Vicar :  Rev Thomas Brauer
Thomas, originally from Edmonton, Canada, is accompanied by his wife, Cheryl, and their two children. Thomas previously worked as Diocesan Missioner for the Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane in Scotland.

To contact Thomas, please email or phone the office on 326 6251. Emergency only text or call 0273933723


Cam Haylock - Youth Pastor

Cam grew up in the suburb of Spreydon and attended Spreydon Baptist for his younger years until he left to live in Australia in 2012. He loves to surf, skate, snowboard and go on adventures around New Zealand. He is passionate about being a Jesus- like influence to the youth involved in the cultures surrounding these sports, and in building life- long relationships in communities.

To contact Cam call or text on 027 847 4737

Cassie Lee - Assistant Youth Pastor 

Cassie was born in Christchurch but has spent most of her life on the Coast in Hokitika. Since leaving school she has spent some time in Australia where she studied Event Management & since being back home she has worked as an event manager  and volunteer for St John's Ambulance. She loves being outdoors, going on adventures & hospitality ( lots of cups of tea & pot luck dinners).  Cassie is  an active part of the Sumner community  and loves to  share with others in their  journey in following Jesus. 


Rick Smith - Church Manager

Rick is responsible for the smooth running of the Church services, including the 10.30am service at Sumner School. He is also responsible for ensuring that the various groups which use the Church during the week are catered for as well as trying to keep the staff team in order. He is married to Jo.

To contact Rick, email or phone 326 6251

And introducing our curate: Rev Dr John Fox email or ph 0273571628