Tim Clemens

Tim Clemens

Lead Pastor. Tim grew up in Sydney, is married to Emma and a daughter called Brooke. He describes himself as an entrepreneur with the heart of an evangelist, and wants to see lots of bible-based churches planted all over Australia. He and Emma started Grace City in 2014. Tim loves preaching, surfing, and good coffee.

Amy Townsend

Amy Townsend

Membership and Ministry Director. Jesus says, "The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few" (Matt 9:37) so after running her own business for six years, Amy made the decision to spend two years doing a Ministry Apprenticeship (MTS) with Grace City Church. One thing led to the next, and Amy now works full time at Grace City and studies part time at SMBC. She is married to Jesse and in her free time you’ll usually finding her crocheting (or making jewellery or knitting or planting succulents!).

Matt Varcoe

Matt Varcoe

Maturity and Mission Director. Matt is married to Shell and has a son called George. He likes spending Saturdays enjoying the outdoors and eating good food. He loves Jesus and seeing other people come to know and love Him too. Matt is excited to see how God uses Grace City to reach out to Green Square and beyond with the life-giving message of the Gospel. Before he was a Pastor, Matt was a Primary School teacher.

Lucy Wong

Lucy Wong

Church Admin & EA. Lucy grew up in country NSW with faithful Christian parents who taught her what it was to trust Jesus with her whole life and moved to Sydney to be further trained in Gospel ministry where she met her husband Os. She loves reading the Bible with people and wandering down to their local farmers market on a Saturday morning.

Jade Hajj

Jade Hajj

Student Minister. Although born in Sydney, Jade has only lived here since 2016. Raised in Beirut, Lebanon, Jade started following Jesus at age 15 and has slowly been growing in Christ ever since. He loves studying the Bible, reading and watching tv with his wife Karen. Jade studies full-time at Moore College and is a student minister at Grace City.

Paul Graham

Paul Graham

Student Minister. Paul is married to Sophie and spent the last four years working as a youth minister on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. He now studies full time at Moore Theological College and in 2019 started at Grace City in a student ministry role. You will often see Paul in the band on Sundays.

Sing Yee Saw

Sing Yee Saw

Interim Kids Coordinator. Saw's parents named her after a verse in the Bible that says 'But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well' (Matthew 6:33) and that is all Saw aims to do in life. In between studying speech pathology full-time at university, Saw finds time to do an internship at church because she is thoroughly convinced that trusting in Jesus brings true life, hope and freedom that no one and nothing else could ever truly offer. Saw is a sucker for good conversations, nature, photography and baking.

Cornelius Do

Cornelius Do

Intern. Corn is currently working as a Product Designer while interning part time at church. Ministry has always been a part of his life since university, but he’s seen God use 2020 as motivation to ask “why not do more?”. Corn will be starting an MTS traineeship in 2021 and is hoping to complete his studies at Moore College thereafter. In his spare time, you can find him playing music and longing for his sports-ready resurrection body.

Benjamin Yaep

Benjamin Yaep

Intern. Ben is from Malaysia and is currently studying at C3 College with a passion to see a generation of young people rise up take Malaysia by storm with the love of Christ. His favourite soccer team is Liverpool FC and he enjoys spending his free time catching up on movies or catching up with friends over a cup of coffee. Ben is married to Sharon and is looking forward to be reunited with her next year when he finishes his journey in Sydney.