Our Team

Our Team

 

 

 

Paul and Renee Ravesteyn: Paul is the founder and leader of both Northgate Ministries and Live Connection. He is committed to seeing lives transformed by the Gospel of Christ and is passionate about helping and empowering people to become all that God has made them to be. He is married to Renee and they have 5 grown up children and 4 beautiful grandchildren. Paul also coordinates mission trips to Africa, Indonesia and the Philippines through Live Connection; which partners with subsistent rural pastors and leaders in over twelve countries around the world. Renee is a co-founder of Northgate Ministries. She serves in our Children’s ministry and community Playtime. She also coordinates Kids Hope Australia mentoring into a local school. She is a trained spiritual mentor and a chaplain for 70 beautiful people living in an aged care facility in Forestville and for the staff who work there. Renee has a mission heart, having been raised in rural Africa, and is passionate about hospitality and providing a home for others.

 Chris Roberts: is our Youth and Kids Pastor. He leads and coordinates a group of enthusiastic and passionate teachers who lead the Northgate K.I.D.S Church ministry every Sunday. He also leads NG Youth, our fun and vibrant youth group, and oversees discipleship in young kids. Chris also co-leads Northgate Nights: our community of youth and young adults. Chris is passionate about kids and seeing them grow in their full potential
 Ben Fleming: is associate pastor at Northgate and leads our Worship, Newcomers and Small group ministries. He also oversees Northgate Youth, teaches S.R.E. at a local High School, works part time as a carpenter and is passionate about leading and mentoring Young Adults into their God-given destiny. Ben is a husband to his beautiful wife Sofe and father to his princesses Marley and Willa.
 Glenyce Gers: is Paul’s P.A. and is also Secretary of the Live Connection Australia Inc. Board. Glenyce is passionate to see people’s lives transformed through mission and loves organising and participating in Live Connection Mission Trips.
Beth Manefield: co-ordinates the Northgate Playtime ministry every Wednesday morning. She also runs a house hold for her husband Sam and two boys Tyler & Carter. In her “spare time” she likes to garden, entertain guests, runs and hits the gym.
 Anne and John Ferrar: Anne is the administrator for ‘Live Connection’. Anne manages the Live Connection accounts and coordinates all the information that flows between pastors and their financial partners. Anne is married to John, and they came to us from Zimbabwe in 2009. They are both passionate to serve God and His church both locally and globally.