Bruce Church was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2011 for his service to cricket. He was a Committee Member of the Melbourne Cricket Club from 1978 - 2003. During that time he served as Treasurer from 1989 - 1991, Vice President from 1991 - 1997, and President from 1997 - 2003.
As well as his service to cricket, Bruce, a Chartered Accountant, has been a Director of the Royal Dental Hospital, Power House and the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club Foundation. He was also the pro bono auditor of Lord Somers Camp, Power House and the Victorian Amateur Football Association.