Leadership Team


Senior Pastors – James and Michelle

James and Michele have been senior pastors of Port City Christian Church since 1997. James previously served in the church as Youth Pastor and Michele has served in many areas from children’s ministry to youth to women’s ministry. They have three beautiful daughters, Gabrielle married to Andrae, Simonia married to Stephen, and Lydia, the youngest.

Currently serving as regional leaders for the Capricornia Region, James and Michelle have had numerous opportunities to see God do some amazing things in the lives of people in the local church as well as in the wider region.

James and Michele are a couple who are passionate about knowing and serving God. Their personal mantra, which is also the church’s, is Love God, Love People and Love Life. Together, they count it a privilege to be a part of Port City Christian Church and serving the people of the Gladstone region.

Assistant Pastors – Malcolm and Sandy

Malcolm, Sandy and their family have actively served in various areas of ministry in Port City Christian Church since moving to Gladstone in 1997. Malcolm has served full time as Assistant Pastor since 2006 whilst Sandy has served in areas such as children’s ministry, women’s ministry and Bible College.

They have raised three wonderful young adults, Michael, Kerry and Heather.

Malcolm and Sandy have a passionate desire to see Christians maturing in their faith and serving the body of Christ with their God given gifts and abilities. Their heart is to see lives transformed by the power of Jesus Christ.

Together, they minister in the local church and community.

Key Team

Michelle Hewitt – Children’s Ministry

Malcolm Cusack – Life Groups

Kate Frost – Music Team

Stephen & Simonia De Bruyn – Youth

Marrianne Kowald – Women’s Ministry

Theuns Van Der Westhuizen – Men’s Ministry

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