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The gathering:
Creating Community

Our community of families & young adults is growing and we would love to invite you to be a part of it at The Gathering!

Hosted by Sam & Alison Livingston, come along for an encouraging time of connection, vision & discover new ways in which you can find purpose. We believe that no-one should do life alone, we are truly better together!

  • Join us at the Mayfair at 10am every Sunday

  • Full kids program available

  • Coffee guaranteed


Our New Plymouth community is growing!
If you would like to be a part of the community,
or you would like to get coffee with Sam & Alison
then we would love to hear from you

Ps Sam & Alison Livingston

Campus Pastors of Vision New Plymouth | Launching 2019

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Sam and Alison are passionate to see every person come to know Jesus and walk in the purpose and destiny that God has for them. People are their passion, and they invite you to join them as part of the New Plymouth launch team, as an extension 'room' of their home church, Vision Palmerston North.

In 2008, Sam came from India as a young student to study in New Zealand. Following his study, he moved to Palmerston North to do research in biotechnology. In 2014, knowing the call of God on his life, he decided to do ministry training with Vision College and Vision Church. This paved the way for him to become an Associate Pastor under Ps Dale and Rachel Meacheam. Together Sam and Alison, with the wider leadership of Vision Church are dedicated to building God's house. Sam is an authoritative and passionate communicator of the gospel, he loves a good laugh and loves to serve and help people.

Alison grew up in the Manawatu and studied at Massey University. She is qualified as a Statistical Analyst but is now enjoying looking after their son and is finishing her PhD in her spare time. Alison has a heart for children and has been in kids ministry since 2004, she loves families and is resolute to see God's family thrive. In 2010 she took up the opportunity to travel to Nepal and volunteer in an orphanage over the the summer break. She enjoys meeting new people and has a passion for everyone to reach their full potential in life.

Sam and Alison got married in 2016 and have recently had a son named Maxwell (Max). Sam and Alison are dedicated to seeing people flourish in their unique God-given gifting and calling. They love to host dinners, hang out with people and enjoy quality time with friends.