Concers & Grievances

At Village Church, we want to be Grounded in Christ and Living in Community.
To do that well, we have structures and policies to help us remain on mission and faithful to the teachings and character of Jesus Christ.
Village Church Inc. is an incorporated association registered with NSW Fair Trading.
Our structure and governance can be found in our constitution.
There are two main bodies you need to be aware of:

1. Church Council
Church Council is responsible for the legal and financial governance of Village Church inc.
Village AGM 2022
You can contact the Church Council by emailing

2. Review Panel
The Review Panel is responsible for keeping Village Church and particularly the Lead Pastor accountable in areas of theology and practical pastoral ministry.
Village AGM 2022
Tim Murray - Head Teacher English at The Illawarra Grammar School and member of Village Church
Phone: 0421957292  

Peter Ko - Lead Pastor of South-West Evangelical Church (FIEC delegate)
Phone: 0433493488 

Michael Plaege - Lead Pastor Salt Church Wollongong
Phone: 0412916709  

Andy Hobbs - Associate Pastor Salt Church Wollongong
Phone: 0403526093  

Gary Eastment - Former Senior Minister of St Marks UNE & Consultant at Reach Australia
Phone: 0409725193  

For those looking for a specifically female contact or for an alternate process for concerns/grievances:
FIEC has a Complaints Committee that can be contacted here.