Who We Are

WS Strathfield is an energetic, multi-cultural, cross-generational congregation excited about the gospel of Jesus Christ! Currently, over 200 people across all ages regularly attend our two congregations, Strathfield 9am and 430pm.

We seek to maintain a tradition of strong biblical teaching through our Sunday services as well as our associated ministries. Our congregation has a culture of being committed to growing, serving, and training in ministry. Although we are part of a Chinese church, our ministry is to people of all backgrounds.

Each Sunday, we gather together to sing songs praising Jesus, pray together and hear a 30-minute talk from the Bible, which is then followed by morning or afternoon tea. You can wear whatever you’d like, stay for as long or as little as you want, and can feel free to simply sit back and see what we are about. After our 9am service, we also have Sunday School available for primary school children.

With the world facing the Covid-19 pandemic, we currently have a fixed capacity for how many people can attend our in-person services. Please find out more about our Covid guidelines and register to attend below:

9am: https://s9.eventbrite.com.au/

4:30pm: https://s430.eventbrite.com.au/

For those who are unable to join us in person, join us via our live stream on our YouTube Channel.

WS Strathfield also has small groups that are comprised of a mix of online and in-person meetings. To find out more and to get connected with us, fill in a response form!

To read about the history of our church, click here.

Our Pastors

Andrew Bardsley

Andrew Bardsley

Pastor

On the outside, Andrew looks like a regular north coast (Ballina!) surfie.  But on the inside, Andrew is a nerdy academic.  He completed a Master of Divinity (at Sydney Missionary and Bible College) and Master of Arts Theology (at Christ College), and loves to read and research.

Andrew also has a BA and DipEd and was a high school visual arts teacher. He loves using his creativity to come up with imaginative ways to explain God’s amazing message of freedom in the Bible and to help people know Christ and grow in Christ by digging deep into the treasure of God’s word.

Andrew is married to Krissie, and they have three children.  In his spare time, Andrew enjoys surfing, art, and exploring the great outdoors with his family.

Wayne Mok

Wayne Mok

Pastor

Wayne is originally from Hong Kong, but spent much time moving between Australia, Canada, and the United States. Wayne and his new wife Veronica, who studied in Sydney, arrived at WSCCC in January 2020.

He studied theology at Wheaton College in the US and Regent College in Canada, and worked for churches in New York and Hong Kong before moving to Sydney. In his spare time, Wayne enjoys travelling, reading, watching basketball and anything jazz!

Morgan Powell

Morgan Powell

Pastor

Morgan Powell brings a local and international flavour to our ministry team at WSCCC. Although he grew up and went to school in Bexley, in Sydney’s south, he has lived in East Africa, Los Angeles, and Jackson Hole. His travels have taken him from Morocco to Mexico.

Over 25 years ago, Morgan left accounting to go into full time Christian ministry. Morgan has served as a pastor, church planter, youth minister, teacher, and missions director in a variety of places such as Beverly Hills, West Pennant Hills in Australia; and Ecuador and Peru in South America. As a result, Morgan no longer knows which soccer team to support.

Happiness is a frame of mind. Morgan is equally happy with instant International Roast or a cold pour single origin coffee; a Mexican burrito or a Shanghai Xia Long Bao. As a result, Morgan has no idea what to order at Chatime. You’ll have to order for him.

But Morgan is single-minded when it comes to pastoral ministry. He brings his wisdom, life-experience, and pastoral know-how to care, grow, and strengthen us at WSCCC.

Morgan is married to Anna, who attended youth group and was a youth group leader at WSCCC back in the day. They are blessed with two resilient daughters who can survive 72 hour plane trips.

Daniel Chieng

Daniel Chieng

Youth Pastor

Dan works part-time as a youth pastor at WSCCC and part-time as a hospital pharmacist. He was born in Malaysia, and is fluent in English and Mandarin.  He moved to Australia in high school and is a graduate of Sydney Missionary and Bible College. He is newly married to the lovely Kathryn.

Dan became a Christian when he was 14 years old at a youth camp.  He received the calling to serve in ministry when God revealed to him that the harvests are plentiful but the workers are few (Matt 9:37-38).  He is passionate about seeing more people coming to know Jesus!

Dan also enjoys a good bubble tea, badminton, catching up with friends, karaoke, Marvel movies and fishing.  Hit Dan up if you’re also a keen fisherman like him!

If you would like to speak to one of pastors at WS Strathfield, or just have a question you’d like to ask, please don’t hesitate to contact us.