Meet the team.

Jurie Kriel

Originally from beautiful South Africa, Jurie Kriel is now based in Austin Texas where he is innovating and leading the 5twelve City Church plant in Downtown Austin. The church’s mission is to reach a 90% unchurched urban core by reimagining church for the next generation.

Karin Kriel

Pastor & Worship Leader
Karin is a fun-loving communicator at heart. Passionate in her pursuit of His purposes, she serves in the teaching and worship ministries at 5twelve City Church.

JP Roos

Pastoral Care
JP was born and bred in a small city in the heart of the farming region of South Africa. He gave is life to God at a young age thanks to parents that truly served God. After finishing a degree in accounting, he became more aware of God’s calling to serve the Church and has been ministering full-time ever since. Him and his wife Izaan relocated to Austin in 2018 to help establish 5twelve City Church

Kasey Hatfield

512 Women
Kasey was born and raised in sunny California. She worked as an emergency room nurse both in Los Angeles and New York City for several years before making the choice to stay home to manage the Hatfield household. She has a heart for God and a true passion for women’s ministry.

Cheyanne Phillips

5twelve Kids
Cheyanne is a mother, wife, and children’s ministry leader who hopes to partner with God in raising up next generation leaders for Christ. The future of the city of Austin belongs to the children, and Cheyanne hopes that the ministry of 5twelve Kids can play a small part in the transformation of this city, and even the world.
Sarah  Jo Smith
Kyle Silence
Blog & Newsletter
Ministry Intern
 Sarah Jo and her family (husband – Alan, daughter – Eilonwy) have been with 5twelve since the second or third Share Life Tuesday, early in 2018, and they love it here! Sarah Jo is an avid reader, especially favoring mysteries and detective stories, and she’s a firm advocate of the afternoon nap.
Kyle is a 7th generation Austinite, a founding member of 5Twelve City Church,. He is passionate about the Lord and dreams about serving the body of Christ full-time. Part of his training at 5twelve city church is part time studies at Concordia University in Austin.