Ps. Anita and Abe de Wolde
Abe and Anita have been part of the leadership for over 15 years. In April 2014 Anita was prayed in as the new Senior Pastor after serving the church for years as Worship Pastor and later Associate Pastor.
Anita has a real heart for seeing people set free of bondages and reaching their God given potential in life. With a real passion for the Word and Worship Anita loves to communicate God’s Word in real applicable ways.
As a leader, she loves to create an atmosphere where people of all ages and walks of life feel welcome and at home.
Abe and Anita also own and run a large scale dairy farming operation.
Abe’s passion is focussed around Godly leadership and seeing the interface between the Christian and the business community. He loves to see Godly principles find their way back into the workplace. Abe also serves as a trustee, elder and leader in the church.
Josh & Raquel Hurricks
Josh and Raquel are the assistant pastors and have been on board since 2019. Josh and Raquel currently run the run the Youth ministry and pastoral care of Otautau Connect.
Josh & Raquel have been a part of YWAM and served in Asia helping with Church planting and social projects before being called by God to Otautau. They have a heart for the gospel to reach every part of the globe.
Ps. Jim Cairns
Jim Cairns is the founding Pastor of ONLC and started the Otautau Fellowship back in 1991 with his wife Linda and two children.
Over the years they have seen the church grow from small beginnings to a vibrant and strong community church.
Jim is passionate about seeing people come to Christ and is a real evangelist at heart. Jim also travels yearly to Africa and India to preach the gospel and minister to churches.
He loves mentoring young people from all over the world.
In March 2014 Jim handed over the “baton” of his Senior Pastor role to Anita de Wolde. He continues to serve on the leadership team and is an active member of the church.