Our fantastic staff team is based in Christchurch, New Zealand
Lesley is responsible for the pastoral care and support for a number of our Mission Partners. Lesley has lived cross-culturally for many years and brings a wealth of skills and experience to her role at NZCMS. She has a Masters in Christian Spirituality from the University of London and is passionate about most sports and anything to do with the great outdoors.
Mike & Ruth Robb
Mike and Ruth also support a number of Mission Partners. They’ve spent many years in Papua New Guinea and Cambodia, and bring varied skills and experience to their shared role. Mike has a Batchelor of Ministry and is an ordained Acts Churches minister, and Ruth is a Nurse and a trained Spiritual Director. They have five grown up children and an expanding number of grandchildren.
Having worked as a Chartered Accountant/ Analyst in a wide range of organisations, Janet is responsible for streamlining systems and ensuring that the finance and admin side of NZCMS run smoothly. Janet also has a degree in Theology from Laidlaw College, has participated in several short term mission assignments, and continues to have a heart for mission.
NZCMS Youth Mobiliser Kirstin Cant is passionate about challenging young people to know God and get involved with what he is doing in our world. She is enthusiastic about encouraging them to live a missional lifestyle as a response to Jesus’ holistic ministry of love and justice.