OUR TEAM

We are all about people! We love everything about them and we reckon our staff team is made up of diverse, gifted, passionate and fun people who keep the cogs of our church turning.

Neil Hamilton

Lead Pastor
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027 224 2265

Married to Ali with three adult children, ex QS, annoying road cyclist, and ecological fisherman.

Ali Hamilton

Pastor
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027 648 3113

Married to Neil, with the same number of kids that he has. A lover of music and an awesome ability to tickle the ivories.

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Sheryl Gielen

Church Manager
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021 385 535

Married to Mike with two adult children and four grandchildren. A lover of the beach and sun and time with her family. 

Meg Shepard

Children and Familes
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021 887 902

Married to Gavin with three absolutely adorable kids, a closet rugby fan and an enthusiastic consumer of Gavin’s fishing exploits.

Ruth Riding

Media and Coms
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021 0721 732

Married to Chris and a mum to two beautiful kids. Ruth is our master of design and all things lovely.

Michelle Ramsey

Events
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021 731 300

Married to Carl and mum to three fantastic boys. Michelle is  at home with anything organisational including organising gourmet wonders.

Michelle Templar

Accounts
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027 224 2265

Married to Ian with two amazing older kids, Michelle is our detail person. When not immersed in figures, Michelle can be found at the back of beyond with Ian enjoying nature.

Lisa & Fonz Leat

Intermediates & Youth
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021 068 7300

Married to each other, Lisa and Fonz are a dynamic duo with 3 wonderful kids. Lisa is a Nurse and loves being on the sports field! Fonz is a skilled cabinet maker and you’ll often see him on the drums!

Al Ronburg

Worship
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021 021 021 

Married to Christine with 3 young girls, Al is our music man. When not teaching high schoolers you can find Al on a fishing off a kayak with a camera in hand.  

Elders Board

Fred Wilkings (Chair)
Ryan Overend
Greg Cairns
Mel Cutfield
Ali Hamilton
Neil Hamilton
Don Hopkins (Pastor Emeritus)

Finance Team

Michelle Templar (Chair)
Ryan Overend (Elder Oversight)
Glen Cutfield (Consultant)
Sheryl Gielen (Church Manager)
Neil Hamilton (Lead Pastor)

Management Team

Sheryl Gielen (Church Manager)
Michelle Templar (Finance)
Ryan Overend (Elder Oversight)
Glen Cutfield (Consultant)
Neil Hamilton (Lead Pastor)

Fred Wilkings

Elder

Greg Cairns

Elder

Ryan Overend

Elder

Fred Wilkings

Pastor Emeritus