What I do: As senior pastor I see my role as a shepherd/equipper. It is my job to both care for the church and make disciples.
Fav part of my job: I love it when I see people discover a new truth or engage in the disciples life.
Factoid: I grew up in the highlands of PNG
Guilty Pleasure: I like to watch documentaries.
What I do: Associate Pastor/Men’s Ministry Director.
Fav part of my job: Being with blokes; I have six women at home!
Factoid: I can beat any man alive at the board game Pretty Pretty Princess.
Guilty Pleasure: Affogato (vanilla ice cream and an expresso shot).
What I Do: Church Administrator, Connections Ministry Director, Technical Ministry Director, Young Adults Leader & Elder.
Fav part of my job (as Ministry Leader): Straightening Chairs, Meeting new people, Journeying with YA’s & having control over how the band sounds (mwahaha).
Factoid: I never miss a Formula 1 Grand Prix.
Guilty Pleasure: Iced Doughnuts & Ginger Beer.
What I do: Director of Children’s Ministry. I oversee our Sunday morning children’s programs, and lead the Cubby House Kids – grade 1 to 5. As well as supporting my husband, Lex Akers, in the Senior Pastors position.
Fav part of my job: Talking with and having fun with the children. I love to see their faces light up.
Factoid: For some reason I love camels and wish I had a couple of real ones in my front yard.
Guilty Pleasure: FRY’s Turkish Delight Bars.
What I do: Women’s Ministry Director.
Fav Part Of Job: Love seeing women being blessed, getting together, laughing and having fun.
Factoid: Love going to the bush or the beach with my family and I love gardening and planting fruit trees.
Guilty Pleasure: Comedy movies – even the old ones.
What I do: I look after the visually creative side of things at Hills Church, from graphic design, the website, to visual media for Sundays which includes producing creative videos. I have a team of people who do an amazing job of bringing together the media side of things each and every Sunday. I also play drums in the worship team which is not part of my role, but something I am passionate about.
Fav part of my job: Being creative.
Factoid: I have toured Australia and parts of the USA playing drums for YFC, this is also where I met my wife who is an amazing singer.
Guilty Pleasure: Sci-Fi , Star Trek, I have seen all episodes of all the different series’ at least 3x and Stargate is a new favourite of mine.
What I do: I am the Youth Pastor at Hills Church and I love it! I’m looking after prayer in our church and making sure it remains a priority throughout the various ministries and lives of God’s people here! I am studying towards ordination in the Wesleyan Methodist Church, through Kingsley College. I love being able to learn about ministry and theology as they are the very things that I feel I will need to accomplish with what God wants me to do, along with His grace. I am also a carpenter, and will often do some part time work on the side to pay for study and whatever else.
Fav part of my job: Working with such amazing people, and being challenged by my pastors. Studying through Kingsley – Learning about the One who I build my life upon. Carpentry – The end of the day, or the end of a job.
Factoid: I can touch my nose with my tongue!
Guilty Pleasure: I love riding my motorbike with my brother and mates on a Saturday morning.
Margaret and Peter Wyndham
What We Do: We are the co-ordinators of Hills Op Shop. With a wonderful team of volunteers we provide a warm, friendly and affordable shopping experience for the community.
Fav. part of our job: Being in a position to supply community organisations with much needed items, and helping families in crisis with essentials. We love sorting the donations. Never know what will appear next.
Factoid: We met in London in 1975 where we worked together in the National Bank.
Guilty Pleasure: Peter – Listening to Bluegrass Music on youtube.
Margaret – Ignoring housework in favour of a good book.