Staff & Leaders

Petersham Baptist Church values and encourages all of its members to be using their gifts in the service of God’s kingdom.

In 2016 Mat Anderson and Andrew Sinclair are serving as Student Pastors.
PBC is also served by an eldership, a Leadership Team as well as an Admin Team.

Tim Bradford, Petersham Baptist Church Senior Pastor

Tim Bradford

Tim and Alison, his wife, came to Petersham Baptist in 2008, having moved into the Inner West to complete studies at Moore Theological College. Tim began as the Evening Pastor back in 2010 and now continues to serve PBC in his current role with the addition of 3 wonderful kids.

Katie Clisdell, Petersham Baptist Church Children's and Family Worker

Katie Clisdell

Katie has been attending Petersham Baptist Church since 2004. She has been involved in various areas of ministry in the church community since then. After completing her studies at SMBC in 2010, she was employed as the Children’s and Family Worker in 2011. Katie loves to see children learn about Jesus for the first time…

Dave Pym Petersham Baptist Church Associate Pastor

Dave Pym

Dave came on board as the Associate Pastor at PBC after completing theological studies in Sydney (SMBC) and Ghana, West Africa (Akrofi-Christaller Institute). He is husband to Cynthia and father to four fantastic children. Dave is passionate about helping people at PBC and beyond to know, love and follow Jesus.

Mat Anderson, Petersham Baptist Church Student Pastor

Mat Anderson

Mat is married to Shannon and together they have two children. Mat, along with his family moved to Sydney from the Northern Territory at the end of 2013 in order to study at Bible college. 2016 is Mat’s second year as a student minister at PBC. Mat is involved in preaching a number of times throughout the year,…

David McKinnon

David and his wife Rita have been at PBC since they moved to the Inner West in 2001. They now have four children. A former journalist and editor, David works as a web developer.

Carolyn Lee

Carolyn has been at PBC since the mid 90s and has recently retired after teaching for 35 years. Carolyn serves on the Leadership Team with a focus on Mission and is involved in various ministries around the church.

Geoff Harper

Geoff started attending Petersham Baptist Church with his wife and two children in 2012. Geoff is currently an Elder and serves on the Leadership team.