Ministries

New Life Church leadership is made up of a team of local and trans-local ministries which is seen in the New Testament.  They are responsible for the general oversight of the church including preaching, pastoral care, discipleship and overall vision and direction. We are also privileged at New Life to be an apostolic base for most of the Global Horizons team.  Please see http://www.global-horizons.org for more information.

Eldership and Oversight

Andrew and Hannah have been a part of New Life Church for several years where Andrew serves as the full time pastor of the church.  He trained at the Bible College of Wales and earned a degree in Mission and Theology and he is currently studying part time in a post graduate course in biblical interpretation at London School of Theology.  He enjoys family life with Hannah and their four children, Mirren, Caleb, Isaac and Seth.  Hannah practices as a part time social worker and is also immersed in the church children’s work.  They enjoy watching movies, reading, gardening and having fun with the children outdoors.

Mark and Diana have lived in Rugby since 1993 and have three daughters.  Mark is a partner in a major city law firm and specialises in Employment Law.  He is joint Head of Pro Bono and Corporate Social Responsibility and is personally involved with charities promoting education and employability.  He is an avid collector of vinyl, a very keen reader and a life long Spurs fan!  Diana is chair and project manager of Rugby foodbank and has studied at Trinity School of Ministry.  She is also a director of Hope4 and on the steering group of Rugby Revive.  In her spare time she is a keen knitter, cook and flower arranger.  Mark and Diana have been involved in ministry at New Life Church for over 20 years and have also ministered abroad.

Alan and Betty serve in the New Life Church eldership.  Alan fulfills an international apostolic ministry in connection with Global Horizons.  They have four grown children and twelve grandchildren.  They have over forty years of ministry experience.  Their hobbies range from reading, photography and having fun with the grandchildren.

Ewen studied at Reading University, and worked full time with Campus Crusade for Christ (now called Agape in the UK) for two years amongst university students.  Later he trained as a careers adviser and then worked for 10 years in a Careers Company in Essex, initially as a careers adviser but from 1994-98 as Staff Development Manager for the organisation.

Since 1998 he has been involved with Global Horizons and has outworked his dual passions for education/training with overseas mission.  From 2001 to 2004 he was part of the leadership team of New Life Church Dunstable and also worked as a part-time adult careers adviser and careers adviser at Cranfield and Luton Universities.  From 2004 he was a leader at two ministry training colleges connected to Global Horizons (Bible College of Wales and Trinity School of Ministry).  Over the past 12 years he has made several trips to India, predominantly to teach and train church leaders and bible college students.  He has also been involved in similar work in South Africa, Thailand and recently in Sri Lanka.  His ministry has been enhanced by part-time study at Regents Theological College from 2004-2006 to obtain a MTh in Applied Theology and through undertaking part-time doctoral studies in the fields of theology and missiology, with the University of Wales from 2009 to 2014.  He achieved his PhD in 2014.

Ewen’s interests include tennis, jogging, gardening, cooking, history,  fine art appreciation, swimming, walking (especially hill walking) and listening to a wide range of music.  Favourite band: the Beatles; favourite food: chicken jalfrezi or medium steak and chips.

Other Leaders

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