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.

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.

Gareth Robinson

Gareth leads St Philips in Salford with his wife, Lizzy, and oversees New Wine’s Church Pioneering & Planting Ministry.

Lizzy Robinson

Lizzy is married to Gareth; together, they lead St Philips in Salford. Her background is in community development.

Heads of Ministry

Wole Agbaje

Wole is the Head of New Wine's Young Adults ministry. He leads IMPRINT Church in London and is part of New Wine's National Leadership Team.

Rick Otto

Rick took over leadership of New Wine Children’s Ministry in 2015, having been part of the team for over five years.

Mark Miller
Mark Miller

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

Suzan Williams

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

Jess Thompson

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

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.

Gareth Robinson
Gareth Robinson

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

Katie Wade
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.

Pedro Neto
Pedro Neto

Pedro shares the role of Head of Worship with Joe Hardy. He is the Worship Pastor at Holy Trinity Leicester.

Joe Hardy

Joe shares the role of Head of Worship with Pedro Neto. He is Creative Lead at Yeovil Community Church

Tim Meathrel

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

Lee Kirkby
Lee Kirkby

Lee is Head of Ministry for Youth (Luminosity) and Resourcing Minister for St Thomas’ church, which plants churches across Newcastle.

Amber Boydell

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


John Coles

John led New Wine from 2001-2014 and continues to be involved in teaching and training church leaders.

Jill Duff

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

Liz Fell

Liz is a Barrister working for the Crown Prosecution Service, and a member of St George’s Church, Stamford.

Mike Royal

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

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.

Sarah McHardie

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

Ian Parkinson

Ian is Associate Archdeacon for The Diocese of Sheffield, working as a leadership coach to church leaders.

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.

Yasmin Omotosho

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

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.