Philippians 1

1 Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all God’s holy people in Christ Jesus at Philippi, together with the overseers and deacons. NIV

At Living Hope we have an eldership team of 4 couples who work together with a deacon team and the rest of the local believers to pursue the
specific vision that God gives our local church. We also relate to an Ephesians 4 team- New Covenant Ministries International, as well others within the Body of Christ that God leads us to partner with.

Our Eldership Team in 2021:
Contact phone numbers can be found HERE

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Ruben & Jayde de Leeuw  

Ruben is our lead elder, supported by his wife Jayde. They have 3 children and have been on the eldership team of Living Hope Church for a number of years. 

paul n janine lshpPaul & Janine Robinson

Paul and Janine are core members of our worship team, Janine often leading worship and Paul on the bass. Both Paul and Janine are also passionate about Pastoral care.

dom n jo shipDom & Jo Altobelli

Jo oversees our catering and hospitality services and, Dom is passionate about community events. 
They both run a family connect group together in Narellan area. 


Jeremy and Helen Simpson 

Jeremy and Helen run a family connect group in the Campbelltown area and also oversee all the connect groups.

Our Deacon Team 2021:

   Alice Waugh

Alice oversees the Welcome ministry at Living Hope Church. She also manages a lot of our Admin and social media tasks. Alice is passionate about women’s ministry and is involved in Living Hopes Ladies ministry Sistas in Arms. 

Kate Crossley 

Kate runs our Wednesday morning sista’s connect group.

Lyndall Dearnley

Lyndall runs our Children’s Ministry and oversees a group of children’s ministry volunteers. Lyndall is passionate about our children learning about who Jesus is and raising up the next generation of Living Hopers. 

Ellen Nieuwenhuis 

Ellen is one of our dedicated Children’s Ministry teachers, teaching our older children from year 1-6 in Kingdom Kids. 

Alex and Tirzah Hudson-

Alex runs a young mens connect group called Brothers in Arms. Alex is passionate about encouraging young men to remain pure and accountable, while coming around the Word in truth.  Tirzah helps out with our sound and audio. 

Rod Reece

Rod is a father in the father who has served on our eldership team and has now retired. Rod has a range of support roles in Living Hope and has significant value as a godly and wise man who brings great perspective to our leadership team.