Who We Are
Welcome to Cross & Crown!
We are a friendly, multicultural and evangelical church that meets in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia.

We launched in 2019 with a heart to reach our city, our nation and our world for Jesus because we believe that he alone is the hope of humanity. In short, we are a church that longs to see every tribe worship Christ as King, and we want to reach our world to know, love and live for Jesus.

So whatever your culture, background or ethnicity, we want to invite you to join our church family because Jesus is the Saviour King of people from every nation.
After this I looked, and there was a vast multitude from every nation, tribe, people and language, which no one could number, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were clothed in white robes with palm branches in their hands. And they cried out in a loud voice: "Salvation belongs to our God, who is seated on the throne, and to the Lamb!"

Revelation 7:9-10
5 Core Values
Gospel Clarity
When the gospel is clearly preached, it can be rightly heard and truly believed
Biblical Preaching
When the Bible speaks, God speaks! We want to live by His plans and purposes
Life Together
Our life together as God's family is where we grow deeper in our discipleship
Raising Leaders
We need more workers to reach our city, our nation and our world for Jesus
Planting Churches
New churches reach new people and new people groups with the gospel
Church Council & Staff Team
Cross & Crown is overseen by a Church Council of pastors and elders, and our Staff Team lead and coordinate
our day-to-day ministry and mission.
Adam Ch'ng
Senior Pastor
Adam leads the pastoral team at Cross & Crown and is primarily responsible for preaching and vision. He studied his BA/LLB(Hons) at Monash University before working as a workplace relations lawyer and then as an adviser to the Minister for Employment in the Abbott Government. After completing his MDiv/GradDipDiv at Ridley College, he planted Cross & Crown in 2019. Adam serves on the Executive Committee of FIEC and the Victorian Chapter of TGC Australia.
Andrew Reid
Pastor for Equipping
Andrew is married to Heather and has been in Christian ministry for most of his adult life. He studied theology at Moore Theological College and since then has been a student worker, Anglican pastor, independent church planter, theological college lecturer and founder of a Bible college in Singapore. He likes writing non-technical Christian books that explain the Bible and teach people how to read the Bible for themselves. He and Heather have 2 married sons and 6 grandchildren.
Joseph Lim
Ministry Trainee
Joseph is undertaking in the second year of his ministry traineeship at Cross & Crown. He completed his National Service as a 3rd Sergeant with the Singapore Armed Forces over 2016-18. Upon returning to Melbourne, he completed a BCom at Monash University while working as a Cadet at Ernst & Young. Joseph leads our BLT Network and champions prayer across church. You can financially support his traineeship at this link.
Tim Xie
Ministry Trainee
Tim is commencing the first year of his ministry traineeship at Cross & Crown. He previously worked as a secondary school teacher at Waverley Christian College and holds BCom/BEd from Monash University. Tim leads our Ministry Teams Network and champions mission and evangelism. You can financially support his traineeship at this link.
Sinae Lee
Church Administrator
Sinae assists our pastoral team with administrative support whilst also working part-time as a secondary school teacher. She holds a BA, BCom and MTeach(Sec) from the University of Melbourne and a GradCertDiv from Ridley College. In her spare time, she enjoys babysitting her nephew and niece, watching sitcoms, and jamming to the best band in the world - BTS.

You can contact Sinae for all church enquiries at info@crossandcrown.org.au.
Cross & Crown is a member of the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches as our denomination, and we are part of the Geneva Push church planting network.

We also support the ministry of TGC Australia.