About Planetshakers Church
Melbourne North East Campus
The heart of Planetshakers Church is to see lives transformed and empowered through personal encounters with God’s Presence.
Under the leadership of Pastors BJ and Marla Pridham, Planetshakers North East Campus caters for all ages and cultures, offering a variety of programs to meet the needs of individuals and families.
Situated in the well-established, leafy suburb of Lower Plenty, Planetshakers North East Campus is accessible for all who call Melbourne’s North East, 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 teaching and mentoring to help them thrive.
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!
Lower Plenty Church North East Campus
Location and Service Times
360 Main Road
Lower Plenty VIC 3094
North East Campus
Pastor BJ Pridham has been a part of the Planetshakers family since 2008. A gifted musician, singer and song-writer, BJ commenced his ministry journey at Planetshakers, serving in the Creative Ministry— leading worship and playing keyboard and guitar. He has since written several anointed and successful praise and worship songs.
In 2011, BJ’s emerging pastoral gift and love for people were recognised and he was appointed Worship Pastor for the Creative Team—overseeing the pastoral care. In 2017, he took on the role of Campus Pastor—North East, alongside his wife Marla and 3 young sons—Archie, Levi and Arden. He currently serves in this capacity.
BJ and Marla are known for their pursuit of a God-honouring, healthy lifestyle and for their relentless commitment to leading people into deeper encounters with Jesus. They are also lovers of great food and coffee!
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 6 local campuses across Melbourne, Australia, and 3 international campuses in Cape Town, South Africa; Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea; 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.
“Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver”
– 2 Corinthians 9:7 –
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Planetshakers Church (Main Office)
Level 1, 10-12 Cecil Street,
Southbank VIC 3006,
Monday – Friday except public holidays
9am - 5pm