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 Heathcote Valley. 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

All In Socials

Three times a term we run events where young adults can connect and build lifegiving relationships with others. It’s an awesome opportunity to connect with other young adults, enjoy some food and fun.

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. 



Sandra is an extremely committed and diligent early childhood teacher and she also uses her talents to serve in the creche at church. She is an extremely positive young women who loves Winnie the Pooh, being generous, seeing people grow in their relationship with God and having coffee with friends.



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!



Jo is an amazing wife and a mother of 3. In between the school runs, she makes things happen in many different areas of Harmony Church. She is consistent, friendly and dedicated. She likes laughing with friends, meeting new people and seeing God do amazing things.



Jonathan has several roles at Harmony, some of which are worship leading, sound production and operations management. Jonathan is a faithful friend and leader who spends most of his time somewhere between Harmony Church and the McDonalds drive thru.



Erin is a wife, a mother, a creative and leads our Tuesday night girls group. Erin is passionate about seeing others grow in their God given gifts and talents. She desires to share the love of Papa and allow space for Him to be present in the moment.

For more information

email us: youngadults@harmony.org.nz