WHAT WE DO
Pastor Nathan Hedt
Manager New and Renewing Churches
Prior to taking on the role of manager of New and Renewing Churches, Nathan was a church planter at the Lakeside church plant at Pakenham in outer suburban Melbourne for six years. He has a Bachelor of Science, a Bachelor of Theology and Graduate Diploma of Ministry, and a Master of Arts in Theology, majoring in Missiology. After his ordination in 2003, he served the Nambour parish in Queensland and later as the Pastor for Tertiary and Youth Ministry for the Victoria-Tasmania District of the Lutheran Church of Australia (LCA).
Church Planting Mentor and Mission Facilitator New and Renewing Churches
Chris leads Beyond Church, a church plant in the northern suburbs of Brisbane that has a vision to ‘create churches that unchurched people love to engage with’. He has a Bachelor of Arts (in Theology and Christian Education) and a Master of Theological Studies. Chris was the youth and young adult director at Living Faith Lutheran Church, as well as youth chaplain at Grace Lutheran College, Rothwell. He works part-time for New and Renewing Churches as a church planting mentor and mission facilitator.
Digital Media Officer New and Renewing Churches
Amy is a wife, a mother of two children, an owner of three cats, and a photographer. She is the digital media officer and also serves as the communications and culture coordinator and online ministry leader at Mawson Lakes Community Church in Adelaide. Amy was the Reconciliation Ministry support officer prior to joining the New and Renewing Churches team in late 2020.
our target growth rate every year
new church plants every year
dependence on the Holy Spirit
We are mobilising congregations to participate in the work of seeing new believers come to Christ. We want to see mature churches that plant churches as the norm.
New & Renewing Churches
Lutheran Church of Australia
197 Archer Street
North Adelaide SA 5006
08 8267 7300