Meet the Leaders
Our Leadership Team
John and Anne Coles took over the leadership of New Wine from David and Mary Pytches in 2001. As Director of New Wine, John has seen the organisation grow significantly both in the UK and internationally. He continues to be involved in the development of the New Wine Network of church leaders in the UK and has an increasing role representing New Wine in the wider church community. John and Anne are part of a missional congregation meeting in a home.
Mark Aldridge has been the Overseer of New Wine International Networks since the beginning of 2010, having previously been part of international faith-sharing teams for about 14 years. He is also the Minister in Charge of Oak Tree Anglican Fellowship in West London.
Mark and Karen Bailey live in Cheltenham, where Mark is lead pastor at Trinity Church. Together they have been privileged to see a significant move of the Spirit, leading to substantial church growth. Trinity is a multi-congregational church, which seeks to live out the adventure of Christian mission, both in its local community and beyond. Together they are the New Wine Central and South West Regional Leaders.
Mark and Lindsay Melluish are the New Wine London & South East Regional Leaders. They live in West London where they lead St Paul’s Ealing, a vibrant and lively church. They have a particular heart to make church relevant and accessible in today’s culture. They also wrote and pioneered the Family Time Parenting Children course. Before entering full-time ministry, Mark was involved in marketing.
Ian and Nadine Parkinson are the New Wine North and East Regional Leaders and work together in leading All Saints’ Church Marple, Stockport. They have a passion to support leaders and churches as they seek to reach communities with the gospel.