Our pastors


Ants & Poro Cuthers have 7 children. Pastor Ants actively plays rugby league & American football, These days he is a professional arm chair critic. Ants has been a Pastor here at Hamilton Elim since 2007. Pastor Poro has a Bachelor degree of Music and has completed a Diploma in Teaching at Waikato University. Poro is passionate about worship and heads up the Worship Team here at Elim.


sunday services

THIS SUNDAY : search for meaning series - Certainty in uncertainty 

Everyone is invited to attend any of our two services offered. 

9am and 10:30am every Sunday morning



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ages 1-14

Elim Kids is a safe environment for your children to have fun, experience God and leave feeling encouraged and believed in. All our Elim Kids programmes open 15 minutes before each service. Our Programmes are Power Sparks for Under 5's, Power Zone for primary school kids, 180 for junior high kids and a comfortable parents lounge for our under 1’s with a live link to the service.


years 9-13

Oxygen is a youth community that gathers for a great time, friendship, activities, sports and practical teaching. At Oxygen we want to see young people find their place in God, and to know that they have been called to be a positive influence in their world.

ages 5-13

Here at Superkids we have been running community children's programmes for over 10 years. Our highly sought after school holiday programme is OSCAR approved, WINZ subsidies are available. During the school week on a Tuesday we run Hip Hoppers, which is an interactive programme for preschoolers full of singing, dancing and fun.


connect Groups

Connect Groups are the very heart of our church. Here you will connect with people and build friendships, chat about relevant topics, find incredible support and have a lot of fun doing it. Whether you are a church person, non-religious, married or single, whatever stage of life you are at, Connect Groups were created with you in mind. Get involved, sign up today!


who we are

Elim Church Hamilton is a contemporary, relevant and growing movement represented by a multitude of nationalities and people groups. Our mission is to be a church that people love to attend, whether unchurched, a new believer or a seasoned believer. In short, we are all about leading people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. We want our church to be known as a place where all people can come to meet God in a way that makes sense for them, that is real, and that is ultimately life changing.