Vicar: Richard Moy
Richard has been a vicar at Christ Church W4 since January 2012. Formerly an church planting advisor for the Diocese of Lichfield, he has been involved in pioneering new ministries in the West Midlands. He is passionate that Christ Church W4 should be Christ’s Church for the community and be a place/movement where people are equipped for life to be all God calls them to be. Loves tennis, football, travel and time with his wife and children. He has written on leadership and social media and is currently studying for a Doctorate in Theology and Ministry.
Associate Vicar: Nicola Moy
Nicola has been associate vicar at Christ Church W4 since May 2012. Nicola is the director of ministry for the church, overseeing the teaching, services, programme and the small group ministries. She has developed family ministries at Christ Church W4 including our mid-week programme and Messy Church. She came to faith during a time of mini-revival at All Saint’s Brixton (lead by Mike Breen) of God at work when she was a child in London. Nicola is involved at a Diocesan level in recruiting and developing people in ordained ministry and does the same for CPAS. She loves getting together with old friends and as much overseas travel as possible. Nicola and Richard have been Regional Directors for New Wine England since 2016.
Curate: Denis Adide
Denis joined Christ Church W4 for his curacy in 2016. His outgoing, friendly personality has made him a favourite at our weekly toddler groups and he always finds something to smile about. He runs our popular Alpha courses and is always willing and available to pray with people in time of need.
Youth Minister: Zoe Phillips
Zoe joined Christ Church W4 in 2016. She is passionate about discipling young people and seeing faith become real and relevant to their daily lives. She studied Theology and Youth Ministry at St. Mellitus and a Masters in Christian Leadership. In her spare time she enjoys going out for coffee in new places, going on holiday to Kefalonia, and watching any good TV series! She also is Church Liason Officer for our Youth Minster and Youth Advocate for the Diocese.
Vicars' PA & Ministry Support Worker: Emily Lissaman
Emily brings together a heart for ministry and a gifting in administration. She is the first point of contact in the office for people seeking baptisms, other ministry and support and guidance in key moments of life. She is also a talented musician and can often be found leading worship in one of our bands.
Lay Minister: Jenny Mullaly
Jenny has served at Christ Church W4 for over 30 years having previously worshipped at All Souls Langham Place. She has done almost everything in that time, from family worship to funerals. Most recently she has been leading our new children’s church at St Alban’s Church, as well as pastoral visiting, and taking a lead in creative development in the church.
Lay Minister: Simon Wethered
Simon retired from a city law firm but keeps himself busy with his numerous interests. He completed a sprint-triathlon in 2013 raising money for a restoration project at church, and previously headed up the Christmas appeal at St Martin’s in the Field. Simon has served as a charity commissioner and has a penchant for pilgrimage and fine wine. At Christ Church W4 he plays a key role in the 9am service, mentoring current and future leaders, the Shelter Project and developing prayer.
Facilities Manager: Ian White
Ian joined the staff team at Christ Church W4 when we merged with Acton Green Church in 2013. He spends his time looking after our buildings and much of his focus in 2016 was working on the St Alban's back to life project. Ian is the man to talk to if you want to rent space at CCW4 or get involved in practical tasks across our sites. Did you know he used to pole vault?
Meeting Place Co-ordinator: Jenny Eastwood
After our Olympics Café and outreach in 2012, Jenny had the vision to keep the church at Turnham Green open and serving the community. She gave up her job at Wellcare to open up The Meeting Place, and 1600 people a month now come through the doors midweek. She speaks Serbian, Swahili and Russian from her times living abroad and is big sister to Archie Coates.
Pastoral: Angela Denniss
After six years as church warden, Angela remained part of the staff team to head up our pastoral care in church. Angela is a stalwart volunteer in the community and the church, having helped get The Shelter Project initiated, serving at Playspace and leading the fundraising campaign for the Stonework restoration project in 2013. Angela coordinates a dedicated team of pastoral visitors and is a first point of contact for many in need.
Church Warden: Peter Williams
Peter began his second spell as a church warden at Christ Church W4 in 2014. He runs his own journalism practice with his wife Melanie. Peter is a key member of the 9am and 6pm services and has a heart and gifting for intercession and prophetic prayer. Often the voice of reason and common sense Peter has been involved in developing leaders in Christ Church W4 through our Growth Course, and keeping an eye out for the staff team.
Church Warden: Simon Kerton-Johnson
Simon has been church warden since 2016. He works at a major city firm and brings his business expertise to the governance of the church. He can normally be found at the 6pm service, and has a heart for mentoring young people and helping the church to flourish in all the ways God has called it to.
Creative Prayer & Worship: Emma Purkess
Emma joined Christ Church in 2016 as an intern, graduating from the New Wine DY course and taking a year to train with Worship Central Academy (2017-2018). She has responsibility for creative prayer and is part of the worship team leadership.
Worship & Youth Minster: Fiona Mohring
Fiona is a graduate from Worship Central Academy (2015-2016) and is on placement at Christ Church while studying for a theology degree at St Mellitus. Her focus is on the worship team and Youth Minster support work.
Operations PA: Ingrid Howard-Arnold
Ingrid supports our Ops Manager and the office team, and is a friendly voice on the phone when you are looking for information!
Operations Manager: James Narh
As Operations Manager, James is responsible for operations across all our sites and portfolio. James has an extensive background in business, organising major events and entertainment including television and film.
Ordinand: Madi Simpson
Madi is training to be a vicar in the Church of England and is placed with us as an ordinand for two academic years from 2017-2019. Madi is part of the 10:30am and 6pm congregations, leads 2 small groups, and outreach ministries. She and her family were part of the church before beginning training and are a great asset.
Worship Pastor: Stephen Crowther
Stephen graduated from Worship Central Academy in 2016 and joined Christ Church on staff whilst doing a four year theology degree. Stephen is responsible for the development of worship and the team and is especially involved in youth work.
Children’s Outreach: Annie Adams
Annie heads up our mid-week children's outreach. She is a very experienced nursery and playgroup manager, and brings a wealth of experience and creativity to Sunbeams, Playspace, Friday Lunch Club and more.
Catering Manager: Swapna Prasadam
Swapna is our catering manager, particularly working in the Meeting Place. As well as being an excellent cook she is also a key part of the welcome that the mid-week team give to anyone who comes into church.
Ministry Support Intern
Dave is an LST graduate, who came to faith as a child through “stunning church buildings and killing time in quiet spaces.” He joined us in October 2018 to gain further experience while he discerns God’s place for him in the Church. He helps at the 9am, 10:30 with Children’s work at St. Alban’s, The 6, and various activities throughout the week such as Friday Communion, Buzz Club/St. Andrew’s and Sunbeams. On Tuesdays he trains at Waverley Abbey in Farnham as a Christian Counsellor and has a heart for listening, enabling and pioneering. In his free time he’s an avid crime reader, learns languages (presently Hebrew and Japanese) and enjoys evening river walks.
Youth Minster & Outreach: Jamie Sewell and Theresa Williams
Jamie and Theresa are a big part of our Youth Minster outreach team. Seconded to us from the Message Trust, they bring a wealth of experience and contacts across London and the UK, facilitating and enabling some amazing Youth Minster events.
Assitant Caretaker: Kevin Knight
Kevin has been our part-time caretaker since 2017 and supports our church activities and lettings through his tireless work.