Senior Pastors

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Peter and Melanie Pilt

“I am a passionate disciple of Jesus Christ, sold out for His cause and, committed to loving the local church.”

Peter and Melanie Pilt were the Senior Pastors of Nowra City Church Pastors for 15 years until recently, having moved to Nowra in September 2000 to continue to build a great church on the beautiful South Coast of NSW. At that time the church was 250 strong and has grown to a congregation of over 750 members today. The Church facilities and services have greatly expanded during this time to accommodate this growth.

Prior to moving to Nowra, Peter and Melanie served under Ps David McDonald at Brisbane Christian Outreach Centre, a church of 2500 members. Peter functioned as Business Manager and then the pastoral oversight for the under 35’s. Prior to this, for 8 years they were a part of the Ministry Team at Lighthouse Christian Centre Wollongong, under the leadership of Ps Bill Beard.

Peter is on the National Executive of the movement, International Network of Churches (Inc), were he assists Ross Abraham (National Chairman) in the area of international affairs.

Peter has also held the position of Senior Pastor of Impact Church Canberra since 2011.

Peter as International Director of Global Care, the movement’s Social Justice and Disaster Relief arm is responsible for its global growth. His heart is that his life would count as being significant in the lives of others.

Pastor Peter has a Master’s Degree in Leadership through Fuller Theological Seminary in the United States. He has a graduate degree in Economics from Wollongong University, with a double major in Business Management and Economics. He loves travelling and meeting people from all around the world. Experiencing the richness of other cultures is one of the great joys of his life. He is  passionately patriotic and “loves being an Australian”.

Peter and Melanie have been married for more than 20 years and have two amazing daughters, Lakeisha and Laura. They believe in living life as an adventure. “This is not a dress rehearsal people”!!

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