About Planetshakers Church
Melbourne North Campus
The heart of Planetshakers Church is to see lives transformed and empowered through personal encounters with God’s Presence.
Under the leadership of Pastor Steve Sowden, Planetshakers North Campus caters for all ages and cultures, offering a variety of Bible-based, Christ-centred programs to meet the needs of individuals and families.
Situated in Melbourne’s rapidly-developing, Northern growth corridor, Planetshakers North is accessible for all who call Melbourne’s North, their home.
Planetkids provides a safe, fun-filled environment where children enjoy an age-appropriate church experience. planetboom offers teenagers a place to belong, cutting-edge creativity and music, and relevant teaching and mentoring to help them thrive and succeed.
PlanetUNI programs provide community, support and mentoring for university students while PlanetBusiness connects business people, empowering them for influence and success in the marketplace.
Empower Ministry provides food relief, support for refugees and asylum seekers, prison ministry, mentoring and care for vulnerable people.
Everyone is welcome!
Melbourne North Campus
Location and Service Times
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are currently not meeting at our physical location. All our services are being streamed online. Follow the link below for all upcoming live streams.
Village Cinemas Plenty Valley
415 McDonalds Rd
Mill Park VIC 3082
9:00am & 10:45am
Pastor Steve Sowden joined Planetshakers in 2008, after relocating from Queensland to Melbourne. A talented and successful singer, Steve served faithfully on the Creative Team before being recognised for his pastoral gift. Leaving his career in singing to pursue the call of God, Steve was appointed the New People Pastor of Melbourne City Campus— entrusted to care for and integrate guests and new Christians of Planetshakers, into the family. He has since taken on the role of Campus Pastor—North, serving alongside his wife Katie and 4 beautiful children— Jonathan, Sophia, Eleanor and Joshua— to pastor the Planetshakers family in Melbourne’s Northern suburbs.
Steve and Katie are passionate about the Planetshakers mandate of Empowering Generations to Win Generations, and are renowned for their warm, welcoming love for people.They have a heart to see God’s glory reflected through Godly marriages and relationships, and Christ-centred parenting.
Russell and Sam Evans
Global Senior Pastors, Planetshakers
Russell and Sam Evans are the founders and global senior pastors of Planetshakers Church—a large and rapidly-growing church that gathers in 5 local campuses across Melbourne, Australia, and 3 international campuses in Cape Town,South Africa, Geneva, Switzerland, and Singapore.
Russell and Sam are committed to the church’s God-given mandate of Empowering Generations to Win Generations, seeking to present the good news of Jesus Christ in ways that are contemporary, relatable and attainable for people of all ages, race and social status. They are passionate about producing fresh praise and worship music that facilitates personal encounters with God and brings healing and breakthrough to people’s lives.
An atmosphere of fun and faith where kids can learn, grow and connect.
A gathering of hundreds of teenagers from across Melbourne together to have the best time and to encounter God.
On a campus near you planetUNI is a place where all college students can connect, belong and grow into all that God has called them to be.
Planetshakers Church (Main Office)
Level 1, 10-12 Cecil Street,
Southbank VIC 3006,
Monday – Friday except public holidays
9am - 5pm