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SOUTH CITY C3 CHURCH

510 COLOMBO ST, CENTRAL CITY

South City C3 is a church for all ages from the very young to the most senior. We value passionate worship, Biblical teaching, openness to the Holy Spirit and connecting as family.

SERVICE TIMES: 10:30AM & 6PM

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PASTORAL TEAM

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JOHN & KRYSTAL THWAITES

Senior Pastors, South City

John and Krystal moved to New Zealand from British Columbia, Canada in 2019. They are passionate about the Gospel and creating meaningful community as they work to see the people of God belong, believe, and become all that He intended them to be.

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KARIN DE KEIJZER

Associate Pastor, South City

Karin joined staff after 29 years of serving faithfully as a missionary overseas, working in Europe and Central Asia. Her passion is for pastoral care and championing prayer for the nations. Nothing gets her more excited than seeing lives set free from bondage!

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JOSH TAYLOR 

Associate Pastor, South City

Josh is passionate about the people of God seeing themselves as a family. Josh and his wife, Sarah, moved to New Zealand in 2015 after serving at the International House of Prayer Missions Base in Kansas City, USA.

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ELEANOR CROKER 

Children & Families Pastor, South City

Eleanor is a trained primary school teacher and has also served on the mission field in Kenya along with her husband, Mark. Together, they have three children and the whole family enjoys spending as much time by the water as possible - preferably in it!

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SARAH TAYLOR

Intermediate Youth Leader

Sarah Taylor hails from Michigan, USA and brings all of her American enthusiasm into everything she does. She’s passionate about seeing youth grow as individuals and in their walk with Christ.

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BRITTANY MACKIE

Teen Youth Leader

Brittany (Bee) is a full-time communications and youth development worker. She is passionate about empowering rangatahi on their journey with Christ and sharing the good news about who Jesus is - that he came to save and that there is great joy in following him. 

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EMMA & JEREMY LORD 

Worship Directors

Called to Christchurch from Wellington in 2018, Emma & Jeremy are committed to growing the culture of Worship at South City C3. Inspired by the vision that worship is the response of all of me to all of God, they are excited to follow God’s lead shaping the worship ministry for our Sunday services and beyond.

To find out more about the history and origin of South City C3 Church click here