our leaders

Now these are the gifts Christ gave to the church: the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, and the pastors and teachers.

Ephesians 4:11


laurie & linda urlich

Laurie, born in the Hawkes Bay, and Linda, born in Scotland, have lived in the Hawkes Bay all their married life. They were ordained in November 2015 and carry an incredible gift of hospitality which is a great blessing to the church family and our community. They have raised 2 children and are now enjoying 7 grandchildren.

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dave & gill james

Dave and Gill were ordained in July 2011 and have served on the Pastoral Team of this Church since then. Dave works as a Strategic Planning and Asset Management consultant for Waugh Infrastructure Management Limited. Dave is passionate about promoting and establishing robust asset management systems processes and practices that help ensure safe, effective and sustainable service delivery. Gill works in the Church office as an Administrator and serves in the music ministry of the Church.

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tim & anna spurgeon

Tim and Anna, born in the UK, moved to NZ in 2007, settling in Hawke’s Bay with their family.  They were ordained on to the leadership team in July 2019.  They have a passion for discipleship and raising the next generation of leaders. Tim has a background in teaching and currently runs his own business called Father’s House doing property and garden maintenance. Anna is a nurse and is currently working for the local DHB.

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greg & janice fall

Greg was born and raised in South Africa and immigrated to New Zealand at the end of 1996 as a Mathematics teacher. Janice was born and raised in Hawke’s Bay. After getting married, they lived in Auckland for fifteen years before moving to Hawke’s Bay.
Greg is passionate about teaching the Word of God, and Janice desires to see people living in the full potential that God has given them. Together they are committed to seeing the truth of God’s Word applied in all areas of people’s lives.

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