Our Team

Ps Geoff Shepherd

Senior Pastor
The Senior Pastor of MPBC for over 10 years, Ps Geoff is an incredible preacher with a wealth of life experience as a former Policeman and Youth Pastor. He is known and loved for his warmth, humility, and care for people. He is married to his Canadian wife Deb, with three kids (Jake, Haley, and Levi), and he loves spending time with his family. Geoff also spends half a day a week as chaplain at the Richmond Tigers, and as a lifelong fan loves his role.

Ps Kathryn Jensen

Donnybrook/Life Group Pastor
Ps Kat is responsible for our Life Groups and is pastoring our Donnybrook ministry once a fortnight. She loves seeing people of all ages, stages and cultures gathered together under the name of Jesus, and sees the local church as the hope of the world. She loves coffee in any and every situation, enjoys karaoke from time to time, and enjoys storm chasing, having spent time exploring Tornado Alley in the USA. Kat also works part-time as a counsellor at Mill Park Community Care, and has just earned her Masters in Theological Studies.

Ps Adam Deveson

Youth + Young Adults Pastor
Ps Adam oversees our youth and young adults. He longs to see people of all ages and stages growing closer to Jesus, and loves working with his wife Tash in building the identity of our youth and young adults ministries. He loves his soccer and is a passionate Manchester City fan. Adam is also interested in the creative expression of gentrification in renovation and design.

Ps Samy Kaldas

Arabic Ministries Pastor
Ps Samy oversees our ministry for our Arabic-speaking brothers and sisters from the Mill Park and surrounding areas along with the pastoral care of our wider church community.  Samy is a passionate preacher with a heart for multi-ethnic ministry.  He is married to Martha and they have three children.

Ps Noah (Byungsuk) Lee

Korean Ministries Pastor
Ps Noah oversees our ministry for our Korean-speaking brothers and sisters from Mill Park and the surrounding areas.  Noah is a gifted evangelist and musician.  You’ll often see him singing and playing the guitar on stage in our English services.  He is married to the lovely Jung In.

Rebecca Du Preez

Church Administrator
Rebecca is one of our church administrators. She works three days at MPBC alongside our Pastoral Team and Board to oversee the day-to-day operations of our church. Rebecca has been a long-time member of MPBC, is married to Tony and has three beautiful young kids.

Lisa Walton

Church Administrator
Lisa works two days a week at MPBC, alongside Rebecca to help our Pastoral Team and Board. Lisa has been a member of MPBC for many years, is married to David and has four kids/young adults, two cats, two birds and one dog!