Who should attend?

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Any person who desires to pray for the different communities that come together in the Auckland area
such as business (the professions), politics, the arts and those in need

We believe that you will be greatly encouraged in your faith by participating in the breakfast
It’s good to pray at all times and also alone, but there is a place for corporate prayer on occasions such as this
It is a privilege we should not underestimate, to be able to freely gather in this country and to call on our Heavenly Father in prayer

At the breakfast, you will make new friends meeting people from all walks of life including business people, educators, church leaders and new believers.
You will learn of opportunities to keep connected in the city and to connect others to Christ

Last day tickets can be purchased
Monday 23 October

No door sales available

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Prayer Leaders

Pastor Sam Monk

Pastor Sam Monk

Prayer Leader for Ethnic diversity/migrants/Youth

Sam and Kathy Monk have been leading Equippers Church since the year 2000. Sam is the visionary leader of Equippers, and the national leader of ACTS Churches NZ. They personify vision, strength and grace, and have consistently led Equippers for many years, after taking on leadership of the church in their mid-twenties.

Nikki Bray

Nikki Bray

Prayer Leader for Family & Marriage

 

Bishop Ross Bay

Bishop Ross Bay

Prayer Leader for Tangata Whenua/Issues facing Auckland/City Governance

Ross Bay was ordained the 11th Bishop of Auckland in 2010. Bishop Ross was born in Auckland and grew up in Papatoetoe.  He has previously served in several Auckland parishes, including St Mark’s Church in Remuera and as Dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral prior to becoming Bishop.  He was ordained in 1989, having begun his working life with the Bank of New Zealand before undertaking his theological education.

Outside the church, Bishop Ross enjoys squash and tramping in the mountains with his wife Jacquie. He is a volunteer officer in the Auckland Operational Support Unit of the NZ Fire Service.

Rev Dr Stuart Lange

Rev Dr Stuart Lange

Prayer leader for Prayer & Unity

Stuart Lange is on the board of the New Zealand Christian Network and is the Interim National Director. He is also the writer and presenter of the historical DVD documentary Te Rongopai: 200 years of the Gospel in New Zealand, 1814-2014 and authored A Rising Tide: Evangelical Christianity in New Zealand, 1930-65 (Otago University Press, 2013).

Stuart is also the Senior Minister of a lively multi-cultural church in West Auckland, Massey Presbyterian, where he heads the staff team and does much of the preaching, and is a Senior Research Fellow at Laidlaw College, where he was formerly Vice Principal.

 

Oversight Group

In addition to our kind sponsors and speakers, the following people serve on the Auckland Prayer Breakfast Committee

 

Sanjai Kandregula

Sanjai Kandregula

Event Director

Sanjai Kandregula is a Senior Pastor of CityChurch Waitakere and he is also an Executive Presbyter with the Assemblies of God in NZ (A/G NZ). His heart is to see the local church mobilized to impact their local community.  In 2014 he launched As One NZ with a dream to bring the local churches together in unity through prayer and worship. The last two years has seen over 60 00 people attend across denominations in West Auckland.  He is married to Sunitha and they have two sons who also carry the same heart and passion for Jesus.

Rev Dr Richard Waugh QSM

Rev Dr Richard Waugh QSM

Event Chair

Rev. Dr Richard Waugh QSM has been involved in fulltime ministry in Auckland since the 1980s and has chaired the Auckland Church Leaders Meeting (all denominations) since 2009. He has been involved in much church planting, is founding senior minister of East City Wesleyan Church in Botany and serves as National Superintendent of the Wesleyan Methodist Church of New Zealand. Richard also leads the National Church Leaders Meeting which meets in Wellington and has extensive community ministry in the community, including writing and publishing, aviation chaplaincy, and event organising. He is married to Jane, an architect, and they have three adult children.

Rev Dr Stuart Lange

Rev Dr Stuart Lange

Prayer leader for Prayer & Unity

Stuart Lange is on the board of the New Zealand Christian Network and is the Interim National Director. He is also the writer and presenter of the historical DVD documentary Te Rongopai: 200 years of the Gospel in New Zealand, 1814-2014 and authored A Rising Tide: Evangelical Christianity in New Zealand, 1930-65 (Otago University Press, 2013).

Stuart is also the Senior Minister of a lively multi-cultural church in West Auckland, Massey Presbyterian, where he heads the staff team and does much of the preaching, and is a Senior Research Fellow at Laidlaw College, where he was formerly Vice Principal.

 

Gayann Phillips

Gayann Phillips

Event Administrator

Gayann Phillips is the Interim General Manager of the New Zealand Christian Network, where she pursues her passion for building unity within the church, by enabling communication within the network.

As a young woman, she immigrated to New Zealand from Canada in 1987 and has lived in Auckland ever since. She and her husband, Stephen, have two adult children.

Princess Mele Siu’ilikutapu

Princess Mele Siu’ilikutapu

Daughter of Prince Fatafehi Tu’ipelehake (Kingdom of Tonga)

HRH Princess Mele Siu’ilikutapu is an Apostolic kingdom strategist and Prophetic Intercessor.  A sought after conference speaker she communicates with authority and rare transparency that both resonates and influences audiences of diverse backgrounds and ages.

Her unique leadership mantle carries the governing legacy of her grandmother, the late Queen Salote of Tonga. Princess Si’uilikutapu was the first woman Member of Parliament as the people’s representative.  She is currently the Deputy President of the National Women’s organisation in the Kingdom of Tonga. Her highness has a long history of service with her people at various levels from government  to village life.

Bishop Kito Pikaahu

Bishop Kito Pikaahu

Bishop of Te Tai Tokerau

The Right Reverend Kito Pikaahu was ordained the Bishop of Te Tai Tokerau (Northland – Auckland) in 2002 at the age of 37. Bishop Pikaahu is of Ngapuhi descent.

Dr Roshan Allpress

Dr Roshan Allpress

Laidlaw College

Roshan Allpress took up the role as National Principal/CEO of Laidlaw College in February 2017. Prior to this, he helped found and then led the Compass Foundation until 2011 (now part of the Venn Foundation), working to help young adults ‘know the Gospel; know the culture; translate’.

Roshan holds degrees in History from the Universities of Canterbury and Oxford. His doctoral research at Oxford focused on how intergenerational groups of Evangelical entrepreneurs in the eighteenth and nineteenth century British world shaped society and culture, most prominently in the work of the Clapham Sect. His research interests include how the Gospel has motivated social and cultural reform, with particular emphases on evangelicalism and the history of religious reform, the origins of philanthropy and humanitarianism, and intersections of theology and political economic thought.

Born in India (his parents and grandparents served as missionaries), he was raised in Christchurch, where he met and married Lottie. They have two young daughters.
Warahi H Paki

Warahi H Paki

JP is of Tamaoho, Wairere, Whawhaakia, Hikairo Waikato Tainui descent.

Warahi (Wallace) has spent over 40 years in Tamaki Makaurau within a myriad of community development roles seated mainly in West Auckland, 16 years operating as a former Waitakere City Council staff member.  He recently left Te Puna Wananga as its inaugural Marae Manager Tutahi Tonu resigning in 2015 to spend quality time with whanau and advancing a new meeting house at his home Marae Mangatangi.

He has played a pivotal role in the Tamaki Collective Treaty Negotiations in Tāmaki Makaurau for Tamaoho as part of Waiohua Mana Whenua grouping. Currently Chairman of Mangatangi Marae Committee and also a Marae Trustee. He sits on community entities at home in Waikato and within Tāmaki Makaurau.

Kok Soon Lee

Kok Soon Lee

Auckland Chinese Churches

Kok Soon Lee is a Chinese pastor at the Auckland Baptist Tabernacle. He is a representative of the Auckland Chinese Churches and a council member of the Northern Baptist Association in addition to being on the Chinese Programme advisory board at Carey Bible College.

Ps Tavale Matai’a JP

Ps Tavale Matai’a JP

Pastor Tavale Matai’a pioneered and served in the Ministry of ‘Samoa Youth For Christ’ in Apia for 13 years before coming to New Zealand with his family and launching an evangelical ministry called ‘Pacific Island Needs’ (PIN) under the umbrella of ‘International Needs’. In 1996, he launched the ‘Word of Life Church’ in Auckland – and is still the current Senior Pastor of the church in Henderson. He has been involved in the Promise Keepers for 21 years and also had a stint as Chairman of  the PK Board. In 2011, Ps Tavale launched ‘The Tamatane Malosi’ (TTM) ministry (Mighty Men of Velour) for the Samoan men in NZ under the umbrella of PK.

He and his wife, Alison have been married for 44 years. Alison was a senior lecturer at Ladilaw College for 20 years, retiring two years ago. They have four adult children, all involved in leadership roles in varous ministries of our church.The oldest is a lecturer at Unitec is a Youth pastor. They also have twelve grandchildren!

Won-Kon Bong

Won-Kon Bong

Great Revival New Zealand prayer coordinator

Won-Kon migrated to New Zealand from South Korea in 1997. He is a New Zealand registered social worker and a private family therapist and counsellor. Over the past 10 years, he has worked in several different social services such as CYFS, DHB and NGOs as a social worker. He recently founded Revive Family and works with desire to revive families in New Zealand.

Won-Kon is serving as a prayer coordinator with a group of Korean pastors in Auckland, called Great Revival New Zealand, with conviction that Korean churches have responsibility to respond to a call from Lord to pray for the revival of New Zealand with NZ churches. Great Revival of New Zealand has been connected to several different ethnic church leaders and having united prayer gatherings with those and Korean churches for last a few years.

Won-Kon is a member of Windsor Park Baptist Church in North Shore and is married to Eun and have two children

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