Leadership Team

Darryl Ward

Darryl and his family moved from Australia in 2010 to join The Anchor Church team and serve as pastor.  Darryl is married to Stella and they have four adult children, Jake, Elijah (engaged to Karla), Mia and Eyvette (not forgetting their two Border Collies, Jasper and Jedi). Darryl became a Christian in 1994 at 34…

Brad de Villiers

Brad leads our Youth and Young Adult Ministries, he has been on staff at The Anchor since January 2008. Originally from South Africa, his family settled in Wellington when he was 11. Brad is passionate for the gospel; his desire is for young people to encounter Jesus and for them to live out their faith…

Christine Leadbeater

Chris has been serving in the Children’s Ministry at The Anchor Church for 8 years. She joined the staff team in February 2013. Chris and her husband Sandy lead the Anchor Kids team on a Sunday Morning. Chris is also part of the Mainly Music team. She is a session leader on Wednesday mornings where…

Ruth de Villiers

Ruth leads the team that works with our Years 7 – 8 youth.  They run an excellent programme called Generation generally on Monday nights in term time.