The Minister

Rev. Craig Bland is the minister of the Parkes, Forbes & Peak Hill congregations. In January 2004, Craig along with his wife Sonia andĀ eldest daughter Madison, moved to Parkes to begin their ministry amongst these three centres. They were joined by Genevieve in March 2005 and Angelique in July 2007.

Craig is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church of Australia. He completed the bulk of his Theological studies (BTh) at Moore Theological College in Sydney, before finishing his studies at the Presbyterian Theological Centre in Burwood.

In his spare time Craig can often be foundĀ spending time with his family, reading, playing games on the computer, gardening and occassionally making loud noises in the shed.