c3 church wahroonga




C3 Wahroonga is a community of people of all generations who have discovered an incredible richness of life that comes from having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Each week we create space for people to be refreshed, strengthened, and encouraged by encountering God and His presence.

Our aim is that you would experience being loved and valued, develop great relationships, have lots of fun and grow in your faith journey in Christ. Whether you are a child, mature or somewhere in between, we want you to know Him and His amazing purpose for your life, we want you to live your best life!

You can find C3 Wahroonga at Wahroonga Public School aka the “Bush School”. We are a 15min level walk from Wahroonga Railway station or if travelling by car there is plenty of parking both on and off the property.


We would love to meet you this Sunday.

Our Location

The Bush School

71 Burns Rd Wahroonga NSW 2076

02 9972 8688





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Sunday Services

We warmly welcome you and will introduce you to someone to sit next to during the service. After the service, a big part of our culture is having coffee and a chat so stick around as there are plenty of friendly faces!

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C3 Kids

Your children will love the C3 Kids program! Catering for ages 2-12 kids receive individual attention, encouragement and great Bible teaching. Services are full of life, fun and the love of God.

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C3 Youth

Developing Godly friendships in your teenage years is so important. Each fortnight the youth of C3 Wahroonga get together to share their experiences, discuss the Word and pray together in Youth Connect.

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Connect Groups

In connect groups you'll build meaningful relationships with other people who are also committed to following Jesus. They provide an opportunity to meet together to talk, pray and study the Bible.

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The team at C3 are incredible! Dedicated people contribute their creativity and energy to build the Church together. There are great options: tech, hospitality, admin, ministry... and training is provided. We'd love you to come along to our Next Step pathway to find out more.

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C3 Cares assists people in need, crisis and isolation. We provide community meals and help with food and clothing. Our Wahroonga team currently host a monthly community dinner in Hornsby/Waitara. We'd love you to come along to help or be helped.

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What's On at Wahroonga

God anointed Jesus with the Holy Spirit and power, and how he went around doing good.

 - Acts 10:38

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Jake & Kerrie Betlem

Ps Jake and Kerrie Betlem have been leaders with C3 since 1994. Jake is the Missions Director, overseeing initiatives that impact tens of thousands of lives in our local and international communities. Jake and Kerrie also serve as the C3 Regional Directors for SE Asia overseeing our 62 churches throughout this region. However, their greatest passion is Sydney and seeing our city become a city for Christ. In 2015 they started a new C3 location at Wahroonga. The church has grown into an authentic, fun, loving, Christ centred community. Jake and Kerrie have 4 children that are all young adults, and one grandchild on the way! They hope to meet you soon.


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