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 Leader

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.

Stu Matthews

Stu Matthews

Pastoral Care

Stu is actively involved in offering counsel and ministering to the Harmony congregation. He is also the ministry leader of our Alpha programme, providing an introduction to the Christian faith.

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.

Becca Rea

Becca Rea

Youth Worker

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

Matt Wait

Matt Wait

Operations Team Leader

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.

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.

Bex Malcolm

Bex Malcolm

Administrator

Bex builds the Kingdom by building spreadsheets. Gifted with strong administrative skills, she often oversees churchwide projects and initiatives to bless the Harmony Community.

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.

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.