Leadership

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Pastor Steve Gaultney comes to us with a background in international, interdenominational ministry. Steve was born in Africa to medical missionaries, and spent his childhood there before returning to the U.S. for university. During college, he spent nine months in Haiti as an interpreter for medical teams, and served as the youth minister of a Haitian church. After receiving his Master in International Management, Steve worked for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). In 1991, Steve resigned as Andersen Consulting’s UK Marketing Director to become a part-time ‘Mr. Mom’, sculptor and contract children’s writer. In 1994, he began seminary in Zurich, Switzerland before transferring to Princeton Theological Seminary in the US where he received his M.Div. Steve was ordained in 1998 as an American Baptist minister.Prior to coming to Hong Kong, Pastor Steve served international churches in London, England (four years) and Bonn, Germany (seven years). Pastor Steve loves most sports, and was rumored to have been part of a Mah Jong club at the tender age of 12. He has been married for 35 years to Marian, who also grew up as a child of missionaries in Africa. They have three children: Trenton, Camie and Lindie.

 

Contact: steve@communitychurch.hk

Pastor Wade Wollin has been at Community Church since 2007. Before coming to Hong Kong he served at NewSong Church, San Dimas, CA where he was an ordained pastor. He received his seminary training from Fuller Theological School in Pasadena, CA. Wade has been married for 25 years to his wife Erica and they have two children Cody and Maya who keep him quite busy. When Wade is not in the office, he’s enjoying running and exploring the green spaces of Hong Kong.

 

Contact: wade@communitychurch.hk

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Brenda Loong is our Pastoral Associate and she joined Community Church upon completion of her seminary training from Regent College in Vancouver. She spent most of her formative years in Singapore and then went on to study for several years in both Australia and the UK. Brenda has experience in the corporate world and so one of her areas of passion is the integration of faith and work. She also loves journeying with her community through all of life and she has a heart for cultivating authenticity in the ways we relate to one another in the body of Christ. 

 

Contact: brenda@communitychurch.hk

Grace Ghattas is our Youth Director and she came from Australia in January 2014 and began attending CCHK shortly afterward. A successful and enriching education achieved the School Captain appointment at Kilvington Grammar School and led to continued studies at RMIT University in Business, Marketing and Advertising and represented the university on the industry board. After graduating, Grace worked in management, training and development in sports and recreation, advertising, retail, government, travel and tourism. From a young age, Grace was regularly at church and passionately involved in community service, children’s and youth work and music. Significant life-changing experiences led to continued trust in God.  She faithfully let go of the corporate world in HK to accept the role as Youth Director and continues to incorporate service in the HK community as Outreach Co-Ordinator. She is fluent in Egyptian Arabic, enjoys learning Cantonese, Mandarin, French and Italian, plays hockey, running, swimming, hiking, playing guitar, singing, reading, traveling, cooking and eating!

 

Contact: grace@communitychurch.hk

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Depreena Robertson is our Children’s Ministry Director. She grew up in the United States and attended Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee. Shortly after graduating, she lived in mainland China for three years where she taught a variety of subjects including English, geometry, rock climbing, and live event production. In 2016, Depreena decided to move to Hong Kong, a city she now happily claims as home. She enjoys running, meeting new people, and collaborative storytelling sessions.

 

Contact: depreena@communitychurch.hk

Church Council 2018-19

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Solomon Ka

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Phoebe Lam

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Marcelo Kita

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Ronald Keung

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Allison Wong

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KO Yap

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Jennifer Cheng

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Kofi Owusu-Ansah

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Anil Stephen