshua Juniper


Kevin Kendell


Ray Seaby


John Hunt


Committee of Management

The Committee of Management is responsible for the governance of Providence Church Network Incorporated. This is the legal entity through which our network of churches operates. They are legally responsible for our activities before our governments and get to think about policy development and implementation for the legal, financial, and risk management of our association. 

View the members of the Committee of Management here.

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you!

Please send any questions or enquiries
to hello@providencechurch.org.au

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