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Growing Leaders

Activate Church is committed to growing disciples and growing leaders. In addition to our regulare Activate Groups, we also run Night Classes each semester, and we offer a thriving Internships Programme.

Activate Internships Programme 2023

Activate Church partners with Vision College to offer a high-value Ministry Internship Programme. We believe in investing in the potential of every individual to help them find the lane they were created to run in. This expanded and improved programme will be led by Dr. Michael Brown at Activate Church, together with the Certificate 4 in Christian Studies at Vision College.


Fill in the expression of interest form below to find out about:

- the goals of Internships at Activate Church
- the Programme structure and details
- and an opportunity to meet with Ministry Leaders from each area including: 
    Young Adults
    Communications (Design, Video, Digital, Social)
    Creative (Music)
    Production (Sound, Lighting)
    Pastoral Ministry (Preaching, Discipleship)
    Pastoral Care

Lodge an Internship Expression of Interest here

Activate Education

Where do you fit in God's Story?

Activate Education runs night classes each semester to help you discover where you fit in the story of The Bible. You can join in and try a class for free at any stage during the semester. With fascinating topics each week from our talented teachers, these classes are an excellent way to spend 2 hours on a Monday evening. 


You can participate informally without assignments (suggested donation appreciated for regular attendance $75) or as a part of our 15 credit paper for the Certificate in Christian Ministry (L4) ($587.50).


Semester one:

20 February - 15 May

7 - 9pm | Vision College, Ruakura A Block, Room 47

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Answering the Call to Ministry 

Lesson 2: Spiritual Formation

Lesson 3: Self Care

Lesson 4: Emotional & Cultural Intelligence 

Lesson 5: Marriage & Family 

Lesson 6: Leadership & Management 

Lesson 7: Small Groups

Lesson 8: Building Teams 

Lesson 9: Dedications & Communion 

Lesson 10: Water Baptism

Lesson 11: Weddings 

Lesson 12: Funerals 

Semester two:

24 July - 30 Oct

For more info, get in touch with Ps Michael Brown 

Activate Training Centre

ATC New Zealand is a charitable education company with its head office based in Hamilton. We have extensive training facilities in several beautiful locations around New Zealand. ATC New Zealand believes in “changing lives through learning”.

We have 3 targeted areas to achieve this:


Activate Training Centre (ATC) is a part of the Activate Faith Community.  

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