Rory was born and raised in Albany, Western Australia. He studied English and Anthropology at university and, as a consequence, mainly worked in cafes and kebab shops. He is married to Susan and they have four boys.
He studied theology at Moore College, and he also has a PhD in Australian church history from Macquarie University. He maintains an ongoing interest in the place of religion in Australia, the nature of secular culture, and how best to reach our context with the message of Jesus. He enjoys writing, and has written books on Union with Christ and the resurrection of Jesus.
Rory serves as the senior pastor of Prov City Church, where he has overall responsibility for the vision and direction of the church. He also has a small role providing some coaching and support for other church leaders in the Prov Network.
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's role at Prov City is to see us equipped and enabled to serve the Lord as we serve each other and our neighbours, and to see women growing as disciples of Jesus.
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.
Paul failed at professional golf which lead him to become a social worker and eventually a pastor. After 4 years on the east coast of Australia, Paul graduated with a theology degree and 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 have a son Samuel who loves toy hedgehogs.
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.
Some of Haydens friends call him brave, others call him dumb. Hayden took a break from a promising career as an Art Director in Advertising to spend 2 years as an intern at Providence City. In 2014 Hayden and his wife moved to "the big city" Perth from Albany to study at uni. Hayden has a Bachelor of Creative Advertising & Graphic Design and a Cert IV in Youth Ministry, he looks after Prov Youth and pop's up in lots of other places as part of his training.
Jarod grew up in the small town of Kojonup and moved to Perth to study engineering in 2010. After working as a Christmas Elf and then a draftee he began an internship at Providence in 2016. He now works at Providence as admin staff while studying at Trinity College and hopes in the future to be able to translate the Bible for people who do not yet have a Bible in their mother tongue.