Bridge Community Church
this years 2019 Business Person of the Year
Since Evan’s arrival in Floral Park, his leadership and willingness to serve the Floral Park Community has stood out. He’s participated in Mentoring the Floral Park Memorial HS Virtual Enterprise program, the Chamber’s Christmas Festival & Tree Lighting, Floral Park Street Fair, and currently serves as the Chamber’s Vice President. Bridge Community Church is currently celebrating their 5th Anniversary. Evan Peet took on the leadership of Bridge Community Church leaving their home and church in Sydney Australia and moving to New York City in January 2015.
Evan and his wife Moira have been married for 20 years and have four daughters, Eternity, Harmony, Leilani, Brooklyn and their son Israel. They have now served in ministry together in three countries first in New Zealand then Australia and now in the USA.
Evan and Moira were the founding Pastors of, “The Embassy,” Church in Sydney. Having started the church in 2007 they functioned as Lead Pastors there until 2014 when they transitioned to new leadership. On a family holiday in October 2013 they felt called to move to New York to fulfill the next chapter in their calling.
Evan has a background in International Development having worked as the National Development Manager for Compassion International in Australia as well as for Open Doors, but his passion is building the church to serve their local community.