Trevor Berry

Founder, Senior Pastor
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Trevor and Yael really work well together on much of their portfolio.

Trevor is an exhorter, called to father and pastor, and prior to them starting H2O, he served faithfully at New Life for over 20 years as a pastor, overseeing several areas of ministry and has spent decades teaching and preaching. Some of the areas he has specialized in are, Evangelism, Leadership, Youth, The Holy Spirit, Prayer, Praise and Worship, and The Gifts of the Bible, found in Romans 12, 1 Corinthians 12, Ephesians 4, and 1 Peter 4. Trevor’s desire is to see people discover their true worth and find and fulfil their purpose in God.

In the 30 years that Trevor has been in full time ministry, he has taught and evangelized all over South Africa and has ministered to groups and churches in Zambia, Mozambique, Swaziland, Malawi, Mauritius and Israel, and done one on one ministry in Namibia, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Canada, USA, Dubai, Spain and the UK.

In 2010 the Lord called Trevor out to establish a work in God, and H2O Ministries was birthed.

Trevor published his first novel, Evidence, the Mystery of the Jezreel Scroll, in 2009 and received wonderful reviews on his book.

Trevor plays the drums and, despite being the senior pastor, is also one of the musicians in the Worship band at H2O.

Trevor’s son Judah, is a believer and a great blessing to them. He has a BSc degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Victoria and is now working in Vancouver, Canada.

Yael Berry

Founder, Pastor
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Trevor and Yael really work well together on much of their portfolio.

Yael was trained in hotel management and helped open and manage a 240 roomed hotel in Spain. She also had the opportunity to travel the globe as an events coordinator and Spanish/English translator prior to joining her husband in the ministry. She has been involved in all spheres of ministry for more than 15 years and has shared her life story and her passion with many people, helping them discover God’s love and plan for their lives.

Since 2010, Yael has hosted a number of “Warrior Woman” meetings, encouraging women to be strong in the Lord, and her passion is intercession and the prophetic, focusing on interpreting and teaching on the interpretation of dreams and visions.

Yael speaks at ladies mornings, visits companies to pray over their businesses and does workshops to interprets dreams and visions.

Leanne Merchak

General Manager of Ministry: Dean of MTC, Head of Healing Teams, Worship, Children's Church
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Leanne qualified as an attorney, and prior to her coming on board full time at H2O, she spent 8 years in the banking industry, completing her tenure as a senior manager.

She has been saved for 35 years, and has a passion for healing ministry and to see God’s people walk in the fullness of His promises.

She has spent many years studying healing and financial prosperity in scripture, and has witnessed God do several miraculous things, including seeing people healed from the common cold to cancer.

She is responsible for writing, Healing Belongs to You, one of the many courses found in our MTC curriculum. The course has equipped many individuals with practical tools to obtain their personal healing, while stirring up their faith to believe for the healing of others. Her knowledge of the scriptures clearly came through in this manual and it made it easy for those who desire to know more about healing to go and study up on the subject.

Leanne is one of the keyboard playing vocalists at H2O, and her faithfulness combined with her leadership gift has qualified her to be the Dean of H2O’s Ministry Training Centre as well as the manager of the Praise and Worship band and Children’s Church.

She is a blessing to the H2O team and family. She sets an example for many and her relationship with God is inspiring to all who know her. She will push the boundaries to go deeper with God and will help you do it too!

If you would like to get involved in MTC, the band or the healing teams, please contact us

Herve (Elvis) Goma

Security and Building Setup
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Elvis grew up and studied in the Congo and had to leave during the unrest in 2001. He travelled to South Africa with his wife and eldest daughter, and since then, they’ve been blessed with another daughter who is in primary school in Johannesburg.
We met Elvis in 2011, when he ran the special events at the Nu Metro in Monte Casino, which is where we were based for just over three years.
The Bible says, “Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before obscure men. (Proverbs 22:29)
Elvis was truly skilled in his position and got to meet many famous people because of it, including Presidents Thabo Mbeki, Jacob Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa, and he had the privilege of meeting and serving Madiba on two occasions when he came to Monte Casino for private viewings of a movie.
Elvis did such a great job looking after us every Sunday, that when we heard he had left Monte Casino due to Nu Metro selling the cinemas to Tsogo Sun, we offered him a job and he’s been working for H2O since the end of 2014.
He heads up our security and maintains the property and ensures that when we have any of our events at H2O that everything goes smoothly. Elvis has completed our 4 year Ministry Training Centre course and continues to be an absolute blessing to everyone he comes in contact with.

Heather van Niekerk

Administration, Catering
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Heather spent 12 years working as a travel consultant, before moving on to Investment Aircraft at Lanseria, where she acted as their PA and debtors clerk. Having served in both industries faithfully, she also has her own cake business where she expresses her creativity in beautiful designs that taste as good as they look!

Heather assists Leanne Merchak with admin on a Tuesday, helps cater for events held at the church and is a real blessing to the ministry.

She and her husband Kobus, who also serves in our sound and audiovisual ministry, lead one of our Chai groups (home cells).

It is clear to see that Heather is passionate about service and most importantly about serving others. She has a true anointing for hospitality and is a blessing to our ministry and touches many lives.