MARINE REACH 'PACIFIC HOPE' - PACIFIC OCEAN (OUT OF THE PORT OF TAURANGA) - Located in Tauranga, New Zealand, and part of the YWAM ministry, Marine Reach has reached over 360,000 people in the Asia Pacific region since it's inception in 1990. Their dream is to reaching the goal of 1 million people served by 2020. Capt. Jesse Misa is a regular speaker at the Christian Centre (visit their website)
SHIMSHON AND HEATHER CHADDOCK - Born in America, Shimshon moved to New Zealand from Israel to minister to Maori. Shimshon is a Messianic Jew and prophet who carries a message for the people of this land. He travels the country preaching the good news of the Messiah on marae, in prisons and in churches.
ON THE EDGE BEACH MISSIONS - OPOTIKI, NZ - Beach Missions have been part of our Summer Holidays for decades. The mission at Tirohanga Beach Motor Camp has been going for fifteen years. Sharon Holding has been taking teams of young people there for most of those years and now takes members of the Christian Centre's FND Youth Group bringing the gospel to dozens of kiwi kids and their parents. (photos)
TE RAU AROHA KIDS CAMPS - WAIHI BEACH, NZ - Similar to the beach missions, we send our youth to Kids Camp at Te Rau Aroha Christian Camp for a week each school holidays. They undergo two days of leadership training and are then spend four and half days putting that training into practice. The children who come to the holiday camps not only have a great time, but they are challenged, they have fun, learn crafts and outdoor activities but most importantly, they learn about the God that loves them. (find out more here)
KEHILET HADERECH MESSIANIC FELLOWSHIP - KARMIEL, ISRAEL - Micheal Egleton (one of our elders) and his family lived in Israel for three years. During that time they made friends with Yossi Ovadia, pastor of the Kehilet fellowship in Karmiel. As a church we have decided to prayerfully support the work that Pastor Yossi and his congregation are doing in the north of Israel. www.kehilathaderech.org/english
KORONIVIA ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH - KORONIVIA, FIJI - Koronivia A/G is pastored by Joseph Mudaliar whose parents and brother's family are long time members of the Katikati Christian Centre We have supported Koronivia for many years, sending mission teams as well as funds to help with the work they are doing in Fiji. We are encouraged to see how the church has grown over the years. (see photos here)