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Craig Newill

Craig Newill

Lead Pastor – English Congregation
Craig has been at WBC Bull Creek since January 2010 having moved from Cape Town, South Africa where he served in Christian ministry for 14 years...

Craig Newill

Craig has been at WBC Bull Creek since January 2010 having moved from Cape Town, South Africa where he served in Christian ministry for 14 years. He is married to Kerry and they have three children. After completing a BA in English and History, and then a stint in the Navy, he trained for ministry at George Whitefield College (GWC) in Cape Town. Kerry is also a graduate of GWC. When there is time Craig enjoys cycling, reading, keeping up with current affairs and the challenge of DIY projects. He is challenged over whom to support when it's the Wallabies vs. the Springboks but when its local he is West Coast Eagles all the way! He loves vegemite on hot buttered white bread toast! Besides hanging out with Kerry and the kids he loves nothing more than explaining the Bible and teaching others to do the same.
Mark Vivian

Mark Vivian

Senior Associate Pastor – English Congregation
Mark and his wife, Shelly, were married in 1990 and they have 3 children, Kyle, Tyler and Aynsley. Mark received his M.Div from...

Mark Vivian

Mark and his wife, Shelly, were married in 1990 and they have 3 children, Kyle, Tyler and Aynsley. Mark received his M.Div from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. He and his family left the USA and moved to Perth in January 2003 so that Mark could take up the position of Associate Pastor.
Paulus Surya

Paulus Surya

Lead Pastor – Indonesian Congregation
Paulus and his wife, Lidia, were called to come to Perth on 17th of May 1995 and served the congregation in the...

Paulus Surya

Paulus and his wife, Lidia, were called to come to Perth on 17th of May 1995 and served the congregation in the Indonesian language. On March 17th, 1996, Paulus officially became pastor of the Indonesian speaking congregation of WPC Bull Creek. Paulus and Lidia have two children, Phoebe and Moses. Paulus has adeep desireto spread the gospel and tosee thecongregationgrowon the foundation ofGod's Word. In his spare time, Paulus loves to read good books and play chess!!!
Erick Kartawijaya

Erick Kartawijaya

Associate Pastor - Indonesian Congregation
Erick and Lily (wife) were married in 1985. In 1998, They, together with their children (Eka, Arnan, Triaji) moved from...

Erick Kartawijaya

Erick and Lily (wife) were married in 1985. In 1998, They, together with their children (Eka, Arnan, Triaji) moved from Jakarta to Perth, and joined the congregation of WBC Bull Creek. After doing fly-in fly-out for more than 3 years, Erick lives permanently in Perth from August 2002. After completing his Master Divinity study in Trinity Theological College, he was called to serve full time in WPCBC Bull Creek, with primary focus to the Indonesian Language Ministry of WPC Bull Creek. That meant he had to leave his business and finance-accounting background behind. He was ordained as teaching elders on October 28th, 2012. His primary responsibilities are to teach God's Word, evangelize and disciple people to follow Jesus; through: the age-groups (children, youth, young adult, adult, senior), family-groups and families.
Dirk Soet

Dirk Soet

Pastor to Seniors
Dirk is an elder at WPC Bull Creek and pastor to the seniors. Dirk and his wife, Sue, serve the Lord by ministering...

Dirk Soet

Dirk is an elder at WPC Bull Creek and pastor to the seniors. Dirk and his wife, Sue, serve the Lord by ministering to seniors in the church through visitation and organising a 60+ men’s group and seniors’ morning teas or lunches. Sue and Dirk have 2 children, 4 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Dirk enjoys gardening, baking, walking, spending time with family and holidays.
Matt Dodd

Matt Dodd

Associate Pastor - English Congregation
Matt is a Ministry Intern at WPC BC. Matt’s love for Jesus led to him giving up his work as an accountant to...

Matt Dodd

Matt is a Ministry Intern at WPC BC. Matt’s love for Jesus led to him giving up his work as an accountant to get involved in church stuff full-time. Matt loves many things more than life itself: God, the Gospel, his wife Amanda and his daughters Abigail & Jemimah. Matt loves good coffee, tickle fights and great crime dramas, a little less than life itself, but still quite a lot.
Katherine Ollis

Katherine Ollis

Women’s Ministry Intern
Katherine previously studied health science and worked for Save the Children in Solomon Islands teaching young people about health....

Katherine Ollis

Katherine previously studied health science and worked for Save the Children in Solomon Islands teaching young people about health. She continued to work for Save the Children as a youth worker in Bendigo and Kununurra before moving back to Perth to study an MDiv at Trinity Theological College.
Katherine loves spending time with her family, friends, and making new friends. She enjoys art, skateboarding, traveling and camping. She is passionate about reading the Bible with women and encouraging people in their Christian walk.
Josh Van Der Kooij

Josh Van Der Kooij

Pastoral Intern
Josh has been at Bull Creek since he was a young lad, when his family moved to the church in the mid-nineties...

Josh Van Der Kooij

Josh has been at Bull Creek since he was a young lad, when his family moved to the church in the mid-nineties. After working in IT for a few years following university, God opened his eyes to the possibility of ministry, after which he undertook a ministry apprenticeship and then three years of theological study, which has landed him right back here at Bull Creek as a Pastoral Intern. Josh is engaged to the lovely Carolyn, enjoys all things basketball, hanging out with friends, and trips to the beach. He’s also not a coffee drinker, but hopes you won’t hold that against him.
Carolyn van der Kooij

Carolyn van der Kooij

Church Administrator
Carolyn started attending WPCBC in 1989 with her family and has been working full time as part of the Admin...

Carolyn van der Kooij

Carolyn started attending WPCBC in 1989 with her family and has been working full time as part of the Admin team since 2012. Carolyn is engaged to Josh and loves finding the best cafés for breakfast and coffee catch up’s with family and friends. She loves travelling this amazing world, gardening, cooking and reading a good book.
Lesley Chang

Lesley Chang

Bookkeeper
Lesley joined the Administration team in February 2013. She was born in Northern Ireland and arrived...

Lesley Chang

Lesley joined the Administration team in February 2013. She was born in Northern Ireland and arrived in Australia in 1989. She has worked in accounting roles for a variety of companies in Perth and overseas. Lesley is married to Philip and has 2 children. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, crafts, supporting the West Coast Eagles, and experimenting with new recipes.
Shirley

Shirley

Admin Assistant
Shirley first moved to Perth in 1993 and started to attend WPC Bull Creek that year. Before starting to work here...

Shirley

Shirley first moved to Perth in 1993 and started to attend WPC Bull Creek that year. Before starting to work here, Shirley worked as a Graphic Designer for many years. She has lived in both Perth and Melbourne and now works full time as part of the Administration team at WPCBC.

She loves working in a Church and thinks it is amazing to be able to serve God in her daily work together with the family of believers.