Click the names below to learn a bit more about our leadership, our pastors, and our staff – some of the people who have answered God’s call to be light-bearers in this world.


“If I make you light-bearers, you don’t think I’m going to hide you under a bucket, do you? I’m putting you on a light stand.”


Matthew 5:15 (The Message)



Rev. Dennis Flett

Hi, I’m Dennis.  Den’s shorter and it’s OK.  If people asked, “who is that guy?”  I’d say, “I’m an ordinary guy who‘s discovering Jesus.”   I can say I know him;...

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Rev. Hamish Galloway

My name is Hamish Galloway. I am an associate pastor at Hope Presbyterian having retired from the position of Senior Pastor in March 2020. I am presently contracted by Hope...

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Rev. Marty Redhead

My name is Marty and I am one of the pastors who helps lead our Hornby congregation. Along with my wife Steph and our 3 children Ella, Josiah and Archie,...

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Rev. Esther Sabey

Hi there!! I joined the Hope Presbyterian Church family in January 2019. I am married to Kesh Sabey and we have 3 children Levi (11), Aria (10) and Micah (8)....

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Ps. Lea McEwan

Kia ora my name is Lea and I am the Outreach Director at Hope. Along with my husband and three teenage children, we have just moved into Halswell. We are...

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Ps. Rob Key

Hi, My Name is Rob Key. I am married to one gorgeous wife, Fiona. I have four adult children and one grandchild. We moved from Australia to Christchurch in 2009...

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Josiah Russell

Hi, I’m Josiah Rusell the Director of YSWC which involves oversight of youth and young adults across the sites. I’m married to Olivia and have three small children Elisha, Ezekiel...

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Vinnie Wallace

Vinnie Wallace

Hey, my name is Vinnie and I am the youth pastor for the Hornby site. My wife Caitlin and I are soon to be parents of a wee girl, and...

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Leanne Hall

I have been working in Hope Kids ministry since 2010. I give support to Sunday services at Hornby and the children’s programs. I lead the Creche ministry and Messy Church,...

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Jo Pomare

Hi there. My name is Jo Pomare. I am blessed to be married to a very good man, Nick (who is a primary school teacher) and I am a mum...

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David Dally

This is going to be my last paid role in my working life -and it is one of the most challenging – but also very rewarding.  My job is to...

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Doreen Hawkins

My name is Doreen Hawkins; I was born in England and emigrated to New Zealand in 1978. I lived in Auckland until I moved to Christchurch in 1990. I have...

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Jill Green

My name is Jill Green. I am married to Kelvin and we are very blessed to have our two daughters, son-in-law and baby granddaughter all living here in Canterbury. I...

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Vanessa Anderson

Hi, I joined the Hope staff family in 2013. I head up the finance/accounts office so if you have any questions related to invoices, donations, expenses or payments direct them...

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