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CCCNZ Enablers are pastors and leaders serving within CCCNZ and Open Brethren heritage churches in New Zealand. CCCNZ Enablers commit a portion of their time and energy to support connection between churches and leaders in their regions and beyond. 


Andrew Clemow

Andrew is married to Megan and is the Regional Enabler for the Whangarei and Northland Regions. After sensing a call to Pastoral Ministry, Andrew concluded his work in the legal profession and trained at Carey College. He is now the Pastor at Clark Road in Whangarei.

027 281 3514

North Shore

Dan Tyler

Dan Tyler is the Northshore PastorLink Enabler. Dan, with his wife Emily, pastor at Birkenhead Community Church, Auckland North Shore.

Dan trained with the Baptists and Anglicans in England while pastoring in Leeds before they emigrated to Auckland in 2017 with their three children. He has a huge heart for introducing all sorts of people to Jesus as His Church lives out it’s purpose.

022 687 7406


Richard Fountain

As Auckland Enabler, Richard works among CCCNZ and Open Brethren heritage churches to grow connections across greater Auckland. Richard is passionate about helping churches and service providers to work together to grow leaders for church flourishing, revitalisation, and planting.

Richard has served as Senior Pastor in an inner city Auckland church, and as a theological consultant, and has taught the Bible and ministry related subjects within Aotearoa, New Zealand and overseas since 2007. His overseas ministry has included The Sudan, Vietnam and, more recently, Nepal. Richard and his wife, Karen, attend Wiremu Street Bible Chapel, and make their home in Mangere, Auckland.
027 270 1634

Marina Shannon

Marina Shannon is the North Shore/West Auckland Youth Enabler. Marina is the youth pastor at Orewa Community Church where she has served since 2014. She is passionate about evangelism and enjoys teaching. She also works part time as a physiotherapist.

Waikato / Bay of Plenty

Grant Birks

Grant Birks serves as Waikato/Bay of Plenty Enabler for CCCNZ. Grant and his family have recently returned from 14 years as missionaries in West Africa, where he was involved in theological education and mission leadership. He is passionate about seeing churches working together so that they thrive and grow by developing church leadership, especially young people. He also has a heart for overseas missions. He resides in the Bay of Plenty and attends Lifezone Church in Tauranga.

021 031 3285

Hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm

Aaron Hodgson

Aaron Hodgson is the Waikato Youth Enabler. Aaron completed his BMin over in Adelaide before taking on the role of youth pastor at Raleigh St Christian Centre in Cambridge at the start of 2018 working with the high school aged ministry and the 24/7 youth work in schools programme.


Gary Gilpin

Gary Gilpin is the CCCNZ PastorLink Enabler for Manawatū. Gary is the Pastor of Feilding Bible Chapel where he serves with his wife, Kathy, and their family.


Darryl Ward

Darryl Ward is the Wellington PastorLink Enabler. Darryl is the pastor of The Anchor in Whitby, Wellington. 

South Island

Tim Hodge

As South Island Enabler, Tim works to encourage, support, and connect churches and campsites across Te Waipounamu, the South Island. Tim has worked in IT, on staff at a local church, and in tertiary student mission (TSCF). He loves all things Mainland! Together with his wife Liz and children, he's part of the Springs Community Church team, speaking for Jesus and living for Jesus in Lincoln, Canterbury.
027 374 8048
Hours: 16 hours per week


Matt Meek

Matt Meek is the Youth Enabler for the Canterbury Region. Matt is the youth pastor at Riccarton Community Church where he has served since 2010. He is passionate about reaching young people, releasing them into their God given potential and dreams, and supporting other youth pastors to do the same. 


Donna Grant

Donna Grant is part of the National Youth Team with a focus on Coaching. Donna has over 10 years of youth ministry experience ranging from being an intern to a Youth Pastor at Crossroads in Palmerston North where she completed a Diploma in Theology and a Diploma in Family Studies . She's a full time mum to two children and intends to eventually resume her studies to complete a Bachelor in Counselling, with a focus on youth and families.


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