All Team Members

Perse Tarabu

Perse Tarabu

Facilities

Originally from Zimbabwe, Perse has lived in South Africa since 2009. He joined the GAP family in 2013 and in 2014 he became the facilities manager at the church. Perse has a heart for pastoral care and outreach and presently serves with HOPE and Street Light, ministries to the homeless. Perse spent time volunteering on the LOGOS HOPE missionary ship…

Lynn Forman

Lynn Forman

Finance

Originally from Zimbabwe, Lynn arrived in South Africa in 1982 and lived in Johannesburg for 30 years before moving to PE. She is currently the Convener of the Finance Committee. Passionate about encouraging people to know God better and become leaders in the church, Lynn is very involved with the Emmaus Community Walks. She also loves animals of all shapes…

Lee-Ann McFarlane

Lee-Ann McFarlane

Program Coordinator and Outreach

Lee-Ann has been working at GAP since February 2017.  After graduating with a BA degree in Missions specifically TESOL, from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois –she moved to Swaziland and ran a community care centre for vulnerable children for six years.  The opportunity arose to move to Hong Kong in 2013, to fill the position of Director of Missions…

Lesley-Anne Cleland

Lesley-Anne Cleland

Administrator, PA and Pastoral Care

Lesley-Anne (aka LA) has been a member of the church for over six years and feels blessed to be working for GAP in the capacity of Administrator and PA to the senior minister, and heads up the Pastoral Care ministry.  She has two married daughters and a little granddaughter.  LA leads two home groups, one at Buffelsfontein Retirement Village and…

Rafael Bertolino

Rafael Bertolino

Worship, Youth and Young Adults

Rafael is originally from Brazil and has lived in South Africa since March 2017. Prior to coming to South Africa, Rafael served as a missionary with Operation Mobilisation (OM) for 7 years. Rafael has a degree in IT Engineering and is currently doing his BA in Theology. Rafael is the GAP Worship Director, leads the Youth and also the Young…

Mat and Kayle Pelletier

Mat and Kayle Pelletier

Children’s Church

Mat and Kayle Pelletier are American missionaries who have been involved with theological education in Africa for 11 years. They have a heart for teaching and preaching, deepening the roots of the African church. Mat works full-time for SATS (South Africa Theological Seminary) and Kayle is a part-time facilitator with SATS. They have four children whom Kayle home schools: Calvin,…

Brian Paddey

Brian Paddey

Session Clerk

Brian is married to Jenny and they have two adult children. Brian is recently retired. They joined the GAP family in 2013 and Brian is the current GAP Session Clerk. He is also the Men’s Ministry convener, serves on the Finance and Remuneration Committees, is a member of the Pastoral Care team and is a Commissioner for the local Presbytery.…

Rory Spence

Rory Spence

Senior Pastor

Rory, our senior pastor at GAP, is married to Brenda and they have been involved in ministry in the Presbyterian Church for over 30 years. They have 3 married children. The family comes from Zimbabwe where Rory, as a qualified lawyer and advocate, was a Magistrate before they embarked on a Christian farming venture for 6 years to minister to…

Contact / Location

Contact info

+27 41 363 0708
Church Offices - 50 Nile Road, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
admin@gapchurch.co.za

Church Services

Sunday - Traditional Service:
8:30AM

Sunday - Contemporary Service:
9:30AM, GapKidz and Munchkins