Staff Team

Gideon Hoekendijk

Gideon Hoekendijk

Senior Pastor

Gideon is a founding pastor of Harmony Church. He holds a Masters in Theology. He is passionate about God’s Word and His people, he is a dynamic, humorous and an anointed speaker.

Catherine  Hoekendijk

Catherine Hoekendijk

Senior Pastor

Catherine is a founding pastor of Harmony. She holds a Bachelor of Music & a Diploma in Adult Teaching & Learning. Catherine has a prophetic edge revealing her love of life and kingdom.

Josiah Russell

Josiah Russell

Families Pastor

Josiah leads our Pastoral Team and holds Degrees in Theology and Teaching. He is passionate about leading people to encounter Jesus, he is an inspiring and caring leader who encourages many.  

Jonny Hoekendijk

Jonny Hoekendijk

Production Lead

Jonny is a faithful leader with a servant’s heart. He carries a strong anointing to minister in worship that has seen many touched by the Lord’s presence and power.

Sam & Aimee Nimmo

Sam & Aimee Nimmo

Young Adults Pastors

Sam is a Bible School graduate, and together Sam & Aimee own a cafe. They seek to empower young adults and create platforms for them to step up and make an impact in their communities.

Matt Wait

Matt Wait

Operations Lead

Matt leads the facility and office operations of Harmony Church. He is also passionate about equipping leaders so that they too, can rise up and make an impact for Jesus.

Serena Booth

Serena Booth

Children's Ministry

Serena oversees our children’s ministry, Year 1 to Year 8. She is passionate about sharing Christ’s love with the younger generation & seeing them get a head start with a strong foundation in God’s Word.

Alicia Ridgen

Alicia Ridgen

Children's Ministry

Alicia oversees our children’s ministry, Ages 0 to 4. She enjoys creating learning opportunities and a sense of community. A firm believer that one is never too young to encounter Jesus.

Vikki Pflaum

Vikki Pflaum

Sozo Lead

Vikki leads Sozo ministry at Harmony Church. Her heart is for God’s people to have a personal relationship with Jesus by pointing them to His abundance of grace.

Mikayla Fraser

Mikayla Fraser

Youth Pastor

Mikayla is passionate about seeing young lives lovingly transformed and shaped by Jesus. Mikayla enjoys her work, empowering youth to connect with each other, their church family, and the community.

Xander Logan

Xander Logan

Youth Worker

Xander works with secondary school students through our partnership with 24/7 Youthwork. He believes that the next generation can make a difference when they find their identity in Christ.

Lucy Watson

Lucy Watson

Youth Worker

Lucy is a youth worker whose personality and energy endear her to the high school students she serves. Lucy works in partnership with 24/7 Youthwork in our local high school.

Jo Taylor

Jo Taylor

Events Team Leader

Jo co-ordinates events at Harmony. Be it a multi-day conference, a one off major event or a church camp, Jo’s passion is to express the magnificent love of God in a contemporary world.

Allen Carbon

Allen Carbon

Creative Designer

Allen values human connection and he desires for all people to be understood and seen.
It is that desire for connection that is the driving force of everything he does.

Judah Parsons

Judah Parsons

IT Support

Judah ensures Harmony stays connected to the world via IT support and also through his role directing the weekly Harmony Livestream. sending the message of Jesus to the nations.

Gus Walkden

Gus Walkden

Finance Lead

Gus has extensive management experience in the New Zealand not-for-profit and commercial sectors, having worked as a lecturer in business studies as well as holding directorships at multiple companies.