Elders and Pastors

Adam Spence

Senior Pastor

Adam is happily married to his wife Jessica, and they have two wonderful little girls named Juliette and Charlotte. Adam has a degree in Law and Economics from UCT. He is the full-time pastor... Read More

Carlos Caldas

Lead Elder

Carlos and Paula have been married for over 30 years. Both Carlos and Paula are self-employed. Carlos owns an export trading business, supplying a variety of products nationally... Read More

Henning du Plessis

Elder

Henning and his wife Jenny have two precious children, Stephen and Kezia, who continually bless them with their accomplishments and talents. Within his group of companies... Read More

Jonathan Andrew

Elder

Jonathan enjoys coaching tennis when he has a spare moment, but primarily spends his time running his own business, providing extra accounting lessons to university students... Read More


Marc Ries

Elder

Marc and Ivana have two daughters, Savanna and Cassidy, who are a true joy and blessing; and both their daughters have been home educated. Marc is the Managing Director... Read More

Owen Smith

Assistant to the Pastor

Owen moved to Johannesburg from Worcester in the Western Cape at the beginning of 2015, to become the Assistant to the Pastor at Village Church. Prior to this, he was the Youth Pastor... Read More

Peter Brown

Elder

Peter and his wife Annie have 2 wonderful daughters, Jessica and Robyn. Jess is married to Adam Spence and they have given Peter and Annie their first grand-child... Read More

Xavier Marot

Elder

Xavier and his wife Natasha are still enjoying the "honeymoon stage" of their marriage and are confident it will never end. Kids are on the cards... Read More

Retired Pastors

Dr Christopher Peppler

 

Christopher has been happily married to Patricia since the age of 20, and they have two children, Lance and Karen, a daughter-in-law Tracey, a granddaughter Jessica... Read More

Colin Ekman

 

Colin has been married to his wife Lisa for 42 years. They have four amazing children Corene, Bruce, Kathleen and Justine, and five grandchildren. Corene and Bruce are both married... Read More

Office Staff

Adele Koninis

Church Secretary

Adele was married to George for 37 years and has been blessed with two wonderful grown up sons. She has been part of the Village Church Family for many years... Read More


Gail Head

Events co-ordinator

Gail was married to Duncan for 29 years before he went home to be with his loving Saviour earlier this year. She has a married daughter and a granddaughter Erin... Read More

Lorraine Roden

Book-keeper

Lorraine has been part of the Village Church family since 2011. She joined the office team as the church bookkeeper in 2015. She has two adult children... Read More
Nathan Magola

Intern

Nathan is a vibrant young man with heritage from both South Africa and Malawi. He currently lives with his mother (Alice) and sisters; Natasha (UCT medical student) and Jessica... Read More

 

Grounds Staff

Charles Mwale

Caretaker

Charles is originally from Malawi, where his two children live with his wife. He manages to get home from time to time to visit them. His wife spends much of the year here in South Africa... Read More

James Lebaka

Senior Caretaker

James has 2 wonderful teenage children, Tshidi and Dimpho. In his spare time, James enjoys the odd game of volleyball, and, if he’s feeling really energetic... Read More

Theo Mambolo

Caretaker

Theo, who is originally from Limpopo, is married. He and his wife have a wondeful son. If asked what he does in his spare time, he’ll only give one response... Read More