CityLife is a multi-site church, with meeting venues in Knox, Casey and Manningham in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. It also has a daughter church in Hobsons Bay (Altona), in Melbourne’s west. The church runs Waverley Christian College, a Christian school with over 1,000 students.
The church was established in 1967 by Richard Holland. In 1983, Parkmore Full Gospel Church and its Christian school (now Waverley Christian College) merged with Waverley Christian Fellowship. In 1986, Kevin Conner became senior minister of the church (then about 600 members). Then in 1995, Mark Conner, Kevin's son, was appointed senior minister.
In February 2004, CityLife Church Hobsons Bay was established as a separate church, and in April 2006, CityLife Church Casey was established as a second campus of the Knox church. In March 2008, CityLife Church Manningham was established as a third campus of the Knox church. The church also has Chinese and Spanish congregations.
CityLife also have a large youth ministry, EPIC Youth with over 600 regular attendees. The church also boasts a Young Adults (18-25 year old's) ministry with an average of over 250-300 people attending the fortnightly mid-week meetings.
CityLife worship team members have been involved in several of the Resource Christian Music recordings, and since supplement 38, the recordings have been recorded at the church and produced by worship team members Carl Laurens and Adrian Murley.