Born in the UK, Andrew moved to Hong Kong at age 12, where he met and later married his wife, Christine. They have a beautiful adopted daughter Mia. Andrew holds a Master of Theology, oversees the executive leadership team at The Vine, and is devoted to creatively telling the gospel story.
Jim and his wife Julie swapped the open spaces of New Zealand for Hong Kong in 2014. Jim oversees the Pastoral Leadership Team and provides executive level leadership assistance to Andrew Gardener. He holds a Master of Theology, loves teaching, and is passionate about the spiritual formation of believers.
Sandra’s broad, international experience in running operations for different business and her cheerful personality enables her to handle nearly anything with a smile on her face. She serves with her God-given leadership talents to ensure the health of every aspect of the church, from accounts, facilities, to staff.
Tom had a heart for the marginalised long before he moved to Hong Kong in 2007 with his wife Monique and four children. As VCSL CEO, his dedication to God’s love and justice fuels the organisation’s mission to reach out and care for vulnerable communities in our city.
Family Life Pastor
Karla, her husband Richard, and their two children have embraced Hong Kong as their home since arriving in 2002. Karla manages the Family Life Team and passionately believes that all generations can experience God’s love in transformative ways. Her favourite pastimes include trail running and sharing meals with loved ones
Ministry Life Pastor
Born in America, Derek grew up in Hong Kong and lives here with his wife Janice and two wonderful children. He holds an M.Div. from Western Seminary and is a certified executive coach. Derek oversees the Ministry Life Team which supports worship, production, prayer, courses, Sunday services, and events.
Community Life Pastor