Our Team

Our Team

 

Paul Ravesteyn: 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 Ravesteyn: Is married to Paul and 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.
 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.
 

Anne 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.

 Priscilla Ravesteyn: coordinates a group of enthusiastic and passionate teachers who lead the Northgate K.I.D.S Church ministry every Sunday. Priscilla cares for her three girls, Ariel, Isabel, and Zahli and supports her husband David, the director of his own Carpentry Company.
Beth Manefield: Coordinates the Northgate Playtime ministry 2 mornings a week  and 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 is a bit of a gym bunny.