Harmony Young Adults

What is hya

A group of young adults discovering and growing in their life giving relationship with God, while developing life giving relationships with the community around them.

why does hya exist

To invite people into a life giving relationship God and their community around them. 

What we do

We meet weekly at church on Sundays & during the week in life groups and connect groups. We also have regular events and hang-outs as a community.

Life Groups

Girls Group

Tuesdays 7pm in New Brighton. Contact Aimee 027 225 9665

Guys Group

Wednesdays 7pm in Addington. Contact Ben 020 417 76016

Mixed Group

Thursdays 7pm in Redcliffs. Contact Josh 027 427 8311 or Lydia 027 666 8737

Connect Groups

Running Group

Fridays 330pm meet at Hagley Park where we take a beginners paced 3.8km lap of South Hagley Park. Contact Josh 027 4278311

Harmony YA Events

Throughout each term we run events which inspire, encourage and most importantly connect and build real relationships with other young adults. Next up is “MAYBE MAFIA” from 6pm on 13 August. Be at 220 Antigua Street, ready to leave at 5:30pm. It’s an awesome opportunity to do life with other young adults through mystery, adventure and a step back in time. More details + Register online – Here 

Night Church

Be part of the young adults community every Sunday night at 6pm at Harmony Church often followed by dinner at Little High Eatery. 

Meet our Leaders – Girls Group


HYA Leader


Aimee is a trained dancer and dressmaker, but works in construction admin. She is passionate about seeing young women grow into the plan God has for their lives here at Harmony, and inspiring others to dream big faith-filled dreams. She loves deep & meaningfuls and living life to the full. 



Kate is an intermediate school teacher. In her free time, Kate loves spending time in nature and keeping active by adventuring in our beautiful outdoors. Kate is always up for a coffee and nature walk combo, and is passionate about loving people and seeing them reach their potential. 

Leaders – Guys Group



Ben is 28 years of maturity and has recently moved back home to NZ. He is currently an Intern at Harmony focusing on Young Adults. Rumour has it that he navigates a life group of exceptional young men every Wednesday night. In his spare time he enjoys lifting weights and sometimes putting them down again! Give him a high 5 if you see him.



Jonny loves Jesus, Carol, areoplanes, Lego, motorbikes and Xbox. He grew up in Kirwee and by God’s grace he started working at Air NZ as an aircraft engineer this year. By week you’ll find him in the ChCh hanger and in the weekends he’ll usually be biking or catching up with friends.

Leaders – Mixed Group



Josh is 30 years young and is happily married to his wife Lydia. He works for Harmony Church overseeing the Young Adults ministry and the Harmony Internship Programme. He loves excellence, humility, his trampoline and people who are passionate to see change in themselves and the world around them.



Lydia is 23 years old, she is happily married and currently working as a registered nurse as well as interning at Harmony in the Young Adults ministry. Lydia is always up for a chat especially over food or coffee, she loves shopping and good nature walks. Her 3 biggest dreams are to see people step into their full identity in Christ, to travel and be a mum to beautiful babies!



Joel is 24 years old, working as a qualified plumber 4 days a week and interning at Harmony in the area of Young Adults. He enjoys playing sports, making and creating things and tramping. Joel is passionate about the power of the Word of God partnered with the Holy Spirit to see transformation in peoples lives.



Carol works as a registered nurse but also does make-up for weddings and events. She is engaged to Jonny and is currently planning her wedding which includes 10 bridesmaids. She has an extremely welcoming, vibrant and enjoyable personality that you will often hear before you see.

Leaders – HYA Leaders



Andy is married with two children. He runs an electrical business but is also doing a Harmony Internship this year at church. He is a generous and outward focused father with a high value for the prophetic and community, and is not one to turn down a good prayer meeting!




Jack is 24 years old and is happily married to his wife Kelsie. One of Jack’s biggest highlights in his life is his son Oscar. He helps assist Josh oversee the Young Adults ministry and manages Otautahi Tattoo. His definition of success is the belief he has in you to do great things in your sphere of influence, with a passion to call out the gold in all he meets within this city, nation and world to see people wear God’s name and bring Him fame.



Bex loves Jesus, musical theatre, and fast food. She’s passionate about community, and thinks there’s nothing more valuable than a good group of friends. She loves to work behind the scenes to help make things happen, but you might also catch her on stage in the worship team. Bex reckons she’s got some of the worst jokes around, but she still makes herself laugh, and that’s all that counts.

For more information

email us: youngadults@harmony.org.nz