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Staff Team

Matt Johnson

Matt  is the Senior Pastor of one1seven church. He leads the church, sets vision and pastorally cares for the Redfern and Green Square Campuses. He is a Presbyter in the Anglican Church of Sydney and received his Bachelor of Divinity & Diploma of Ministry from Moore Theological College (1999-2002). He has served in Christian ministry in Newcastle, outback Western Australia and now, Redfern-Waterloo.

Matthew and Naomi were married in 1995 and have four children Ethan, Sienna, Liam & Rachel. Together they share life with a menagerie of animals, enjoy escaping to the country and they all love reading.

Contact Matt on 9698 9497 or

Geoff Miles

Geoff works two days a week as one1seven Redfern’s chaplain. He leads the one4life program which consists of an Overcomers Outreach addiction program Friday mornings, a Friday evening food ministry and and various studies including the exciting Christianity Explored course. He also works with volunteers who are doing great work with ESL.

Geoff has varied experiences in life, dairy farming and earth moving for 20 years, managing a Christian conference centre for 10 years and establishing a software company for 12 years. He grew up in a Christian family and initially rejected God. Finally, though (and maybe even reluctantly) Geoff asked God to show Himself and was very surprised and grateful when He did. For some 40 years now God has proved Himself faithful to Geoff in all promises he has made in scripture.

Widowed in 1994, Geoff is now married to Susan who a great blessing to him, and has children and grandchildren as well. He enjoys reading, fishing and mucking around with the grandchildren with whom he has discovered a common enemy, their parents.

Contact Geoff on 9698 9497 or

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4pm Sunday Cnr Collins St & Victoria St Green Square Redfern Campus