Jim has been lead pastor of St John’s since 2006. He is responsible for overall vision and for leadership of the adult congregations. He is passionate about the preaching of God’s word, growing many more pastors, and supporting evangelists. He surfs keenly, but badly.
Cynthia Lopez - Administrator
Cynthia has been with St John’s since 2011. She is responsible for office administration, and for managing a team of volunteers. She has a passion for making the most of the working life for God, and especially for pastoral care of His people.
Niki Orenstein - Youth Coordinator, Co-6pm Pastor & Communications
Niki joined the staff team in 2017 as the Youth/Co-6pm Pastor. She loves seeing God at work in people's lives. She hopes to continue serving the youth and St Johns members to see them grow in their love for Jesus.
Michael Chen - Music Director
Michael leads our music teams so that they might lead God’s people to praise God and uplift each other. He is a skilled guitarist and drummer.
Heather has a passion for seeing seniors come to know Jesus. She is in charge of our ministry of providing practical help to members of both the church and the community, many of whom she visits to ensure they are well cared for. She also leads the 8.30am congregational team as we seek to provide a service that offers a car to church, a warm hug of a welcome, a word from God, and a cuppa to connect us.
Amy Jamieson - Children's Pastor
Amy is currently looking after her four platinum blonde ninjas and in her spare time she loves to sew new clothes and visit Maroubra vinnies! In 2019 Amy will be our new Children’s Pastor, taking on the responsibility of overseeing the ministry and its volunteers.