December 5, 2016

About us

Who are we?

We are a community of people of all ages who are on about growing followers of Jesus.

Meet the Staff

Jeff Keighley is married to Naree and they have two children. Jeff took on the role of pastor at Manly-Lota at the beginning of 2012 and prior to this, he has worked in Presbyterian churches in Queensland and New South Wales. He trained for ministry at the Sydney Missionary and Bible College and the Queensland Theological College.

Jeff is joined in the oversight of the church by our other elders Ian Carbine (Session Clerk), Jeff Searle and Peter Young.


Zac Brasch serves part-time as one of our Student Ministers while completing his training for ordination in the Presbyterian Church at the Queensland Theological College. In 2021 Zac will be overseeing ministry to kids and families. He’s married to Hannah and they have two children, Amos and Zoe.



Cornelis du Plessis joins our ministry team in 2021 as a Student Minister while undertaking his training for ordained ministry in the Presbyterian Church and studying at QTC.  Cornelis and his wife Sandy have three young children, Fletcher, Everett and Eloise.