About

Team

National Leader

Rich Johnson

Rich is the National Leader of New Wine and Vicar of All Saints Worcester. He is married to Kath and together they love parenting, authentic community with friends and raising up younger leaders.

 

We are currently in the process of discerning and appointing a new National Leadership Team for the season ahead, which will be reflective of our commitment to growing younger and more diverse, and one that can represent all aspects of our network.

 

National Leadership Team

Kath Johnson

Kath is passionate about local churches living out their justice calling and works for IJM UK to equip churches for this journey. She helps lead All Saints Worcester with Rich. She has the joy of parenting, loves dog walks and time with friends.

Wole Agbaje

Wole leads IMPRINT Church in London and is Head of New Wine's Young Adults ministry.

Ben Doolan

Ben is married to Ellie and leads St Thomas’, a church in the centre of Newcastle.

Ellie Doolan

Ellie is married to Ben; together, they lead St Thomas', a church in the centre of Newcastle.

Paul Langham

Paul is vicar of Christ Church Clifton, Bristol.

Gareth Robinson

Gareth leads Saint Philip’s Chapel Street in Manchester with his wife, Lizzy, and oversees New Wine’s Church Pioneering & Planting Ministry.

Lizzy Robinson

Lizzy is married to Gareth; together, they lead Saint Philip’s Chapel Street in Manchester. Her background is in community development.

Jude Barber

Jude is head of New Wine's Kids ministry and part of the Raising Generations team. She is the Lead Pastor of Children, Youth and Families team at Christ Church, Purley.

Lee Kirkby

Lee serves on the senior team at St Thomas' Resource Church in Newcastle and is also Head of Luminosity, New Wine's youth ministry.

Fiona Kirby-Smith

Fiona is a Baptist Minister married to Paul, together they have the joy of being parents and leading Connect Church, Crosby

Heads of Ministry

Wole Agbaje

Wole is the Head of New Wine's Young Adults ministry. He also leads IMPRINT Church in London.

Jude Barber

Jude is head of New Wine's Kids ministry and part of the Raising Generations team. She is the Lead Pastor of Children, Youth and Families team at Christ Church, Purley.

Amber Boydell

Amber is New Wine's Head of Ministry for Admin and Operations. She is based at The Belfrey, York.

Joe Hardy

Joe heads up New Wine Worship. He is Creative Strategic Lead at Yeovil Community Church.

Jonathan Huff

Jonathan shares the role of Head of Leaders in Training. He is curate at Holy Trinity South Woodford in NE London. He is married to Lydie and together they have two little boys. They are passionate about the ministry of the Spirit, hospitality, and proclaiming good news.

Brogan Hume

Brogan oversees New Wine’s Discipleship Year, which is for young people aged 18-24. He is a Curate at St Thomas' Newcastle.

Lee Kirkby

Lee serves on the senior team at St Thomas' Resource Church in Newcastle and is also Head of Luminosity, New Wine's youth ministry.

Tim Meathrel

Tim is Head of Ministry for International. He is married to Kate and Vicar at Emmanuel Northwood.

Mark Miller

Mark heads up New Wine’s Urban Ministry. He is the vicar of Stockton Parish Church.

Rick Otto

Rick oversees the Raising Generations team and supports New Wine's Kids ministry.

Lynne Parkinson

Lynne is head of the Raising Generations Networking and Assistant Head of New Wine's Youth ministry (Luminosity).

Gareth Robinson

Gareth leads St Philips in Salford and oversees New Wine’s Church Pioneering & Planting Ministry.

Jess Thompson

Jess is Head of Accessible Church Ministry. She is part of Woodlands Church in Bristol and also supports individuals with additional needs.

Miriam Thurlow

Miriam shares the role of Head of Leaders in Training with Jonathan Huff. She is a curate at Christ Church Bridlington Network.

Katie Wade

Katie heads up New Wine’s Women’s Ministry. She will begin her curacy at Holy Trinity, Gee Cross in Tameside Summer 2021.

Suzan Williams

Suzan heads up New Wine's Rural Ministry. She will be installed as Incumbent of three rural churches in Shropshire this February.

Trustees

Jill Duff

Jill is the Chair of Trustees, Bishop of Lancaster and former Founding Director of St Mellitus College, North West.

Kirsty Fuller

Following a career in business leadership, Kirsty now leads her own business advisory company. She works both at board level as a Non-Executive Director and at executive level with leaders and their teams.

Dom Llewellyn

John McGinley
John McGinley

John is the lead of Myriad an initiative of the Gregory centre for Church Multiplication with a vision to enable 10,000 new church communities to be planted by everyday people. he has 27 years of church leadership experience.

Sarah McHardie

Sarah is an Audit Director working for a top 6 accountancy firm and is a member of Christchurch Purley.

Yasmin Omotosho

Yasmin is a Barrister at 7 Bedford Row Chambers in London. She is a member of All Saints' Woodford Wells.

William Ottewell

William is Director of IT for a large Multi-Academy Trust, whilst also being a qualified pyrotechnician and is a member of Christ Church Chilwell.

Mike Royal

Mike Royal is the General Secretary of Churches Together in England and a New Wine Trustee.

Staff Team

Chrissie Brown

Network Administrator

Dom Butcher

Delegate Experience Manager

Steff Carrington

Delegate Experience Lead

Jocelyn Cervera

Head of Events

Pete Coomber

Design Lead

Vicki Davies

Finance Assistant

Ellie Doolan

Luminosity Ministry Manager

Rachel Dyer

Head of Fundraising & Partnerships

Alice Forbes

Network Administrator

Hannah Gillies

Executive Assistant to the National Leader (Maternity Cover)

Pete Goldring

Director of Operations

Mary Ijuka

Volunteer Management Assistant

Jenny Leverton

Partnership Manager

Lucy Parker

Operations Lead & Executive Assistant to Director of Operations

Annabelle Pickersgill

Volunteer Management Assistant

Josh Rouse

Marketing Lead

Andy Scott

Head of Finance

Roxana Sepulveda

Finance Assistant

Matt Smith

Production Lead

Tarun Sundersingh

Content Creator & Editor

Rebekah Taylor

Volunteer Management Lead