Mike and Joy Connell are the founding Pastors of Bay City Church, Hastings New Zealand.
Formerly both science graduates and school teachers, they pioneered a Christian school in Dannevirke,
NZ in 1978, and then pastored their local church for seven years before moving to Hastings, in
1985. They led a Church planting movement in New Zealand for ten years, and from their church have
sent missions teams into more than 20 different countries..