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Our Leaders


Sheridyn & Jan Rodgers

Sheridyn and Jan are senior ministers at Activate Church Hamilton. They have a passion to see people connected with Jesus and walking in the fullness He's always intended. John 10:10 is a verse on which they base their passion to help people live life to the full. Pastors Sheridyn and Jan love serving together, and they have two sons.


Michael Brown

Pastor Michael is a minister at Activate Church Hamilton. He has led churches in the Acts Movement for 30 years and loves journeying with people in their faith walk and seeing God’s truth set them free. Michael and his wife Gillian have two adult children and two grandchildren.


Simon Moetara

Pastor Simon is one of our ministers at Activate Church Hamilton. He has been part of this church family ever since he began following Jesus more than 30 years ago. Simon is married to Rachel and they have three wonderful children.


Chrissie Lander

Pastor Chrissie leads our Activate Tuakau Church and she is also Senior Pastor at Activate Papakura. Chrissie and her husband Rich have three older children and they love serving Jesus together. Chrissie's favourite thing is to help people encounter the presence of The Holy Spirit.


Jay & Nikita Rodgers

Jay and Nikita lead Activate Rototuna North. Jay and Nikita have a young daughter Gigi, and they have been serving in ministry roles for over 6 years, including leading youth and church gatherings. With strong prophetic and evangelistic giftings, they love to facilitate spaces for God to connect with people, and they love to help them be set free and walk closely with Jesus.


Josh & Kayla Duckett

Josh and Kayla lead our 9am gatherings at Activate Ruakura. Josh and Kayla have four awesome children. They love seeing people connected and transformed through the Gospel and are passionate about loving God and loving others. They are both creative and enjoy DIY activities like sewing and aeromodelers, as well as spending time in nature.


Monique Woolerton

Monique leads our 6pm gatherings at Activate Ruakura. Her heart is to see people getting equipped, stepping out in faith, and deepening their relationship with God. Monique enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, and reading with a good cuppa at hand.

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