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Our Staff Team

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Geoff Gertzen

BCom, HDipEd, LTh(hons), BA(hons), MTh

Team Leader and Rector.
CURRENTLY ON SABBATICAL
Geoff has been married to Tracey for over 20 years, they have two teenagers Tim and Caris. Geoff loves teaching the Bible, cricket and eating nougat. He is a terrible gardener and even worse at golf...both of which he loves to try his hand at.
He is happiest when people love Jesus!

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Chris Ramsbottom

BBusSc, PGCE, BTh

Pastor (Evening Service)
ACTING RECTOR
Chris is married to Cath and together they have two wonderful little munchkins, Joshua and Faith.
Chris loves Jesus, running, movies, reading, board games and spending time with the family. Chris looks after the 10am service and co-ordinates the Life Groups.

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Jared Hey

BTh (Theology)

Youth Pastor
Jared is married to the lovely Charissa. He's passionate about sharing the gospel & his life with teens in the hope of seeing them come to know Jesus personally as their Lord & Saviour, growing to become more like Jesus. He enjoys making things with his hands, playing soccer & watching movies.

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Tarryn Evans

BSc Bth

Women's Worker
Tarryn is our full-time Women's Worker. Tarryn has a passion for the Gospel and has a desire to help women to grown in their love and knowledge of Jesus. Her favourite things to do are watch TV series and socialise with friends.

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Jo-Anne Taylor

 LTh, BA (Theology)

Children's Worker
Jo is our Children's Worker and loves sharing Jesus with kids. She also loves Cape Town and is always happy to show people why it is the best city in the world to live in!
Apart from being out and about in Cape Town, Jo loves British Bulldogs, watching movies & TV series as well as watching live music.

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JEAN-PHILIPPE ENGEL

Music Director
Jean is married to the beautiful Adèle, they have a dog who they love to bits! Jean is passionate about music and the power that it has to both share the gospel, and also to encourage Christians in their relationship with God. Besides Jesus and the Bible, he loves watching movies and series, but also loves watching and playing sport.

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ERIN THOMAS

BBA, PGCE

Assistant Children's Worker
Erin is a former teacher with a passion for teaching the Bible to kids. She loves to watch rugby, watch series and listen to music. She loves to write and wants to develop kids ministry material for a South African context.

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THOMAS HINSON

BA (PSY)

Apprentice
Thomas is the apprentice at our church and serves primarily in student and children's ministry. A cape local, he enjoys reading, dogs, hiking, video games, general nerdiness and being plain ol' weird.

EMAIL THOMAS
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Jill Stevenson

Office Administrator
Jill is married to Dave. They have 3 children & 3 grandchildren. An experienced administrator she works mornings at the church office and au pairs for her granddaughter in the afternoons. She loves music & singing, crosswords & detective novels.

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Caroline Davidson

Caroline is one of our newest members on the team. She keeps our church buildings spick and span. You have her to thank for our wonderfully clean spaces.

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Malcolm Riley

Malcolm is our Buildings Maintenance Manager. He cares for all of our church buildings ensuring that everything is working and maintained in pristine condition.


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THAMSANQA (THAMI) NAKA

Thami joined the staff in November 2018 when his father, Armstrong, retired. Thami is married and has two children. He previously worked in a retail store in Welkom. He loves soccer and supports Chelsea and Kaiser Chiefs. His favourite musical group is The Soil.