Welcome to Forward


This Sunday we are coming to you with FORWARD AT HOME as we play our part to keep everyone safe by meeting in homes.

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Our Pastors

Who we are

Daniel & Rautini are the Senior Pastors of Forward Church. They have been married for 15 years & have 3 children. In 2013 they moved to the Gold Coast from Wellington, New Zealand.

Knowing a handful of people in this new city, they launched Forward Church in February 2014 with a launch team of twenty people and have since grown to hundreds gathering every weekend. Today over 1000 people call Forward Church home. Daniel & Rautini have an entrepreneurial spirit, with a background in Business Management & Real Estate. Their passion however is the local church, and with over 25 years of pastoral care experience between them, they are committed to creating life giving churches that empower generations.

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Family Groups are the heartbeat of our church! They are small gatherings happening across our city where people build friendships, do life together and grow as followers of Christ.