Meet The Team
Paul is married to Sonia and they’re passionate about family. As a former scientist, Paul is very analytical. He enjoys reading, teaching, spending his day off on his allotment and chocolatey chocolate biscuits.
Dianne loves time with the family, walks with her husband Terry, looking after, and having fun with her grandchildren, puzzles, reading and eating waffles at the seaside.
Childrens and Family Worker
Neil is a keen golfer, walker, and enjoys watching football. if you ever need advice about games, tricks or dressing up outfits for your whole family, Neil’s your man!
Esther Le Ruez
Media and Assistant Youth minister
Esther likes travelling, big scenery, mountains and the sea. She studied theology and is currently studying for a diploma in digital leadership & marketing. She’s also a big barbecue fan, the irony is, she can’t light a fire...
Bethany is studying part time, and hopes to complete a theology degree. She is very musical; she sings and plays a range of instruments. As if that doesn’t keep her busy enough, she loves a charity shop bargain! Test her knowledge of musicals and all things Disney!
Youth and Young adults minister
Peter has studied theology & youth work. He likes to watch and participate in a variety of sports and is very competitive. He loves New Zealand and hopes to get back there one day soon!
Martyn is married to Gillian and take every opportunity to spend time with their family including 8 grandchildren. Eclectic interests include old aeroplanes, old railways and old stuff generally!
Jon is married to Vix and they have 3 children together. Jon enjoys football, food, reading and spending time on the beach with his family…usually with ice-cream!
Eileen Le Ruez
Head of outreach
Eileen Enjoys family life with husband Henry and daughters Esther and Grace. Loves the countryside and wildlife, holidays and being in the garden. Likes crisps, bacon butties, tea made in a teapot, tennis and athletics.
Married to Steve and with two nearly grown-up children, Victoria is a part-time teacher, Airbnb host and training to be a spiritual director. She enjoys slow jogging, time with family and friends and eating large quantities of chilli flavoured crisps!
Julie is a brave lady who enjoys sea swimming throughout the year. She is married to James and they both look forward to time with their Grandchildren.
John De Gruchy
John enjoys reading, tech-drawing, is very fond of Gardening and enjoys creating model railway. He particuarly savours fish and chips, and Apple Puffs,...but not necessarily in that order!
Chris loves being active be that surfing, kayaking or simply looking after his small zoo at home with a hamster, six Guinea pigs, three pigmy goats, two wonderful kids and his amazing wife Dawn.