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. 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. 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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Emma Geldard

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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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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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