The CCCNZ Staff Team seeks to support and develop local, regional, and national teams of people who are serving in CCCNZ and Open Brethren heritage churches.
The CCCNZ Staff Team is a remote team, with full-time and part-time staff based in Auckland, Waikato, Hawke's Bay, and Manawatū. The Staff Team is directed by the CCCNZ Trust Board and led by the Ambassador.
Mark Grace serves as Ambassador for CCCNZ. As Ambassador, Mark spends his time working with the CCCNZ staff team and encouraging the wider movement to continue to have confidence in the glorious gospel of Jesus Christ. Mark comes to the role from a background in Pastoral Ministry; 15 years in Student Ministry; strategic roles in the Mission, Aid and Development sector in New Zealand. Mark attends Feilding Bible Chapel with his wife Emma and their three children.
027 290 3600
Hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm
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
Hours: Mon - Fri 8am-5pm
Richard Davis is our Camping Enabler. He is passionate about the unique role Christian camping has in evangelism to people of all ages. In the past many camps were established as an extension of the Church, and Richard has developed has a deep desire to see our Open Brethren heritage camps and churches work in partnership to benefit the communities they serve. As well as experience in managing a large camp, Richard also has an extensive corporate banking background. Richard is married to Kate and they have three boys.
027 260 2443