Marcus and Racheal McDonnell
Senior pastors and Church pioneers
Marcus and Racheal McDonnell have spent the last fifteen years ministering in a range of contexts. From church plants, to indigenous ministries, to being part of the senior management team of Australia’s largest recovery centre, where as a family they lived onsite caring for the participants.
They pioneered and lead Daybreak on the Central Coast NSW.
Marcus: Has a trade background and quickly moved through into senior facilities management roles, Marcus obtained his Bachelor of Contemporary Ministry from Alphacrucis College and has a passion to see people discovering their calling and walk into their Kingdom purpose.
Racheal: Is a descendant of the Gamilaroi (kamilaroi) nation she has a nursing background and previously an ambulance driver and is currently finalising her counselling qualifications. She was instrumental in setting up a drop in centre catering for adults with mental illness on the Central Coast. Racheal is a graduate of Gary Morgan’s School of prophets and has a passion for God and for others, expressing this powerfully prophetic ministry and worship.
Together they have four children.