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Port Phillip West Presbytery

 Where are we?

The Presbytery's boundaries stretch from Lorne in the south-west to Queenscliff in the south-east and include all the Bellarine Peninsula and Geelong. The western edge of the Presbytery includes Bacchus Marsh and Sunbury. 

In the north, the Presbytery includes Macedon Ranges, and then on the eastern boundary it includes Wallan, Craigieburn, to Coburg, Brunswick, Northcote, Darebin and Croxton. All of Melbourne's western and north western suburbs are within the Presbytery's boundaries.

Who are we?

We have over 70 congregations many of which are multi cultural communities, some large, some small. We have agencies and schools in our bounds. We have a Pastoral Relations Committee, also Mission, Strategy and Education, Intercultural and Administration, Property and Finance Committees.

Watch a movie about our Presbytery and its mission.

What is our strategy?

The Presbytery has a strategy "Regenerating the Church". Visit our main website that sets out information, film clips about new models of Church and resources.​

Office-bearers 2016

  • Presbytery Chairperson: Rev. Bruce Watson
  • Presbytery Secretary: Ms Judi Mus
  • Presbytery Treasurer: Mr Ian Pooley
  • Chairperson, Pastoral Relations Committee: Mrs Iris Blythe
  • Chairperson, Administration, Property & Finance Committee: Mr Richard Allen
  • Chairperson, Mission, Strategy & Education Committee: Pr Penaia Penaia
  • Reference point, Intercultural issues         Rev. Lavingi Tupou
  • Ministerial Representative, Placements Committee Rev Jenny Trewhella   Lay Representative, Placements Committee: Mrs Amanda Mullin
  • Presbytery Team
    • Rev. Jenny Trewhella (PMPC Supply)
    • Rev. Dr Adam McIntosh (Mission & Education)
    • Rev John Evans (PMA Supply)
    • Rev Rose Broadstock (Mission Development Strategist)

Presbytery in Council meetings 2017

February 18th (9.30-12.30 meeting)
May 20th (9.30-12.30 meeting)
July 22nd (9.30-12.30 meeting)
September 16th (Education day/Essential business)
November 18th (9.30-12.30 meeting)


Correspondence to Presbytery and its committees (Standing, PRC, Multicultural Ministries, Administration, Property & Finance, and Mission, Strategy & Education) should be addressed in the first instance to:

The Secretary of Presbytery
Ms Judi Mus
PO Box 1467
Hoppers Crossing 3029