our team

Be Yourself Worship Create

Our dream as a leadership team is to create a strong environment of freedom that feels safe and inspiring for our community to thrive and discover who God has called us to be. 

In this atmosphere, our freedom can be fully expressed with love and honour for each other as we grow and develop into the dream that God has for each of us and our city.  

At the core of our Horizon family is our staff and leadership team.

 

our team

BE YOURSELF  WORSHIP  CREATE

Our dream as a leadership team is to create a strong environment of freedom that feels safe and inspiring for our community to thrive and discover who God has called us to be. 

In this atmosphere, our freedom can be fully expressed with love and honour for each other as we grow and develop into the dream that God has for each of us and our city.  

At the core of our Horizon family is our staff and leadership team.

 

TIM STEVENSON

TIM STEVENSON

senior leader

Hi I’m Tim, and along with my wife Xenia, are the senior leaders of Horizon Church. I have been in ministry for 30 years and am passionate about the local church and live to see the Kingdom demonstrated with signs, wonders and miracles. I have two wonderful married sons and three amazing grandchildren. I love surfing, golf and music.
XENIA STEVENSON

XENIA STEVENSON

senior leader

Hi I’m Xenia, together with my husband Tim, we lead Horizon Church. I’m passionate about the local church & bringing Gods kingdom everywhere. I’m all about relationship, family and am a passionate Grandma.
My interests are leadership, women’s ministry, dream interpretation, creativity & prayer.

TYRONE STEVENSON

TYRONE STEVENSON

associate senior leader

Hey, I’m Ty. After a three-year adventure in California, attending the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry, my wife and I re-joined the leadership team in Horizon in 2015, along with our three amazing kids. I love CrossFit, shoes and YouTube and I am here to help people transform into their full potential best so that we can all live fulfilled and intentional lives.

Kat'one KAHO

Kat'one KAHO

associate senior leader

Kia ora, my name is Kato’one. I have seven siblings – four brothers and three sisters, so life is always happening! I’m a believer in family and community and enjoy getting to know people and finding out what matters to them. I am passionate about purpose and potential and love helping people find their why, and grow confidence in their place of influence.

Jess Stevenson

Jess Stevenson

pastoral care / events

Hi, I’m Jess. I am a wife and mum to 3 gorgeous children. I am a part of the pastoral care team at Horizon Church, and help with overseeing all things marketing, events, and hospitality related. I have a huge passion to see people’s hearts transformed and to truly thrive in every area of their lives.

Jenny MAKI

Jenny MAKI

kids pastor

I have been leading our Children’s Ministry since 2008 and I love every moment of it. I am married to my wonderful husband Joe. We have 6 amazing children, four girls and two boys. I love being a Mum and a Nana. I love and enjoy teaching our young people about God and his Kingdom.

Tyler DOEZIE

Tyler DOEZIE

worship pastor

I’ve had a passion for music since a young age and have been heavily involved with leading worship and building teams since the age of 16. I currently oversee the worship community at Horizon Church and I’m loving every minute! Originally from California, USA, I met my beautiful Kiwi wife while studying at Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry. We got married during our third year in the program and then moved to NZ shortly after we finished studying in 2013.

Sharlene TANG

Sharlene TANG

administration / mums group

I have been at Horizon Church since 2013. I’m a bit of a social butterfly as I love hanging out with friends and it’s even better when there is great food involved. I also love spending time at my favourite beach up in Ruakaka with family. #whitesandbeachesareawesome!

Ross Adams

Ross Adams

operations / media

I’m the traveller that found my home & whanua in New Zealand. Fun fact, I met my amazing wife at Horizon! You instantly have my attention if you start talking about fishing, cameras or coffee.