Gateways Christian Fellowship is an eldership-governed church, operating a collaborative team leadership based on Ephesians 4:12,13.

Our senior leader, who carries the vision and direction for the fellowship, regularly meets with Team Leaders who serve as heads of the different functions/departments of church life, most of whom are volunteers.

There are also a number of credentialled ministers serving in various other capacities as volunteers or partly paid staff.


Gateways is an eldership governed church. Our elders meet regularly to pray, study the word together, plan and direct with wisdom as the Lord leads and enables us. We believe in releasing the gift of leadership and seek to support and enable the leaders of the various ministries operating within...

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Our trustees action the legal work that may be required as a result of corporate decisions. They act and perform their duties as outlined in the Trust Deed. Trustees David Tweed Jono Turner Kevin Palfreyman Louis Buchanan

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Senior Leader

Our Senior Leader is David Tweed. David and his wife Paula have served at Gateways for many years in a number of different roles and they have a passion for equipping and releasing leaders to fulfill the call of God on their lives.

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Team Leaders

Administration – Sylvia Marshall Connect Group Oversight – Darren & Christine Jourdain, Edith Ladd, Louis Buchanan, David Tweed. Creative Ministries – Darren Jourdain & Jono Howard Hospitality  – Christine Jourdain Intercessors – Mary Turner Internships  – David Tweed Just Life – Bruce Hill Kids Alive (Childrens Ministry) – David Tweed Ministry of Sound – Jono Howard...

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