meet the team.

symon and kristy drake

lead pastors


Symon and Kristy are the Lead Pastors of Renew Church in Whangarei and Global and have been in full time ministry since 1997. They are wholehearted in their commitment to lead a multigenerational church which relates to, and champions tomorrow’s history-makers. They are desperately passionate about encouraging/equipping people to reach their full potential in God, and communicating the truths of His word in ways that are easy to understand, relevant and applicable to people’s everyday lives. They have four kids and four cats.

julian squires // people care

abby johnson // kids

eddie stone // youth & operations

darlene davis // accounts

stephen garton // production

sue adams // reception

steven & charis mcleish

scotland pastors


Steven and Charis are the Pastors of Renew Church in Scotland and have a heart to reach those far from God with the message of Jesus and to bring the broken home. To build the local and global church and impact every part of society by occupying it with the Gospel, advance the Kingdom of God, and make disciples of all nations and to invest in the leaders of this generation.  You can visit their website here.

ravulolo & makelesi tuikubulau

fiji pastors


Ravulolo and Makelesi are the National Overseers of Renew Church Fiji, which include several churches throughout the Fijian Islands.  Ravulolo has a burning passion to see Fiji revived/awakened by the Holy Spirit and they work tirelessly proclaiming and demonstrating God’s love and goodness to people who desperately need Him.

julian squires // oversight team

wayne garton // oversight team

symon & kristy drake // oversight team

richard venning // oversight team