About Us

Welcome To C3 Joondalup

C3 Church exists to connect people to God. The church is full of people who have discovered an incredible richness of life that comes from having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Contrary to a view held by many people, God is not dreary, depressed or weak. Rather He is vibrant, joyful and powerful. His presence should always give rise to a sense of excitement and a fullness of spirit. This understanding of God is reflected in the enthusiastic and upbeat nature of our church services.

Jesus said that He came to earth that we might have a life of abundance (John 10:10). Every time we come together to worship God, we are celebrating what Jesus has done for us. C3 Church has congregations around the globe that are bright, enthusiastic and relevant to today’s fast-paced world.

Our message is one of faith, hope and love. We have a united vision to build the church by connecting people to God and to other faith-filled Christians to empower them for effective and joyful service both within the church and in their own spheres of influence.

Come visit C3 Joondalup today and discover Your Best Life!

About Rod & Wendy

Pastors Rod & Wendy Waters
Pastors Rod & Wendy WatersSenior Ministers - C3 Joondalup

Pastor Rod Waters with his wife Wendy are the Senior Ministers of C3 Joondalup and are former State Directors for C3 Churches in Western Australia. Both are passionate about building strong local churches with a vision is to see people make the decision to follow Jesus and be empowered to realise their full potential and gifting.

Over their time in ministry, they have seen hundreds of people’s lives impacted and changed for Christ. Together, they have successfully planted more than five C3 churches globally, including two in Australia as well as in Siliguri & Mumbai India and Kitwe in Zambia; partnering with several other Pastors to establish churches in the North East Himalayas, Bhutan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
Both Rod and Wendy are continually invited to minister in many continents around the globe today.

In more than 35 years of marriage, they have raised 5 children, three of whom are now also married, and 5 grandchildren. Together Rod and Wendy have been in ministry for almost 30 years spending the past 20 years ministering from their central church in Joondalup, Perth.

More About Pastor Rod
Rod teaches the Bible with humour and wit, helping people grasp its wonderful truths as well as training and equipping Pastors and leaders to expand their knowledge and understanding of the Gospel. His fatherly heart as well as his compassion for those who are yet to discover Christ are the cornerstone of his amazing ministry.

In his spare time, Rod is also an accomplished musician and artist. He loves to paint as well as capture inspirational landscapes through his photography.

More About Pastor Wendy
Pastor Wendy is the kind of person that brightens up the room when she enters. She’s a savvy business woman, with the establishment of the Joondalup Academy of Performing Arts – one of Perth’s premier dance and drama schools for more than 10 years.

She’s a loving mother and grandmother, a brilliant pastor and an inspiring teacher. Wendy’s warm and loving demeanour as well as her entrepreneurial spirit has given her much influence within the local community and has enabled her to partner with husband Rod to build C3 Joondalup.

She believes that one of her missions is to help people of all walks of life to find what their creative talents are. Wendy is also passionate about seeing women empowered through the local church, having helped many women overcome low self-esteem issues and through the power of God, ministers in amazing ways to the hearts of many women through her ministry.

Her strengths lie in powerful prophetic teaching, seeing people be inspired for God and her vision is to see people motivated to be who God has created them to be.

Meet the Team

Pastors Lyal & Dawn Freeth
Pastors Lyal & Dawn FreethPastoral Care
Sean & Karli Davies
Sean & Karli DaviesXY Leaders

Pastors Beverley & Tony Selten
Pastors Beverley & Tony SeltenBeyond Missions Directors
Neil Woolley
Neil WoolleyMen’s Ministry

Our History

Our church began in March 1993, helmed by our founding Pastors Rod & Wendy Waters with their five children and a handful of visitors in a rented Auditorium at a local university.

Through building up the church with quality leadership, an empowering and caring atmosphere and through a desire to see souls won for Christ, the 150 seat auditorium was quickly filled and in 2001, we purchased our own facilities in the heart of Joondalup, which has been converted into an amazing 450 seat theatre/arts complex.

Over the last 10 years, our church has grown and touched hundreds of lives for Christ both locally and internationally which the launch of our latest church plant in Mumbai, India.

We also launched our community service program Soul Link, our welfare arm, committed to feed the needy of our northern suburbs. This was expanded in 2004 with new freezers and cool rooms installed at our Winton Road premises, enabling greater distribution of food and care packages.

Our church building has undergone extensive refurbishment since we moved in and has been made possible by the generosity of our members and local businesses, to whom we are most grateful.
The continuing upgrade in 2004 saw the carpeting of the auditorium, a permanent stage, a European style café seating 100, as well us upgrades to our already exceptional sound, stage and lighting equipment.
Since then, extensive landscaping has also completed around the grounds of the building, including a secure “McDonald’s” style playground for the kids.

Our Present

Our church has a dedicated leadership team gathered to the vision of Rod and Wendy Waters.
More than ever we are seeing people from all walks of life get behind the cause of our church, doing what they can do according to their gifts and talents to build the kingdom of God together.

With continuing training and empowerment of people we are seeing on a weekly basis people rise up to be who they are in Christ.

Our Future

We are well on the way to building a church in line with the C3 20/20 Vision. We believe C3 Joondalup is called to be a large and influential church and our goal is to be a church of 500+ members.

Through positive relationships, quality leadership and discipling strong, spirit-filled people with a passion to expand God’s Kingdom on the earth, we know that we are well on our way to achieving that goal.

What We Believe

There is one God: God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit;

In the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ the Son of God.

We believe in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, His constant intercession and in His imminent return;

In the person and work of the Holy Spirit with His fruit and gifts available in the Church;

The Bible is the living word of God – infallible, authoritative and everlasting, and the foundation of all Christian doctrine;

In the existence of an evil spiritual being, the devil; In the spiritually lost condition of all people and the essential need for the new birth by faith in Jesus Christ;

In the baptism of the Holy Spirit as a gift available to believers, with the normal evidence of speaking in other tongues;

In the sacraments of the Lord’s Supper and baptism by full immersion in water for all believers;

In the resurrection of both the saved and the lost, the one to everlasting life and the other to everlasting separation from God;

In the church being the body of Christ, and each member being an active part of a local church, fulfilling the Great Commission.