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OUR LEADERSHIP

OUR SENIOR LEADERS

Gabriel and rebecca 

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OUR STAFF TEAM

The Church staff team is led by the Senior Leader. This team oversees the day-to-day ministry and operations of the church. These staff members serve the congregation and are responsible for the development of the spiritual life of the church. Our Staff serve our church whānau to enable us to reach for the dreams God has for us. 

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Associate Pastor

Hon Chew Then

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Young Adults

Esther Taofiga

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Worship Director

Mauosamoa White

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Creative 

Krystle van der Salm

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Assistant Young Adults

Lilly Downing

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Small Groups

Ray Rombouts

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Kids

Nicole Klemetson

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Worship Director

Petone White

OUR ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

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Finance & Building

Helen Rietveld

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Administration

Barbara Matterson

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Finance 

Ben Hardie

OUR INTERNS

OUR OVERSEERS

The Oversight team are members of the congregation who join the Senior Leader to oversee the finances and direct the provision of the facilities needed by the church. They provide counsel to the Staff Team regarding the major financial, governance, and spiritual commitments of the church. 

The Overseers for Elim Church Dunedin are:

Lesley enthusiastically serves the Lord at Elim, actively involved in church life since 1988, and is an Associate Professor in the School of Business at Otago Polytechnic. She is committed to prayer and action towards seeing the amazing transformation that God brings in each person’s life through His love and grace.

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Peter Sara

Peter and his wife Jan have called Elim Dunedin their church home for over 30 years. He is a Lawyer and the chairperson of the International Needs New Zealand mission agency. 

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Dr. Lesley Gill

Dr. Euan Rodger

Peter Sara

Dr. Euan Rodger

Euan and his wife Rachel have called Elim Dunedin their church home for over 20 years, serving and ministering in various capacities. As a research scientist at the University of Otago, Euan is a well-respected leader in his field. He is passionate about seeing people from all walks of life grow in faith and intimacy with God. 

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Hon Chew Then

Ps. Then or Uncle as he is more widely known has served our church as a Pastor since 2003. He has previously been a school Principal and education reviewer in Malaysia. He is passionate about the Holy Spirit and the word.