Chris is a Pioneer Minister whose love for sport and activity is only topped for his love for Christ. A former physio Chris has participated and worked in amateur and elite sport. He is passionate about building authentic community and is called to help those on the margins through prison ministry and mentoring.
Rachel Michael is a recognised lay pioneer in the London Diocese, with a heart for contemplative practice and the integration of body, mind and spirit within the Christian tradition. She teaches movement and mindfulness in the community and loves to support people in exploring the spiritual life and their journey into wellbeing.
Sarah is our Ops Manager who has extensive experience from within the retail sector. She is driven by developing and equipping people to fulfil their potential and is keen on giving back through community action. She is an active member of the local Teddington WI in her role as Secretary.
I love helping to engage people with their community and all the sporting and social opportunities out there for them. I have co- produced a book for men, called ‘Big Boys Don’t Cry’ helping men to open up about their mental health issues. I have been working with young people for over twenty years: teaching, youth work, running camps and sporting opportunities.
Activate is governed by a board of trustees. Current trustees are:
Mark Balcar - Diocese of London
Rev Richard Franks - Archdeacon of Kensington
Rev Tim Garrett - Area Dean of Hampton
Rev Joe Moffatt (Chair) - Hampton Deanery Synod
Anne O'Neil - Hampton Deanery Synod
Garth Watkins - Hampton Deanery Synod
Sarah Gough - Hampton Deanery Synod
Rev John Gleghorn - Churches Together in Teddington
Rev Alex Munro - St Peter's West Molesey (Co-opted)