Ministry Team

The Hills Christian Family Centre employs a dynamic and experienced team who serve passionately throughout the week from the Hills CFC Office and during our Sunday services. We are about connecting people and changing lives at Hills, and are excited to lead these vital areas of ministry.

Sam Barnes


Sam is a father of six, accomplished musician, lover of the outdoors and passionate about the local church.

Sam, with his wife Jo, love getting alongside people; encouraging them in their faith, building community and “doing life together.” They are both excited about participating with Jesus in ministry and leading this wonderful church.

Sarah Middleton

Children’s and Families Ministry

Sarah is a mother of three and a part time Primary School teacher. She is passionate about music, sports and the discipleship of young people. 

Jo Barnes

Children’s Ministry Coordinator

Kathy Maddock

Worship Ministries

Kathy has a passion to see God’s people worship Him in Spirit and Truth, both on Sunday mornings and in the everyday of life.

She loves spending time with family and can often be found sipping a latte at a local café with a friend or a book.

Leadership Team

The Hills Christian Family Centre Leadership Team meets monthly for the ongoing governance, prayer and oversight of the Church and its associated ministries. It's current members include:

Sam Barnes

Mike Russell

Daniel Potter

Jo Barnes

Andrew Langmaid

Insights Team

The Hills Christian Family Centre Insights Team meets every six weeks for the ongoing operations of the Church and its associated ministries. It's current members include:

Sam and Jo Barnes

Sorin and Bec Teleman

Daniel and Jess Potter

Andrew and Ali Langmaid

Adam and Nadine Lohmeyer

Kathy Maddock