Peter Shurley (petershurley.com.au) is playing and sharing at Citywide this weekend (14th January) at our 10 a.m. service.
With the 2022 release of his 20th CD title “A Change Of Scenery”, Peter continues to be recognised as one of Australia’s most popular and sought after Gospel artists.
This multi- award winning singer, songwriter and instrumentalist continues a busy touring and ministry schedule based from their property in rural northern Tasmania, where he lives with his wife Kerrie. They have 5 children. Peter also owns and oversees the Greenroom recording studio, producing work for many other Christian artists.
In January 2014, the song ‘Fingerprints’ from the CD ‘Carry You’ was nominated as a finalist for ‘Country Ballad of the Year’ at one of Australia’s foremost music events- the Tamworth Country Music Festival. In 2016 the title song “Love Remains”, written from the experience of losing his Father to dementia, was also nominated as a finalist in the TSA awards “Contemporary Ballad of the Year” category. “Love Remains” has also been licensed by The Salvation Army’s “Aged Care Plus”. It is the sound track for the promotion, presentation and for training related media in their world leading dementia care program.
Not only are Peter’s live performances and recordings highly acclaimed, he is also much sought after as a Christian communicator.
Peter is Founding Pastor of Life Christian Church in Northern Tasmania, established in 2004 and today with a congregation of over 500 people. From this base Peter engages 2 of his greatest passions, inspiring and training the next generation of Christian leader and as an ambassador for the work of Compassion, excite people towards world mission. In 2017 Peter was honoured for his advocacy for Compassion child sponsorship as it marked 25 years of serving in this role. 2024marks 32 years of this partnership.