Andy Chin – Senior Pastor
Having come to know Jesus personally as a youth at Wesley International Congregation, Andy later joined the staff in 2001, and full time as youth pastor in 2004.
Andy is passionate about helping people meet and experience Jesus Christ, grow in knowing and loving Him, and encouraging them to introduce others to know Jesus.
He is married to Melissa and has two children: Nathaniel and Annalise.
Psalms 32:8-9 reminds Andy that God intimately guides and leads him, gently calling him to a place of continual surrender.
Office: (02) 9263 5316 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cory Schut – Pastor
Cory’s walk with God came to life in 1997 on a Discipleship Training School with Youth With a Misison (YWAM). Serving YWAM as a volunteer staff member in the Cook Islands, he met Elisa whom he married, and together they moved to Sydney completing further theological studies. Cory joined the WIC team in 2008. Cory and Elisa have four children, Lilah, Luka, Kaiden and Ashley.
Cory’s desire is that youth will know Christ and the power of His resurrection and share in His sufferings; encountering God and reveal Him to the world around them.
He also loves playing the board game “RISK” and is passionate about running high quality retreats and camps.
Office: (02) 9263 5362 Email: email@example.com
Jeane Finnegan – Associate Pastor
In 2009 Jeane left a business career as a Change Management Practitioner to follow a call from God to be trained for ministry. She joined Wesley Mission in 2012 and has served across a variety of ministry roles including chaplaincy and pastoral care. In early 2019 Jeane joined the Wesley International Congregation as an Associate pastor.
Jeane is passionate about Jesus and equipping the Church to be the Church He has called us to be in our day. She believes that every Christian is a minister who has been gifted to serve God where He has placed them. She loves to come alongside people, help them to discover and grow in their gifts and to use those gifts for the glory of God.
To relax Jeane loves to walk in nature, read a good book, see a movie or a play and enjoy tasty food and belly laughs with friends and family.
Ronit Roy – Youth Ministry Director
Ronit is passionate about the Word and the truth of the Word coming to life in people’s lives! He decided to follow Jesus in 2003, was inspired to serve the youth ministry at his previous church in 2010 and decided to study and train in pastoral ministry in 2012. After finishing Bible College and higher ed. Theological training, his studies have made him more passionate about making Jesus known and seeing His life transform young people from the inside out. Ronit came to serve at WIC in January 2017 and he calls this community home.
After a challenging set of circumstances caused him to step away from serving in ministry for several months in 2019, Ronit is excited to be back as the WIC Youth Director serving the amazing young people in our church.
He prays that for the rest of his life, by the grace of God, he will obey the instruction of Hebrews 10:23 – “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.” Ronit prays that his life would continue to testify to the faithfulness of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Luvena Kurniawan – Children Ministry Director, City
Luvena has always been passionate about Children’s ministry. She has served in various roles within Kingdom Kids.
She loves reading and one of the books that changed her view in teaching is “Show them Jesus” by Jack Klumpenhower.
Luvena is married to a very supportive husband, Jimmy and has two boys, Jordan and Josiah who inspired and challenged her in so many ways.
Isaiah 54:13 is one of her favourite verse for Children’s ministry. “All children will be taught by the Lord, and great will be their peace.” God will be the ultimate teacher.
Elisa Schut – Children Ministry Director, (Ryde)
Elisa joined WIC as Children’s Ministry Director for the Ryde congregation in January 2020, after eleven years volunteering in Kingdom Kids.
Elisa desires to live a surrendered life and to know God more. She likes sharing testimonies of God’s faithfulness and supporting people in prayer. Her desire is to see children passionately loving Jesus in their daily lives and following His leading.
Elisa enjoys bush walking, ballet, going to the theatre and hanging out with her family.
Trudy Leung – Admin Support, City
Trudy joined WIC as Admin Worker in mid 2017, after being part of the Kingdom Kids Ministry for some years. Her desire is to help people come closer to God, wherever they are in their life journey , as His grace is sufficient for us (2 Corinthians 12:9). She believes through Jesus, we can be “..letter from Christ….written not with ink but the Spirit of the Living God, not on tablets of stone, but on tablets of human hearts”(2 Corinthians 3:31).
Trudy loves spicy food, and food in general; and enjoys walks with her husband Peter and son Tim. Her pastimes include daydreaming and being silly (with Tim).