Whatever your background, age or culture, we are excited about welcoming you into our church family! We'd love to help you get connected. Check out our Sunday services & find a great life group.
1. Attend a Sunday service.
Sunday services are the main event around which church life is based. We currently have six Sunday services across New Zealand, as well as five mid-week youth services.Locations & Service Times
2. Join a life group.
Life groups meet fortnightly in homes and are a place where you can make great friends with people in similar seasons of life. As the church continues to grow, it is important that we keep close relationship with each other, so we want to help you find a life group that you love!
James DuxfieldIntermediate Ministry, City Zone
James leads the charge in pastoring our intermediate age children - also known as 'Boosters'. He and Jess are passionate about seeing young people come into relationship with God and lead vibrant and Christ-filled lives. Fill in the form below if you would like James to help find you a lifegroup.
Jess LumIntermediate Ministry, City Zone
Along with James, Jess leads the charge in pastoring our intermediate age children - also known as 'Boosters'. These guys are a dynamic duo, fun and excited for Jesus.
Ben & Anna CarrollYoung Adults' Pastors, City Zone
Ben and Anna are the Young Adults' pastors for Wellington City. They love life and are passionate about building God's house. If you’d like Ben to help you find a life group just let him know and he’ll be in touch soon.
Rick & Kellee TealYoung Professionals Pastors, City Zone
Rick & Kellee have been with ARISE since its start when Rick had long hair and Kellee loved him anyway. Rick & Kellee have two sons and a daughter. They have a passion for Young Professionals and seeing young people flourish in their relationships, workplaces and friendships.
Anna BraczekYouth Ministry, City Zone
Anna is one of our youth pastors for the city youth service. With a passion to see schools impacted for Jesus and hang out with people, she'd love to get in touch with you.
Sam SmithYouth Pastor, City Zone
Sam is the man in charge of pastoring teenagers from the Central City all the way to the Kapiti Coast. He is full of fun and faith to make God relevant and real to the teenagers he serves. Contact Sam to have him help you find a lifegroup.
Levi & Nadia MarychurchYouth Pastors, City Zone
Levi & Nadia are the Youth Pastors for Wellington City. They have been youth pastors at ARISE for 8 years. If you’d like them to help you find a lifegroup just let them know and they’ll be in touch soon.