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 & Co-6pm Pastor
Niki recently finished studying at SMBC and joined the staff team in 2017 as the Youth/Co-6pm Pastor & Communications Director. She is excited to oversee The Sunday Roast (youth group) and pastorally care for the 6pm leadership team. She hopes to see both the youth and young adults at St Johns grow in their love for Jesus and others.
Leonie Menzies - Children's Pastor
Leonie is married to John and has three adult children Joshua, Bethanie and Maddison. Leonie recently finished up working in child protection for the NSW government and is looking forward to working at St John's as the children's pastor. Her focus will be coordinating KAOS to ensure children at St John's learn of Christ's love for them and have clear presentations of God's Word. When Leonie is not at St John's, she will be doing post-graduate studies at SMBC Croydon.
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.