Grow Church

Our Team

Senior Pastor – Pastor Chris and Meriel Kolle

Pastor Chris Kolle has served as the Senior Pastor of Grow Church since April 1996. His heart is to see people grow and reach their potential in Christ. With a passion for missions, he has ministered in the Philippines, Sri Lanka, PNG, Singapore, India, and Malaysia. Pastor Chris and Meriel live in Keilor Downs and have three adult sons Joshua, Matthew and Caleb.

Diggers Rest Campus Pastor – Pastor Mick and Jo Vassallo

Pastor Mick Vassallo has served as Campus Pastor of the Diggers Rest Campus since February 2020. Coupled with a strong desire to reach the community, his heart is to see the next generation equipped and released into Kingdom purposes. Pastor Mick and Jo live in Sunbury with their three children Adrian, Samantha and Toby.

Tagum City Campus Pastor – Pastor Randy and Yayani Palanas

Pastor Randy Palanas has served as Campus Pastor of the Tagum City Campus since the campus was planted in September 2016. He has a burning passion to reach the lost and disciple people to grow in Christ. Together with Yayani, he also oversees a vibrant church in Asuncion, a half hour drive from Tagum City. Pastor Randy and Yayani live on the church property in Tagum City along with their three children Yandy, Princess and Randy Paul.