Activate Church Christchurch is part of ACTS Churches NZ, a contemporary evangelical Pentecostal movement of churches.
The origins of this movement go back to the Welsh revival in 1904 and until 2008 it was called the Apostolic Church of NZ. The movement is led by a National Leadership Team with a National Council.
Activate Christchurch is led by pastors with a leadership team and an external supervisor from ACTS Churches NZ. Activate Church Christchurch was formerly known as Westside Church.