We Help Plant Churches In The Greater West of Sydney

Whether you're a church wanting to plant churches or an individual looking to start their own church, start a conversation with us today.

Let's Impact Greater Western Sydney Together

At GWFC, we are passionate about fostering thriving communities through church planting in the Greater Western Sydney region. As a regional ministry of the Baptist Association, we provide invaluable support for individuals with a mission focus, aspiring pastors, and those called to impact their communities.

Connect, Support, Flourish.

How GWFC can help you and your team.

Embarking on the journey of church planting can be both exciting and challenging. GWFC is here to guide you every step of the way, offering over a decade of experience and knowledge specific to the needs of Greater Western Sydney. Our commitment goes beyond traditional support – we actively engage with your church plant, ensuring you have the resources needed for a successful venture.

Simple (10-20)

  • Flexible in structure
  • Highly relational
  • Can exist anywhere
  • Low cost / no cost


  • Spanning multiple geographical areas
  • Larger staff team
  • Program driven in ministry
  • Program driven in mission

Neighbourhood (10+)

  • Town or Village centred
  • Small staff team
  • Community focused
  • High focus on local needs


  • In active partnership with their region
  • Strategic in large or growing populations
  • Built around and committed to multiplication
  • Committed to leadership development

Distinctive Features of GWFC Support

What Sets GWFC Apart

Benefit from our in-depth understanding of the Greater Western Sydney region. We pinpoint areas where new church plants can make a lasting impact.

GWFC fosters direct engagement with your church plant, providing tailored assistance in developing leadership and discipleship plans.

Forge meaningful relationships with local and like-minded church leaders through our network, creating a supportive community for your church plant.

Let's build the kingdom together

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Scott Dawkins

I am here to be a small part of your church planting journey: from praying with you for God’s direction, to connecting you with the administrative requirements.