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Australia North & West District

Welcome to the Australia North & West District of the Church of the Nazarene. This newly merged district was created trom the separate ANPD and WAD districts in January 2015, and now covers the states of Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia, with 18 churches to serve you. There are eight churches in the Brisbane area, three churches in the Perth area, and the other seven churches are in rural Queensland and Western Australia, and can be found in Mackay, Biloela, Bundaberg, Maryborough, Toowoomba and the Gold Coast.

The Church of the Nazarene is a Christian church that has been operating in Australia since 1945. It is a multicultural church that welcomes people of every race, language and cultural background. It is part of a global family of churches operating in over 159 nations around the world. The word "Nazarene" relates to Jesus of Nazareth.

Recent News

Stay in touch through the ANWD Official Facebook Group to find out what's been happening in our district.

What do Nazarene Churches offer?

  • A place where you can find love and acceptance whatever your background, race or culture...
  • A place where the Bible is preached and taught.
  • A place where both traditional hymns and new choruses are blended for an inspiring service.
  • A place where you can have a small group Bible study either in Sunday School or a weekday study.
  • A place where the pastor still believes in calling in on the homes of the church people.
  • A place where a program for children and youth is conducted with many district activities for both.
  • A place where you can reach out to others in meaningful ministry.

What is the purpose of the Australia North & West District?

The Australia North & West District Church of the Nazarene exists to develop a network of healthy, interdependent, sustainable, local holiness churches in the Wesleyan-Arminian tradition throughout Queensland, the Northern Territory, and Western Australia that make Christlike disciples.

Our Vision:
"Holiness Churches Making Christ-like Disciples"

Our Mission: 

Plant and Facilitate Holiness Churches making Christ-like Disciples

Our Focus: C.H.R.I.S.T.

  • Celebrate the Triune God
  • Holy Living
  • Reaching out to others
  • Intentional Discipleship
  • Serving each other
  • Trusting God in all things.

Contact Details

For more information about the ANWD and its ministries or churches, please contact:

Rev Roland Hearn
Missional Superintendent
Email: rol@newstartrivercity.com