Tom and Suzanne Hatch
Senior Pastors


Tom and Suzanne Hatch are the Senior Pastors of Elim Christian Centre Blenheim, and have been leading since 2002.
They love serving the church and have a heart to see all people find who and what God has created them to be, and courageously live that out.  


Sonia Cowie


Sonia Cowie is our Administrator. She has been part of the Elim team for over 20 years, and is a valued member of staff. 

Amber Watson
Children’s Pastor


Amber Watson is our Children’s Pastor. Amber has been involved in Children’s ministry since she was a teenager. She is passionate about children, seeing them come to know Jesus and grow into thriving young Christians. 


Joel Collingwood
Youth Pastor


Joel Collingwood is our Youth Pastor. Joel and his family have relocated to Blenheim from the Hawkes Bay. Joel has completed a three year internship with Elim Leadership College and now leads the Youth ministry.

Suzanne Hatch
Worship Director & Womens' Ministry Leader


Suzanne Hatch is our Worship Director and Women’s Coordinator. She is passionate about seeing people opening their hearts and lifting Jesus up through worship. Suz also loves gathering with the ladies and being part of their journey in finding their purpose and potential in God. 


Hilary Hitchins
Wellspring Counsellor


Hilary Hitchins is our Wellspring Counsellor. Hilary is passionate about helping people on their journey to become restored and whole.