Pastors

Greg Burgess Profile

Greg Burgess

Greg grew up in country Western Australia. He moved to Perth for university and after graduating worked in the city for 3 years. During this time he came to faith in Christ, met and married his wife Wendy and together they had a son, Jordan. In 1990 the family moved to Adelaide to go to…

nelson-profile

Nelson Schonfeldt

Nelson Schonfeldt joined The Orchard in September 2016. Hailing from the cute Adelaide Hills town of Cudlee Creek in South Australia, he made the move to the Bay of Plenty after completing his Bachelor of Ministries in 2014. He is excited to be in the role of Discipleship & Young Adults Pastor at The Orchard.…

Mike Johnston Profile

Michael Johnston

Mike is the fortunate husband of Holly and proud father of Ruby, Harper and Beau. Mike was raised in an amazing Christian home by his Northern Irish parents Brian and Grace along with his six sisters and three brothers. Born and raised in Tauranga, Mike loved his time at Bethlehem college where he attended from…

Pastor Bevan Smith

Bevan Smith

Bevan has been part of The Orchard team since 2013. He is currently the Land Development Feasibility Project Manager. Bevan is married to Audrey, their children have now grown and (mostly) left the nest and even provided them with grandchildren. They are planning to move into full time missions in 2020. To unwind Bevan loves…