Pastors and Staff

Alan & Elena Hood

Lead Pastors

Alan and Elena are down to earth, relational leaders who are passionate about advancing the Kingdom of God through strengthening the local church. 

They love to see people coming into relationship with Jesus, being fully discipled, released into their calling, and fulfilling their God-given potential.

Alan and Elena's preaching is practical and life-giving. They passionately believe in training leaders, and in journeying with people for the long haul.

Staff & Volunteers

Anthony Walker

IT System Administrator

Brett Mallory

Creative Manager

Bruce Glover

Connect Groups

Daniel Wallis

Intermediate Youth Leader

Elle Janson

Pastoral Care / Freedom Prayer

Erika Hitchens

Coast Liaison Administrator

Errol Saul

CAP Counsellor

Heidi Johnson

North Liaison Administrator

Janita Neal

Youth Leader (Coast)

Jared & Rachel Pratt

Location Pastors (Tauranga) / Intern Pastors

Jena Sen

Kids Ministry (Tauranga) / North ​mainly music

Joanne Hurlock

Creative Arts / Administration

Josh Taylor

Highschool Youth Pastor

Jurika Walker

PA to Senior Pastors

Kirsten Hood

Administrator / Youth

Laura van Aardt

Tauranga Liaison Administrator

Liezl Weber

Facility Bookings

Monica Stanway

Pastoral Care (North)

Niky Hardgrave

Kids Ministry (Coast)

Ruth Haupt


Shannon Dobbs

Kids Ministry (Tauranga)

Sharon Hough


Shaun & Ruth Sutcliffe

Location Pastors (North)

Tamryn de Laborde

Kids Ministry (North)

Victor Haupt

Atrium Cafe & Conference Manager / Facilities

Will & Nicole Viljoen

Location Pastors (Coast)

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