Our Team

So, who are the leaders and staff at Providence Midland? These are the people who uplift and support the community and operations at church.


Jordan Thyer

Senior Pastor

Meet Jordan

Jordan grew up in the Perth hills and worked as a chemical engineer before moving to the UK to study apologetics. He then moved back to Perth to study at Trinity Theological College. He is married to Rachel, has 3 children, and enjoys the outdoors.

Jordan serves as Senior Pastor where he is responsible for preaching, ministry training, leading the staff team, and the overall direction of the church.

Sam Rae

Associate Pastor

Meet Sam

Sam was born in Perth and grew up in the South West. Before being a pastor he worked in Perth and overseas as an engineer. He then did a ministry apprenticeship with AFES and studied at Trinity Theological College. Sam is married to Rhianon, and they have 2 children.

Sam serves as the Ministry Director, overseeing our ministry teams. He’s also a musician, so you might see him leading the music team at Providence and other events around Perth.

Sophie McAlpine

Kids Minister & Communications

Meet Sophie

Sophie grew up in Perth, but spent a year in the UK with her family doing ‘house church’. She has completed a Diploma of Theology at Trinity Theological College, and a BA in History and English Literature.

Sophie serves as Kids Minister, teaching and coordinating our ProvKids program for children in PP to Year 6. 

David Edwards

Youth & Young Adults Minister

Meet David

David grew up in the Perth hills before moving up to Geraldton for several years. Since moving back to Perth, David has completed Diplomas of Ministry and Youth Work while leading a youth group in the city. David and his wife, Rachel, have now moved back to the hills where they are looking forward to starting a family in the near future.

David serves as Youth and Young Adults Minister, coordinates Friday night Youth Group and a midweek Young Adults group


Ian Fraser


Kevin Hayward


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'd love to hear from you! Please send any questions or enquiries to midland@providencechurch.org.au