meet the team
WARREN WATSON - INTERIM VICAR
As Vicar of the Cedar Centre Centre Warren carries overall responsibility for all the programmes and ministries of the church. Warren is married to Sarah who teaches piano and they have a son Andrew who is studying Film and Music at Victoria University in Wellington. Warren loves getting out in the surf on his Mini-Mal or SUP depending on the size of the surf. He has been working in the Anglican Church in NZ and in the UK in London for over 30 years.
Kia tai mai tou rangatiratanga!
TANA & BECKY IONA - YOUTH PASTORS
Tana and Becky lead the youth ministry here at Cedar called "The Haven," which includes the Saturday night programme and Sunday morning.
Tana LOVES fishing along with all sorts of other competitive sports. You may recognise him from any one of the local wharves fishing and if so come and say hi - he would love to teach you to fish! Becky loves all things creative! Together they have 3 daughters and have a passion to see young people thrive and become everything God created them to be. They have a heart for community and together mentor many young people.
KATE SHRIGLEY - CHURCH ADMINISTRATOR
Kate is the church administrator and attends the 10am service where she is a set up team leader and helps prepare the data projector service information.
Working with the elderly is one of Kates passions and she is an active member of the Pastoral Care Team.
MELISSA HILL - PEOPLE'S WARDEN
Melissa is the Ceder Center People’s Warden and a Synod Representative at the annual diocese meeting. Her role as Peoples Warden means if there is something at church that is stopping you from growing in faith or going in service then she is the person to talk to. She is responsible to ensure your point of view is considered. This is a role she take's very seriously. Outside of church, she works four days a week at an insurance company, She is married and a mum to two children who give her a great deal of pleasure (mostly) and she loves being creative.
MOIRA WATSON - FOODBANK CO-ORDINATOR AND CHURCH TREASURER
Moira runs the Foodbanks on Tuesday and Thursday.
Her interests are her family, she is a mother to two adult children and grandmother to two lovely kids.
She enjoys reading, knitting and spinning, and also plays a bit of the violin.
ELIZABETH KENDALL- MAINLY MUSIC LEADER
Elizabeth is the leader of Mainly Music. She loves connecting with the families in the community and enhancing the lives of all those around her.